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    Official: Fiat 500e named Road & Track's best electric car for 2013
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    Fiat will only be selling the Fiat 500e in limited numbers, but the little electric vehicle is making a big impact on some of the performance-car-journalism set. In fact, Road & Track is about to name the 500e its "Best Electric Car of 2013." Like all of us green-car aficionados, R&T ...

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    Official: Jaguar XJ_e feted at 2012 RAC Future Car Challenge
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    It looks like Jaguar made the most of its home-course advantage. The UK-based automaker's XJ_e plug-in hybrid won two awards in the Royal Auto Club's (RAC) Future Car Challenge, including Most Energy Efficient Luxury Car and the Technical Panel's Award of Merit. The Jag, which competed with ...

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    Report: Gay-friendly Chevy Volt ad wins GLAAD award
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    Tuesday was a good day for the Chevrolet Volt. First, parent company General Motors reported the highest-ever monthly sales for the extended-range plug-in. Then, the model won an award from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for one of its print ads, according to The ...

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    Vauxhall Ampera snags 2011 Green Car of the Year title from What Car?
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    The Vauxhall Ampera, a vehicle that General Motors describes as Europe's only "zero range anxiety" electric, has been named the Green Car of the Year 2011 by What Car?, one of the UK's leading consumer-focused motoring magazine. What Car? Editor-In-Chief, Chas Hallett states:

    The Vauxhall ...

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    Top 10 finalists announced for World Car of the Year, Chevy Volt left out
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    It's that time of the year again, kiddies, to name the best car in the world. The selections for the World Car Awards are made and award granted by an international panel of 66 automotive journalists, who have now announced their ten finalists. Included on the shortlist are the Audi A1 and A8, the ...

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    Elektromotive charging station given "outstanding achievement" award from Green Fleet
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    Elektrobay charging station - Click on image for complete gallery
    Elektromotive has been given Green Fleet's 2009 "Outstanding Achievement" award for its development of recharghing facitilies for electric vehicles. Elektromotive was honored with "Industry Innovation Awards" in 2007 and 2008 for ...

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    Prize time: Opel Flextreme wins red dot design award
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    The Red Dot design award is one of Europe's most prestigious industry awards. Created under the aegis of the Design Zentrum North Rhine Westphalia, Germany, it has been awarded to the European cousin of the Chevy Volt, the Opel Flextreme (possibly aka the Vauxhall Electra in the UK). The prize was ...

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    Ford ECOnetic wins OekoGlobe 2008 award
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    Thanks to its widespread use and low emissions, the Ford ECOnetic lineup of cars, which are focused on low CO2 emissions, got an OekoGlobe 2008 award in Germany. The award, given in the category of "mass produced car," was designed by environmental artist HA Schult. The ceremony took place at the ...

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    John Travolta flies a hybrid Boeing jet?
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    Last night during the Oscar telecast, host Jon Stewart joked to the audience, "Whoever owns the Boeing 707 parked on La Brea Avenue, your landing lights are on." As actor/aviator John Travolta ran onstage and bolted through an exit, Stewart comforted the glitterati, telling them, "Don't worry, it's ...

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    Ed Begley Jr. powers the Independent Spirit Award with stationary bicycle
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    Last night on the Independent Spirit Awards, an award show for independent films, there was a joke about Ed Begley Jr. powering the entire show (lights, sound, etc) by pedaling a stationary bike. Ed, an actor known to be very eco-friendly, didn't really power the entire show but the organizers did ...

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    BMW's Efficient Dynamics awarded "Goldenes Lenkrad"
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    Bild am Sontag, one of the most important publications in Germany has given an award to BMW's Efficient Dynamics program. This year's "Goldenes Lenkrad" (Golden Steering Wheel) included a green prize for the first time and praised BMW's measures to cut CO2 emissions.Efficient Dynamics is available ...

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    Hydrogen fuel-cell powered H-racer toy wins cool award
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    In their third annual Bottom Line Design Awards for ingenuity in business success, Business 2.0 and Frog Design have awarded the H-racer hydrogen fuel-cell powered toy as one of "the 11 coolest new products on the Planet." The toy car, created by Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, comes complete with ...

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    Honda Civic Hybrid named U.K.'s greenest car again
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    The United Kingdom's Environmental Transport Association (ETA) annual awards have named the Honda Civic Hybrid Britain's greenest car for the second straight year. Finishing ahead of the Vauxhall Corsa 13.CTDi and Toyota Yaris 1.4 Diesel, the Civic won out for its superior combination of engine ...

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