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Green Car Care Tips. Green your car! If you drive a car on a regular basis chances are it is like a second home. Therefore, why not treat your car experience like you are hopefully treating your daily living experience, with conscientious, environmentally responsible choices. When you clean your car don’t let that green or blue chemically laden car cleanser drip to the curb and ride the runoff directly into your municipal water system.

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Honda Civic is 2012 Green Car of the Year

Eco Auto Ninja

The 2012 Green Car of the Year award didn’t go to an electric or diesel vehicle (as it has the past few years) but instead was taken by none other than the Honda Civic Natural Gas. Green Car Journal hands out the award and its rules state that the GCOTY needs to have a “quantifiable environmental achievement.” Fuel Efficient honda civic green car of the year honda civic natural gasAnd it’s not even 2012 yet.

2012 Green Car Vision Award Goes to Ford C-Max Energi

Eco Auto Ninja

Chalk up another win for Ford as they take home the Green Car Journal Green Car Vision award for the second year in a row at the Washington Auto Show. However, how “Green” can a company be for developing vehicles that are not on the road yet? The C-Max gets 40 miles to the gallon versus cars like the Tesla Model S getting 300 miles per charge.

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Top 10 Green Cars

Eco Friendly Daily

With so many cars out there claiming to be the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly cars around, which one should you buy? Well the 2007 Geneva Motor Show recently picked a list of the top 10 green cars. Each of these cars are on the list for different reasons, some have high miles per gallon ratios, or is powered by biofuels, hydrogen, and even hybrids. Check out the entire list of green cars here.

The Perfect Green Car: Designed By You

Green Living Ideas

Tesla’s Engineering Tools Director, Paul Lomangino, sees the creative process as the most critical to ensuring car buyers are happy and become lifelong brand advocates. Green and sustainable market research is pricy, time consuming, and, like all market research, subject to all sorts of potential error. Seems like Tesla got it right and is killing it in green marketing , and Elio Motors has not. Green Lifestyle Sponsored Posts Transportation green car Tesla

The Green Car Revolution…is here.

Elephant Journal

Click image for more info: The Green(er) Car Revolution is (just about) Here. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only The lineup. Something for everyone. I ride a bike. Come snow, sleet or sun, I’m out there. And I love it. And yes…I compost, and I’m vegan, and I own a rescue hound dog, and I unplug my fixtures in my solar-powered [.].

Green Car Options of the Future

Eco Friendly Daily

And these modes of transportation show to be almost as green as the original “horse and buggy” Here are some of the new directions that cars are driving these days to bring us closer to freedom from gas dependency and the pollution that it causes. A company called Accelerated Composites, also known as AC, has created a hybrid car that gets 330 miles per gallon. That is what the winner of the Eco-Marathon got when he raced his amazing fuel efficient car.

Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals

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Even though hybrid cars are now available and other alternative fuel cars are under [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas. Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals. Beyond Hybrids: Green Auto Technology. Suggestions for Going Green When on Vacation. Just How Green is That Electric Car, Anyway? Green is Not Just the Paint Color.

Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals

Green Living Ideas

Even though hybrid cars are now available and other alternative fuel cars are under [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas. Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals. Beyond Hybrids: Green Auto Technology. Suggestions for Going Green When on Vacation. Just How Green is That Electric Car, Anyway? Green is Not Just the Paint Color. Choosing a Hybrid Car.

Product of the Week – Ecolo Green Car Wash

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Move over bucket & sponge and make room for Ecolo Green Car Wash. With only the equivalent of a glass of water, Ecolo products will clean, shine & protect your car, boat or bike from the elements and keep it cleaner for longer periods of time. Ecolo products are sprayed directly onto the paint surface of your car, boat or bike. In this video Ecolo is put to the true test of cleaning the dirtiest of cars.

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Can electric vehicles overtake competing green car technologies?

The Green Changemakers

by Adam Vaughan 25/02/2009 Everyone from Gordon Brown to Greenpeace backs electric cars as a climate panacea, but are there negative impacts we're missing in the rush to electrification, asks Adam Vaughan The tale of why the Eden Project created an eco car show has lessons for sustainable transport across the UK. So, in 2007, Eden’s Gus Grand founded the Sexy Green Car Show, deciding that if she couldn’t change visitors’ mode of transport, she could at least make it lower carbon.

