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History of the Electric Car

By • Aug 10th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

Electric cars have been around since the 1830s, but amidst all this excitement about bailout money, new clean diesel, hybrid and electric cars announcements, joint ventures and collaborations, and battery development progress, I though we’d take a brief look at the history of the electric car.



smart fortwo cdi: 21 Percent More Power, Still the CO2 Champion

By • Jul 26th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

For model year 2010 the smart fortwo cdi has been given a clear power boost, yet it remains just as economical and environmentally friendly as before. In future the state-of-the-art three-cylinder diesel engine will produce 21 percent more power and deliver approximately 18 percent more maximum torque. Although this extra power makes the popular two-seater car noticeably livelier, it does not affect its exemplary fuel consumption.



New Hybrid and Electric Car Choices Can Fail the Car Industry

By • Feb 15th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

In the current state of development of the low/no emission and high miles-per-gallon (mpg) automobile industry, however, more technology and choices can cause adverse effects and reaction. Too many, and changing, choices together with new, unfamiliar technologies can create confusion.



Sin Taxes: Cleaner Cars, Improved MPG and Lower Global Warming Risk?

By • Jan 17th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts

There are many ways to help solve the current high prices at the gas pumps, improve passenger car miles per gallon (mpg), and curve global warming trends. One of them includes implementing sin taxes.



Clean Diesel Cars Compendium

By • Jan 9th, 2009 • Category:

Tweet Updated 06-08-09. Diesel cars have always been able to get high mpg, or miles per gallon. With a combination of new technologies and regulations comes a new breed of clean diesel cars. This Diesel Cars Compendium aims to track diesel cars that are clean and efficient, achieving at least 30 mpg in any driving condition. For now […]



A collection of YouTube videos of smart fortwo cdi cars

By • Nov 30th, 2008 • Category: Clean Car Talk Posts, Videos

This is a collection of interesting smart fortwo cdi diesel cars on YouTube. I’ll continue to add to this post with new videos as I find them.