Archive for the ‘Wheels’ Category

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Petroleum Savings if all Passenger Vehicles in U.S. were Hybrids or EVs!

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 by

A month ago, I was asked the question: “What would be the impact on petroleum usage if all cars (passenger vehicles) in the U.S. energy[...]
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Vu1 to Supply 20,000 ESL Bulbs to Avspar

Posted on November 11th, 2011 by

IKEA opens 4 electric vehicle charging stations in Carson, Calif. IKEA has officially plugged-in four Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at its store inCarson,California,[...]
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IBM Electric Vehicle Strategy Goes Mobile

Posted on October 31st, 2011 by

Clay Luthy, Global Distributed Energy Resource Leader for IBM’s Energy & Utilities Industry, discusses the new mobile features that IBM has created to allow electric vehicle owners[...]
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Electric Cars Hit The East Coast Grid

Posted on October 3rd, 2011 by

Northeast and mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM Interconnect on Monday welcomed a new project to promote technology that can use battery power from electric vehicles to[...]
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Why Medium & Heavy Duty Trucks Received New Fuel Standards

Posted on September 14th, 2011 by

Carol Lee Rawn, Senior Manager of the Transportation Program for Ceres, discusses the impact of the new fuel-efficiency standards that the Administration passed for heavy[...]
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Plugging Electric Vehicles into the Smart Grid

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by

Today, electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to play an important role in our country’s transition towards a cleaner energy future. The primary advantage of EVs[...]
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The Future of Bicycling

Posted on August 25th, 2011 by

As gas prices rise and more people become aware of the environmental impact their cars and SUVs have, many are turning to bicycling. There are[...]
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Lugar Renewable Energy Forum at IUPUI: Vehicle Electrification ‘Born and Raised’ in Indiana

Posted on June 28th, 2011 by

While gas prices skyrocket to alarming levels and dependence on foreign oil grows even riskier in today’s increasingly-tumultuous global political environment, vehicle electrification is garnering[...]
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Greenwashing: Electric Cars & Innovation Stalled

Posted on June 23rd, 2011 by

Electric cars seem like the socially conscious, feel-good investment among environmentally friendly consumers. In corporate boardrooms, the innovation seemed well liked indeed. What’s not to[...]
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Businesses Get Ready for Clean Transportation

Posted on June 3rd, 2011 by

When it comes to Electric Vehicle (EV) charging, many people will find that charging at home will be more than adequate for their driving needs;[...]
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Competitive Future for Electric Vehicles Relies on Software

Posted on May 17th, 2011 by

Most of the criteria that car buyers use in making purchase decisions are deeply familiar — performance, luxury, dependability, styling — all factors that ultimately[...]
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Energy Is the Lifeblood of Any Economic Unit

Posted on April 28th, 2011 by

Energy is the basic driver of all major economies. Nothing happens without an energy cost. That is virtually as basic as the laws of physics.[...]
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What’s Denver Doing On The EV-Ready List?

Posted on April 28th, 2011 by

Guest Blog by Cara Miale April 20, 2011 Looking at the list of the most EV-ready cities just released by Ford, it’s no surprise many[...]
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Mazda Presents SKYACTIV Fuel-Saving Technologies

Posted on April 21st, 2011 by

Watch live video from mazdausa on Justin.tv Mazda is featuring their SKYACTIV fuel-saving technologies at the New York International Auto Show today. The new technolgies[...]
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Electric Cars and the Kindness of Strangers

Posted on March 29th, 2011 by

Guest blog by Cara Miale March 23, 2011 As if we don’t have enough phobias already, now there is range anxiety, a malady brought on[...]
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Six Factors To Consider When Adding Hybrids Or EVs To Your Fleet

Posted on March 21st, 2011 by

Just as that recycling bin became an iconic symbol of environmental commitment several years ago, the logos on hybrid and electric cars are quickly becoming[...]