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Car Industry Group to Public: It's Not All Our Fault, It's Yours Too

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It's the same story we've been hearing from car-makers, especially those in Detroit, for the past 30 years: "Just wait a little longer and we'll have those new cars and trucks you've been hoping for."

McCain, Obama Race To Promise More Plug-In Cars, Clean Driving

Popular Mechanics | Chris Ladd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the fight for the White House turned into an all-out energy policy battle this summer, both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have thrown their...

Will China Design The First Plug-In Hybrid?

Treehugger | Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BYD is China's largest battery maker. Chances are, if you have a cellphone or a mp3 player, you have one of their products. The company is getting int...

Obama Delivers a Real Energy Plan for America: Efficiency Now, 10% Renewables by 2012, One Million Plug-ins by 2015

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

This is easily the best energy plan ever put forward by a nominee of either party. By comparison, the plan of John "Nothing but Nukes" McCain plan is a joke.

Biodiesel? Veggie Diesel? Frequently Asked Questions

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is biodiesel, anyway? Biodiesel, the common name for fatty acid alkyl esters, is a biological-based fuel that can substitute petroleum fuels in d...

Electric Cars: Where Will The Infrastructure Come From?

GreenBiz | Joel Makower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week's announcement by General Motors that it has joined with more than 30 utility companies across the U.S. to work on issues related to electri...

Can GM Survive?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

John McCain visited a GM factory and said if cars like the Volt, a plug-in gas/electric hybrid GM is developing, really do make it to market (still a question mark), "hundreds of thousands of jobs will be created." He's wrong.

The Detroit Three --- Making Any Relevant Cars or Trucks?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

That the Detroit Three have to build cars and trucks which make sense now and in the future, and which Americans want to buy.

What's A Plug-In Hybrid? Frequently Asked Questions...

ClimateProgress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Climate Progress has blogged on Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) many times because they are an important part of the solution, but certain questions keep comi...

Plug-In Cars Could Actually Increase Air Pollution

USA Today | James R. Healey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The expected introduction of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles could cut U.S. gasoline use but could increase deadly air pollution in some areas, two r...

Chrysler Opts For All-Electric Cars Rather Than Plug-Ins

CNet News | Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When you're No. 3, you've got to do something. At the Detroit auto show this week, Chrysler showed off three green car concepts, including an all-ele...