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    Official: Nissan Leaf tops 50,000 sales worldwide

    Nissan says that its all-electric Leaf has broken the 50,000-units-sold threshold, as the Japanese automaker looks accelerate demand with the start of US Leaf production in Tennessee this year. Nissan has sold about 7,000 Leafs across Europe, where the EV is sold in 17 countries. About 19,500 of ...

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    Study: Hybrids still account for fewer than 2% of new vehicles sold

    It's either a drop in the bucket or a segment with lots of room to grow. Which aspect an advanced-powertrain vehicle advocate chooses depends on how he sees the challenge that hybrids face in the marketplace. Given a new study that once again shows that, after more than ten years on sale, ...

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    Was Maximum Bob right? Is global warming a crock? Sure looks like it around here!

    So, was Bob Lutz right, or was it just bad luck? Just as I picked up a new Mazda MX-5 to drive for a few days following the Vernal Equinox, it has started to snow (and snow, and snow). We've actually had more snow this winter than I can recall in quite a few years. Getting 4-5 more inches of the ...

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    Magnitude of Global Warming underestimated?

    A joint press release by the American Geophysical Union, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Dorset and Wageningen University claims that climate change estimates for the next century may have substantially underestimated the potential magnitude of global warming. A paper to be published May 26th ...


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