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GM Boss Wants Gasoline Tax Hike – Is This Good Policy To Meet Fuel Efficiency Goals?

The Detroit News reported last week that General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, would like to see the federal gasoline tax boosted by as…

Ford Announces Extension to Range of Electrified Vehicles

It was just a few years ago that Ford, along with the rest of Detroit’s auto manufacturers, found themselves sidelined for ignoring fuel…
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Ford Announces Top 25 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicle Readiness

Auto manufacturers breaking into the electric vehicle (EV) market not only have to concern themselves with research and development of the vehicles themselves,…
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Slow Sales of EVs Create Doubt about Size of Market

Two new cars, the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt – a battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle respectively – may together,…
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New Coolant is a Cool Global Warming Fighter

Coming soon to a car AC near you: a cooler coolant. The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved a new chemical that can drastically…
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The Home Depot Foundation Selects Two Cities for Sustainability Program

In 2002, The Home Depot created The Home Depot Foundation which supports non-profit organizations that are “dedicated to creating and preserving healthy and…
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Ford’s Sustainability Blueprint: Sustainable Mobility

Ford calls its sustainability report for the 2009/10 period the “future at work,” and for a relatively short 8-page document, it outlines a…
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The Chevy Volt Named North American Car of the Year

Last week, Enterprise announced that it will now offer consumers the Chevy Volt by the end of January, starting in California. As if…
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Electrifying Caltrain’s Baby Bullet

It was 7:03 am, a cold morning in San Jose when the train whistle blew and there was an announcement for the 7:03…
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Seoul Rolls Out Electric Buses

Anyone who has spent time in Seoul would marvel at the city’s outstanding public transportation system. Korea’s capital, teeming with over 10 million…
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La La Land: Will Los Angeles Ever Embrace Sustainability?

As a born and raised Angelino, I can not express how many times I have been shocked and appalled at how uninterested my…
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Marks and Spencer to Meet Sustainability Goals Four Years Early

We see it time and time again at Triple Pundit: When the world’s most progressive companies set ambitious sustainability goals for their organization…

Video Interview: Zimride’s John Zimmer on Leveraging Communities to Motivate Sharing

Earlier this month, Leon Kaye wrote about how Zimride merges social networking with carpooling.  I had a chance to sit down with co-founder…
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BMW Releases New Bicycle Line. Not an April Fool

The BMW Cruise Bike boasts a 24 speed derailleur system, designed by BMW’s engineers with sporty day trips in mind. For those who…
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Why Electric Cars Should Be Marketed Like the Ford Fiesta

Crowdsourcing is an effective way to involve potential consumers in the promotion of clean cars. In marketing terms, this means outsourcing your advertising…