Clever Electric Bus Prototype Combines 2 Battery Chemistries for Max Power & Range

December 3, 2010 by  
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Photo: GE Dual Battery System FTW There are about 840,000 buses on the roads of the United States, and while they are a greener way to get around than individual cars (especially for commuting in urban areas – please people, if you live in the city, use transit), the vast majority of them are powered by non-renewable fossil fuels. Some use diesel-hybrid powertrains for better fuel economy and lower emissions, and others run on compressed natural gas to reduce smog-forming tailpipe emissions, but those are just partial solutions. Fully electric buses would be better, but current battery t..

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Focus Electric Is Ford’s EV for 2011

September 20, 2010 by  
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While Nissan and GM seem to be getting the majority of the electric vehicle attention recently with the Leaf and the Volt both slated to begin reaching consumers in only a couple of months, Ford is getting its own electric vehicle ready for rollout.

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Hybrid Humvee coming up over the horizon

November 5, 2009 by  
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Lack of global climate deal won’t crush green tech

November 5, 2009 by  
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No matter what happens in Copenhagen next month, green-tech companies say industry and national governments will drive investment in the near term, an analysis shows.

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Senate panel approves Democratic climate bill

November 5, 2009 by  
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Bill, which would require industry to trim greenhouse gases 20 percent by 2020 from 2005 levels, joins several other initiatives in the Senate.

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