Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Racer

Eco Auto Ninja

Porsche recently showed off their 918 Hybrid Racer in Detroit. The two-seater mid-engine coupé 918 RSR is a development from the 911 GT3 R hybrid and the design of the 918 Spyder combined in a super sports car, with a V8 engine taken from Porsche’s Spyder coupe that gets 563 horsepower at 10,300 RPM. Hybrids Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Racer porsche hybrid

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Chrysler Hybrid 300 Sedan Planned for 2013 Release

Eco Auto Ninja

Chrysler is not the number one brand name that comes to head when you think about hybrids. With their mix of here today, gone tomorrow hybrid models like the RAM, Aspen and Durango. 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.

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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. Mother Jones.

Porsche's upcoming 918 Hybrid Hypercar revealed

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Porche – a leading brand in the automotive industry declared that testing of its long-awaited 918 hybrid model was on its way. Porsche Releases Test Photos of 918 Hybrid Hypercar. Porsche Releases Test Photos of 918 Hybrid Hypercar.

America’s love affair with hybrid and electric cars

Green Blog

Now more than ever, the country is dedicated to the idea of hybrid and electric vehicles on U.S. Forbes estimates that roughly 56,000 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles were sold in the U.S. Hybrid and EVs aren’t the only way to prevent smog-filled cities, but car buyers know they’re a good start. In 2010, hybrid and EVs consisted of about 1.1 Automakers aren’t messing around with the limits of their hybrid/electric-vehicle production.

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

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Toyotas ultralight small gasoline hybrid, the FT-Bh. FT-Bh or Future Toyota B-Segment Hybrid, is a next generation electric hybrid that was launched at the 82nd Geneva International Motor Show. According to TMC, there are two alternative versions of the car; one that will run on compressed natural gas (CNG) with CO2 emissions of 38g/km, and, the other one is a plug in hybrid version that has CO2 emissions of 19g/km. Toyota unveils FT-CH hybrid concept at Detroit 2010.

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.

Mercedes Benz E-Class gets a hybrid makeover

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Sonia Renthlei: Mercedes Benz’s E-Class sedan was given a green makeover with Protean Electric and Brabus coming together to transform the executive car into a hybrid. The modified E-Class was showcased at the SAE World Congress of 2012 in Detroit and debuted in Frankfurt. Protean And Brabus Partner For Hybrid Mercedes With In-Wheel Motors. Protean And Brabus Partner For Hybrid Mercedes With In-Wheel Motors.

Can GM make electric cars the right way?

Green Prophet

America’s largest car maker,General Motors, introduced its Chevrolet Volt plug in hybrid model in 2010. A Bolt prototype model made a recent appearance at the popular Detroit Auto Show earlier this year.

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

Green Prophet

Cadillac’s 2014 ELR; a luxury plug in hybrid for only $55,000. But don’t despair wealthy sheikhs: Even green luxury models like the plug-in hybrid Fisker Karma can now be found in the United Arab Emirates.

Volvo’s C30 Electric Car Combines Green Technology With Safety

Green Prophet

Like many other Volvo models, the C30, which was unveiled originally at the Detroit Auto Show in 2010 is not being designed to break any speed or driving range records. Cars & Transportation Better Place electric cars green transportation hybrid cars Israel EVs Volvo

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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. Hybrid sales waned as gasoline prices ebbed in 2011, declining to 2.2

2012 Chevy Volt Production Tripled

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GM production facilities have started building the 2012 Chevy Volt in Detroit again. The increase in Volt production is critical to GM competing against other plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles in the U.S. The Michigan plant hasn’t produced a Volt for a month now but are returning to it hard by producing them at triple the previous rate. By the end of June the Nissan Leaf had outsold the Chevy Volt by 3,875 to 2,745 cars.

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10 Ways The Green Industry Can Benefit From Commercial Cleaning Trends

Green Prophet

Detroit, Michigan is a classic example, often studied in economics classes the world over. This is a great opportunity to make a shift towards hybrid or fully electric options for your fleet.

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Earth to Toyota

Eco Friendly Daily

While their branding veers towards pushing the hybrid Prius, Camry and Lexus models, Toyota also competes in the large truck market with their new Toyota Tundra.

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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. Beyond that, startups are forming to equip new “plug-in” hybrids that run almost entirely on their electric motors.

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. Beyond that, startups are forming to equip new “plug-in” hybrids that run almost entirely on their electric motors.

Will Polar Bears Die Out Because of Climate Change?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Furthermore, even if polar bears manage to find food as they move south, they may hybridize with populations of closely related grizzly bears — essentially causing the extinction of a distinct polar bear species (Albrecht 2013). A polar bear cub at the Detroit Zoo.

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.

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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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Halotechnics develops technology for cheap solar thermal power.

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Eco Tech: Prism Solar develops hybrid solar module for more power at low cost. Eco Factor: Hybrid solar module provides more power at low level insolation. 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.

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.

World’s 8 Most Inspiring Urban Farms

The Green Changemakers

After Chicago State oversaw the purchase of the old factory, Pratt began to assemble the Mycelia Project, the overarching name for his hybrid art-meets-agriculture experiment.