Monthly Archives: September 2006

Maria Shriver explains Best Buddies charity to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,

By |2016-09-25T13:10:38-07:00September 24th, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Celebrities, Charities, Video,|

Maria Shriver, honorary chairman of Best Buddies charity explaining her joy and commitment to work with Best Buddies to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies is an international organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 1,300 middle school, high school, and college campuses [...]

Honda develops a clean diesel engine

By |2017-03-22T08:07:52-07:00September 6th, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, Honda, Manufacturers, Technology|

TOCHIGI, Japan 09/25/2006 -- Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced it has developed a next-generation diesel engine that reduces exhaust gas emissions to a level equal to a gasoline engine. Hondas next-generation diesel engine employs a revolutionary NOx catalytic converter that enables a great reduction in NOx emissions sufficient to meet stringent U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

Dave Hermance at the 2006 ZEV symposium, Sacramento, CA

By |2017-03-22T08:07:52-07:00September 1st, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Green cars, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Toyota, Video,|

The question is being asked quietly in small circles. Niche markets have already started putting Lithium Ion (LI-ION) batteries in cars to make them plug-in electric cars. At the same time, lithium-ion batteries are being recalled from laptops. If the small lithium ion batteries are having problems, will the larger, more powerful lithium-ion batteries have [...]