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Cadillac Becomes Electric

The Cadillac ELR. The coupe the Cadillac CTS coupe should have been. The packaging the Chevrolet Volt should have had.

It was my favorite debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and I paid special attention to the production version displayed at the show this year. 744 more words

Opinions

A Realistic View of CNG Vehicles in the U.S.

Boston Consulting Group
http://on.bcg.com/1qLU7Ds

As U.S. natural-gas prices have fallen and supplies have increased in recent years, compressed-natural-gas (CNG) vehicles are garnering renewed attention. Major automakers, such as Ford and General Motors, have announced plans for a half-dozen different vehicle models powered by CNG. 136 more words

Energy And Climate

Driving Cleaner: More Electric Vehicles Mean Less Pollution

Environment America
http://environmentamericacenter.org/sites/environment/files/reports/EA_drivingcleaner_scrn.pdf

[From Press Release] …Increasing the number of electric vehicles on the road would reduce global warming pollution.

  • Ten states – California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont – require auto manufacturers to sell electric vehicles in compliance with the Zero Emission Vehicle program.
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Government Policy

Climate-Smart Development: Adding Up the Benefits

World Bank
http://bit.ly/1yJKPwa

[Responding to Climate Change] …The new report, ‘Climate-Smart Development: Adding up the Benefits’, assesses the impact of potential government policies on energy efficiency, waste management and public transport across the six regions. 193 more words

Energy And Climate

The Future of Transportation

Envisioning the future of transportation brings several scenarios to mind. Elon Musk’s predicts the mass use of electric cars, and a possible shift toward radical innovations like the Hyperloop- a high-speed transportation system that resembles a vacuum tube train (or pneumatic tubes used in mailrooms in the early 20th century). 384 more words

Topics

Evolving Business Models for Renewable Energy

American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)
http://www.nanowerk.com/news2/green/newsid=36182.php

…Jointly authored by ACORE members ScottMadden, Sullivan & Worcester, American Clean Energy, RES Americas, Abengoa Solar and Siemens, this resource explores key issues and provides recommendations related to evolving utility and other business models for renewable energy. 127 more words

Energy And Climate

How many alternative fuel vehicles can you name?

A few weeks ago we featured electric cars as one industry that uses brushless DC (BLDC) motors. During investigation there was a blog I found that had a bunch of TLA (three-letter acronyms) for the alternative fuel vehicle industry. 561 more words

BLDC Motors