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Porsche 914 EV Conversion

I ran out to Barnes and Noble today and picked up the March issue of Sports Car Market magazine. My 914 was featured on page 38 along with John Benson's 914 DC conversion! I hope Electro Auto doesn't get even more swamped by the publicity. I'm glad these EVs are getting coverage so more people can see what's possible.

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Volkswagen ViaVision magazine focuses on e-up! and electromobility

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen has released the latest version of its ViaVision magazine, which this month focuses on electromobility and the forthcoming e-up! city car ( earlier post ).

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Twizy wins Stuff Magazine’s transport prize

Green Cars News

It may be the subject of much ridicule but it was the Renault Twizy that had the last laugh as it whizzed away with Stuff Magazine’s award for Tech Transport of the Year last night.

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British magazine gets ride in all-electric Mercedes EQ Concept

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz has big plans for electric vehicles in the future, but its main nod to what those plans will bring thus far is the EQ Concept. Shown at the Paris Motor Show last year, the vehicle represents a conceptual version of the first of many electric vehicles to come from the Germany luxury marque. In fact, parent company Daimler has already. Future Cars Daimler plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 62

Emissions collusion between VW and German agency runs deep: magazine

Green Car Reports

As the Volkswagen diesel scandal lumbers onwards, German media outlets have often broken the latest news and revelations from deep inside VW Group. While the German auto giant had hoped at first to have the issue largely wrapped up by now, the scandal first publicly revealed in September 2015 shows no signs of abating. The updates to. emissions Germany VW Group carbon dioxide regulation Volkswagen diesel scandal

2016 67

German magazine compares real-world electric-car ranges, efficiencies in cold weather

Green Car Reports

It's 41 degrees F outside. Your electric car, rated for 100 miles, has been charging all night in the cold. Ahead of you lies a 80-mile drive. How confident are you that you'll make it to your destination? What if you want to set your climate control to a comfortable 70 degrees F? Germany's AutoBild wondered the same thing, so it gathered some of. winter driving Germany Efficiency plug-in cars range anxiety Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Winter Weather battery capacity

2018 66

Nissan Leaf Vs BMW i3 Vs Volkswagen e-Golf: German Magazine Compares

Green Car Reports

German magazine Auto Bild has now The BMW i3''s styling has been divisive since its launch earlier this year but one thing that most agree on is its abilities--it''s among the best electric cars yet. When Volkswagen launches its e-Golf though, BMW will face tough competition--and worldwide, the Nissan Leaf is still a best-selling electric car.

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2011 Nissan Leaf Gets Manga Makeover For Monocle Magazine

All Cars Electric

We’ve said it before, but Nissan makes unmistakably Japanese-looking cars. From the eye-like large headlamps, smiling grille and bulbous nose of the Nissan Townpod concept to the soft curves of the 2011 Nissan Leaf, Nissan’s cars look as if they belong in the pages of a manga. Someone at Nissan must have been listening. The 2011 Nissan

2010 47

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

We also found magazines ( Utne Reader anyone?) I pulled an old issue of Sierra (the magazine of the Sierra Club) from July/August 1997.

Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

We also found magazines ( Utne Reader anyone?) I pulled an old issue of Sierra (the magazine of the Sierra Club) from July/August 1997.

Nissan Leaf Included in Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions of 2009

All Cars Electric

Nissan changed the game for automakers planning electric vehicles in August when it unveiled the Leaf. The all-electric C-segment vehicle travels at speeds up to 90 miles per hour and goes 100 miles on a full charge. Nissan says it will only take 30 minutes to charge the batteries to 80% of their capacity at a high-power charging station. The Leaf

2009 40

Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

Creative Greenius

I just read the article in the June/July issue of Homepower magazine written by two firemen who have solar panels on their roofs. After a decade in the solar power installation business, Bradley Bartz is tired of being Mr. Nice Guy.

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Just Business

Plugs and Cars

Harper's Magazine has a profile of an oil fixer, the sort of middleman without whom we don't get our daily dose. Tags: harpers magazine oil business ely calil It's not a pretty picture, but it's how the oil business works. The profiled fixer, Ely Calil, is a well-connected businessman. While he continues to be an operator in oil, he sees an new opportunity to make money on his connections to potentates and oil executives.

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Battelle-R&D Magazine forecast predicts 5.2% growth in 2012 global R&D spending to $1.4+T, largely driven by Asian economies; US companies and tech providers to boost energy R&D spending by 23.1% to $6.7B

Green Car Congress

The Battelle-R&D Magazine annual Global R&D Funding Forecast concludes that global research and development (R&D) spending will grow by about 5.2% The team from Battelle and R&D Magazine forecast that a 2.1% Global R&D spending 2011. Size of circle reflects the relative amount of annual R&D spending by the country noted. Source: 2012 Global R&D Funding Forecast. Click to enlarge.

