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VW gets EPA approval to sell backlog of fixed 2015 diesels

Published: March 30, 2017

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Emissions , Diesel It’s a relatively small portion of affected cars, but it’s a start. Continue reading VW gets EPA approval to sell backlog of fixed 2015 diesels VW gets EPA approval to sell backlog of fixed 2015 diesels originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:19:00 EDT.


Trump signing order to unravel Obama clean-air regulations

Published: March 28, 2017

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Emissions Trump says the plan hurts the fossil fuel industry, yet it was never actually implemented. Continue reading Trump signing order to unravel Obama clean-air regulations Trump signing order to unravel Obama clean-air regulations originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Trump signing order to unravel Obama clean-air regulations

Published: March 28, 2017

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Emissions Trump says the plan hurts the fossil fuel industry, yet it was never actually implemented.


Ford wants to make car parts from Jose Cuervo tequila leftovers

Published: July 19, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Ford The companies are working on sustainable plastics made from parts of the agave plant not used to make liquor.


Daimler investigates ‘possible irregularities’ in emissions testing

Published: April 22, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Mercedes-Benz , Emissions One investigation into emissions testing irregularities is winding down. Another is just getting underway. German automaker Daimler AG is conducting an internal investigation into possible anomalies in its emissions certification process, the company confirmed Thursday.


We can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to

Published: April 18, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Emissions , Green Culture The common wisdom that moving away from dirty fossil fuels will take ages is flat-out wrong, says professor Benjamin Sovacool. Continue reading We can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to We can ditch fossil fuels in 10 years, if we want to originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:58:00 EST.


Alternative fuels use more water than fossil fuels

Published: March 11, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Alternative Fuels , Biodiesel , Ethanol , Diesel , Electric , Hydrogen A new study compares the water usage of various fuels, and shows room for improvement for alternative fuels. Continue reading Alternative fuels use more water than fossil fuels Alternative fuels use more water than fossil fuels originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 10 Mar 2016 19:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Recharge Wrap-up: Bjorn Nyland’s Tesla repair list, Ford joins EICC

Published: February 26, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , Videos , Ford , Tesla , Green Culture , Auto Repair , Maintenance , Electric Bjørn Nyland lists his numerous Tesla Model S repairs. Former Fisker CEO joins Envision Solar’s Board of Directors. Ford joins the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition


Milan, Italy banning cars this week

Published: December 29, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Europe Milan bans cars in the city center for three days this week, trying to decrease air pollution. No rain, little wind have clouded the city in smog. Continue reading Milan, Italy banning cars this week Milan, Italy banning cars this week originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 29 Dec 2015 14:00:00 EST.


Recharge Wrap-up: Mercedes-Benz ELC, Pandas’ 150K Saab 9-3 EVs

Published: December 18, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Mercedes-Benz , Misc. Automakers , Volkswagen , Emissions , Electric Mercedes-Benz is expected to build an electric version of the GLC.


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