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Saab unveils Phoenix hybrid concept

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However, one vehicle that really grabbed our attention was the new Phoenix from Saab. The Saab Phoenix concept car includes design features and technologies that are meant to shape the next generation of vehicles. Green cars Latest news saab geneva motor show Hybrid cars Saab hybrid Saab Phoenix HybridThe Geneva Motor Show opened to the Press yesterday with many new concepts vying to steal the spotlight.

Saab introduces PhoeniX all-wheel drive hybrid concept at Geneva

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The PhoeniX AWD hybrid concept. Saab unveiled the PhoeniX concept car at the Geneva Motor Show, showcasing design features and technologies which will shape its next generation of cars. Based on an new architecture intended for the next Saab 9-3 model, the PhoeniX introduces ‘aeromotional’ design: a visual evocation of the aerodynamic design principles and passion for innovation that inspired the creators of Saab’s first car, the iconic Ursaab. Click to enlarge.

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Changes Delay Phoenix

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Autobloggreen is reporting what can only be considered major changes in the Phoenix Motors SUT vehicle. Tags: phoenix motor cars Just as major and mid-size auto makers are announcing what seem to be real electric cars for 2009-2010, for example here (Subaru) and here (Mitsubishi iMiev), newly formed independents are finding it difficult to get product out. TeslaMotors' delays have received attention in the blogs and mainstream media.

Phoenix to Build a Plug-in Hybrid Pick-up

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UQM Technologies announced today it will supply plug-in hybrid systems as well as all-electric drive systems for Phoenix Motors' sport utility trucks. The development of a plug-in hybrid model of our sport utility truck is an important expansion of our model offering that we expect will meet the needs of a broader range of customers," said Dan Elliott, president and CEO of Phoenix Motorcars. Tags: plug-in hybrid phoenix motor cars uqm technologies

Phoenix Rising?: All-electric SUT Debut in LA

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Phoenix Motor Cars in California has been working with lithium battery manufacturers AltairNano to come out with a new all-electric car. Tags: electric cars phoenix motor cars evfinder.com.The car had a coming out in LA last week. Noel Adams blogs the car and the stars. Surf around his site EVFinder.com , and you just might find yourself an electric vehicle.

Solar Impulse starts historic cross-country solar powered airplane flight (Photos)

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The flight will take them first to Phoenix and from there The Solar Impulse HB-SIA left on an historic solar powered airplane flight, piloted by adventurer and Psychiatrist Bertrand Picard, on Friday from Moffett Field in Silicon Valley.

New Fisker Karma Details May Come As Soon As This Month

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But we may learn more detail about the phoenix-like resurrection of the sleek, stunning, plug-in four-door. The planned relaunch of the Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan isn''t likely to happen until at least the middle of next year. And when it does happen, new owner Wanxiang will probably sell the car under a new brand name: Elux. Green Range-Extended Electric Vehicle Wanxiang plug-in cars

Phoenix to unveil new electric sports truck

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Even trucks are getting the green treatment with Phoenix Motorcars to present an electric sport utility truck as part of the FedFleet 2010 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, which kicks off later today. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Al Yousuf electric sport utility truck electric trucks Phoenix Phoenix Cars LLC Phoenix Motorcars sport utility truck

Phoenix Drives inverter used in MAN Metropolis series-hybrid concept refuse truck

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The Phoenix Drives PD550-dual inverter is the main power electronics module used in the MAN Metropolis, a plug-in hybrid concept truck that will be on display at the eCarTec International Fair for Electric- and Hybrid-Mobility held 23-25 October 2012 in Munich. The PD550-dual, manufactured by Phoenix International, a John Deere company, is suited for diesel electric series architectures.

TransCanada and Phoenix Energy forming JV to develop $3B oil sands pipeline in Alberta

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TransCanada Corporation has entered into binding agreements with Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited (Phoenix) to develop the Grand Rapids Pipeline project in Northern Alberta. TransCanada and Phoenix will each own 50% of the proposed $3-billion pipeline project that includes both a crude oil and a diluent line to transport volumes approximately 500 kilometers (311 miles) between the oil sands producing area northwest of Fort McMurray and the Edmonton/Heartland region.

