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    Official: Toyota claims green progress in 2012 environmental report
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    The world's biggest maker of hybrid vehicles said its energy consumption per vehicle is down 15 percent during the past decade while greenhouse gas emissions per vehicle fell seven percent since 2008. These are just two of the details Toyota announced in its release of the latest North American ...

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    Official: Ford will cut landfill waste, water use at Europe factories
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    Ford Motor Co. said it will cut landfill waste from its European factories by 70 percent and reduce water use by 30 percent within five years, all part of a plan the U.S. automaker has to cut its overall environmental footprint. The water reduction alone – 1.3 billion liters a year, or ...

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    Earth Day honoree: Bill Ford, from crazy environmentalist to industry innovator
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    Let's sit down for a moment and think back to 1988. Have a clear picture yet? Neither did we, at first, so here's a refresher. Back then, environmentalists were likened to extremists. Their viewpoints were thought to be so far-fetched and disconnected from popular views that they were outsiders, ...

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    Chrysler Trenton engine plant recognized as gold standard for green buildings
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    Chrysler Pentastar V6 engine begins production – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chrysler''s new engine production plant (Trenton South) located in Trenton, MI has become the gold standard in green buildings. The facility was recently recognized by the Leadership in Energy and ...

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    Carbon Footprints: Ditch the dog, get a Hummer H2, save the planet?
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    If you don't like dogs, there's now a new reason to continue avoiding canis domesticus. New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale have put forth the hypothesis that the care and feeding of a pooch is more environmentally harmful than rolling in a Toyota Land Cruiser. Those shifty, antisocial felines ...

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    REPORT: GM gets out from under its polluted sites scot-free
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    Next in the line of those clamoring for attention and payouts from Motors Liquidation Co., the company that was given all of GM's unwanted assets, are the environmental and economic redevelopment departments of state governments. General Motors was able to exit bankruptcy without responsibility ...

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    DuPont and SAE say that environmental issues are the biggest challenge facing automakers
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    Seems like AutoblogGreen's been on to something these last couple of years as it relates to the greening of the automotive industry. For the first time in fourteen years, the annual DuPont Automotive/SAE survey of OEM and supplier designers and engineers, conducted by Consumer Insights, Inc, found ...

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    Honda Issues Second-Annual North American Environmental Report
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    Honda has put out their second annual North American Environmental Report that summarizes the company's impact on their environment through their manufacturing operations and products. The report includes the energy consumption and efficiency as well as emissions for twelve manufacturing plants and ...

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