Canadian Car of the Year: Hyundai Elantra Wins at 2012 Toronto Auto Show

Eco Auto Ninja

Only a month after being named the 2012 North American car of the year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai Elantra has won the 2012 Canadian Car of the Year award. Fuel Efficient Government / Industry Detroit Auto Show Hyundai Elantra Toronto Auto Sho

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GM Influencer Round Up: Top Green Highlights from the North American International Auto Show

The Green Samaritan

It was very exciting to receive an invitation from General Motors to attend the North American International Auto Show in Detroit as part of their Influencer Group. After a well- organized two days. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit.

Mother Jones

Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit Auto Show. 16, 2013 3:06 AM PST Tweet Alan Baum has to shout into the phone for me to hear him over the cacophony of the Detroit Auto Show, which opened Monday. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content.

A Requiem for Detroit?

The Green Changemakers

A new documentary illustrates a different kind of American Dream taking hold in Detroit. by Grace Lee Boggs [link] "The new American Dream emerging in Detroit is a deeply-rooted spiritual and practical response to the devestation and dehumanization created by the old dream," says Boggs.

GM Commits to Chevy Bolt Production

The Green Samaritan

As a follow up to the surprise reveal of the Chevy Bolt EV concept car in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, General Motors North America President Alan Batey confirmed today. Auto Industry Green Living

Urban Farming holds out the promise of renewal for Detroit

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A Michigan-based financial group has announced ambitious plans to turn large swathes of crime-ridden Detroit into urban farmland. When one mentions Detroit most people will immediately think about the auto industry or music. Ultimately, the Hantz Group is looking at turning up to 10,000 acres of inner city Detroit - almost a 10th of the city's 143-square-mile area - into urban farmland.

Chrysler Hybrid 300 Sedan Planned for 2013 Release

Eco Auto Ninja

But at this years Detroit Auto Show , Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler said “We will offer a hybrid variant of the 300 equipped with an eight-speed automatic in 2013″ With the plans for the 300, it seems that hybrids are back in favor at Chrysler. 1 2 ► Hybrids Chrysler chrysler 300 chysler hybrid Detroit Auto ShowChrysler is not the number one brand name that comes to head when you think about hybrids.

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Tips for Driving Greener: Save Money & Help the Planet

Green Living Ideas

On the heels of the big annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit, It’s fun to think about the possibility of getting a new car. Read about the Green Divas in Detroit and see a few fun pics.

Sexy Electric Bicycle Debut!

Green Living Ideas

It just debuted at the Detroit auto show! Production Smart Bicycle Launched at Detroit Auto Show (via Gas 2.0 ). The production version of the pedal/electric Smart bicycle quietly debuted at this year’s Detroit Auto Show carrying a $2950 price tag.

Tesla Unveils the New Model X (and Watch Elon Musk Adorably Nerd Out!)

Eco Chic

When I was recently at the North American Auto Show in Detroit, I got a chance to check out the Tesla Model S , an electric sportscar through and through, and it’s a damn hot car.

Super Creative Organic Urban Gardens Around the World: Who Needs Biotech?

Green (Living) Review

Here are some off-the-(biotech)-chain gardens that will get our creative juices flowing so that we can carry the dream of living pesticide and GMO-free, further: Everyone who has kept abreast of national news has heard of the urban blight that has devastated Detroit.

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Mercedes unveils electric drivetrain of SLS AMG E-Cell

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Autos. Last year at the Detroit Motor Show , Mercedes unveiled its SLS AMG E-Cell Electric Sports Car. Mercedes-Benz unveils SLS AMG E-Cell electric vehicle at Detroit. Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled its next-gen electric vehicle, the SLS AMG E-Cell, at Detroit 2011. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology.

Nissan's new hybrid compact crossover concept Hi-Cross revealed

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Autos. Japanese auto maker Nissan has introduced a new compact crossover concept, called the Hi-Cross at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show. GM could debut plug-in hybrid crossover at 2012 Detroit Motor Show. Rumors are in the air that GM may launch its new plug-in hybrid Crossover at 2012 Detroit Motor Show. Kia Motors America unveiled the Ray plug-in hybrid concept car during a press conference at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Please login. Sign In.

