Los Angeles Metro orders 100 electric buses

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has ordered 35 buses and has the option to purchase an additional 65. Los Angeles California mass transit electric BusesAs part of its bid to go green, America's second-largest bus system has placed an order for up to 100 New Flyer Xcelsior Charge all-electric buses.

2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A. show. A smattering of other models will debut as well, but crossovers could very well represent the.

2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

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Los Angeles Auto ShowLike most things at Ford that don't have GT or RS in their name these days, the new Ford EcoSport is about 90% hype and 10% car. Fortunately, underneath all that ad-speak, it's a cute little thing, with some cool features. If Ford can deliver it with the right driving experience, for the right price, those in the market for a fun and functional.

Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. So far, it looks like the Los Angeles show will be a little light on hybrids and plug-in electric cars. Los Angeles Auto ShowBut there will still be several fuel-efficient models of note debuting there. DON'T MISS: Expect A.

The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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Out of the darkness, comes the light! Be there and shine with us! Your Creative Greenius loves him some Cults. You KNOW I dig Kaki King… In fact, there has NEVER been a greater, more talented, more entertaining musical line up than Sunstock!

Greenpeace Los Angeles Kicking Ass on Chemical Risks

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Bolloré launching BlueLA electric car sharing service in Los Angeles

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A little more than a year after the launch of BlueIndy, the all-electric car sharing service in Indianapolis ( earlier post ), the Bolloré is opening BlueLA electric car-sharing in Los Angeles, California. BlueLA will be available in the communities of Westlake, Pico Union, portions of Koreatown, areas north of the University of Southern California, and portions of Downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Gets State Grant To Test Electric-Car Sharing Program

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Green California Car Sharing Los Angeles plug-in carsCalifornia has more electric cars than any other state, but officials have recently redirected their focus toward getting those cars into the hands of lower-income drivers. The state recently adjusted the rules of its electric-car tax credit to steer funds away from the wealthiest buyers. And now a new initiative will give low-income individuals.

Port of Los Angeles sets new record for highest monthly container volumes; 924,225 TEUs in November

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The Port of Los Angeles moved 924,225 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, the most containerized monthly cargo the Port has processed during its 110-year history. The Port of Los Angeles is on track to be the first Western Hemisphere port to exceed 9 million TEUs in a calendar year. Four vessels calling in Los Angeles each discharged and loaded more than 23,000 TEUs in November, all close to October’s 24,308 TEU record set last month in Los Angeles.

KLM to operate biofuel flights out of Los Angeles

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract for the supply of sustainable biofuel in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is the world’s second airport that has incorporated biofuel into its regular refueling process. SkyNRG supplies the sustainable biofuel, which is made from used cooking oil by AltAir Fuels in Los Angeles. KLM will purchase sustainable biofuel for all its flights at this airport for a period of three years.

Outstanding Video of Today’s South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action In Manhattan Beach

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Kia introduces 2018 Niro PHEV crossover to US at Los Angeles Show

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Kia introduced the 2018 Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) ( earlier post ) to the US market at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Toyota fuel-cell Class 8 prototype to start drayage routes at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

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With testing and development miles completed, Project Portal will begin initial feasibility study routes, moving goods from select Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach terminals to surrounding rail yards and warehouses for distribution.

Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation expanding digital pilot throughout Port

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Less than one year since launching the first digital solution to keep cargo flowing efficiently through America’s largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program to include all container terminals and shipping lines at the Port. Because of the pilot’s success, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation have agreed to new commercial agreements worth up to nearly $12 million and extended their relationship for at least five years.

