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    Official: In lifetime analysis, Kia Soul EV is way, way cleaner than diesel model
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    The heart of the matter is that the battery-electric Kia Soul is better for the environment. And not just because it doesn't create any emissions while on the road. From beginning to end, the Soul EV has a far lower environmental impact than its more conventional counterparts. TUV Nord, the ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz C-Class scores well in TUV lifecycle analysis
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    Mercedes-Benz drivers and treehuggers don't always go hand in hand, but, like a lot of other companies, the German automaker is looking to boost its green cred. This time, it's all about the car's lifecycle carbon footprint. The Daimler AG unit is using its new C-Class sedan as an example of how ...

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    Study: Modern li-ion batteries have little effect on life cycle impact of electric cars
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    By now we're all aware that the environmental impact of cars and trucks goes well beyond the emissions produced during operation. There is the energy used to produce and dispose of the vehicles and their components, for example, and the cost of getting the fuel for the vehicles out of the ground ...

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    Study: algae biofuels not the easy, green biofuel answer - yet
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    Over the last several years, algae has been seen as the great green hope to make biofuels a truly viable option that wouldn't affect food supplies. In part, this is because algae has the potential to yield up to 100 times as much fuel per acre as soy or corn feedstocks. Unfortunately, progress ...

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    DOE & USDA study proves biodiesel massively reduces dangerous emissions
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    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/environment/Biodiesel_drastically_reduces_LIFECYCLE_emissions_and_has_4x_net_energy'; The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have published the results of the Biodiesel Lifecycle Inventory Study which looked at energy resources consumed ...

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