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Cyclone Power Technologies and Phoenix Power Group generate power from used motor oil

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Cyclone Power Technologies and its licensee Phoenix Power Group have successfully powered-up the Phoenix 10, producing grid-tied electricity from the clean combustion of used motor oil. The Phoenix 10 is a novel renewable power system designed specifically for the small business owner. The Phoenix 10 presents an economic incentive for users of motor oil to dispose of their waste in an environmentally friendly manner instead of one which can cause harm to the water supply.

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Renault-Nissan Alliances Forms EV Partnership in Phoenix Metro Area; Beginning of a Phoenix-Tucson EV Charging Corridor

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Nissan and the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), which represents the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan region, are forming a partnership to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the development of an electric vehicle (EV) charging network. ECOtality plans to link the Phoenix and Tucson Metro areas by implementing strategic fast-charge stations along Interstate 10 (I-10) to create the first implementation of an EV Corridor in North America.

Cyclone Power Technologies and Phoenix Power Group reach milestone with waste oil engine system

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and Phoenix Power Group LLC have successfully completed fabrication, assembly and initial testing of the first pre-production Waste Heat Engines (WHE-25) manufactured by TopLine Energy Systems.( —Doug Petty, Phoenix Power’s Vice President. Phoenix Power’s distribution partner, Clean Burn, is a manufacturer and distributor of waste oil heaters in the US, with more than 150,000 products in the market, and more than 30 years of outstanding performance.

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Leaf Owners Send Science In To Tackle Wilting Nissan Leafs

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So when Nissan executive vice president Andy Palmer described the recent reports of battery capacity loss in its Leaf electric car as nothing more than a ‘faulty battery level display’ earlier this month, a group of Leaf owners in Phoenix, Arizona There’s nothing better than a scientific test to prove or disprove a theory.

ECOtality Outlines EV Infrastructure Plans for Phoenix Area; ~920 Level 2 Chargers, 40 Fast Chargers

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outlined the company’s electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure plans for the metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona area at a press conference featuring key regional stakeholders. As part of The EV Project, ECOtality will install approximately 920 publicly available Blink Level 2 EV charging stations in and around the Phoenix and MAG region at locations convenient to EV drivers, including retailers such as Best Buy. ECOtality, Inc.

Waste oil power generator from Cyclone Power Technologies and Phoenix Power Group shows lower emissions than conventional diesel generator

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Cyclone Power Technologies and its licensee Phoenix Power Group (PPG) have announced positive results of preliminary emissions testing of the combustion system of the Phoenix 10, the first small-scale waste oil power generator. Running on used motor oil in tests conducted by an independent third party, the Phoenix 10 generated 30% less SO 2 and almost 50% less NO x than a comparable generator running on diesel fuel. The Phoenix 10 demonstrated emissions of only 0.14

"Spirit" Became Enlightened in Fiesta of Lights Parade with the Phoenix EAA, Saturday EVe, 5 December 2009. And Looking at Parker and Yuma Runs!

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CCheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, Below is a medley of happy snaps taken before the Fiesta of Light Parade, the 23rd one for Phoenix, as orchestrated by Phoenix Electric Auto Association Veep, Sam DiMarco on his 21st showing. Shown while there was still daylight is Phoenix EAA Members' 11 plug-ins -- EVs and PHEVs of Sam, George, James, Todd, EVJerry, Ray, Ricky, Bob and Jerri, , of which one was Art's electric hybrid bike.

2017 BMW i3, electric-car sales, VW diesel woes, charging-station funds: The Week in Reverse

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And, which completely non-green cars did we have a blast driving at high rates of speed around a Phoenix race track? What electric car will get a 50-percent larger battery capacity for 2017—and a range of over 100 miles as a result? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday. The Week In Reverse

POSCO begins lithium production for first time in Korea; domestic supply for Samsung, LG; investing $261M in anode materials by 2020

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POSCO ESM is a joint venture between POSCO and Phoenix Materials. Korea-based steel-maker POSCO has begun commercial production of lithium in Korea for the first time. On 7 February, POSCO held a ceremony for the completion of a PosLX (POSCO Lithium Extraction) plant with an annual capacity of 2,500 tons at its lithium plant at Gwangyang Works.