MINI Hardtop 4-Door Appears At Los Angeles Auto Show

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First shown over the summer, the new MINI five-door model will make its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Even though it''s a five-door hatchback, this model will be known in the U.S. as the MINI Hardtop 4 Door when it goes on sale early next year. MORE: 2015 MINI Cooper 5 Door Revealed In Official Images Based on the

MB2025 – Starting a 100% Renewable Energy Revolution in the South Bay of Los Angeles

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Prototype Mack heavy-duty plug-in hybrid truck part of e-Highway demo near Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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The demo was conducted near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as part of a project with Siemens and sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

SONDORS unveils $10K, 3-wheel, 3-seat EV at the Los Angeles Auto Show; Protean in-wheel motor

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SONDORS Electric Car Company unveiled its three seat, three wheel, all electric vehicle at the 2017 LA Auto Show. The prototype, nicknamed Model SONDORS, was funded in January of this year through equity crowdfunding and completed seven months later. With an anticipated retail price of $10,000, Sondors hopes to create the tipping point necessary for mass adoption of electric vehicles. The central rear wheel of the demo vehicle at the show is powered by a ProteanDRIVE PD18 in-wheel motor.

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle News From Los Angeles Auto Show

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The biggest news in zero-emission vehicles at last month''s Los Angeles Auto Show was the formal introduction of the 2016 Toyota Mirai. But several other companies made news in the hydrogen fuel-cell market as well. Here''s our brief roundup of the hydrogen stories we covered in LA. 2016 Toyota Mirai The maker of the world''s highest-volume hybrid

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car: Los Angeles Auto Show Video

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Walking through the Volkswagen stand at the Los Angeles Auto Show, you would have seen quite a few 2015 Volkswagen Golf models.

BYD Picks Los Angeles for US Headquarters

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BYD Company Limited, one of China’s fastest growing auto manufacturers, will establish the US headquarters of three separate operating divisions in the City of Los Angeles. BYD plans to take advantage of LA’s various incentives and programs aimed at attracting and retaining cleantech companies such as the Port of Los Angeles’ proposed “ZERO Emission Vehicle Tariff Measure” that would reduce the wharfage rate for Battery Electric Vehicles by 15%.

Fisker To Launch Two New Models At Los Angeles Auto Show

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The man after whom the now-defunct Fisker Automotive was named will appear at back-to-back press conferences at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next week While new owner Wanxiang looks to restart production of the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, the man who gave his name to the car--Henrik Fisker--seems to have plans of his own.

Green Car Preview: Los Angeles Auto Show Concepts, Production Cars

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The Los Angeles Auto Show held every November has the reputation of being a showplace for green cars. From design exercises to "concept cars" that are thinly future disguised production models to actual new models appearing at dealers, the cars in LA are expected to have a strong green tinge. And the show built its reputation partly on being in

My Tesla arrives in Los Angeles!

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My brand new silver all-electric Tesla Roadster sportscar (#23) arrived by truck in Los Angeles yesterday. Shrouded in plastic and tucked into the back of a semi with three other Tesla’s, it waited to be rolled onto the streets of Los Angeles. Final delivery happens at Noon tomorrow in Tesla’s Los Angeles showroom. It’s alive! It’s alive! It’s alive!

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2013 Los Angeles Auto Show: Green Car Preview

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With the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show just around the corner, the world's carmakers are gearing up to show off the latest and greatest green vehicles. And in common with several recent motor shows, L.A. will have some significant launches and unveilings, whether you're interested in regular efficient gasoline vehicles, or battery electric cars

2014 Fiat 500e First Photos: Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

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The vivid orange machine is set to debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, which starts later this month. Fiat has released the first few images of its 500e, the electric version of the 500 city car. The car will ditch the regular 500's 1.4-liter gasoline engine for a battery-electric drivetrain. Doing so hasn't been an easy move for Fiat and

Los Angeles commits to electric vehicle retrofits

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A contract up to $1,400,000 has been awarded by the Port of Los Angeles to Vision Motor Corporation to retrofit up to 15 of its electric trucks with a range extending hydrogen fuel cell electric hybrid system. Electric cars Green cars Latest news electric vehicle retrofits electric vehicles Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles Vision Motor Corporation

2013 Honda Civic: Updates Unveiled At Los Angeles Auto Show

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But the 2013 Honda Civic introduced this morning at the Los Angeles Auto Show has updated styling, significant changes to the interior, and new standard features. It's quite unusual for an auto company to make significant changes to a car--especially a successful one--just a year after it launched. Together, the changes add up to a significant

Port of Los Angeles implementing Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program

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The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners formally approved an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program to take effect 1 July, becoming the first seaport in North America and the Pacific Rim to do so. The Port of Los Angeles developed its ESI with input from the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and other stakeholders. Deploying ships with a Tier II or Tier III engine to the Port of Los Angeles.

