Ford decides C-Max shoppers not interested in fuel economy

Ford decides C-Max shoppers not interested in fuel economy

green.autoblog.com 25 Oct '14, 7pm

Hybrid, for example – is "fun to drive," can anyone really come up with some empirical evidence against your claim? What about calling it "versatile"? We wonder if Ford has been thinking along these lines when it talks about the green little hatch. Ford is refocusing its sales strategy for the C-Max Hybrid after the model took a sales hit on both sides of the Atlantic recently, Automotive News reports. That sales dropoff may stem from the fact that Ford has had to revise its fuel-economy figures downward for the C-Max twice since last year, most recently in June . That made the company's once-proud fuel-economy comparisons with the Toyota ...

Would you like to live here? Towers in Italy bring the forest to the city:

grist.org 25 Oct '14, 1pm

This just in: We no longer have to choose between living in the city or the forest. A pair of new towers in Milan, Italy, proves that we can ...

'Blue Marble, Eastern Hemisphere' Image: via #NASA_App

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Oct '14, 3pm

Of all the planets NASA has explored, none have matched the dynamic complexity of our own. Earth is constantly changing, and NASA scientists ...

Dot Earth Blog: Another Round on Energy Rebound: Two analysts of energy trends expand on their vi...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Oct '14, 4pm
Dot Earth Blog: Another Round on Energy Rebound: Two analysts of energy trends expand on their view that effic...

But the reality is that the energy efficiency of new technologies is frequently inseparable from other performance characteristics that resul...

Sustainable Mint House is Build From Corten Steel

jetsongreen.com 25 Oct '14, 7pm
Sustainable Mint House is Build From Corten Steel

The structure of the 100-square-meter house is made from 3 modules (ISO transport) of Corten Steel. The walls are insulated with an insulatio...

Energy

Renewable Energy Contractors Benefit from PACE Financing

Renewable Energy Contractors Benefit from PACE Financing

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Oct '14, 2pm

One third of all energy is wasted. Is PACE the solution? According to current energy data, commercial and industrial buildings use about 60 p...

Solar to Brighten Christmas for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors - The Green Optimistic #Typhoon

Solar to Brighten Christmas for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors - The Green Optimistic #Typhoon

greenoptimistic.com 25 Oct '14, 12am

Truck of Solaric Philippines installation team in Tacloban City, Philippines It’s almost been a year since the deadly typhoon Haiyan (locally...

.@RockyMtnInst & @CoreNetGlobal offer 11 strategic solutions to progress toward net-zero energy corporate real estate

.@RockyMtnInst & @CoreNetGlobal offer 11 strategic solutions to progress toward net-zero energy c...

rmi.org 24 Oct '14, 8pm

Buildings represent the largest single share of global energy use, and a major opportunity for profitable investment by the companies that oc...

Transportation

Ford Says It Could Build An EV On Par With A Tesla

hybridcars.com 24 Oct '14, 3pm
Ford Says It Could Build An EV On Par With A Tesla

The head of Ford Motor Co. has said its engineers have done a thorough hands-on analysis of a Tesla Model S and may eventually build their ow...

Fashion

8 Spooky, Scary Movies to Stream for Halloween

ecosalon.com 25 Oct '14, 8am
8 Spooky, Scary Movies to Stream for Halloween

If someone pulls out some tannis root on your first date, run like hell. “Rosemary’s Baby” is the classic, slow-build scary movie. It clocks ...

Naturally built homes in their winter from Poland to Romania

naturalhomes.org 25 Oct '14, 8pm

This is a choom in the frozen marshlands of the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia, Russia....

The Solar Energy Revolution Everyone’s Ignoring… Is In Bangladesh

cleantechnica.com 25 Oct '14, 12pm
The Solar Energy Revolution Everyone’s Ignoring… Is In Bangladesh

Sadly, Grameen Shakti somehow wasn’t even on my radar until I found out that it was a recent ...

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