Postal Service Could Get $2 Billion To Electrify 20,000 Vehicles

January 28, 2010 by  
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The United States Postal service is the second largest civilian employer in the country, after Wal-Mart. Over 650,000 are employed by the USPS, which utilizes some 260,000 vehicles. While 43,000 of these vehicles run on E85 fuel, they still manage to get an average of just 9 mpg.

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Caterham Considering Race-Worthy EV

January 20, 2010 by  
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There are hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of small niche-market car makers across the globe. Some cater to the extremely wealthy, while others are more dedicated to the pursuit of performance. But as the global market shifts away from petrol and towards electric cars even these smaller shops are considering EV projects

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11 Practical Reasons to Buy an Electric Car

January 12, 2010 by  
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Over the holidays I saw at least two lists dueling it out as to why electric cars may or may not be in your future. Those lists spanned the gamut from “ Dude, they’re too expensive! “, to “ Oil’s peaking, get off petroleum now! ” But, although they brought up some food for thought, what those lists didn’t cover were the practical reasons to consider buying some kind of electric car (pure electric or extended range electric) in the next couple of years

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6 Bird Species Go to Amazing and Very Different Lengths to Find a Mate.

January 12, 2010 by  
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This post presents amazing video clips of the courtship behaviour of six birds. Such amazing behaviour that is linked to appearance and build is worth thinking about just over 200 hundred years after the birth of Darwin. The post simply explains the behaviour in a single paragraph, gives a link for further study and leaves the reader to watch the short video

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Westfield Sportscars Developing Electric iRacer

January 7, 2010 by  
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Getting the racing world to take electric cars seriously will go a long way towards acceptance by the general public as a whole. And electric cars have a lot going for them in that regard.

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Garmin ecoRoute Charts How “Green” Your Driving Is

January 7, 2010 by  
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In one of Top Gear’s more infamous (and yet informative) vehicle tests, Jeremy Clarkson pitted a Toyota Prius against a BMW M3 to see which car could get better gas mileage. The catch was, the Prius had to drive as fast as it could, while all the M3 had to do was keep up with the hybrid

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Animal Slaughter Underway to Control Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease

January 7, 2010 by  
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A confirmed outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in South Korea, has prompted officials to quarantine and slaughter animals to control the spread of the highly contagious viral disease. Read more of this story »

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Save Energy By Cooking With Your…Thermos?

January 7, 2010 by  
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A friend recently hipped me to thermos cooking, which takes advantage of the thermos’ insulation to trap and use food’s residual heat for cooking. I was intrigued and immediately starting looking for more information on the subject

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New Intelligent Wind Turbines “See” the Wind

January 7, 2010 by  
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New wind turbine technology out of Denmark can “see” the wind before it arrives and aim itself accordingly. Read more of this story »

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Th!nk Chooses Elkhart, Indiana, To Build City Electric Car for U.S.

January 5, 2010 by  
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After a long process of on-again, off-again pseudo confirmations of potential sites, Norwegian EV company Th!nk has officially chosen Elkhart, Indiana, as the location of its U.S. electric car manufacturing facility. For a company that, as recently as a year ago, was swirling in the flushed toilet bowl of failed EV startups, this marks a major turning point.

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