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Nissan Leaf With No Range Anxiety

Electric Cars are for Girls

Do electric car drivers have different views on the Nissan Leaf and range anxiety than the automotive magazine folks? Turns out they do

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Mazda plans new dedicated electric car

Green Car Reports

A new report in British Autocar magazine notes that the zoom-zoom automaker will introduce a new electric model in 2020 that won't be shared with other gas cars in Mazda's lineup. Mazda may not have shown an electric car at last week's LA auto show, but it is poised to join the electric-car revolution. Mazda has said that a range extended version

2018 77

Diesel car proves fuel efficiency in US road trip

Green Cars News

That’s the question Car Magazine posed for itself as they took on a challenge to prove the real world fuel efficiency of a readily-available-in-Europe, diesel model and [.]. Volkswagen America Car magazine diesel DRIVe golf bluemotionWhat happens when you take a right-hand drive, diesel Golf Bluemotion to the land where petrol is king and attempt to drive it across the width of country?

Honda CR-Z hybrid scoops Top Gear green car award

Green Cars News

The Honda CR-Z has scooped the fiercely contested title of ‘Green Car of the Year’ at the Top Gear magazine’s annual awards. Latest news Honda Honda CR-Z Honda CR-Z Hybrid Hybrid cars Top Gear Top Gear magazineThe new trophy means the CR-Z has received four awards in as many weeks for the sporty hybrid. The judges at Top Gear were impressed with the CR-Z’s sporty looks, agile handling and [.].

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Consumer Reports won't recommend Tesla Model 3 (Updated)

Green Car Reports

Consumer Reports, the consumer product testing magazine famed for its independence, got its deposit in early for a Tesla Model 3 so it could pass judgment before too many non-Tesla diehards could plunk down month's salary to buy one. Now the magazine has released its final test results for the Model 3, and they have found it wanting.

2018 62

Rivian off-road rally performance car could follow electric pickup, SUV

Green Car Reports

Scaringe told British auto magazine Autocar that the company plans a third model that will take advantage of all the power and all-wheel drive that. Rivian announced a new electric pickup and SUV at the LA Auto Show—but apparently the startup electric automaker is so full of ideas it couldn't resist teasing yet another plan. Rivian CEO R.J.

2018 59

Torquey tattoos: Our five favourite car tattoos and five worst fails of all time

Green Cars News

Many, many years ago, in 2011, long before I got into the wonderful world of automotive writing, I was ever-so-briefly a freelance magazine journalist in the hermetic tattoo industry

2018 62

Electric cars ‘unlikely to ever offer viable alternative’

Green Cars News

An investigation by E&T Magazine suggests that long-term limitations in battery technology could restrict electric cars to under a 100-mile range-while rapid charging could limit the battery life to two years. Tags: Electric cars battery E&T Institute of Engineering and Technology magazine range technology Bad news electric car fans, one respected industry publication thinks we’re all barking up the wrong tree.

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Consumer Reports confirms 2016 Toyota Prius 52-mpg rating

Green Car Reports

Nonetheless, the magazine says the 2016 Prius is the most fuel-efficient car it's ever tested. The latest Prius even beats the original Honda Insight hybrid, the magazine says, That.

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Electric Motorcycle Crash Fundraiser - Nikki's Video!

Electric Cars are for Girls

It's been a few weeks since Nathan Abbot crashed his electric motorcycle during a cross country ride - you can read all about it in this Wired magazine article. Nathan is now in a Portland hospital recovering from his (severe) injuries, and he and his family need our help this holiday season! Please click on the link below and donate whatever you can until Dec. 31; I know they will really appreciate it

BMW i4 will resemble 4-Series Grand Coupe–with big battery

Green Car Reports

BMW chairman Harald Krüger told British auto magazine Auto Express that the long-awaited i4 will be treated as a variant of the company's 4-series Gran Coupe, a mid-size 4-door hatchback similar in. BMW plans to launch perhaps its most mainstream electric car, the i4, in 2021, about a year after the iX3 electric crossover utility goes on sale.

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Consumer Reports gives Tesla Model S top score in car review

National Green Transportation

Consumer Reports adds its accolade to the chorus cheering the Tesla Model S, awarding the all electric luxury sedan the highest score the magazine has ever awarded.

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Consumer Reports On Tesla Model S: Best Test Car Since 2007

Green Car Reports

Chalk up another huge accolade for the Tesla Model S electric car: Consumer Reports has awarded it 99 out of 100 points, and said it''s the best car the magazine has tested since 2007. In fact, the magazine''s descriptions of the luxury sport sedan brim with adjectives.

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Consumer Reports restores some points to Tesla electric cars for automatic braking

Green Car Reports

Tesla had long been a darling of Consumer Reports magazine since the time the Model S electric car was first revealed, and it consistently scored well in the magazine's tests. However, when Tesla pulled its automatic emergency braking feature when it switched to all-new vehicle sensors and AutoPilot active-safety software—called Hardware. Consumer Reports plug-in cars active safety

2017 56

Report: 2022 Audi R8 to go electric

Green Car Reports

Last week, British magazine Autocar reported that Audi will make that leap for its next-generation R8 sports car, converting it from a pounding gas-fueled V-10 engine to purely electric power. Increasingly, there's nothing super about a supercar if it's not electric. DON'T MISS: Audi reveals PB18 e-tron concept in Monterey–with moveable

2018 61

Stop tinkering: Sierra Club Chief touts vehicle electrification

Plugs and Cars

After spending time in the Gulf, the Sierra Club's new executive director, Michael Brune, ponders getting off oil in "Create," his Sierra Magazine commentary. Source: Sierra Magazine ]. After extolling biking and transit, he concludes: "The single most effective thing we can do as a country to get off oil, however, is to electrify transportation. The days of tinkering around with tiny increases in fuel economy should be long gone.

