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Toyota Doesn't Want You To Plug In Its Electric Cars
Then Toyota’s wireless charging system will probably interest you. Interested in an electric or plug-in hybrid car but not
How Exactly Will We Move Away from Fossil Fuels?
Corporate Strategy Advisor; Author, The Big Pivot (co-author G...
As the world migrates away from carbon-based fuels, trillions of barrels of oil and billions of tons of coal -- the assets sitting on the books of energy companies -- will become "stranded," or worthless. It's a compelling argument, but only if we can answer a key question.
Did You Hear the One About the Serious Environmentalist?
Senior Comms Dir (Climate/Health), Environmental Defense Fund ...
If you spend time with environmental activists, you'll find that most of us don't fit the stereotype. We won't scold you for driving the wrong car or turning up the heat on a cold day, and we probably tell more jokes about ourselves than any else.
Toyota Prius In California: Hybrid Car Is Becoming More Popular, 2012 Registrations Show
Traveling down to California as I frequently do, I increasingly notice more and more Prius hybrids on the roads. Though they
I Am Car-Less in Los Angeles
I gave up my car last July. Yes, you read that right. And it's been seven months of car-less bliss. continue to bike/bus/walk/hitch rides to get around.
How Environmental Regulation Could Use Industrial Design to Save the Planet
When people are forced to follow the rules, a lot of them refuse to budge or push back. However, if the issue can be reframed, shall we say, the regulations could be a lot more effective.
Is 40 the New 30 for People and Auto Mileage? Kicking the Tires at the LA Auto Show
Author, journalist, writer, producer, director
Is 40 miles per gallon (mpg) the new 30? Could this be the de facto standard for a new crop of vigorous, green machines that promise to cart our gracefully aging selves around while taking baby sips of fuel or electrons?
Prius Is Richest Californians' Favorite Car, Topping Mercedes, BMW (PHOTOS)
The richest Americans can have any car that gets their engines going -- a Lamborghini, a Ferrari, a Porsche -- you name it
Help! I am Going to Turn into a Man!
Myra Demeter, Ph.D.
Educator, Mom, Community activist, Stroke Survivor Caretaker/Wife
We just returned from our first weekend away from home since my husband's stroke 20 months ago.
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Be Afraid: Who's Driving SUVs These Days
Co-founder of Archer School
But as for the rest of the world -- what do we do about them? Expect to be afraid. But it's the other owners, the ones with
Toyota Prius, Other Fuel-Saving Cars, May Soon Be Free Of Heavily Regulated Rare Earths
By Reuters, Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp has developed a way to make hybrid and electric vehicles without the use of expensive
2012 Detroit Auto Show Highlights: Day 2 (PHOTOS)
The North American International Auto Show press preview week kicked off in Detroit Monday with big debuts from the Big Three
The Shaky Marriage of Apathy and Activism
TED speaker, UC Berkeley student, feminist and writer
We try to live in a bubble of Priuses and occasional donations, shopping trips to buy sustainably made $40 shorts with our friends, conversations about school events and neighborhood redecorations.
A Small Victory
Here's how it worked out: We drove the anticipated 2,000 miles. We averaged 49+ miles per gallon, in spite of horrible driving conditions and an unexpected side trip into New Jersey (!).
Brooks Pits 'Connection' vs. 'Adventure,' But Why Not Both?
The conservative writer/commentator David Brooks, in this New Yorker excerpt from his new book The Social Animal: A Story
Toyota's Audacious Goal: Double Profit by 2015
"With the intense competition in global markets against the likes of Hyundai Motor and Volkswagen, it's not clear what Toyota's
Red Herring Alert: Planet Earth Does Not Need a Care Package
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
When it comes to issues like climate change, one of George Will's favorite tactics is the
, also known in some circles as a red herring. Think of it as a rhetorical sleight of hand.
Darrell Issa, US Rep. With Auto Industry Ties, Blames Victim In Toyota Acceleration Case
The office of U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa expressed doubts over the weekend about a San Diego's man's report of a harrowing, out
Toyota Recalls Time When You Were So Happy Together
Imma let you finish...
In related news, Felicia Thurgood of New Salem has announced that she will be recalling her 16-year-old son, Derek, who recently failed out of his third high school.
Toyota, I Am Un-Friending You
You weren't honest, you haven't been listening and you often don't respond when I call. I never thought it would end like this between me and you,
Toyota Recall: Two Toyota Employees, Former NHTSA Regulators, Got US To Stop Accelerator Probes
Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S. investigations of unintended
Prius Still A Hollywood Hit
Toyota is adding a recall of its best-selling Prius Hybrids to its troubles. So will the greenest stars still climb into
The F Word: Pledge to Save Journalism
Here's the story: ABC News and its chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross have been reporting on the problem of "runaway
Toyota's Gift to Detroit
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
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
Toyota: Prius Brakes Have Design Problems
Complaints about braking problems in the third-generation Prius have been reported in both the U.S. and Japan, combining
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