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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Moms like those who started South Bay Flare will lead, and people like those who make up Stand LA will lead and the kids who make up our South Bay Los Angeles 350 Youth Leadership Teams and our friends at the high school environmental clubs.

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2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Car At Los Angeles Auto Show (Video)

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The 2016 Toyota Mirai, seen here in its production form, is the first-ever hydrogen fuel-cell car to be offered for sale by a major automaker. It goes on sale in Japan next month, and will arrive in North America in the second half of next year.

Garcetti: An EV Fanboy, Now The Mayor-Elect Of Los Angeles

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Despite major reductions in air-pollution levels, the Los Angeles basin still has the worst smog problem in the nation.

VW bringing fuel cell prototypes for ride-and-drive at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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As earlier reported in the German publication Wirtschaft Woche , Volkswagen is bringing a few fuel cell prototypes to the Los Angeles auto show next week. According to Darryll Harrison of Volkswagen of America, the prototypes will be available for test drives during the Green and Advanced Technology ride-and-drive.

2013 Los Angeles Auto Show: Green Car Preview

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Car enthusiasts will get a real treat over the next few weeks as both the Tokyo Motor Show and Los Angeles Auto Show release scores of new models into the wild. We''ve already brought you our preview of the Japanese show so now it''s time to unearth all the LA launches. Here, tiny kei cars and fuel cell concepts make way for a host of

BMW Debuts i3 Coupe Concept In Los Angeles

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At this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW is displaying the latest member of its i Series, in concept form for now. Though BMW is still some months away from launching its i3 electric hatchback and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, the brand is already looking with an eye to the future of its electric car range. Dubbed the i3 Coupe Concept, we

Los Angeles to lease 160 BEVs, 128 PHEVs as part of commitment to 50% EV purchases by 2017

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday announced a commitment to lease 160 pure battery EV vehicles, a move that will give Los Angeles the largest city-owned pure EV fleet in the US. The Los Angeles Police, Fire, General Services, and Water and Power departments will together lease the 160 BEVS.

Study finds airplane traffic a major contributor to particle pollution in Los Angeles

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Results of a new study suggest that emissions particle emissions from airplane traffic at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are a major source of particle number (PN) concentrations in the Los Angeles area that are of the same general magnitude as the entire urban freeway network. The total freeway length in Los Angeles is 1500 km (932 miles). Spatial pattern of PN concentration. Inset shows wind direction. Credit: ACS, Hudda et al.

2013 MINI Paceman: Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

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MINI is set to launch the 2013 Paceman crossover on its North American debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. Based on the same platform as the Cooper Countryman hatchback, the Paceman has been liberated of a couple of doors and granted a lower, sloping roofline. MINI has also announced a starting price of $23,900 in Cooper Paceman trim.

Los Angeles gains Ford CNG taxis

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Los Angeles now has a fleet of low emission, compressed natural gas (CNG) Ford Transit Connect taxis to help the city upheld its State’s reputation for environmental consideration. Ford CNG Connect taxi Los Angeles TransitThe first of ten yellow cabs have now been delivered to the Californian city, with a further 40 set to be put into service by 2012. Ordered [.].

LAPD's unused electric cars gather dust sitting in garage, but why?

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Anyone who remembers the epic, metallic-tasting, technicolor smog in the Los Angeles Basin found into the 1990s understands why air quality matters there. Los Angeles police Police car plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) fleetWhile the worst of the uncontrolled tailpipe emissions have now been greatly reduced, and the air is cleaner, the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide is now the major concern. So it sounded like good.

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