One problem with fuel efficiency standards

Environmental Economics

Broken record time, incentive-based environmental policy can be superior to environmental standards: In the race to claim ever-higher fuel-economy numbers and keep up with government regulations, automakers are rolling out hybrids and electric cars aplenty at this week’s Detroit auto show.

A Look at the Smart For-Us Concept Pickup

Eco Auto Ninja

The car was revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit’s Cobo Center. Well, it certainly looks cool, but by calling it a pick-up – are the marketers at Smart trying too hard to win over a truck-crazed American market who are allergic to electric vehicles? The Smart For-Us concept features a 75-horsepower electric motor and a 17.6 kW/h lithium ion battery pack (more than the Chevy Volt.).

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Trust for Public Lands Offers Green Gift Suggestions

Green Home Blog

Tying in with the locavore movement so perfectly it seems more than synergistic, this push to free up open land for local food production is happening in a big way in Detroit, which lost the auto industry and is now turning over a new leaf so green the city doesn’t even look the same anymore!

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Volvo’s C30 Electric Car Combines Green Technology With Safety

Green Prophet

But now, Volvo, the car company that for years held one of the best auto safety records in the auto industry, is now coming out with an electric car model of its own: the Volvo C30 electric. Volvo’s new C30 electric model emphasizes safety over performance.

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Can GM make electric cars the right way?

Green Prophet

A Bolt prototype model made a recent appearance at the popular Detroit Auto Show earlier this year.

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Earth to Toyota

Eco Friendly Daily

Another theory suggests that Toyota doesn’t want competition from American auto makers in the “green” class and is trying to block legislation that will further their fuel-efficiency research.

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Cadillac’s ELR and Eco Luxury Cars Fit for the Middle East

Green Prophet

A number of new “showcase” luxury car models were recently on display in the USA at the annual Detroit Motor Show , one of the world’s largest showcase yearly auto shows. Cadillac’s 2014 ELR; a luxury plug in hybrid for only $55,000.

Could America’s 250 Percent Tariff on Chinese PVs Help the Mideast?

Green Prophet

Did Bush era steel tariffs save a few hundred steel industry jobs at the expense of hundreds of thousands in the domestic auto industry? Detroit automakers were blindsided twice by high oil prices.

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Porsche's upcoming 918 Hybrid Hypercar revealed

EcoFriend

The release of an impeccable, black sports coupe with a sleek and slippery black finish closely echoed the concept of the 2011 Detroit auto show’s 918 RSR hybrid racecar.

A car that could save the planet fast

Eco Friendly Daily

Silicon Valley’s big brains think they can beat Detroit and Tokyo and save the planet – all while doing 0 to 60 faster than almost anything on the road. In the Valley, not Detroit.”

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW AXED FOR 2010

Green (Living) Review

Globally, motor shows are struggling, with Porsche, Ferrari, Land Rover, Rolls-Royce and Nissan absent from the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. The British International Motor Show is the latest victim of the economic downturn by Michael Smith London, March 2009 : The British International Motor Show has been cancelled in a move that organisers say was “almost inevitable” in current economic conditions.

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America’s love affair with hybrid and electric cars

Green Blog

The Detroit-born auto company sold 6,000 hybrid cars in 2012; a sizeable increase from the previous year, and the rest of the American auto industry seems to be following suit. In 2011, President Obama challenged the U.S. Department of Energy, and the rest of the nation to put one million electric cars on the road by 2015. The Department of Energy has since eased off the deadline, according to Mercury News , but says it’s still committed to the President’s goal.

Rajasthan, India: Udaipur's green palace

Green Traveler Guides

More than 2 dozen prototypes for solar vehicles—water taxis, auto rickshaws, motorbikes—are on display at the City Palace.

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25 Most Electric Car-Ready Cities, Ranked by Ford. Is Yours on the List?

