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How A Country Famous For Its Auto Industry Could Embrace Green Vehicles
By Benjamin Reuter, HuffPost Germany
A conversation about reducing carbon emissions is taking off in Germany.
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Here's The Pitch To Woo Elon Musk's Next Big Factory To France
Alexander C. Kaufman
Alsace, the multilingual French region that borders Switzerland and Germany, is "ready for Tesla."
Volkswagen Admits Its Cars Run on Soylent Green
Literary agent, editor, author
Some observers feel the Soylent Green admission should come as no surprise. "Auto makers have been skirting the regulations for years," says Klaus Brinkbäumer, editor-in-chief of
magazine. "Besides, Volkswagen literally means 'People's Car.' So..." he said with a shrug.
Let's Not Take Our Foot Off the Pedal Now
Margo T. Oge
Author of DRIVING THE FUTURE: Combating Climate Change with Cl...
Earlier last week, the Obama administration unveiled a blueprint for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by up to 28 percent over the next decade and submitted the formal statement to the to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Why We Should Keep Charging Ahead on Electric Cars
John D. Graham
Dean of Indiana University's School of Public and Environmenta...
In the 1920s the US was the largest user of electric cars in the world, and they outsold gasoline-powered cars
Clean Transportation Is Driving Us Toward a Low-Carbon Future
Mindy S. Lubber
In transportation, as in so many economic sectors, the needs of the planet and the demands of capitalism are pulling in the same direction. An investment in fast-growing clean transportation technology is an attractive business proposition.
To Boost Clean Cars and Fight Global Warming, Let's See Ads That Reflect Mileage Reality
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang
Director and Editorial Director of the Safe Climate Campain, r...
The ads tell consumers only part of the gas mileage story, sowing confusion about which cars are clean and which are not -- and leaving buyers at risk of driving off in vehicles that get worse mileage than they expected.
Don't Worry, Green Cars Don't Really Mean More Driving
From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Here’s the good news: According to the wonks at the University of Michigan’s
Why Aren't More People Buying Green Cars?
Executive Editor - Autotrader
Tax credits, low emissions and super high mpg are all worthy goals, but in the end, it's all about the price. Lower the price and sell more cars -- in this case, it's just that simple.
6 Greener Ethos Car Maintenance Tips
Varda Meyers Epstein
Varda Meyers Epstein is a mother of 12, a sometimes performer,...
Here are some green car maintenance tips to help you keep your car -- and the environment -- in tiptop shape.
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Not Your Father's Ride: Fuel Economy Standards Upgrade Consumer Choices
Director of Research for Consumer Federation of America
Thanks in large part to fuel economy standards on the federal level and clean car standards in California, the average fuel economy of new cars hit an all-time high of 24.8 mpg in 2013.
Innovation Earth: Reinventing The Wheel... Er, Tire
Environmental journalist and author of Unlatched: The Evolutio...
Of course, the company will be testing guayule extensively. A new biorubber research center is being constructed for that
An Electric School Bus Could Be Coming To A School Near You
From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: American school buses have long run on diesel, pumping out toxic exhaust around
Actress Rachelle Lefevre Takes On Car Idlers, Pollution In Hilarious PSA
From Mother Nature Network Guest Columnist Rachelle Lefevre: Growing up in a cold, Canadian climate you get used to morning
5 Cheap, Reliable And Fuel-Efficient Used Cars
From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Last week, gas prices dropped a bit, to an average of $3.59 a gallon. Any drop
Cars Exhaust the Air
Writer, cartoonist performer
Green cars use alternative fuel sources to run. They emit less carbon chemicals and are fuel and cost efficient because they consume less.
Fisker Fires 75 Percent Of Its U.S. Workforce During Massive Layoffs
By Reuters, Reuters
The mass termination triggered a lawsuit seeking class-action status from angry former employees. A lawyer for the fired
Five Future Green Cars We're Most Excited For:
For far too long, green cars have been perceived as lacking in both style and power, with designs and drivetrains optimized for efficiency, rather than thrills. But some exciting entries into the segment have been chipping away at preconceived notions of what it means to drive green.
Electric Cars: California Leads Nation In Green Vehicle Consumption
A number of likely reasons put California out in front when it comes to green vehicles in addition to the environmental factor
2013 Nissan Leaf Will Soon Be Made In America
And what goes into building an electric motor for a Nissan Leaf you might ask? To start with, over one mile of copper wire
Juan, High School Senior, Builds Powerful Electric Honda S2000 Convertible (PHOTOS)
A few years ago, Juan, a high school senior, bought himself a sleek, bright yellow Honda S2000 convertible. But he didn't
Transportation Innovation Can Reduce America's Oil Dependence
Director, Clean Energy, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Nations such as South Korea, Japan, and China are aggressively investing billions of dollars in research and development and incentivizing deployment of EVs to capture large shares in this growing worldwide sector. We should too.
Volkswagen's E-Bugster: Will The Green Car Boost The Automobile Giant's Eco-Reputation?
VW officials brought some reporters to Europe recently to talk about green cars, and then spent much of the trip deriding
Self-Driving Cars In CA: State Senate Approves Autonomous Cars (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
"I had the pleasure of going out for a drive on the autonomous vehicle," California state Senator Alan Lowenthal told Reuters
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