Tesla Home Batteries, CAFE Explained, Washington Electric Cars: Today's Car News

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mpg Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) target for 2025, and why electric-car loving Washington state gets so few models. Washington state loves electric cars, but it doesn't get as many models as California. Today, we discuss Tesla batteries for energy storage, the real meaning for the 54.5 All this and more on Green Car Reports. Find out why. plug-in cars

Washington selects AeroVironment for fast charging

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Interstate 5 and US 2 will soon feature nine fast-charging stations, after the Washington State Department of Transportation chose AeroVironment to manufacture, supply, install and operate the charging network. Electric cars Green cars Latest news AeroVironment electric car charging I-5 Interstate 5 US 2 Washington

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California, Washington Lead All Other States In Electric-Car Ownership Rates

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electric-car market even casually, some new data on which states have the largest numbers of them probably doesn''t count as news. For anyone who follows the U.S. A recent survey shows that California leads the nation in plug-in electric car registrations--with almost half of the nation''s plug-in cars plying its roads. RELATED: California Has More

Electric cars go to D.C., green-car deals, Tesla vs dealers (again), EPA court ruling: Today's Car News

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and advocates take electric cars to Washington, D.C. Today in Car NewsToday, a rare Porsche plug-in hybrid surfaces, we've got the month's green-car deals, Tesla is battling car-dealer lobbyists (again!), All this and more on Green Car Reports. Ten years ago last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the EPA not only could but must regulate carbon-dioxide.

Tesla China Charging, Efficient Autonomous Cars, 2016 Kia Soul EV In OR & WA: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla appears to start charging for charging in China, researchers advocate self-driving cars as a way to cut emissions, and the 2016 Kia Soul EV goes on sale in Oregon and Washington. Today in Car NewsAll this and more on Green Car Reports. Stricter fuel efficiency rules for heavy trucks may be added beginning in 2021, but here's why increasing fuel.

“Greenius Was Right!” says US Congressman Inslee from Washington State

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Jay Inslee a democrat from the great Pacific Northwest state of Washington who tore the authors of SuperWeakEconomics a new one for all their lies and hack writing in their new, already discredited book. Jay Inslee SuperWeakEconomics Washington State Tags: Environmental Politics Killer Coal News Media Yes We Can!

Detroit Faces Skeptical Washington; Bush Long on Rhetoric

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The Detroit News story today, Big 3's call for U.S. aid gets cool reception , outlines the predicament faced by automakers and Washington. Energy Washington Week reports PHEVs getting short shrift: Although increased attention is being paid to the technology, it is not sure how much support the president will lend PHEV in the 2008 budget. Many lawmakers are pressuring for action on fuel efficiency.

Washington Governor wants action on emissions

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In the USA, an executive order has been issued by Washington Governor Chris Gregoire on a variety of actions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Entitled “Washington’s leadership on climate change&# , the order has instructed the director of the department of ecology on a number of issues including: - To continue to participate in the Western Climate Initiative to develop a regional greenhouse gas emission reduction programme. -

EPA gets 29,000 comments on proposed elimination of environmental rules

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Much of the news out of Washington, D.C., these days has to do with the possibility of political scandal. But the wheels of government keep turning, and significant changes are happening at numerous agencies charged with missions as diverse as collecting intelligence, supporting education, and protecting the environment. Few groups are seeing. Environmental emissions Politics government EPA climate change regulation Donald Trump

Failed Local Paper Put Out Of Its Misery - By Creative Greenius!

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In a surprise to to all but the most savvy readers of this blog, Joe Galliani, the Creative Greenius, today fired the editors of The Daily Breeze newspaper and took over responsibility for all local environmental news coverage and analysis.

Electric Cars: Yes We Will

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Dateline: Washington, DC. The buzz is everywhere and completely electric in Washington DC this week. " advocates send the president-elect a message as his inaugural train passes south of Delaware on its way to Washington." Tags: Events washington dc Obama Production News plug-ins 400,000 at the Lincoln Memorial concert. And some of that energy is headed directly to plug-in cars.

Byron Elton: Transform CO2 into Fuel

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Based in the Washington, D.C. News news-driven public forums are a project of the American Clean Skies Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation and think tank devoted to research and debate on clean energy. Clean Skies News also airs the audio of “The Energy Report&# on CBS Radio in Washington, D.C. Tags: Latest news byron elton CO2 fuel Byron Elton, President and COO of Carbon Sciences Inc.

