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Toyota, Tesla Burnish Images by Teaming Up 22.5.2010 Wired Top Stories
Yes, they'll work together on an EV, but the biggest thing both companies get out of their partnership is great PR.


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The Dirty Air Act: An Attack on California's Environmental Legacy 22.5.2010 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Any day now, the Senate will vote on Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s “Resolution of Disapproval.” During an interview this week with Betsy Rosenberg, host of Progressive Radio Network's “On the Green Front,” I explained that environmental groups are deeply opposed to the bill, which would strip the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of all of its [...]
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Reshaping nation's driving habits 22.5.2010 Washington Post
Obama orders first-ever standards for big rigs and more work on stricter rules for 2017 car models.

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White House Announces New Clean Car and Truck Peace Treaty 22.5.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
Almost exactly a year after the historic clean car peace treaty of last May, President Obama today announced two major new steps to reduce America’s carbon pollution and oil dependence.    The president instructed the Environmental Protection Agency and the National...
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Obama seeks tougher mileage, emission standards for cars and — for the first time — big trucks 22.5.2010 Star Tribune: Business
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Obama Eyes Future Auto Fuel Standards 22.5.2010 NPR News
President Obama called for first-ever mileage and emissions standards for big rig and work trucks, seeking to limit pollution from the large vehicles that contribute a big share of it. He also ordered federal agencies to work on stronger auto fuel rules for 2017 and beyond.
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President Obama Announces Next Phase of Landmark Clean Car Agreement 22.5.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2010

NRDC

 President Obama announced two major new steps today to reduce America’s carbon pollution and oil dependence. He instructed the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation, working closely with California and other stakeholders, to issue a second round of greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards covering cars and light trucks for model years 2017-25. These will build on the landmark clean car standards for the 2012-16 model years announced in April.

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Carl Pope: The Breaking Wave 22.5.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Washington, D.C. -- A few months ago, I visited Tokyo for a few days to try to help persuade Toyota to keep open its Fremont...
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Trucks, Oil and Leading for the Long Haul 22.5.2010 NYT > Environment
Obama displays a reality-based approach to energy and the environment.

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Five Ways Technology Can Boost Green Driving Practices 21.5.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Simple software solutions can help drivers and fleet owners significantly save on fuel costs and emissions, all while helping drivers spend less time on the road.

Five Ways Technology Can Boost Green Driving Practices
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Toyota-Tesla deal provides spark for Bay Area 21.5.2010 SFGate: Op-Ed
Toyota-Tesla deal provides spark for Bay Area
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California is the Catalyst for National Clean Cars Deal, not the Hurdle 21.5.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
There is an inference apparently among some in the auto industry that somehow California is a “hurdle” to a national clean car deal for model years 2017 to 2025 (see this article in Detroit News). Nothing could be further from...
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Nation's First-Ever Carbon Pollution and Fuel Economy Standards for Medium and Heavy Trucks Can Help Cut Oil Dependence, Cool the Planet and Save Consumers Money 21.5.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
Today, President Obama directed the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency, working with environmental, state and industrial stakeholders, to adopt the nation’s first greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards for medium and heavy trucks. Freight trucks cover just 9...
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Toyota-Tesla Deal Adds Spark to Electric Car Industry (LiveScience.com) 21.5.2010 Yahoo: Business
LiveScience.com - In a move that may provide a spark for the electric automobile industry, Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is teaming up Tesla Motors Inc, the makers of the only highway-legal all-electric car in the United States. ...
Five Ways Technology Can Boost Green Driving Practices 21.5.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Simple software solutions can help drivers and fleet owners significantly save on fuel costs and emissions, all while helping drivers spend less time on the road.

Five Ways Technology Can Boost Green Driving Practices
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President Obama Announces Next Phase of Landmark Clean Car Agreement 21.5.2010 NRDC: News/Media Center Feed
President Obama Announces Next Phase of Landmark Clean Car Agreement
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Obama orders new fuel standards for future 21.5.2010 Vail Colorado: Business
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama called for first-ever mileage and emissions standards for big rig and work trucks Friday, seeking to limit pollution from the large vehicles that contribute a big share of it. With a presidential memorandum signed in the Rose Garden, Obama also ordered federal agencies that have already brought out new standards for cars and light trucks for the 2012-2016 model years to begin work on even stronger rules for 2017 and beyond. "The disaster in the Gulf only underscores that even as we pursue domestic production to reduce our reliance on imported oil, our long-term security depends on the development of alternative sources of fuel and new transportation technologies," the president said. "I believe that ...
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Obama Kickstarts Process for Truck and Car Fuel Economy, Emissions Standards 21.5.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2010

Union of Concerned Scientists

President Obama's announcement today regarding fuel economy and emissions standards for both passenger vehicles and heavy-duty trucks was welcomed by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Setting strong standards for all classes of motor vehicles would help curb U.S. oil dependence, create new jobs, reduce the heat-trapping emissions that drive global warming, and save consumers billions of dollars at the pump.

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Tesla joins with Toyota to reopen Nummi plant 21.5.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Tesla joins with Toyota to reopen Nummi plant
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Obama Mandates Rules to Raise Fuel Standards 21.5.2010 NY Times: Business
The new rules seek to create an aggressive national policy requiring cars and trucks to get better gas mileage.

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