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Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept is a hot hatch for the EV crowd

Published: March 8, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Videos , Geneva Motor Show , Renault , Green Automakers , Concept Cars , Electric The EV world needs more of this sort of thinking.


CARB Chair Mary Nichols tweaks automakers for fighting ZEV mandates

Published: April 17, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Legislation and Policy , USA Mary Nichols, chairman of California Air Resources Board , recently took a jab at automaker trade groups for urging the US Environmental Protection Agency to block California’s zero emission vehicle (ZEV) mandates.


Rep. Dingell not happy with China’s electric vehicle "requests"

Published: September 28, 2010

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Daily , China Let’s say you’re an non-Chinese automaker interested in selling your cars in China . More specifically, say you’re looking to sell a groundbreaking electric vehicle there.


Who should get carbon credits, automakers or utilities?

Published: October 13, 2009

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Filed under: Toyota , Legislation and Policy Toyota Prius PHEV – click above for high-res image gallery Governments everywhere are trying to use a carrot and stick approach to get reductions in emissions, particularly when it comes to greenhouse gases. The stick is well-known approach: fail to miss the requirements and you pay a fine. For the carrot, things get a bit more complicated.


GM not giving up on hydrogen fuel cells yet! Production planned for 2012

Published: August 12, 2009

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Filed under: Hydrogen , GM Chevrolet fuel cell Equinox – click above for a high-res image gallery The current administration in Washington clearly doesn’t favor the pursuit of hydrogen fuel cells , but that doesn’t mean General Motors is giving up on the technology. In spite of the pending retirement of Larry Burns , VP of research and development, his replacement, Alan Taub, remains committed to bringing fuel cells to production. GM’s fifth generation fuel cell stack is comparable in size to a 2.4-liter EcoTec four cylinder and far less expensive to manufacture than past iterations of the fuel cell stack