User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Vehicles
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Grid sets electric cars' green standard 18.7.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Grid sets electric cars' green standard
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WWU team up for $10 million prize for super-fuel-efficient car 18.7.2010 Seattle Times: Local
A team from Western Washington University's Vehicle Research Institute is in the running for the $10 million X Prize, an international competition designed to find a super-fuel-efficient car.
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Boeing's workhorse 737 must confront new competitors 18.7.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Both Boeing and Airbus face a tough strategic decision: how to handle the immediate threat from the CSeries and, further out, the proposed Chinese C919 and Russian MS-21 narrow-bodies, all powered by new, highly efficient engines.
T still pursuing ways to stop illegal parking at bus stops 18.7.2010 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
T still pursuing ways to stop illegal parking at bus stops
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Quiet hybrids: An end to the sounds of silence? 17.7.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Quiet hybrids: An end to the sounds of silence?
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Oil price settles just above $76 a barrel (AP) 17.7.2010 Yahoo: Business
AP - Oil prices retreated on disappointing economic news. Here's how energy prices traded.
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Cosmic Log: Light cars take on heavy trips 17.7.2010 MSNBC
Science editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: Automotive innovators are proving that low-weight, high-efficiency cars can go the distance. ...
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Clean-tech, biotech help VC funding soar 16.7.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Clean-tech, biotech help VC funding soar
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The Clean Air Challenge: Who’s missing at this party? 16.7.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By terry marasco Updated Jul 16, 2010 12:25PM MDT When Gov. Gary Herbert held a press conference this winter he asked us to be responsible and drive less. He, along with Mayors Peter Corroon and Ralph Becker, again asked us to drive less to clean the air. I was struck by the missing link to improving air quality in these press conferences. At neither event were the business and industry communities present. While about 55 percent of pollutants come from cars and trucks, business and industry contribute much of the rest. Even some of these mob... ...
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Obama Boosts Michigan's Advanced Battery Industry 16.7.2010 ENS
Obama Boosts Michigan's Advanced Battery Industry
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The Big Green Buy 16.7.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Christian Parenti

In the wake of the BP oil spill, some captains of industry have begun calling for government leadership to spur a clean-energy revolution. In June billionaire software mogul Bill Gates visited Washington and encouraged lawmakers to pony up public subsidies to triple clean-tech R&D funding from $5 billion to $16 billion annually.

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Christian Parenti: The Big Green Buy: How Government's Purchasing Power Can Drive The Clean-Energy Revolution 16.7.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
"The Big Green Buy" is part of a special issue of The Nation Magazine about green energy and how we can get off oil. You...
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A greener trip to the sky 16.7.2010 Boston Globe: Business
A greener trip to the sky
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Obama pins hopes on an untested hero: the battery 16.7.2010 Twincities.com: Nation
HOLLAND, Mich. — President Barack Obama, struggling to connect with voters on the economy, on Thursday cast an unlikely hero as the star of his narrative of redemption and recovery: the battery.
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Obama: 'Jobs of the future' in Mich. (Politico) 16.7.2010 Yahoo: Politics
Politico - Obama says his emergency spending programs are responsible for creating jobs in Michigan.
Massport spending $35m to upgrade Logan buses 15.7.2010 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Massport spending $35m to upgrade Logan buses
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Sydney Tries Greener Transport With Electric Cars, New Cycleway 15.7.2010 ENS
Sydney Tries Greener Transport With Electric Cars, New Cycleway
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Will new charging stations spark electric car sales? 15.7.2010 MinnPost

NEW YORK — For New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, it was a "the-chicken-or-the-egg" type of question: Do you build charging stations for electric vehicles so people buy energy-efficient cars or do you wait until they buy the cars and then provide a place for them to recharge their car batteries?

On Wednesday, Mr. Bloomberg answered the question by opening the city’s first electric-vehicle charging station at a commercial parking lot, adding some spark to a nationwide push to boost infrastructure for electric cars.

 

New York Revs Up for Plug-Ins 15.7.2010 NY Times: Science
New York Revs Up for Plug-Ins
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The Coming Hybrid Blowout: When Oil Is More Expensive We'll Need A 'Clear-Cut Preventer' 15.7.2010 TreeHugger
The Coming Hybrid Blowout: When Oil Is More Expensive We'll Need A 'Clear-Cut Preventer'
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