Eco Chic

The cities on our list are working with multiple partners including local utilities, auto manufacturers, technology companies and others to support a successful integration of electric vehicles.&#. o Detroit.

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Laser technology to power heads-up display systems for cars

EcoFriend

Simultaneously, Microvision is working with the Detroit auto majors to build-in these displays into the 2016 model cars. The auto companies want the system cost to be below $200 and that can be met only if the price of the laser guns go down. Balakrishnan Ramachandran: Heads-up displays that project information on the windshield in front of the driver, now available on high end models, appear set to become standard fitment in mid-range and even low end cars from 2016.

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A car that could save the planet fast

Eco Friendly Daily

Silicon Valley’s big brains think they can beat Detroit and Tokyo and save the planet – all while doing 0 to 60 faster than almost anything on the road. In the Valley, not Detroit.”

Atomic Scientists: Humans Still Pretty Close to Self-Annihilation.

Mother Jones

Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit Auto Show Kate Sheppard Reporter Kate Sheppard is a staff reporter Mother Jones Washington bureau. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo.

South India's Fort Cochin: stay in green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

A very walkable area of art galleries and cafes, and even the spice market, a synagogue dating to the 1300s and the former palace of the rajah of Mattancherry (now known as the Dutch Palace ) are but a short auto-rickshaw ride away.

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Ken Salazar, Obama's Secretary of the Interior, Is Heading Home.

Mother Jones

" Print Email Tweet Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit Auto Show Pet Fish Could Give You Freaky Antibiotic-Resistant Skin Diseases Kate Sheppard Reporter Kate Sheppard is a staff reporter Mother Jones Washington bureau. Skip to Navigation.

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BMW ActiveE

EcoFriend

This all electric BMW Active E was tossed to the public at the North American International Auto Show. This show was conducted in January 2010 in Detroit. Surbhi Sharma: Overview: Introduce the vehicle in detail (120-150 words). BMW’s new 1-series-coupe-based ActiveE is an electric car.

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Toyota's ultralight small gasoline hybrid, the FT-Bh

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Autos. Toyota unveils FT-CH hybrid concept at Detroit 2010. Toyota has unveiled the FT-CH Hybrid concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power. More >>. Renewable Energy. Green Homes. Concepts. Gadgets. Recycling. Green Living.

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

Green Traveler Guides

Pickup is free at Miami’s airport for a 3+ day rental at South Florida’s only all-green rental car agency, Hybrid Auto Rental Center.

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GM Hydrogen Hy-Wire and Sequel Cars Could Power Our Future | Green.

Green Prophet

The Sequel car concept, called the “next-generation hydrogen car&# was unveiled at the Detroit auto show already back in 2005.

Sustainable Cleveland, Sustainable Future

Conservancy Talk

The auto industry railed against it. View of downtown Cleveland and the Detroit-Superior Bridge. The 2017 Sustainable Cleveland Summit brought together more than 500 community leaders to help design Cleveland’s sustainable future.

Halotechnics develops technology for cheap solar thermal power.

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Autos. Ford, Detroit Edison and Xtreme Power have joined hands to establish Michigan’s largest solar power generation and electric vehicle charging. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power. More >>. Renewable Energy. Green Homes. Concepts. Gadgets. Recycling. Green Living. Innovations. Wind Power. Green Tips.

eConference - Planning healthy and child friendly communities

The Green Changemakers

Nature & the Sustainable City Expanding the Architect’s Scope: Teaching Students the Complexity of Contemporary Urban Sites Wendy Redfield, Raleigh, NC Local Food Networks as a Source of Place-Based Community Jody Beck, Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND Planning Nature in Underserved Urban Communities: Urban Agriculture in Detroit Joongsub Kim, Birmingham, MI Revitalizing Urbanized Watersheds through Densification: A City of Fairfax Case Study Dean R.

Livable Communities

The Green Changemakers

There are 90,000 vacant properties in Detroit, 60,000 in Philadelphia. By Carl Anthony Imagine cities as places where working people can afford to live and raise their families, where there is concern for clean air, water, and land.