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Electric Motorcycle Crash Fundraiser - Nikki's Video!

Electric Cars are for Girls

It's been a few weeks since Nathan Abbot crashed his electric motorcycle during a cross country ride - you can read all about it in this Wired magazine article. Nathan is now in a Portland hospital recovering from his (severe) injuries, and he and his family need our help this holiday season! Please click on the link below and donate whatever you can until Dec. 31; I know they will really appreciate it

VW plans to build electric ID Crozz and ID Buzz in America

Green Car Reports

VW's North American CEO, Hinrich Woebcken, told British magazine Autocar that the models will be built in the United States and sold domestically. Volkswagen plans to build two of its upcoming electric cars in the United States. Presumably this means the ID Crozz electric crossover SUV and the ID Buzz, the long-awaited successor to the VW

2018 62

Volvo XC40 crossover SUV to be company's first all-electric car

Green Car Reports

Volvo's chief designer and Polestar head, Thomas Ingenlath, confirmed to British magazine AutoCar last week that the new XC40 will be the first Volvo available with an all-electric powertrain. The Volvo XC40 is the automaker's first all-electric car hiding in plain sight, according to the automaker. It will be followed by another electric car

2018 63

GM: Electric Opel by 2010

Plugs and Cars

GM's European chief Carl-Peter Forster is said to mention the EV in an excerpt from tomorrow's Auto Motor Sport magazine. He told the magazines that hybrid technology is too costly to use in small cars, suggesting a city car, perhaps too small to be marketed in the US Thomson Financial reports in Forbes that General Motors Corp unit Opel plans to bring out an all-electric car at the end of 2010.

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Even In 2007, As VW Designed Dirty Diesels, It Said Electric Cars Were The Future

Green Car Reports

Many journalists tend to have pack-rat tendencies, but sorting out old press kits, files, and magazines can have unexpected rewards. So it was for auto writer John Rettie, who recently uncovered an interesting tidbit in an issue of Driver, the in-house magazine sent out by Volkswagen of America to owners of its cars.

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Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation after software brake upgrade

Green Car Reports

A week after Consumer Reports announced that it could not recommend the Tesla Model 3 because of poor braking performance, a software update improved its performance sufficiently to earn the magazine's recommendation. Consumer Reports announced the update to the Model 3's ratings Wednesday. In the organization's updated emergency braking tests. Consumer Reports

2018 60

300-mile Ford Mach 1 electric SUV may be based on Escape

Green Car Reports

Now Autocar magazine in Britain has reported one more important detail: The Mustang-like crossover vehicle will be based on Ford's new C2 platform that it will share with the upcoming redesigned Escape, which is called the Ford has revealed precious few details about its new 300-mile range electric SUV, tentatively slated to be called the Mach 1.

2018 59

Audi to expand plug-in hybrid range alongside e-tron electric

Green Car Reports

The company plans up to 12 new plug-in models by 2025, Audi revealed at the launch event for the e-tron quattro SUV in California last month, according to a report in British magazine Autocar. The Audi e-tron electric crossover won't be the only new model with a plug coming soon. In addition to the e-tron SUV, the company will produce a fastback

2018 59

Refreshed Land Rover lineup to include new plug-in hybrid

Green Car Reports

Now British car magazine Autocar reports that the company will launch four new models by Land Rover and its sister company Jaguar each are planning new lineups by 2024 and 2025 respectively. We've heard a lot about Jaguar's plans to launch a gas, hybrid, and electric version of everything it sells by 2025. Land Rover's plans have been more opaque.

Hydrogen fuel company in ASA reprimand

Green Cars News

An advert placed in an unnamed magazine boasted that the ‘Hydrogen Fuel Saver’ could supply greater power using less fuel, reduce vehicle emissions and create less pollutants. Tags: Green credentials advert ASA magazine Waterboost A company supplying retro-fit hydrogen systems for cars has come under fire this week after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that an advertisement for its product was misleading.

A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

Creative Greenius

My wife’s boss gave me a job as a magazine editor for the American Portrait Society in 1981, and I became known in the figurative art world which was a blast while it lasted. Ladies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. I am dog tired.

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Will technology change how we road test a car?

Green Cars News

Read a magazine from the 1930s, ’50s or any other period andThe rate of change and evolution within the automotive world has always been fast-paced.

2017 34

Toyota announces electric C-HR for China in Beijing

Green Car Reports

In addition to the plug-in Corolla and Levin sedans, the company will electrify its C-HR hatchback for the Chinese market according to a report in British car magazine AutoCar. Toyota announced a third electric car for China at the Beijing auto show last week. China requires automakers to sell a certain percentage of their cars as electrics

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