User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Vehicles
Last updated: Jun 01 2016 24:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
11,581 to 11,600 of 18,641    
AP Enterprise: Calif. lawmakers keep vehicle perk 3.12.2010 Seattle Times: Nation & World
California lawmakers enjoy a perk that seems like luxurious amenity in a state that has been slashing billions of dollars from its budget: taxpayer-provided cars.
Also found in: [+]
AP Enterprise: Calif. lawmakers keep vehicle perk (AP) 3.12.2010 Yahoo: US National
AP - California lawmakers enjoy a perk that seems like luxurious amenity in a state that has been slashing billions of dollars from its budget: taxpayer-provided cars. ...
AP Enterprise: Calif. lawmakers keep vehicle perk 3.12.2010 AP National
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California lawmakers enjoy a perk that seems like luxurious amenity in a state that has been slashing billions of dollars from its budget: taxpayer-provided cars....
Also found in: [+]
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan 3.12.2010 Boston Globe: Technology
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan
Also found in: [+]
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan 3.12.2010 AP Business
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Nissan showed off its Leaf electric car Friday, trumpeting its zero-emission technology and practicality with video of the hatchback zipping through snow and water....
Also found in: [+]
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan 3.12.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan
Also found in: [+]
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan 3.12.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Nissan showed off its Leaf electric car Friday, trumpeting its zero-emission technology and practicality with video of the hatchback zipping through snow and water.
Also found in: [+]
Nissan launches Leaf, world's 1st mass-market EV (Reuters) 3.12.2010 Yahoo: Business
Reuters - Japan's Nissan Motor Co marked a major milestone in automotive history on Friday with the launch of the zero-emission Leaf, the world's first electric car to be mass-marketed.
Also found in: [+]
Nissan rolls out Leaf electric car in Japan, highlights image-perk social innovation 3.12.2010 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
Also found in: [+]
In Afghan cauldron, realism trumps rulebook 3.12.2010 MSNBC
"Clear, hold and build" is the official formula for fighting the Taliban, but in this southern river valley, the most dangerous place in Afghanistan, the experts say you have to be a realist to succeed. ...
Also found in: [+]
India Climate Change and Energy News - November 21 to November 27, 2010 3.12.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
Climate Change India Seeks to Resolve Climate Disputes in Cancun “India has offered two proposals for the U.N. climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, in hopes of redefining its global image and helping to resolve disputes that have stymied agreement on...
Also found in: [+]
Roadshow: Police escort from airport was for fallen San Jose Marine 3.12.2010 San Jose Mercury News: News
Nineteen-year-old soldier was killed in combat the day before Thanksgiving.
Also found in: [+]
L.A. Auto Show Debrief: Don't Listen to Automakers When They Say "It Can't Be Done" 3.12.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
For decades, automakers have repeated one line: “It can’t be done.” On display at last week’s L.A. Auto Show – at which fuel efficient gasoline cars, electric vehicles, and clean diesels assumed center stage – were the greatest hits of...
Also found in: [+]
White House Makes Progress on Saving Energy 3.12.2010 Newsweek Top Stories
The words “bureaucracy” and “efficiency” usually don’t make it into the same headline. But the White House’s efforts to cut the government’s energy use are making some progress.
Also found in: [+]
Green: A Spin in the Chevy Volt 3.12.2010 NY Times: Science
A booster of plug-in hybrids shows off his three-month loaner, saying it saves him two and a half gallons of gas a day.

Also found in: [+]
The Road to Cancún: Good News on the Climate Crisis 2.12.2010 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

What we are witnessing today, here and everywhere, is the embryonic formation of a New Climate Internationale - farmers, workers, indigenous people, students, and consumers uniting to save the Earth from catastrophic global warming. What we are demonstrating on hundreds of thousands of organic farms and ranches; in thousands of community organizing projects; and in our direct action protests to stop coal plants, mega-developments, and deforestation is that a New World is possible - a new, relocalized climate-friendly Commonwealth, rising out of the rubble and ruins of the old.

Click here to read this article

Also found in: [+]
How will cities be shaped by transit in the future? 2.12.2010 Grist Magazine
by Ben Tuxworth. According to Chris Borroni-Bird, director of GM’s advanced technology vehicle concepts work, we’re about to see a new chapter in the story of cars and cities. “In the past 100 years, the automobile has shaped the city ... in the future, the opposite will be the case: cities will shape mobility.” Sounds interesting—but if it’s true, how will we get about in 2040? With most big cities already struggling to provide effective mass transit, and the world’s population growing and converging on urban areas, there’s a crisis of mobility heading our way. At Forum for the Future, we’ve just constructed four scenarios for the future of urban mobility in megacities (i.e. those over 10 million), speculating about how these and other forces, including declining fossil-fuel availability and patterns of city governance, might play out in the next 30 years. The work has yielded four rather different future megacity scenarios, brought to ...
Also found in: [+]
How Cities Must Change Radically in Face of Population Growth 2.12.2010 TreeHugger
How Cities Must Change Radically in Face of Population Growth
Also found in: [+]
Governments around the World are Acting to Reduce their Footprints 2.12.2010 Environmental News Network
The sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Cancun is the latest UN effort to get the international community to act on climate change. Although COP16 is not expected to produce a binding agreement, many governments have adopted initiatives to diminish their environmental impacts and carbon footprint.
Also found in: [+]
Japan's Smaller Car Makers Look to Undercut Hybrids 2.12.2010 Wall St. Journal: US Business
As Japan's big auto makers ramp up production of hybrids and electric cars, some smaller competitors are betting that a new wave of ultra-efficient gas-engine cars will appeal to customers unwilling to pay a premium for green motoring.
Also found in: [+]
11,581 to 11,600 of 18,641