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Ford Cuts Vehicle CO2 Emissions, Inches Up Fuel Economy 17.6.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Last year, Ford cut its new vehicles' carbon dioxide emissions by 12 percent, slightly improved fleet fuel economy, exceeded its water and landfill waste goals, saved $15 million with energy efficiency efforts and increased its use of recycled, renewable and lightweight materials.

Ford Cuts Vehicle CO2 Emissions, Inches Up Fuel Economy
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You Want Range? Middle East EV Promises 2,236 Miles 17.6.2010 Wired Top Stories
But waitm there's more. Zero to 60 in 4 seconds, and massaging seats, too!


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Silicon Valley business leaders test drive Prius plug-in hybrids 17.6.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Business
Toyota executives gave the keys to three cars to the Silicon Valley Leadership Group as part of an 18-month demonstration project.
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Prototype Prius plug-in getting road tests 16.6.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Prototype Prius plug-in getting road tests
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Roundtable: NOLA Environmental Attorney Monique Harden, Sierra Club Exec Director Michael Brune and Leading Scientist Amory Lovins on the BP Oil Spill and the Way to a Green Energy Future 16.6.2010 Democracy Now!
We host a discussion on how the Obama administration has handled this catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico and explore concrete ways that this country might finally move away from a fossil-fuel economy with three guests: New Orleans attorney Monique Harden of Advocates for Environmental Human Rights; Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune; and Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute in Colorado, widely recognized as one of the world's most influential energy thinkers. [includes rush transcript]
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Michigan Drives For A Battery-Powered Recovery 16.6.2010 NPR News
The struggling state and the Obama administration have invested billions in advanced battery plants, both to create jobs and spark clean energy alternatives.
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Pop-up outdoor cafe brings life back to Civic Center 16.6.2010 Headlines: All Headlines
Pop-up outdoor cafe brings life back to Civic Center
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Saving Energy, and Its Cost - New York Times 16.6.2010 google news
Saving Energy , and Its Cost New York Times A bill from Senators Richard Lugar, left, and Lindsey Graham focuses on energy efficiency at offices and homes. But then came the market revolution of the ... and ...
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Are Electric Vehicles Really the Better Environmental Choice? Usually. 16.6.2010 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This is a guest post by Rachel Dutton, EDF Corporate Partnerships Intern. As a gasoline-dependent nation, we’re constantly searching for ways to reduce our demand for oil – particularly in the wake of the devastating oil spill in the Gulf Coast. For those looking to forego powering their cars on gasoline, electric cars are emerging as [...]
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From Aluminum, a Gas Mileage Bonus 16.6.2010 NYT > Environment
From Aluminum, a Gas Mileage Bonus
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How Johnson Controls Powers Its Way Through the Cleantech Revolution 15.6.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

While cleantech often conjures an image of the lone entrepreneur struggling to bring new technology to market, companies like Johnson Controls are changing that view. "Cleantech" no longer equals "startup," as old-line companies increase their green profile.

How Johnson Controls Powers Its Way Through the Cleantech Revolution
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VW Says Hybrid Jetta Is on Its Way 15.6.2010 NY Times: Automobiles
Volkswagen, in revealing its new Jetta compact on Tuesday, said that a hybrid version would appear in 2012.

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Prototype Prius plug-in getting road tests 15.6.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Prototype Prius plug-in getting road tests
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How Johnson Controls Powers Its Way through the Cleantech Revolution 15.6.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

While cleantech often conjures an image of the lone entrepreneur struggling to bring new technology to market, companies like Johnson Controls are changing that view. "Cleantech" no longer equals "startup," as old-line companies increase their green profile.

How Johnson Controls Powers Its Way through the Cleantech Revolution
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Electric Delivery Truck Hauls Fish without Oil 15.6.2010 Switchboard, from NRDC
Yesterday, I had the privilege of meeting Edward Taylor, a local pioneer for cleaner, less oil-dependent transportation. Ed owns Down East Seafood supply company here in New York City. As a seller of fish, Ed relies on healthy, oil-free seas around the...
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Oil prices rise towards $76 (AFP) 15.6.2010 Yahoo: Business

Oil prices climbed to just below 76 dollars as the US currency weakened against the euro.(AFP/File/Shaun Curry)AFP - Oil prices climbed on Tuesday to just below 76 dollars as the US currency weakened against the euro, analysts said.


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Green machine: Recycled batteries boost electric cars 15.6.2010 New Scientist: Being Human
Green machine: Recycled batteries boost electric cars
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Police looking for hit-and-run driver that injured man in Rockaway Twp. 15.6.2010 The Daily Record: Local
Police are looking for the vehicle and driver responsible for hitting a 26-year-old pedestrian on Green Pond Road and then leaving the man lying on the road with serious head injuries.
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A More Fuel-Efficient Route Planner 15.6.2010 Technology Review Feed - Tech Review Top Stories
Satellite navigation technology is focusing on reducing fuel consumption. The last few years have seen some satellite navigation systems go from advising motorists of the fastest routes to recommending more fuel-efficient trips. Now Bosch , in Germany, has developed a route-planning system that could squeeze even more fuel savings from a journey by taking into account the car's weight, aerodynamics, engine size, transmission, and even driver aggression level. Bosch says its new ECO2 satnav software can reduce fuel consumption by 9 percent on average while increasing average journey time by only 9 percent. ...
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Police Investigate Abduction Attempt In Plymouth 15.6.2010 WCCO: Local News
Plymouth police are looking for man two girls say tried to lure them into his car Sunday night.
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