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Ford to EV Dealers: Meet Environmental Requirements

Ford is requiring dealerships selling its EVs to meet environmental and expertise guidelines as the Focus Electric appears in more showrooms.
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Ford, Yahoo! Join in a Reality Effort to Promote New EV

Ford and Yahoo will parter on a new reality show program, Plugged In, that will promote the launch of the automaker’s new Focus…
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Abu Dhabi Sells Stake in Tesla and Makes a $113m Profit

Abu Dhabi National Energy (TAQA), the United Arab Emirates state-owned oil exploration company, sold its 7 percent share of Tesla Motors.

Bad Karma: $100K Plug-in Hybrid Dies Before Consumer Reports Can Test It

The Fisker Karma, a high performance luxury plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, broke down in the parking lot of Consumer Reports before they could…
ARPA-E funds new natural gas tech for vehicles

New Fuels Could Benefit Bottom Line for Small Fleet Owners

President Obama announces $30 million in new funding for natural gas vehicles and $14 million for new algae biofuel projects.

Mayor Works to Bring Clean Tech to Los Angeles

At the VerdeXchange Marketmakers Conference that took place in downtown Los Angeles this week, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave a keynote speech to an…
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Solar Goes Mainstream with Military Grade Solar Panels for Golf Carts

When the U.S. military and the sport of golf take on solar power, that's a certain indication that solar is crossing over from…

The New GM: New Fuels, Less Waste, More Involvement with Detroit

From the development of new urban mobility technologies, waste diversion to a commitment to greener cars, the new GM going forward is a…

New Electric Vehicle Consortium Packs a Powerful Punch

A new consortium of electric vehicle stakeholders has just launched a new EV demonstration project that promises to boost President Obama’s efforts to…

Tesla to Launch Electric SUV

People at the green end of the spectrum tend to roll their eyes at the very mention of the word SUV. Some have…

Ford to Launch New Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Ford is introducing a new range of electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles for 2012, which the company says will mean a…
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A Virtual Tour of Commuting’s Future in Korea

One of SK’s futuristic buildings in north Seoul, the T Tower, hosts T.um, or “Ubiquitous Museum.” The tour is part Avatar, part futuristic…

The BMW i3: Advancing Automotive Sustainability

With its first mass produced all electric vehicle, the i3, BMW has completely redesigned the EV concept. Instead of taking a car and…

Apple Skin Skies: The Fragile Reality of Global Warming Perception

Apple Skin Skies examines the idea that our atmosphere is thin relative to the size of the planet and the number of humans…
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EV Battery Staple to Be Produced at Geothermal Site

Using a "breakthrough, zero-waste" process that can be incorporated into geothermal power plants, the lithium carbonate, manganese and zinc produced from Simbol's facility…