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Dispatches from VA Greenforce Summit: Former DNC Chair McAuliffe Drives Home ‘No One Size Fits All’ Message

Within minutes of the kickoff of the Greenforce Summit in Culpeper, VA, today, Julian Keniry, NWF’s senior director for Campus and Community Leadership, mentioned arguably the most job-oriented icon of …

Automotive Xprize–still more super-efficient vehicles are here today

This post was written by Zoe Lipman, Senior Analyst of Climate and Energy Policy for National Wildlife Federation. Yesterday on the lawn of the DC Historical Society, the Xprize foundation …

NWF: New Fuel Efficiency Standards “Important and Overdue Step”

The Obama administration today unveiled stronger fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks and tougher rules on vehicle greenhouse gas emissions: The administration estimated the requirements would cost up to …

Game Changer on the Road: 230 Miles Per Gallon

Mysterious ads have been popping up around DC recently, featuring “230 8-11” with a smiling outlet for the 0. We just found out what all the fuss is about: The …

MIT Tackles Making An Electric Car That Recharges In 10 Minutes

The overall practicality of electric vehicle tranportation depends on the speed of battery recharge. Many EVs take six to eight hours. MIT is going for something closer to what people …

Check Out The 330 MPG Hybrid

A interesting new car design could increase mileage tenfold. Forums.nasioc.com reports: “Accelerated Composites, LLC, has designed a two-seat passenger car that will achieve up to 330 MPG and sell for under …

New Retrofit Kit To Make Your Car Into A Hybrid

A former IBM engineer has designed a kit that can transform existing automobiles into hybrids. The kit would place an electric motor inside each wheel so that a majority of …

How About A Car That Runs On Air? Really!

  |   July 9, 2009

A car is due out in 2010 that runs on compressed air and can be “refueled” in a few minutes. It goes 50 mph and can cover 90 to 125 …

Clean Cars for California = A Cleaner Future for All

It’s hard to make that trip to the gas station nowadays. Not only do we all need to pinch a few pennies in these tough economic times, but there’s the …

Rails and Trails for Wildlife

Let’s face it – our cars threaten wildlife in more ways than one. Road development threatens habitats, to the point where wildlife corridors are needed for animals to migrate. Not …

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