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    Official: Green Car Journal issues new Green SUV, Luxury, Technology Awards
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    For those who thought either green SUV or green luxury vehicles were oxymorons, time to stand corrected. Green Car Journal will announce its green-car award winners at the Washington Auto Show next January and has created award categories for those two sectors as well as a technology award for ...

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    DC SHOW: 1974 Porsche 914 EV conversion still looks good
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    Looking through the pages of the EV Album is a great way to learn about the breadth and depth of the electric vehicle community. Branching well beyond the three dozen or so electric vehicles that are currently sold by major automakers in the US, EV Album showcases lots of DIY conversions of all ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: Hyundai promises brand new EV for US within three years
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    The big and official news from Hyundai at the Washington Auto Show this week was that a bunch of people went to the website for the Tucson Fuel Cell CUV. But as Michael O'Brien, the vice president of corporate and product planning for Hyundai Motor America, was announcing that bit of news, an ...

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    DC SHOW: 88,000 interested in Hyundai Tucson fuel cell, first units due in 60 days
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    Hyundai thinks it has a hit on its hands with the Tucson Fuel Cell CUV, an Internet hit at the very least. At the Washington Auto Show this week, Michael O'Brien, the vice president of corporate and product planning for Hyundai Motor America, announced that 88,000 people have visited the car's ...

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    Report: 2014 Green Car Technology Award nominees include green powertrains, carbon fiber
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    Acura, Audi, Honda and Porsche are among automakers whose green-related automotive technology advancements are among the 10 listed on Green Car Journal's "Green Car Technology" finalists for 2014, according to organizers of the 2014 Washington Auto Show. Acura was praised for its three-motor ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: EV Everywhere expands with Workplace Charging Challenge
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    The big policy announcement at today's Public Policy day at the Washington Auto Show came from Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu. The news is that President Obama's EV Everywhere program will be expanded to include a Workplace Charging Challenge, a plan to get more electric vehicle ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: Nissan will triple number of DC fast chargers in US
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    As it has done in Europe, Nissan is forging ahead with putting in DC fast charging stations so people can get many miles into their Leaf electric vehicles in short order. At the Washington Auto Show today, Nissan announced it will work with eVgo to bring 40 Freedom Stations to the DC area, and ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: DOE's David Sandalow defends Obama's auto record
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    One of the differences between the Washington Auto Show and car shows in other cities is the almost overwhelming appearance of politicians and government officials. Whether they come to learn or to lecture (or both), these folks create a well-worn trail from the Hill to the Walter E. Washington ...

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    DC AUTO SHOW: Autoline goes live from the Washington Auto Show
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    If you can't be at the Washington Auto Show today but want to know what's going on, join John McElroy and the crew of Autoline in just a few minutes for the skinny. Starting at 12 p.m. EST, Autoline will be broadcasting from the floor, interviewing a few industry execs about the automotive ...

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    Official: Tesla Model S, BMW i3 among 2012 Green Car Vision finalists
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    Tesla's Model S, the BMW i3, the Cadillac ELR, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell and the Ford C-MAX Energi are the finalists for Green Car Journal's 2012 Green Car Vision awards. The winner of the award, which is given to the most innovative "green vehicle" that's either in its demonstration ...

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    Chevrolet HHR and Ford F-150 fueled by government waste paper debut in D.C.
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    Novozymes E85 vehicles – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Government waste takes on a whole new meaning today as a Chevrolet HHR and a flex-fuel Ford F-150 powered by ethanol roll into Washington D.C. for the Auto Show. Granted, a couple of E85-powered vehicles in our Nation's Capitol ...

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    DC 2010: Nissan Leaf wins Green Car Vision award
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    Nissan Leaf – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Mercedes-Benz F-Cell won the poll we ran in December as the vehicle that should have won the Green Car Journal's Green Car Vision Award, but it was the Nissan Leaf that received that honor today at the Washington Auto Show. The Leaf ...

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    DC 2010: Ford CEO Mulally says "we are going to continue to work with the U.S. government" on energy policy
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    Ford Motor Company president and chief executive officer Alan Mulally gave the keynote speech at the Washington Auto Show today, touting Ford's product line-up and "best in class" attitude. What we were interested in, though, was Ford's efforts in making more efficient vehicles – and ...

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    Washington 2009: Colin Powell likes the Fisker Karma
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    Click above for a high res gallery of Powell's Fisker visit
    There was a bit of a hub-bub around the Fisker Automotive booth yesterday afternoon thanks to the surprise appearance of one Colin Powell. The former four-star general, Secretary of State and WMD fearmonger spent a lot of time with both ...

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    DC Auto Show: GM announces plan for Volt introduction, San Francisco, D.C. early adopter cities
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    GM's Ed Peper
    At the Washington Auto Show this morning, GM outlined its plan for getting America ready for the Chevy Volt. GM has been looking at which cities are the most prepared for and has people who are the most interested in a plug-in vehicle, and singled out San Francisco and Washington, ...

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    Green Car Summit: fiery debate in D.C. on policy, pressure and people
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    Click on the image above for a gallery of the panelists
    Before the Washington Auto Show starts up for real tomorrow, a very spirited debate took place as part of the Green Car Summit. The topics: legislation, consumer desires, fuel-saving technologies and a whole lot more. The panelists: ...

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    DC Auto Show: Destiny 2000 used to be a Fiero, now it's a solar electric
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    There is section of the DC Auto Show, called the Green Car Pavilion, that is intended to highlight alternative fuel vehicles. Before the show officially opens tomorrow, we managed to take a walk around the GCP and saw an interesting collection of vehicles parked there. One was the bright yellow ...

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    Ford loves ethanol
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    Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the Ford E85 Escape Hybrids.Ford unveiled the Escape Hybrid E85 flex-fuel SUV last month at the DC Auto Show. The 85 percent ethanol-capable Escape looks like its just the start of many projected flex-fuel vehicle (FFV) models being produced ...

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