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Element Hotels To Have ChargePoint Stations By Close Of 2009

Element Hotels To Have ChargePoint Stations By Close Of 2009

Lots of companies pay lip service to "going green", but Element Hotels is putting its money where its mouth is. The Element chain is a 2008 addition to Starwood's sprawling family of hotels and resorts, offering customers a "no-compromise, eco-chic experience". Part of that experience will soon be... read more

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2011 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid

First Drive Of The ActiveHybrid X6, A Plug-In Hybrid Caddy: Today’s Car News

BMW has managed to keep its “ultimate driving machine” ethos even when it comes to building hybrid vehicles, with its all-new 2010 ActiveHybrid X6 slotting in as... read more November 9, 2009 by 1


 
Ontario green license plate for hybrids and EVs

Ontario Goes Green With New Plates, HOV Perks

High Occupancy Vehicle lanes help reduce traffic congestion by encouraging carpools. In states like California and Virginia, they're also used as incentives for green car... read more November 3, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Thefts Down, But LoJack Looks Ahead To Hybrids and Electrics

In any normal vehicle, a slight drain on the battery is no big deal. But if you have a hybrid—or, for that matter, if you have a finicky old British roadster in the garage... read more October 28, 2009 by 2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Invites Public To Name 2011 Chevrolet Volt Paint Color

General Motors first revealed the production version of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt in September of 2008 and ever since the original unveiling the car has appeared in the same... read more October 22, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Toyota Prius

For 2010, Toyota Prius Again Tops EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2010 Toyota Prius is again the most fuel-efficient performer in the U.S. market, at 50 mpg Combined, while runners-up include the 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid (42 mpg), Honda... read more October 16, 2009 by 1


 
Hyundai Blue-Will plug-in hybrid concept, Seoul Motor Show, April 2009

Hyundai Wants To Be World’s Greenest Automaker By 2015

Hyundai has just released its 2009 Sustainability Report, which outlines the strategies the automaker will be partaking in over the next couple of years as part of its... read more October 9, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo Listens Carefully In New NVH Lab

As the editors of TheCarConnection.com have experienced time and time again, an unsatisfying sound or some stray creaks and rattles can ruin an otherwise perfectly good... read more October 5, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy, Step Up To The EV Plate

The American South may not be the first place you think of when it comes to EVs, but two Southern utility companies -- Florida Power & Light and Duke Energy -- have both... read more September 28, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo To Sell Diesel-Electric Plug-in Hybrids By 2012

Technology has always been at the core of the automobile, and as tehcnology steps forward, so too does the automotive powetrain--from the realm of pure combustion to... read more September 25, 2009 by 8


 
2011 Kia Sorento

Report: Kia Working On Production Diesel-Hybrid For 2012

What do you do when you're already one of the most value-conscious carmakers on the market? You set a goal to pack in more technology than even luxury marques can manage, and... read more September 23, 2009 by 0


 
Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Driven: Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Mazda hasn’t ignored the possibility of a hydrogen economy, but it’s taken a quite different path than other automakers with its hydrogen test vehicles, like the Premacy... read more September 18, 2009 by 0


 
2009 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

It's a diesel, a hybrid, a plug-in, a three-cylinder--and a tour de force, perhaps? BMW's Vision EfficientDynamics concept has been the subject of rumor and innuendo for... read more September 15, 2009 by 2


 
2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak

Jaguar Debuts Plug-In Hybrid 'Limo-Green' Concept

Hot on the heels of Fisker's announcement about fuel efficiency for its Karma sedan comes word of a new luxury vehicle from Jaguar that bears a few technological similarities... read more September 11, 2009 by 10


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Mercedes-Benz S500 Concept for Frankfurt: Plug-In Hybrid S-Class

The Frankfurt Auto Show this year is all about green cars: highly fuel efficient clean diesels, electric cars, and plug-in hybrids. It's where the German automakers offer up... read more September 10, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

More Photos, Details On Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

Plug-in hybrids aren't new at Toyota. They don't have any on the street yet - at least for retail customers - but they are prepping test fleets of plug-in Priuses all over... read more September 10, 2009 by 2


 

 
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