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Choosing Life over Stuff: How I Went (Mostly) Car-Free & You Can too.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green car-free consumption environment green pollutionWe can choose to have enough by desiring less.

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The Green Buzz: Monday, December 16

Conservancy Talk

In today’s Green Buzz, learn about innovators that are helping to meet those demands in a sustainable way. Nominees for the 2014 Green Car Technology Award were announced today at the Washington Auto Show. ( Reuters ). We all know that energy demands are only increasing globally. In Hong Kong, they’re figuring out how to recycle your used shower water to create electricity. ( The New York Times ).

Do You Have a Plug-in Car Personality?

Green Living Ideas

Our favorite green car dude, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenCarReports.com, came to the Green Diva Studio to talk about the latest in green driving trends and the best green cars to buy in 2014. We got to do a few segments with John, AND a great video on the types of people that buy plug-in cars and why they buy them. There were some surprises among the personality types for plug-in car owners. Green Divas Foodie-Philes: Cha Cha Cha Chia.

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The Dog that Rescued Me & a 101 on Residential Solar

Green Living Ideas

Eco Ed Schwartz joined us to be our resident Green Dude, and even though Green Diva Jamie and silent Jessie were not in the studio, we managed to have so much fun that we forgot to record the first 20 minutes of the show! If you didn’t listen live, you missed talking about Green Diva Mizar’s appearance on the Dr. Oz show , which will air on February 21, 2013. We not only celebrated Valentine’s Day, but the addition of a new furry green diva, Gracie Mae.

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Eco-Friendly Car Guide

The Go Green Blog

Ever wonder what the variation is between different alternative fuel cars like a plug in hybrid, a flex fuel or an electric car ? Here’s a breakdown of all the different types of green vehicles that are currently available and also in development. A hybrid drive is fully scalable, which means the drive can be used to power everything from small commuter cars to large buses and even locomotives. Electric Cars. Hydrogen Cars & Hydrogen Fuel Cells.

Cash for Clunkers…is it sustainable?

Green Life Smart Life

Without a doubt, the new cash for clunkers, officially known as CARS (Car Allowance Rebate System), is a huge success. Stats on the program are scarce, mainly because of its infancy, but for the $1 billion to have already been used, that means 225,000 cars have been traded in. The CARS program helps consumers buy or lease a more environmentally-friendly vehicle. Obviously the main beneficiaries are the car companies.

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Citroën wins "Green Car Manufacturer of The Year" 2007

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Citroën isn't a name which would readily drop off my lips when it comes to the environment, but they've won the Green Fleet Awards "Car Manufacturer of The Year" for 2007. Tags: cars citroen Looking at their stats (23 models exempt from the London congestion charge for low emissions) it looks as if they've stolen a march on their competitors. Let's see if anyone else takes on the challenge.

Chevy Volt Coming to Canada in 2012

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The 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car will finally be available in seven major markets across Canada this fall, with the starting price of $41,545. ” The Volt was recently named 2011 World Green Car of the Year at the New York International Auto Show, in addition to winning a number of awards in North America. Many are complaining about the price, but experts assure that the benefits of mass production in the next couple years will be reflected in the sticker price.

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3 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Electric Cars

Eco Auto Ninja

If you’re looking for the most environmentally friendly car to cruise around in, the obvious choice is an electric car. Unfortunately, most electric cars, if not all, are limited to city driving thanks to their low speeds and long recharging times. If you live out in the suburbs or country, you want a car that will not only take advantage of the open roads, but also protect the environment at the same time.

New Hybrids on the Horizon for the Middle East

Green Prophet

Hybrid cars have had a slow start in the Middle East in comparison to other markets. The Hyundai Motor Company has just launched their first hybrid car in the region, with the new Sonata hybrid. Hyundai’s Vice President Tom Lee believes so, stating that increasing awareness in the region of environmental issues makes it a good time to meet the new demand for green cars. With its electric motor alone, the car can reach speeds of 120 km/h and travel 16.1

Obama Takes Shot at Romney, “some wanted to let the auto industry die”

Eco Auto Ninja

Obama sat inside a 2013 Ford C-Max Energi , which won this year’s Green Car Vision Award , among some gas guzzling trucks, SUVs and muscle cars made by General Motors, Chrysler and Ford. Because of folks coming together we are now in a place where we can compete with any car company in the world.” President Barack Obama, seen above at the Washington Auto Show Tuesday, hailed the triumphant rebound of the U.S. auto industry.