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PHEV Day 138 - Friday Feb 09. Run From Bisbee to Phoenix for Link Up with ASU and Phoenix EAA, Ricky Suiter

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The Friday run from Bisbee up to Phoenix went smoothly without any event. The Eloyto-Phoenix run showed 59.6MPG for 77 miles. In addition to Phoenix holding a comfy stopover spot at EVJerry's Bro Jim and Sweet Sis-in-Law, Rosie, contacting was being made for a Media EVent link-up with Arizona State U. Link up was to turn out to be at Phoenix EAA'r, Ricky Suiter's Glendale home.

From Gas Station To Electric-Car Charging: Is Encinitas Leading The Nation?

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From the ashes of an old gas station flies the phoenix of electric charging for all. If you excuse the confused metaphor, that''s essentially the idea behind an electric car charging plaza proposal in Encinitas, California. San Diego-based Evoasis wants to build the new plaza on the corner of Vulcan Avenue and E Street, and plans moved a step

Ener1 in trouble, late filing SEC reports, due to failed investment in Think

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The Norweigan EV maker, Think, has undergone so many corporate deaths and rebirths their corporate symbol ought to be The Phoenix, the mythical bird which symbolizes death and rebirth.

Ener1 in trouble, late filing SEC reports, due to failed investment in Think

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The Norweigan EV maker, Think, has undergone so many corporate deaths and rebirths their corporate symbol ought to be The Phoenix, the mythical bird which symbolizes death and rebirth.

How Much Would You Pay To Quick-Charge Your Electric Car?

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One such situation might be getting caught with low charge between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, in an electric car--and having to pay $20 for

PHEV3A Week Plus in Review from San Diego - Phoenix - Tucson - Bisbee - Douglas - Bisbee -.

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Thursday was PHEV 136 Day, 11 February 2009, with the Run to Phoenix. For Phoenix, it was 58.1MPG for 457 Miles. via a Phoenix stopover and a special showing for Ricky Suiter of the Phoenix EAA on Saturday. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs and EVnthusiasts, One & All - In San Diego, the "Spirit" did on PHEV Day 135, Tuesday, 10 February 2009, a run to Cuyamaca College. and stories plus pixs are being waited upon.

Epilogue - Sunday, 26 April 2009. from Phoenix, Arizona. en route to Home Sweet Bisbee

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Sonn en route from Phoenix to Home, Sweet Bisbe, Arizona. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - EPILOGUE: What's next? What's next beside going back and doing LOTS of webblogging. in order to make a baseline of sorts for the bestseller Classic-in-the-Making, entitled: Plug'in Around America: With the "Spirit". and on the Cheap!

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"Spirit of DC" takes in Legislative Breakfast & Awards in Phoenix at Arizona State Capitol on Tuesday, 16 February 2010

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Above, Phoenix EAA Presidential couple, Jim & Elaine Stack's PHEV with 10kW Li-ion pack Cheers PHEV'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All, On a sunny and bright Tuesday morn, three Prius PHEVs were shining & showing at Arizona's Clean Cites Coalitions and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality-sponsored legislative breakfast & award, entitled: Arizona's Road to Clean Air and Energy Security.

Saturday, 5 Dec 09. "Spirit's" a'waiting what the Fiesta of Lights Parade in Phoenix will bring per Sidetrip on "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour"

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Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - A'Waiting to see what the APS Phoenix Fiesta of Lights with the Phoenix Electric Auto Association will bring out "shining a'brightly" in and for the "Spirit" on a "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" sidetrip this Saturday, 5 December 2009.

Solar Impulse starts historic cross-country solar powered airplane flight (Photos)

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The flight will take them first to Phoenix and from there The Solar Impulse HB-SIA left on an historic solar powered airplane flight, piloted by adventurer and Psychiatrist Bertrand Picard, on Friday from Moffett Field in Silicon Valley.

