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    Report: Terry McAuliffe leaves MyCar EV startup

    Being one of the founders of an electric car company can be a bittersweet experience, as top executives at Aptera, Tesla and Fisker have found out. We can now add another name to the list: Terry McAuliffe, founder of GreenTech Automotive, quietly stepped out of the picture late last year. This ...

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    Opinion: GreenTech's low-speed MyCar may hurt electric vehicle momentum more than help

    Thanks, but no thanks. That's what the ostensible electric-vehicles advocates at Plug In Cars are saying about GreenTech Automotive and its proposed MyCar neighborhood-electric vehicle. With ex-Democratic National Committee chief Terry McAuliffe as its chairman, GreenTech is more notable for ...

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    It's Friday: So, did you hear the one about American energy independence?

    American energy independence on The Daily Show – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Sure, it may seem like now, more than ever, it's time for America to get serious about energy independence. And, in some ways, it is. President Obama's speech about the oil spill in the Gulf this week ...

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    Bill Clinton: don't destroy the forest to make ethanol

    During the big Ethanol Summit 2009 down in Brazil this week, former President Clinton gave a bit of advice to that country's ethanol industry: don't destroy so much forest land just to make biofuel. Clinton said that "everybody" already knows that Brazilian ethanol made from sugar cane is the most ...

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    Gas tax debate continues unabated, Hillary tries to defend herself

    Photo by SEIU International. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0.Man, all this presidential candidate pandering is getting out of control. When John McCain first talked about saving the average family $30 on gas taxes over the summer by instituting a "gas tax holiday," it was easily pegged ...

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    If elected, Obama will increase CAFE every single year in office

    Recently Senator Edwards, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, said he would increase CAFE to 40 MPG by 2016. The current standard is 27.5, so I thought it was a bold move. Then I read Obama's plan. He plans to increase CAFE 4 percent a year. His website says it's "a rate that the National ...

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    Clintons to drive electric SUV

    Not satisfied with a photo op with the President Bush in front of the White House, Phoenix Motorcars has lined up a test drive with the Clintons for today, August 17. There are no guarantees but we will probably see him beside the car. I don't know why but I can't wait for that photo op. Bill has ...

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    Presidential Mariner Hybrid

    "We have always found a way to clean the environment and grow the economy at the same time. And when it comes to global warming, we'll do it again." Former President Bill Clinton takes his own words, spoken in the 1998 State of the Union Address, to heart as he gives up his Secret Service issued ...


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