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US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program

Published: April 23, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Fisker , Tesla , Electric , Hybrid The federal government last funded the green-vehicle technology program in 2007. Continue reading US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:34:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program

Published: April 23, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Fisker , Tesla , Electric , Hybrid The federal government last funded the green-vehicle technology program in 2007. Continue reading US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:34:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


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.


Germany could eliminate EV taxes to increase demand

Published: April 21, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Germany , Electric The German government wants to have 50,000 EVs on its roads by 2020, and it may call for a ten-year moratorium on EV vehicle taxes to do it. Continue reading Germany could eliminate EV taxes to increase demand Germany could eliminate EV taxes to increase demand originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


French authorities raid Peugeot’s offices during emissions probe

Published: April 21, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Citroen , Peugeot , Emissions PSA Group says it is cooperating with authorities and that its pollution after-treatment system is effective. Continue reading French authorities raid Peugeot’s offices during emissions probe French authorities raid Peugeot’s offices during emissions probe originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Recharge Wrap-up: Nissan Leaf top environmental performer, 50,000th Renault Zoe

Published: April 21, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Nissan , Toyota , Car Buying , Renault , Alternative Fuels , Emissions , Green Automakers , Electric , Hybrid Renault sells 50,000 Zoes. Toyota uses biohydrin hoses. Most EVs and hybrids get traded in for traditionally powered vehicles.


Volkswagen may buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel cars

Published: April 21, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen , Convertible , Coupe , Crossover , Hatchback , Sedan , SUV , Wagon , Diesel Volkswagen may buy back hundreds of thousands of vehicles and further compensate car owners as part of a deal reached with federal authorities suing over the company’s intentional cheating on emissions testing. Continue reading Volkswagen may buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel cars Volkswagen may buy back hundreds of thousands of diesel cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:16:00 EST


Teslas pollute more in Hong Kong than gas cars

Published: April 21, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Emissions , Asia , China Tesla electric vehicles are tested to be dirtier in Hong Kong because of coal-based power sources. Continue reading Teslas pollute more in Hong Kong than gas cars Teslas pollute more in Hong Kong than gas cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:31:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


2017 Honda Accord Hybrid launches with best-in-class fuel economy

Published: April 21, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Honda , Sedan , Hybrid After a one-year hiatus, the Accord Hybrid is back with class-leading fuel economy and horsepower.


Car owners cheated by Volkswagen could get $5,000

Published: April 20, 2016

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Volkswagen Seven months after the Volkswagen diesel scandal first emerged, car owners affected by the company’s emissions cheating may soon learn how they’ll be compensated. Continue reading Car owners cheated by Volkswagen could get $5,000 Car owners cheated by Volkswagen could get $5,000 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:10:00 EST.


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