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    Study: 2014 Nissan Leaf named overall cleanest car in US

    A research firm has named the zero-emission 2014 Nissan Leaf the cleanest production vehicle in the US, and that's figuring in the full, wheel-to-well lifetime impact of the car on the environment. The Automotive Science Group (ASG) studied more than 1,300 automobiles with at least four seats ...

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    Study: Electric vehicles are way too dirty in China

    Operating an electric vehicle in China today emits more greenhouse gases than simply driving a gasoline-fueled equivalent, according to emissions expert Juerg Gruetter of Gruetter Consulting. The reason is that, despite the country's push to promote electric vehicles, China's power grid is so ...

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    Study: Well-to-wheels emissions for CNG vehicles lower than diesel hybrids, fuel cell vehicles

    In a paper published in the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, Joshua Gifford, a Master's student in mechanical engineering at Iowa State University (ISU), along with Robert C. Brown, director of ISU's center for sustainable environmental technologies, propose the evaluation of four ...

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    Reader Essay: The Origins of Power - cellulosic ethanol vs. solar

    Editor's Note: John Beams, a student in Michigan with no professional connections in the green car industry, is an AutoblogGreen reader. Recently, he wrote the following essay and asked us if we wanted to publish it. We read it, liked it, and so here ya go. If you've been working on a bit of ...


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