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    Jim Woolsey fires up DC crowd with his pro-plug-in hybrid talk

    While most of the media attention in DC today is focused on the CEO hearings, over in the Cannon Building on The Hill, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is holding its long-planned Phase II Renewable Energy National Policy Forum. The big name speakers were former CIA head James ...

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    AFVI Show: notes on the opening speeches (CIA assassination, GM < Honda, and more)

    The AFVI Show certainly is a corporate conference. The opening session Monday morning was full of sponsor thanking, a promo video from GM, award presentations (from Santa Ana's mayor to Southern California Gas, the Green Award 2007 from AFVI to GM for their "Live Green, Go Yellow" campaign), and ...

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    Motley Fool breaks down former CIA director's "500 mpg" dream car

    Former CIA director James Woolsey has signed on with many environmental movements, including the electric car. Just fast-forward to the end of "Who Killed the Electric Car" to see more. A few days ago he wrote an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal and outlined the scenario of a 500 mpg car. ...

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    Alt Car Expo: Ex-CIA head James Woolsey says Saudi Arabia can't beat PHEVs

    Whenever anyone mentions James Woolsey in an article, they pretty much need to remind the reader that he was once head of the CIA. Well, it's true, but whenever he's been active recently, it's mostly to promote plug-in hybrids or some other green car technology. That's what he was doing in Santa ...

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    Oklahoma Governor's Conference on Biofuels

    In just over a month, the Oklahoma Governor's Conference on Biofuels kicks off in Norman, OK. Representatives of the USDA, the Air Force, ConocoPhilips, various local governments in Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University, among others, will be speaking. The biggest name on the list, though, is ...

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    Exclusive Q&A with Chelsea Sexton about the EV1, why the Prius gets a 'C', and who really killed the electric car

    You don't have to spend much time talking with Chelsea Sexton to realize she is passionate about electric vehicles. Sexton has been part of the EV debate that started in the 1990s with the debut of General Motor's first mass-production all-electric vehicle, the EV1. Sexton worked for GM, leasing ...


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