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Wheels: The Year in Cars 2010: A Last Look Back 1.1.2011 NY Times: Automobiles
New technologies thrived, old brands died and a big, powerful German sedan charmed three of our auto critics.

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Shortcuts: Reminder for 2011: No Such Thing as Routine Chores 1.1.2011 NY Times: Business
The Shortcuts columns that drew the most attention from readers in 2010 dealt with seemingly mundane tasks, like using the dishwasher and changing oil.

It's time to return to a robust urbanism 31.12.2010 Seattle Times: Opinion
Columnist Neal Peirce writes it's time to return to robust urbanism, the relatively compact, more energy-efficient growth we once practiced in our cities and towns, but lost in our rush to build far-flung, auto-centric subdivisions and strip malls after World War II.
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New year proves dangerous time for the depressed 31.12.2010 SFGate: Top Stories
New year proves dangerous time for the depressed
Critics’ Picks of 2010: Jerry Garrett’s Top 10 Cars of 2010 31.12.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
From a sleek European sedan to the last effort from an American brand.

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Critics’ Picks: James G. Cobb’s Top 10 Cars of 2010 31.12.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
From an entertaining European hatchback to a new engine in an enduring American favorite.

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Critics’ Picks: Lawrence Ulrich’s Top 10 Cars of 2010 31.12.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
From the world’s best sports car to an unexpectedly appealing moon buggy.

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Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf post small December sales (AP) 31.12.2010 Yahoo: Top Stories
AP - This was the year General Motors Co. and Nissan made good on their promise to bring mass-produced electric cars to the market. But don't count on seeing one in traffic soon. Sales so far have been microscopic and they're likely to stay that way for some time because of limited supplies. ...
China Extends Car Subsidies 31.12.2010 Wall St. Journal: US Business
China will extend subsidies for energy-efficient cars and new energy cars throughout 2011, as part of China's aim to conserve energy and reduce emissions.
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China counts £130bn cost of economic growth and other environmental news 31.12.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
NRDC has been working in China for fifteen years on such issues as climate, energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy, governance and law, health, and green supply chain issues. This China Environmental News Alert is a weekly compilation of news...
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Rose Parade's 'green' move is a baby step 31.12.2010 Greenspace
Back in September, the Tournament of Roses proudly announced American Honda Motor Co. was going to be its first-ever presenting sponsor, "employing Honda's innovative environmental technologies to help the Rose Parade function more efficiently and reduce its carbon footprint." Which...
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Rose Parade moving at a crawl toward being green 31.12.2010 LA Times: Top News
The annual New Year's Day tradition is far behind other major public events in the trend to offset environmental impact.

It was September, and the Tournament of Roses was proud of its newly signed sponsor, American Honda Motor Co. The automaker, promoters said, not only was the first-ever presenting sponsor, it was "employing Honda's innovative environmental technologies to help the Rose Parade function more efficiently and reduce its carbon footprint."


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King coal: The future looks a lot like the past 31.12.2010 Seattle Times: Opinion
George F. Will looks at the proposal to ship coal to China via a port in Longview and concludes: If the future belongs to electric cars, those in China may run on energy currently stored beneath Wyoming and Montana.
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On Eve of New Climate Regs, A Primer on Federal Greenhouse Gas Regimes: Part I 30.12.2010 Environmental News Network
For 2 years industry officials, states, and environmentalists have had 2 January 2011 circled on their calendars. That's the date greenhouse gases officially become regulated pollutants under the Clean Air Act—a direct result of a 2007 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that carbon dioxide is a pollutant under that law. The Environmental Protection Agency's effort to control greenhouse emissions will only get more controversial as myriad lawsuits challenge the regime and Republicans, now ascendant in the House of Representatives, seek to stop EPA in its tracks.
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Wheels: Start-Stop Technology: Not Just for Hybrids Anymore 30.12.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
Long a feature of purely internal-combustion vehicles in Europe, the gasoline-saving system is beginning to find an American audience.

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Will 2011 be a stretch of bad road for autos? 30.12.2010 MSNBC

GM is betting that demand for its Volt will be high.  But it will be a first major test of how Americans feel about really owning an electric car.The waning days of 2010 offer an opportunity to look back on what might charitably be described as a “learning experience” for much of the auto industry.


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From the Community: December Edition 30.12.2010 EcoTone
From the Community: December Edition
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Vt. power companies promise car-charging stations 30.12.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
Vt. power companies promise car-charging stations
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Castle Rock's popular shuttle bus reaches end of the line 30.12.2010 Headlines: All Headlines
Juliet Hudson finished buying groceries at a local Safeway on Wednesday and then waited for the shuttle bus to take her home.
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Five questions about winter driving 30.12.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
Know your car and your ability.
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