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GSD&M Idea City Employees to Utilize car2go smart fortwo in Austin TX

By • Aug 12th, 2010 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

car2go announced partnership with GSD&M Idea City to encourage GSD&M Idea City’s Austin-based employees to utilize car2go’s smart fortwo convenient service.



Nissan LEAF at San Diego Alternative Fuels Education Day 2009

By • Nov 20th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

San Diego Alternative Fuels Education Day 2009 to showcase the new Nissan LEAF currently on tour in North America. Come join the fun and check out the Nissan LEAF this Saturday at the San Diego Town And Country Convention Center.



GM Photo of Chevy Volt Crash Test Shows Protected Battery Packs

By • Nov 18th, 2009 • Category: Battery Technology for Hybrid and Electric Cars, Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

GM released photos showing the orange T-shaped battery pack of the Volt is not impacted during frontal collision.



Nissan LEAF priced at $25K to $33K with 100 mile range. Would you buy one?

By • Nov 17th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Polls

Take the Latest CleanCarTalk Poll: Nissan LEAF priced at $25K to $33K with 100 mile range. Would you buy one?



Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid Bus and MB B-Class F-CELL Car Share Common Fuel Cell Technologies

By • Nov 17th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

The new Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid bus is powered by two fuel cell systems of the same type used in the B-Class F-CELL car. Improved fuel cell components and hybridization with lithium-ion batteries allows the Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid to consume almost 50 percent less hydrogen compared to the preceding generation.



OPEC Number One Enemy of Hybrid Cars and Electric Cars

By • Nov 10th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

Here’s why I think hybrid cars and electric cars may never become mainstream in many lifetimes to come: OPEC is hybrid cars’ and electric cars’ number one enemy. Not technology challenges, not infrastructure challenges, not political challenges.



President Obama at MIT – Challenging Americans to Lead the Global Economy in Clean Energy

By • Oct 23rd, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Videos

Remarks by President Obama during his visit to MIT, October 23, 2009: challenging Americans to lead the global economy in clean energy. “… in just a few weeks, right here in Boston, workers will break ground on a new Wind Technology Testing Center, a project made possible through a $25 million Recovery Act investment as well as through the support of Massachusetts and its partners. View the full CNN video.



Fuso Sold First Canter Eco Hybrid Trucks Outside of Japan

By • Oct 22nd, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) has sold ten hybrid trucks to an Irish company. The Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid is the first production hybrid truck to be sold in Europe. With another order of 10 Fuso Canter Eco Hybrids from Australia, they become the first Fuso hybrid trucks to customers outside of Japan.



Large-Scale Production of the smart fortwo Electric Drive to Begin in 2012 in Hambach

By • Oct 12th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

smart plant in Hambach, France was selected as location for future large-scale production of the smart fortwo electric drive, which will be equipped with the most modern lithium-ion-battery and will be offered to customers through the smart sales network by 2012.
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General Motors India and REVA Form Partnership to Transform Electric Car Market

By • Oct 2nd, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots

General Motors India and Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) have entered into a collaboration agreement to develop electric vehicles for the Indian market. This partnership will bring together two companies to develop car platforms, electric vehicle technology and advanced control systems. Through this partnership, REVA will also leverage GM’s large distribution network in India to market and sell REVA’s next generation vehicles.