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10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy | Living Green and Saving Energy

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Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy 10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy by greenwise on March 11, 2011 Want to know the greenest cars for 2011 ? The list of the 10 greenest vehicles was compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in their aptly-named Green Book. Check out the whole list of the 10 greenest cars here.

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10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy 10 Greenest Cars You Can Buy by greenwise on March 11, 2011 Want to know the greenest cars for 2011 ? The list of the 10 greenest vehicles was compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in their aptly-named Green Book. Check out the whole list of the 10 greenest cars here.

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3 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Electric Cars

Eco Auto Ninja

If you’re looking for the most environmentally friendly car to cruise around in, the obvious choice is an electric car. Unfortunately, most electric cars, if not all, are limited to city driving thanks to their low speeds and long recharging times. If you live out in the suburbs or country, you want a car that will not only take advantage of the open roads, but also protect the environment at the same time.

Ford’s Vision for the Future – The Focus EV

Eco Auto Ninja

Its been branded by the company to be a green car but not only because it does not emit gas but also because it used recycled and reusable materials for its interiors and structure. According to the Ford, the car seat foam inserts are made from soy product, which makes it lighter. This can help lower the car insurance rates for your family car. But like other vehicles, of course, the car has its share of disadvantages.

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Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

Simply Google “green” hotels, or go to the “Green” Hotels Association’s website. If you travel via RV, instead of renting a car to tour local landmarks, rent a bike (1.5 This will also help you decide what kind of clean, green car you’re going to trade up to when the lease on your current vehicle expires (or when the vehicle you purchased passes that instant-obsolescence five-year mark). Patronize family-friendly green restaurants.

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Discover the Range of Hybrid Car Options

Eco Auto Ninja

It doesn’t matter whether you are an eco-activist or just trying to save money on fuel costs, a hybrid car is an excellent choice. You don’t have to sacrifice size for great fuel economy, nor do you have to lose style for green features. From compact to luxury, there is a green, fuel-efficient car out there for you. One of the kinks with electric cars is that they have a limited mileage range before they need to be charged.

Discover the Range of Hybrid Car Options

Eco Auto Ninja

It doesn’t matter whether you are an eco-activist or just trying to save money on fuel costs, a hybrid car is an excellent choice. You don’t have to sacrifice size for great fuel economy, nor do you have to lose style for green features. From compact to luxury, there is a green, fuel-efficient car out there for you. One of the kinks with electric cars is that they have a limited mileage range before they need to be charged.

Volt Owners Report Going 1,000 Miles Between Fill-Ups

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A little green car related news for you this morning. cars-houses transport travelAccording to a much-publicized report from GM , early Chevy Volt owners are reporting a staggering 1,000 mile between gas station fill-ups. Some have taken their vehicles even further. “On On April 11, I had to buy gas for the first time since filling up on Jan. 9, ” said Volt owner Gary Davis of Greenville, S.C. “In In my Volt I’ve driven 4,600 miles on 8.4 gallons of gas.

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Qatar Foundation Site to Go Car-Free With Siemens Trams

Green Prophet

Public transportation is not popular among the Gulf elite who can easily afford the expense of fueling their own cars. The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development chose the corporate giant to provide a transportation system that will eventually make their Doha campus car-free. Qatar’s GSAS Turns Other Rating Systems Green. Cars & Transportation car-free environment Doha Energy Efficiency public transportation Siemens

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Penfield, NY, gets free public EV charging station

EcoFriend

Penfield debuts area’s first free public electric car charging station. Penfield debuts area’s first free public electric car charging station Penfield is home to the first free public electric car charging station in Monroe County. Thanks to Kanauer’s initiative where he donated the equipments and project engineering, townspeople will now be able to fire up their green cars without having to travel miles to get to a station.