White House, Feds To Push For 56.2-MPG Fuel Economy In 2025

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News reports out of Washington, D.C., The two Federal agencies that set gas mileage and emissions standards for future cars may propose rules that require corporate average fuel economy to reach 56 miles per gallon by 2025. indicate that the Obama Administration is urging the EPA and NHTSA to push for a 5-percent improvement each year between 2017

Smart charging to boost Nissan LEAF development

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The company will provide smart charging and data logging capabilities to utilities in strategic markets of the eTec program in Arizona, California, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington and will help support the deployment of 5,000 Nissan LEAF vehicles as well as a network of 12,750 charging stations. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan GridPoint Nissan LEAF smart charging

More states follow California’s clean car standards

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The 13 states are: Arizona, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. Tags: Green cars Green credentials Latest news California clean car standards EPA

Could the Prius be harmful to the environment?

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However, that has not stopped the criticism earning Press coverage in a publication as well respected as The Washington Post. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Toyota 2010 Toyota Prius Toyota Prius Though widely thought of as the ultimate green car, the 2010 Toyota Prius is facing criticism over just how green it is. The controversy centres on its use of a nickel metal hydride battery.

Trek highlights green credentials of plug-ins

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Its goal was to trek from North Palm Beach to Washington DC on one tank or bust, with the Toyota dealer mechanic eventually completing the 10 day journey on nine gallons of petrol at an average of 123 miles a gallon. Tags: Green cars Latest news Toyota Florida car dealer plug-in hybrid cars Toyota Prius Toyota Prius PHEV How do you prove the benefits of a plug-in hybrid car to the public? Why set yourself a mechanical challenge of course.

BREAKING NEWS: EPA Head Lisa Jackson To Resign

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson confirmed this morning that she is to resign from her position, the Washington Post reports. As well as setting standards to cut mercury and other toxins from coal power plant pollution and limits on the dumping of waste, Jackson has played a major part in reducing the emissions and

Consumer Reports On 56.2-MPG Gas-Mileage Goal: Meh, Can Do Better

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Earlier this week, news reports from Washington indicated that the Obama Administration and EPA are pushing for 56.2 Much debate will occur--and that's putting it politely--over the next round of gas-mileage standards, which the EPA hopes to finalize next year for 2017-2025 vehicles. mpg as the average fleet goal to be reached by 2025. That number

BMW i3 Dealers, 2015 Ford Expedition EcoBoost, WA Electric Highway: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The 2015 Ford Expedition gets a downsized EcoBoost V-6, dealers training to sell the 2014 BMW i3 electric car is called into question, and fees will start April 1 on Washington state''s electric highway. All this and more on Green Car Reports. What do Tesla Motors, Cadillac, and Hyundai have in common? Owner love, of

Ministers launch Electric Vehicle Initiative

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Ministers at the Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington, DC, are launching the Electric Vehicles Initiative as they bid to meet targets for the deployment of electric vehicles. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Clean Energy Ministerial DC Electric Vehicle Initiative electric vehicles Washington

BREAKING NEWS: Hermosa Beach To Become Carbon Neutral City! Acting Locally, Thinking Globally

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Ever since the Copenhagen climate treaty talks ended in impotence two months ago there hasn’t been a single ounce of positive news on the international scene about our chances of cutting the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and getting CO2 levels back down to the safe 350 ppm zone.

THINK aims to promote fast charging infrastructure

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The announcement was made by THINK CEO Richard Canny as part of the Washington Auto [.]. NK AeroVironment electric vehicles EnerDel Richard Canny Think Think City Washington Auto Show Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news TH!NK

Chrysler RAM plug-in hybrid project explores battery life

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A two-mode RAM Truck plug-in hybrid electric vehicle is being showcased by Chrysler at the Washington DC Auto Show. Chrysler Green cars Latest news battery life green trucks plug-in hybrid trucks RAM plug-in hybrid truck RAM TruckThe RAM plug-in hybrid project came about as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act DOE Vehicle Electrification Program that was launched last year; and now at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference in Pasadena, Oliver [.].

Rent A Hybrid. Links To Green Rentals.

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Louis, MO | Tampa, FL | Washington, DC. A recent news story mentioned that Enterprise was adding 5,000 more hybrids to double their fleet, and apparently Hertz has over 4,000 green rides for hire.

27 November 2009 - In First "Plug-in Arizona" Outing to Nogales, AZ, " the "Spirit" Made the News with Nogales International

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Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After a Thanksgiving, fully stuffed and more, it was most gratifying to see that on her first "Plug-in Arizona" outing to Nogales, AZ, that the "Spirit" made the news on the front page of the Nogales International as follows. Army in Washington, D.C.,

Smart-grid project matches wind to electric cars | Green Tech - CNET News

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Along with other industry executives, IBMs Schurr spoke Wednesday morning about smart-grid technologies in Washington, D.C., He started at CNET News in 2002, covering IT and Web development. Green-tech guru Martin LaMonica and other CNET writers serve up fresh clean-tech news and commentary.

