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Feds Ramp Up Funding For Riskier Renewable Fuel Projects

Feds Ramp Up Funding For Riskier Renewable Fuel Projects

How will we be fueling our cars 20 or 30 years from now? Will we plug in, as some of us soon will with EVs such as the 2011 Nissan Leaf, but not have to worry about battery life? Or will we be gassing up, much like we do today, but with home-grown cellulosic ethanol that's far more sustainable than... read more

August 18, 2010 by  - 0
 
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Today at High Gear Media: Nissan Leaf and Electric Porsches

We're turning a corner--in the automotive world and here at High Gear Media with the latest coverage on electric cars. Today across the HGM network, we're reporting about EVs... read more July 28, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt Pricing Announced

After months of rumors suggesting that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt would start at around $40,000, General Motors has announced that the base price will be: $41,000, including the... read more July 27, 2010 by  1


 
Traffic Jam

Seattle Looking For New Way To Tax Solo Car Commuters

As long as we're still driving fossil-fuel vehicles, the way we pay for our roads is pretty straightforward: We fill up at the pump, and for the most part, a big chunk of the... read more July 23, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

What's Slicker, The Nissan Leaf iAd Or The Nissan Leaf?

Change is in the air. Less is more. Up is down. It's true, I read it somewhere on the Internet. Americans are actually buying smaller cars. Car makers are making engines... read more July 12, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Video: The 2011 Nissan Leaf Has Arrived

  Ladies and gentlemen, the 2011 Nissan Leaf is here. And by "here", we mean "the interwebs". No, you can't drive it just yet. But you can follow Lance Armstrong's Twitter... read more July 8, 2010 by  0


 
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Security Alert: Could Hackers Break Into Your Car—Virtually?

More expensive, more technologically advanced vehicles offer better all-around security, right? Well, maybe, but as new research to be unveiled this week looks poised to... read more May 18, 2010 by  8


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Nissan Leaf Off To Strong Start, Poised To Become The Next Crown Vic

Just three weeks into the pre-order phase, Nissan has recorded an impressive 3,754 reservations for its all-new Nissan Leaf EV in Japan. That's over half the automaker's... read more April 23, 2010 by  8


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Automakers Request More Subsidies For Plug-Ins, EVs, And Infrastructure

And here we are: Tax Day. The day that Uncle Sam kindly requests the presence of your cash in his coffers so that he can continue running programs -- some good, some less so... read more April 15, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Coupe 1SS Angular Front Exterior View

Report: General Motors Will Own 17% Of The U.S. Market; Ford, Toyota Right Behind

The past couple of months, Toyota's recall fiasco has scuffed the automaker's image, but over the last year and a half, General Motors may have fared far worse. Between its... read more March 31, 2010 by  3


 
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Poll: Electric-Vehicle Range, Price Expectations Vary Wildly

Relative to the number of plug-in market choices available now or in the near future, the portion of consumers saying that they would give purchase consideration to EVs is... read more March 19, 2010 by  8


 
Mitsubishi MiEV

Japanese Automakers Team Up To Promote EV Standards

New technology is almost always exciting. However, it's also always evolving, which means that today's cutting-edge cars, computers, and home entertainment systems might not... read more March 15, 2010 by  1


 
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Even Big Oil Execs Think We're Headed To An Electric Future

Within the auto industry, we can attest that attitudes about electric vehicles are radically different than they were just a decade ago. But finding out that a Big Oil... read more March 4, 2010 by  4


 
Nissan LEAF

Nissan CEO: EVs Not A Competitor To Gasoline-Engine Cars

Renault-Nissan CEO and president Carlos Ghosn is standing behind his prediction that ten percent of all the vehicles sold worldwide will be electric. And contrary to how some... read more February 12, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

EV Fans Get In Line For The 2011 Nissan LEAF, Reservations Open April

Nissan is stepping up its promotional efforts for its 2011 LEAF electric vehicle, which the automaker plans to launch this December. The compact hatch was first revealed last... read more February 11, 2010 by  1


 
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In Houston And Tel Aviv, Cities Shift Toward An EV Future

Electric vehicles have been discussed for decades, but it wasn't until the mid-aughts of this century that EVs gained traction within the broader auto industry. Today, nearly... read more February 9, 2010 by  0


 

 
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