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GM hiring to push electric effort beyond Volt (Reuters) 1.12.2010 Yahoo: Business

An electric Volt vehicle driven by General Motor Co Vice Chairman Tom Stephens pulls into the front of GM's world headquarters in Detroit, Michigan October 12, 2010. REUTERS/Rebecca CookReuters - General Motors Co said on Tuesday it would hire 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan over the next two years to develop more electric cars and hybrids as it launched its battery-powered Chevrolet Volt.


G.M. Plans 1,000 New Hires to Develop More Green Vehicles 1.12.2010 International Herald Tribune: Business
As the plug-in Volt begins production, G.M. says it will hire 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan to develop more electric cars and hybrids.
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Israeli Electric Cars on the Fast Track – Says Company’s Power Supplier 30.11.2010 Environmental News Network
Contrary to reservations being made about the Better Place electric car company being a monopoly in Israel's upcoming electric car market, it now appears that the head of one of the country's largest holding companies, the Israel Corporation, is very positive concerning the future of electric cars in Israel and other countries. Favorable remarks in regards to electric cars were made recently by Israel Corps.' CEO, Nir Gilad, in an interview with Globes Financial News.
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Toyota to fix 650,000 Prius hybrids over heat 30.11.2010 MSNBC
Toyota Motor Corp will pay to fix about 650,000 Prius models worldwide for a coolant pump glitch that could cause the top-selling hybrid to overheat and lose power, the carmaker said.

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GM To Go On Mini Hiring Spree To Boost Electric Car Line 30.11.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
DETROIT: - General Motors Co said on Tuesday it would hire 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan over the next two years to develop more...
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EDFix Call #11 Afterthoughts: Light-duty fleets – The next ten years 30.11.2010 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDFix Call #11 – Summary (12 min.) Download MP3 | Subscribe in iTunes EDFix Call #11 – Full (64 min.) Download MP3 | Subscribe in iTunes Get Call Updates by Email With Jim Motavalli, we dove into the part of fleet management most like the everyday cars we drive: light-duty fleets. These fleets include rental [...]
Meet the 98% Recyclable Subway Car - Coming in 2012 (Video) 30.11.2010 TreeHugger
Meet the 98% Recyclable Subway Car - Coming in 2012 (Video)
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Charge Your Electric Car At This Old-Time Country Store & Restaurant 30.11.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
LEBANON, Tenn. — Cracker Barrel, modeled to represent a slower time of rocking chairs on old wooden porches, will soon feature a very modern technology...
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Toyota to Replace Cooling Pumps in 650,000 Priuses 30.11.2010 NY Times: Business
The company, which is calling the move a customer satisfaction campaign, said the repair was needed in Prius cars for model years 2004 through to 2007.

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Toyota says 650K Priuses need work on pumps 30.11.2010 Houston Chronicle: Business
Of the Prius cars that need fixing, 390,000 are in North America and 180,000 are in Japan.


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Toyota fixing coolant pump in 650,000 Prius hybrids around the world 30.11.2010 Star Tribune: Business
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Toyota to fix 650,000 Prius hybrids for heat risk (Reuters) 30.11.2010 Yahoo: Business

A factory worker checks Toyota Prius vehicle on a production line in Japan. The country's industrial production fell for the fifth consecutive month in October, data showed Tuesday, as stimulus effects waned and slowing global demand hit exports, further slowing a fragile recovery.(AFP/File/Toshifumi Kitamura)Reuters - Toyota Motor Corp will pay to fix about 650,000 Prius models worldwide for a coolant pump glitch that could cause the top-selling hybrid to overheat and lose power, the automaker said.


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Toyota fixing coolant pump in Prius globally 30.11.2010 AP Business
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota is fixing the pump that cools the hybrid system in 650,000 Prius cars - the Japanese automaker's prized green vehicle - but is adamant the repair being carried out worldwide isn't another recall....
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Toyota fixing coolant pump in Prius globally 30.11.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Toyota fixing coolant pump in Prius globally
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Toyota fixing coolant pump in Prius globally (AP) 30.11.2010 Science
AP - Toyota is fixing the pump that cools the hybrid system in 650,000 Prius cars — the Japanese automaker's prized green vehicle — but is adamant the repair being carried out worldwide isn't another recall.
Toyota fixing coolant pump in Prius globally 30.11.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Toyota is fixing the coolant pump in 650,000 Prius hybrid cars around the world but says the action isn't a recall.
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Graphene Supercapacitor Breakthrough Offers Energy Density Comparable to NiMH Battery! 30.11.2010 TreeHugger
Graphene Supercapacitor Breakthrough Offers Energy Density Comparable to NiMH Battery!
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Toyota to fix 378,000 Prius hybrids for heat risk (Reuters) 30.11.2010 Yahoo: Business
Reuters - Toyota Motor Corp will pay to fix about 378,000 Prius models in the United States for a coolant pump glitch that could cause the top-selling hybrid to overheat and lose power, the automaker said on Monday.
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8 Electric-Car Myths Busted 29.11.2010 Mother Jones
I'm about as far from a gearhead as it gets, but even so, I was excited about the release of the nation's first two consumer plug-in electric vehicles: the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf . The Volt can go 40 miles on battery power and another 310 thanks to an auxiliary gas engine, which kicked in smoothly as I floored it up a hill during a recent test drive. The Leaf is—even cooler—completely electric, with a range of about 100 miles. In 2011, Ford, Mitsubishi, and Mercedes-Benz plan to introduce their own tailpipe-free models. GE has ordered up thousands for its sales force, and the federal government has set a target for 1 million electric vehicles by 2015. (A good step, even considering the 246 million or so gas vehicles already on the road.) Are we finally ready after years of false starts? Despite widespread public jitters, the experts I polled said yes. Herewith, eight e-car worries not to spin your wheels over. Our grid can't handle the added burden . While electric cars do ...
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New locally made electric vehicle getting ready to hit the streets 29.11.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Business
If your conscience has evolved to a deep shade of green and you have $25,000 to spare on a locally manufactured, three-wheeled gas-less electric vehicle with an 'honest' 100 mile range, you may be ready for a Triac.
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