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Professor Invents Kit To Turn Any Car Into A Hybrid

Posted 04.01.2013 | College

A team of students at Middle Tennessee State University have developed a kit that can turn any car into a fuel-efficient hybrid. Dr. Charles Perry...

The Cheaper Alternative To Buying A Hybrid

Posted 08.02.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Nino Marchetti: The bright minds of young college students and their mentors are at work again in the world of green technolo...

Plug-In 2011: Rising Tide for Electric Cars

Michael Carmichael | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green
Michael Carmichael

Even in the midst of the worst recession since the 1930s, the trend to electric cars and plug-in hybrid is growing stronger. While the market is not yet flooded with plug-in electric cars, manufacturers are accelerating their design, development and production.

Poo Power: British VW Bug Runs On Bio-Gas

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

POO POWER! GENeco, a waste treatment company in Bristol, UK set out to prove that bio-gas could be a reliable alternative transportation fuel, so they...

Toyota's Gift to Detroit

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Toyota's crisis is the biggest gift to American automakers since the government's bailout eighteen months ago. If Detroit is smart, we'll be hearing a lot of "Buy American" very soon.

Early Odds for Green Car of the Year

Scott Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Burgess

For the 2010 model year consumers have lots to choose from, but my odds on favorite for this year's award, which will be handed out Dec. 3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the Toyota Prius.

Fuel-Cell Toyota By 2015

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Toyota Motor, the world's top automaker, plans to roll out a fuel-cell car by 2015 in its push to stay ahead in the global race for green autos, vice ...

Top 10 Green Cars Of 2009

enn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So, if you're due for a new ride, consider one of the most eco-friendly cars released this year: from the Tesla Roadster to the Volkswagon Jetta TDI. ...

Is American Car Patriotism Dead?

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Feldman

To succeed again, GM must do more than build good cars. GM must find a path from 'buy American' to 'buy green' and then it must become that path.

Iran Claims It Has Made World's Most Powerful Natural Gas Car

Wired | Chuck Squatriglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Middle East's largest automaker has unveiled a four-door sedan, claiming its engine is the world's most powerful run by natural gas. It's a signif...

Stimulate Greening in the Public Square II

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amitai Etzioni

We should focus on public facilities -- one can expect much bang for the buck and much quicker results than if one deals with the private sector.

Los Angeles Auto Show - It's a wrap!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How anxious are the Detroit Three carmakers to make sales? My wife and I were at the Los Angeles Auto Show last night, "Black Friday," at the Los Ang...

How To Save A Major Automobile Company

Neil Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Neil Young

The Big 3 are looking for a bailout. They should only get it if they agree to stop building autos that contribute to global warming now.

Chevy Volt: Batteries Charge Fine, It's Carrying, Cooling And Using Them Them That's Not Ready

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Early versions of the Chevrolet Volt's battery packs are powerful enough to run the high-stakes rechargeable car, but doz...

5 Technologies That Improve Internal Combustion Engines

TreeHugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

5 Fuel-Saving Technologies In the long run, the internal combustion engine (ICE) is on the way out and electric motors are on the way in, but ICEs hav...

Paul McCartney's Eco Car Arrives After A Long Journey

Daily Mail | Liz Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

He may be proud of his green credentials as he nips around town in his environmentally friendly £84,000 green hybrid Lexus. But Sir Paul McCartney's...

Prince Charles' Aston Martin Hybrid Runs On Wine

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Chevy Volt, a new kind of hybrid announced by General Motors, was recently called "the Barack Obama of automobiles." Prince Charles is hoping he ...