Independent Tests Show Nissan Leaf Electric Cars Lost Range In Hot Climates

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That’s been the question on the lips of Nissan Leaf owners worldwide after some owners in Phoenix, Arizona, began reporting that their cars had lost capacity bars. Have Nissan Leafs in hot states suffered premature battery aging, or is the apparent loss in capacity down to a malfunction in the Leaf’s dashboard display?

Bush and Begley Sitting in a Tree; Prez to Look Over Ed's Electric Pickup & A123 Plug-in Hybrid

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How Phoenix Motor Cars , which has been making the altfuel circuit with its AltairNano powered pickup, found itself on Bush's radar isn't clear. Tags: electric pickup truck GM ethanol myth a123 systems plug-in hybrid phoenix motor cars altairnano The Detroit News reports that an all-electric pickup and a plug-in hybrid will pay a visit to the White House today.

Nissan's Mark Perry: We're Investigating Arizona's Wilting Leafs

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While being interviewed over the telephone by Arizona’s KPHO 5 station in Phoenix, Mark Perry, Nissan North America’s product planning and More than two months after a few Nissan Leafs in Arizona began to lose capacity bars in the extreme heat and suffer premature battery aging, Nissan has started formal investigations into the issue.

Cyclone Power Technologies receives patent on Waste Heat Engine; product launch slated for later this year

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One such extended use is the Phoenix 10, an electric power generator that runs on used motor oil. Earlier this year Cyclone announced that Topline Energy Systems, an affiliated company of global automotive parts manufacturer Topline Automotive Engineering, signed-on to help commercialize and manufacture the WHE for the Phoenix 10 and other products.

Mercedes unveils electric all-wheel drive Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 show car; CCS charging up to 350 kW

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Other founders of CharIN are Audi, BMW, Mennekes, Opel, Phoenix Contact, Porsche, TÜV SÜD and Volkswagen. At Monterey Car Week, Mercedes unveiled the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6.

EVndeavoring to Do a Month or Two in Review Since July, August. with "Spirit of DC" Hang'in in Phoenix and EVJerry Taking on "Power of DC".

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Note: After a stayover at Robb Protheroe's homestead in PetalumaThe "Spirit" was cooling her tires at Green Motors, Inc in Phoenix, AZ after a trip (see www.GreenMotorsInc.com under the care of Todd Barlow. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Gads! How time zips by. when NOT on the road! It's almost like another reality not cruising the Blue Highways with the "Spirit of DC."

GM signs China supply agreement

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The agreement, which was signed in Phoenix, Arizona, is valued at $607million and is seen as a strong sign of GM’s commitment to its venture in China. GM and Shanghai GM have formalised an agreement to buy complete vehicles, vehicle kits, equipment and machinery from their parent company – with Buick, Cadillac and Chevrolet vehicles all included as part of the deal.

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CMU team details impact of regional and drive-cycle variations on degradation of a PHEV battery pack

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a) Capacity Fade in Phoenix, comparison of air cooling vs no cooling for two drive cycles. (b) b) Capacity Fade in Phoenix and San Francisco, using GPS data.

Study: more stringent O3 and PM2.5 air pollution standards could save thousands of lives, greatly improve public health

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Phoenix (Mesa-Scottsdale), AZ: 283 lives saved, 598 fewer morbidities and 636,730 fewer impacted days.

ECOtality reveals electric vehicle infrastructure plans

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As it prepares to move into the metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, area, ECOtality Inc has outlined its electric vehicle infrastructure plans at a Press conference. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Arizona Blink EV chargers Blink Fast Chargers ECOtality electric vehicle infrastructure electric vehicles Phoenix The company released electric vehicle charging maps showing potential locations for its Blink EV chargers while discussing the electric vehicle project’s progress.

Volkswagen inaugurates 9.5 MW solar park at Chattanooga plant in US; key element of VW Group’s strategic sustainability targets

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Phoenix Solar Inc., the US subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG , provided engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services in building the solar park. The 9.5 MW solar park at Chattanooga is owned and operated by Silicon Ranch; VW has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement.