Monthly Archives: January 2008

A virtual oil field in Israel, created by electric cars

By |2017-03-22T08:06:26-07:00January 27th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Car shows, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels, Fuel economy, Gas Tax, Gasoline (petrol), GM, Green cars, International Energy Agency (IEA), Manufacturers, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Politics, Technology, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of getting off the dependence of Middle East oil, you think I must be talking about the United States. I am not, I am talking about Israel. If I talk about electric vehicles being produced by 2011, you probably think I'm talking about General Motors' Volt, but I'm not. I'm talking about [...]

California sues EPA over clean car waiver

By |2017-01-20T18:33:52-07:00January 23rd, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), DOE (Department of Energy), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anyone watching this story had to know California wasn't going to walk away from this fight. California has become the trumpeter of clean air with Schwarzenegger traveling the world holding the environmental beacon of light. For the first time, states could be allowed to limit greenhouse gasses to prevent climate change, which is recognized as [...]

MINI executives talk about new and future MINIs

By |2017-03-22T08:06:26-07:00January 22nd, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Fuel economy, Manufacturers, MINI, Podcasts, Video,|

Jim McDowell, Vice President, MINI & Kay Segler, Mini's Vice President, global brand management set down and talked about their new product, the clubman, and future vehicles. How will MINI continue to stand out with all the new small cars coming out in the United States?  

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