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    Official: Toyota's 'model' eco district gets solar-powered EV charging station

    Toyota, looking to further boost the "shiny, happy" quotient of the model eco-district it's built in Japan's Toyota City, has installed a charging station specifically to be used for its single-passenger electro-mobility vehicles. The Smart Mobility Park charging station, located in Toyota ...

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    DOE awards UC Riverside $1.2 million for eco-driving research project

    Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have received a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy to evaluate technologies that provide drivers with feedback so they can cut emissions and reduce fuel consumption by up to 30 percent. The three-year project aims to develop a ...

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    Video: Green Overdrive presents insanely expensive home-brewed eco rides

    DIY Eco Rides on Green Overdrive – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Home-brewed concoctions run the gamut from spectacular to downright disgusting and no, we aren't talking about beer. Though we'd be happy to talk about our favorite brew for a minute or two, let's get to the ...

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    Cruze Comes To Town: Chevy unveils 40-mpg Eco model and RS package

    2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chevrolet will use the 2010 New York Auto Show to reveal a few more details about the production Cruze sedan going on sale this fall. Specifically, the Big Apple is where Chevy will formally unveil the high-mileage Cruze Eco ...

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    Video: Sweden's Acme Advertising creates arresting green motorcoach marketing

    50 Cars or 1 Coach ad campaign in Sweden – Click above to watch video
    Sweden's Flygbussarna Airport Coaches asked Acne Advertising to make the case for travelers to take a coach to the airport instead of a car. Instead of leading with price, comfort, or ease, Acne went for hot air and green ...

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    France has everything ready for the new road tax disk

    A few months ago we announced that France was going back to having road tax disks on windshields, similar to system used in the UK. However, the process has been simplified quite a bit from the French Minister of Economy's original idea. Plans to complicate the fee by basing it on Euro pollution ...

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    Volvo prices the sub-120 g CO2/km DRIVe models: 15,410-21,660

    click to enter a gallery of the new Volvo DRIVe
    We met Volvo's good-looking new DRIVe eco-models (so named because they emit less than 120 grams of CO2 per kilometer) earlier this monthy and they now have a "preliminary" price tag. The three diesel models - C30 SportsCoupe, S40 Saloon and V50 ...

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    Saturn Vue Green Line Revisited

    Ann Job provides a more extensive review of the 2007 Saturn Vue Green Line than the one previously posted by Automobile. She speculates, for example, that the "Eco" light, which brightens when the Vue exceeds government fuel standards, is vacuum-operated instead of using a computer to determine ...


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