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A Practical Way To Use Electric Vehicles: Commute/Reverse Commute Station Cars

Electric vehicles (EV) presently and will continue to suffer one crippling flaw for most applications: the lack of range. Note the words 'most applications' for there is an imaginative and practical means of using them that is discussed later on.A...

Wealthy Biggest Driving Polluters? No, Really?

The wealthy have the means to become the earliest adopters of the latest and greatest home and office green tech devices, methods and solutions. Yet it appears that too many of them are acting otherwise when it comes to mobility,...

Why EVs (etc.) are NG

I have long been skeptical about electric or other alternative-fueled vehicles as truly green technologies because they all consume vast amounts of life-giving open space to transport comparatively few people and goods, drives more sprawl, which does likewise, and incurs...

Subaru: the truly green automaker

It is rare that I mention green and cars in a positive light given the huge amount of emissions private vehicles produce--and the planet-damaging sprawl the overplanning for them engenders--but in the case I will make the rare exception and...

Goodbye, GM, Chrysler, Hello Green Alternatives

I live in a part of North America that is dependent on the auto industry and I am seeing it break down around me. Every day it seems the local media has a story on another layoff, if not of the...

Land Rover Unveils Green Concept

Green is a major theme of this year’s North American International Auto Show and Land Rover is bringing something to the party. The automaker unveiled the LRX hybrid concept, a three-door Rover, showcasing compact size, lighter weight and sustainability-focused technologies....

Honda Stays on Green Message in Detroit

Yesterday, at the North American International Auto Show, Honda announced the debut of the company’s CR-Z, a lightweight hybrid concept car, and the FCX Clarity, a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle set to begin marketing by summer.   The FCX Clarity...

Ultracapacitor

Is the ultracapacitor the ultimate green technology? Capacitors charge and discharge rapidly but can can hold less energy. By contrast a battery charges and discharges slowly but holds more energy. The ultracapacitor is designed to be the best of both...

Eco One

I have a confession to make. I like sports cars. Does that make me a terrible person? Well the answer from an environmental perspective was a resounding yes – until now that is. While every auto maker is going green,...

GM Goes Green with ecoFlex

GM is really pushing green with its ecoFlex line of cars. The first will be a Corsa with a 1.3L diesel putting out 119g/km of CO2.   Between now and 2012 GM will also introduce sixteen new engine families...
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