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    Read This: Forbes columnist says Tesla Model S is a 'great coal car'

    Every party has a pooper, and in this case it appears to be Forbes columnist Alex Epstein. Amid near-universal praise for the Tesla Model S electric vehicle, Epstein attempts to pop that balloon by calling the Model S a "great coal car," pointing out that about two-thirds of the world's ...

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    Read This: Forbes columnist says Tesla EVs are 'niche' vehicles, just like most cars

    Did Forbes just publish an article defending a plug-in vehicle? Sure did, when one of the publication's columnists offered a counterpoint to that famous piece in The New York Times that criticized the Tesla Model S for less-than-advertised driving range. Forbes contributor Mark Rogowsky took ...

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    ETC: Forbes proposes new '21st Century' job: EV valet service

    High-school students with licenses who are looking for driving gigs, rejoice! There could be more valet-parking jobs opening up – and ones that aren't just at expensive restaurants and private parties. Here's what Forbes contributor Jeff McMahon is suggesting, though we're not sure if he's ...

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    Report: Forbes columnist takes stab at GM's 'scams' with Chevy Volt sales numbers

    A Forbes piece is blasting the Chevrolet Volt as a failure again, calling General Motors out for what the magazine says is a manipulation of sales numbers for the extended-range electric vehicle. The publication has published an editorial by contributor Patrick Michaels which accused the ...

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    Report: Forbes gives three reasons to be skeptical of Tesla's success

    The future's cloudy, but you should still buy the stock. That's the message Forbes is sending about Tesla Motors. Tesla's stock price may rise another 50 percent or so, but the electric-vehicle maker's steep ramp up, potential competition and dependence on a single model for its success (for ...

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    Bob Lutz gives up trying to convince the right they're wrong about the Chevy Volt

    Bob Lutz has learned something: you can't teach right-wing pundits the truth. Yes, in his ongoing series of Chevrolet Volt defense columns for Forbes (see previous entries here and here), the former GM vice chairman has finally decided to throw in the towel. The short version of his awakening ...

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    Forbes says Coda is "One of America's Most Promising Companies"

    Here are two indisputable facts: Writers for Forbes magazine have been known to seriously disparage electric vehicles. Coda Holdings, the company behind the soon-to-arrive-but-also-seriously-delayed all-electric Coda Sedan, has had its share of problems getting the car to market. Thus, ...

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    Forbes: Midwest can, and should, use its own ethanol

    It's no secret that the writers at Forbes are not fans of plug-in vehicles. What do they suggest we use instead? Burn ethanol, at least if you live in the Midwest. An article by Robert Rapier says that the 15 Midwestern states that make up the second Petroleum Administration for Defense District ...

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    Forbes brings the plug-in hate to the Chevy Volt

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    Around six months ago, Forbes' Jerry Flint took the sales prospects of the Nissan Leaf to the woodshed, saying the electric car, "is more likely to be a sales failure than a sales success." This week, Flint's partner in green car ...

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    Will China be the new Electric Car mecca? It has to

    Electric vehicles are striving to have a beneficial impact on the world's economy and are stirring interest from specialized and general media outlets. Forbes, for example, has just published an article on how China is going to become or, we should say, needs to become the mecca of the Electric ...

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    GM makes 9 of the 10 most efficient American cars

    Hey, always thinking that only Japanese and Europeans have a lot of fuel-efficient vehicle choices? American automakers also have fuel-efficient models in their lineup, usually based on "global" models designed for other markets, like GM does with its Opel/Vauxhall European subsidiary or its Daewoo ...

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    Forbes: How to drive green without buying a new car

    I think that most of us want to make a difference and save some pollution to our planet. The problem comes when we look inside our wallets and we realize that we can't really buy a car now. While tips on green driving aren't a new thing here at AutoblogGreen, it's always a good thing to have a ...

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    Forbes weighs in with their take on "Green Cars of the Future"

    I thought I would share this article that I read that outlines some of the green and alternative vehicles that we have highlighted here on ABG. They speak of the Tesla, Riley XR3, Venturi and the Chevy Volt. Additionally, they weigh in on the debate of hydrogen's use in automobiles. They also offer ...

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    Like Jerry Flint says, behind every good hybrid is an internal combustion engine
    1159964100 columnist Jerry Flint doesn't think automakers will give up on gas or diesel engines quickly, simply because technology keeps making them better.He likes Volkswagen's TSI innovation that combines the low-end boost of a supercharger and the higher speed potential of a turbocharger. ...

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    WSJ interviews the President: "We're taking the lead when it comes to the global warming issue"

    Last Friday, the Wall Street Journal published an interview with President Bush that focused on energy policy. You can just about guess what he says without even reading the article. These two reports from Reuters and AFX (via Forbes), however, each take a bit of a different approach with the ...


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