Transportation Secretary Foxx Tours Detroit, Drives Plug-In Hybrid

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is the latest Washington official to pay a visit to Detroit. Foxx toured facilities from all of the Big Three car makers last week and met with officials, the Detroit News reports. In Dearborn Michigan, Foxx drove a blue Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid around a test track, and met with Ford president of

GM CEO: FCVs 10X more expensive than electric

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GM CEO Fritz Henderson sat down with reporters and editors from the Washington Post yesterday. No real news on the Volt, but his comments on Fuel Cell Vehicles should cause a stir. Source: Washington Post ]. Anyone at CARB in Sacramento paying attention? Post: Is GM pulling back on its hydrogen car? Henderson: "Are we putting resources into it? Not as much.

"Spirit of DC's" Visit at Tioga HS in Groveland is Front Page News in The Union Democrat, Monday, 26 January 2009

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The "Spirit of DC's" visit to Tioga High School in Groveland, California, is front page news in The Union Democrat, Monday, 26 January 2009. See also Google News Alert for: "Jerry Asher" Plug-in Electric car makes pit stop at Tioga High School Union Democrat - Sonora,CA,USA Endeavors are underway to get pixs for posting. He began his travels on Earth Day at the National Mall in Washington D.C.,

LEAF – Made in the UK

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The Nissan Leaf was a big feature of the Washington Auto Show last month, and the vehicle has been praised for its eco-friendly virtues. Bringing the Nissan Leaf to the UK is “good news” for Sunderland according to Nissan’s European Senior Vice President Trevor Mann, as the agreement will safeguard 4,000 local jobs as well as creating an additional 350 jobs to manufacture the lithium ion batteries. Companies news posted by Carla Windsor.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Neil Young - Rockin’ The EV World in “JOHNNY MAGIC” Straight from his LincVolt

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Here’s the story from our friends at Neil Young News: Tonight, in the latest adventures in LincVolt, Neil Young and the LV Team went out for another test drive. Right after the jump, TWO great video versions of this new instant classic: And again, courtesy of our friends at Neil Young News here are the lyrics: “Johnny Magic&#. The Motor-Head Messiah went to Washington. In Washington.

Send us your EV REVENGE stories

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“Sure,&# you’re thinking, “must have been easy for that guy to convert a car- he works for a Space Center and is probably some kind of rocket scientist.&# Well our new friend Dalton Fetsch in Spokane, Washington, who was also inspired to convert his car after watching Who Killed the Electric Car? , Tags: Film News Since the release of Who Killed the Electric Car?

Samsung planning $1.2B investment for US R&D of Internet of Things

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Vice Chairman Kwon delivered this news in a speech at a Samsung-hosted forum in Washington, D.C Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman & CEO Dr. Oh-Hyun Kwon unveiled Samsung’s vision for “Human-Centered IoT”, including a strategy to spend $1.2 billion over 4 years for US-based Internet of Things (IoT) R&D and investments. This will be led by the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center, Samsung Global Innovation Center and Samsung Research America.

Chevrolet Volt roll-out to increase rapidly

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If you’re waiting to get your hands on the Chevrolet Volt then there’s good news – as Chevrolet is planning to step up the national rollout of the vehicle. The Volt has already been delivered to customers in Washington, DC; as well as in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, California and Texas. Chevrolet Green cars Latest news Chevrolet Volt Chevrolet Volt availability Chevrolet Volt rollout

Soot rules cause controversy in USA

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A coalition of 11 states – including New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington – has compelled the EPA to [.]. Green cars Green credentials Latest news EPA green cars soot US Environmental Protection AgencyThere’s a storm brewing in the USA– and its all over the national air quality standards for air pollution released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

BMW shows commitment to carbon fibre

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SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres has a carbon fibre manufacturing plant in Moses Lake in Washington. BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news BMW i3 BMW i8 carbon fiber carbon fibre Moses Lake SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres SGL Carbon SEAs it bids to strengthen its focus on lightweight construction, BMW AG has secured a 15.6 per cent stake in SGL Carbon SE. The companies were already working together on a joint venture known as SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres.

Nissan Leaf – Taking Reservations

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Viewers of “ Who Killed The Electric Car? &# may recall it was a little more complicated than that… The first five states where the Leaf will be available are: California, Arizona, Tennessee, Oregon, and Washington. Read more about it in the San Jose Mercury News Article: Reservations for the all-electric Nissan Leaf start Tuesday. By Dana Hull for the San Jose Mercury News. Tags: EV Economics Obama Energy Production News Nissan Leaf

BMW helps to open carbon fibre plant

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German carmaker BMW has already shown its commitment to carbon fibre as an ultra lightweight material by forming a joint venture with SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres – and now the joint venture has opened a carbon fibre manufacturing plant in Moses Lake, Washington. BMW Green cars Latest news carbon fiber carbon fibre carbon fibre plant Moses Lake SGL Automotive Carbon Fibres