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Mariel Hemingway on the New Green Divas Radio Show

Green Living Ideas

Green Diva Meg on the Air. A lot of news from Green Divas HQ! First of all, the Green Divas are thrilled to announce that they will be back on the air every Thursday afternoon starting November 1. Not only will the Green Divas Radio Show be back, but coming to you live from their very own studio built in the new GD HQ! And as if that’s not exciting enough, Green Diva Meg will be joined by new Green Diva co-host, Mizar Turdiu.

Israel’s Better Place Electric Car Network Bleeds Capital

Green Prophet

Of the hundreds of civilians that bought the cars, warm reviews of excitement ensued. Since opening the car sales channel to the public the number of Better Place cars on the road now exceeds the number of Better Place cars being driven by company employees. The company also released news that it had set an electric car distance world record , garnering some fresh enthusiasm for the business. The Renault cars aren’t attractive, or different looking.

Summer Tips to Save Money and Reduce your Carbon Footprint

Green Living Ideas

Post from: Green Living Ideas. Green Home Appliances Help Keep You Cool. 5 Great, Green Indoor Climate Control Tips. Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals. As summer approaches, it becomes far too easy to rely on air conditioners to keep you cool from the warmest days or in some areas the overbearing heat.

Seimens and Volkswagen Drive the Middle East Green

Green Prophet

Luxury cars like white gold Mercedes Benz coupes and American high line cars like Cadillacs have been driven by affluent people living in the Arab Gulf for years. Due to the availability of oil there, not that much attention has been given to making these high priced cars more environmentally friendly; even though one gold Mercedes model is reported to run on biofuel. Read more on greening cars in the Middle East: A $7,000 Electric Car Coming to the Middle East?

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Could Electric Skates Be the New Urban Mode of Transportation?

Green Prophet

Give up that car and zip around town on… electric skates? In an attempt to get people to forgo their cars and switch to more eco-friendly forms of transportation we’ve seen designers and entrepreneurs develop electric scooters , electric unicycles , and combination bike/scooter electric vehicles. In the meantime, it’s great to see another non-car mode of transportation in the works out there. EasyBike Makes it Easy to be Green.

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Gulf Inventor Creates “Alma” – a 20 Square Mile Saltwater and Dew Collector

Green Prophet

For the 31-year-old from Abu Dhabi, who is also involved in creating a green car wash hopes to grab rainwater or dew and then it can be adapted to “float or rest on a body of water above the water.” The Alma invention also comes on the heels of a number of clean water projects in the UAE and according to experts Green Prophet spoke to, Shehi’s mechanism could be a boost for the region as water issues continue to rise and create tension between countries.

Recession sets off great interest in efficiency

Green (Living) Review

Consumers were looking at taking (or had already taken) a bunch of energy-related decisions that would likely save them some green. Participate in utility’s green power program – 9 percent. This shows that, during this crisis, which may yet turn into a Depression, people are voting with their pocketbooks and the green products manufacturers and vendors much ensure that they do not price the products out of the market, as some seem to do.

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Lootah Biofuels to Grow Algae in Dubai to Reduce Oil Spillage

Green Prophet

The question on industry experts minds, including Lootah ( which launched a green car project in Dubai and which is owned by the huge construction firm Nakheel ), will be whether algae can help push the biofuel industry or if it will fail to show the hopes that so many have for the abundant green energy source. Image of the US-researched Aquatic Species Program from Jimmy Carter era.

Tuataras Not Hybrids Rule the Road at Dubai Car Show

Green Prophet

As Europe, North America and even Israel rolls out modest EVs and hybrid cars, they are a no-go for the luxury brand shoppers in the Gulf region. “Hybrid cars still can’t cut it in United Arab Emirates,” is the sub-heading sum-up of an article in this week’s Gulf News covering the Dubai Motor Show. When Green Prophet’s Tafline was in Abu Dhabi earlier this year she was flummoxed by the lack of pubic transportation in the region.

California to get 200 EV charging stations

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Sonia Renthlei: Electric vehicles may be the solution to conventional fuel-based cars but the lack of charging stations means that commuters are left with little option when it comes to recharging. Such deals by power companies are part of the country’s initiatives to encourage the use of green cars for transport.