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    Study: UCS: Buying an efficient car takes a bite out of Big Oil

    Here's an unsurprising fact: Big Oil is making huge profits. Here's one that might catch your eye: car owners are spending nearly as much gassing up as they paid to buy their car. Crunching a few numbers, the Union of Concerned Scientists spells out in a new report how consumers could be saving ...

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    Smith Electric Vehicles preparing for IPO and good cash flow

    Smith Electric Vehicles has been patiently waiting to go public on Wall Street, and the time might soon arrive. The Kansas City, MO-based maker of electric delivery vehicles supplies trucks to clients such as Coca-Cola, FedEx Corp. and DHL, and filed for its initial public offering in ...

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    Got money? Here's how Motley Fool says to invest in EVs

    Over at Motley Fool, Travis Hoium argues that there's a right way and a wrong way to jump on the electric vehicle investment bandwagon. According to Hoium, investments in firms on the infrastructure side make sense, so putting money in companies like AeroViroment and General Electric is a ...

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    Barron's: Zipcar stock steady around $26; prudent investors should steer clear

    Zipcar's initial public offering (IPO) earlier this month turned a concept – vehicles available for rent by the hour – into a $1.2 billion stock-market value, according to Barron's, America's so-called "premier" financial magazine. However, the car-sharing company, as we've pointed ...

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    Zipcar IPO a smash hit; car sharing company raises $174.3 million

    Despite its struggles – which you can read about here, here and here – Zipcar, one of the world's leading car sharing companies, has officially gone public. Zipcar's IPO yesterday raised $174.3 million with shares priced at a rather lofty $18 each. The company and its stockholders ...

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    Zipcar seeks IPO price of $14-$16 a share, wants to raise $89 million

    Despite its struggles – which you can read about here, here and here – Zipcar, one of the world's leading car sharing companies, is moving forward with plans to go public. Zipcar has amended its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission and is now seeking an estimated $89.2 ...

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    Australian Biodiesel Group finding local market tough

    Australia's largest biodiesel producer, Australian Biodiesel Group, has announced that it is looking to raise AUD$15.9 million (US$12.4 million) to launch a new business plan after a difficult year in 2006. The money will be via a rights issue at 5c per share which values the company significantly ...


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