25 Sep '12, 11am

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Toyota Retrenches on Electric Cars: The automaker says it misread market demand and wi...

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Toyota will sell only limited quantities of the eQ, its second all-electric car, starting in December. Toyota scraps plans for wide sales of a new all-electric minicar, saying that it had misread the market and the ability of battery technology to satisfy consumers. Now it plans to sell only about 100 battery-powered eQ vehicles in the United States and Japan. [Reuters] A plus for the Obama campaign? Eighty percent of likely voters who remain undecided believe that global warming is happening , while only 3 percent say it is not happening, a new survey shows. Two out of three undecided voters say that if it is happening, it is mostly human-caused. [Yale Project on Climate Change Communication] The main satellite used for monitoring the weather in eastern North America and the Atlantic Ocean is switched to standby mode and a backup is enl...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Sep '12, 11am

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Toyota will sell only limited quantities of the eQ, its second all-electric car, start...

Sluggish Electric Car Market Forces Discounts a...

e360.yale.edu 25 Sep '12, 4pm

25 Sep 2012: Sluggish Electric Car Market Forces Discounts and Cuts by GM, Toyota With electric vehicles still struggling ...

Toyota Kills Tiny Two-Seat Electric Car It Doesn't Believe In #car #green

Toyota Kills Tiny Two-Seat Electric Car It Does...

greencarreports.com 24 Sep '12, 8pm

"Most of the stories focus on Toyota management's view that battery technology isn't ready, the market for pure electrics ...

Toyota will make more than 1 million hybrids this year

Toyota will make more than 1 million hybrids th...

green.autoblog.com 25 Sep '12, 2pm

TMC Announces Status of Its Environmental Technology Development, Future Plans 21 Hybrids to be Launched by End of 2015, N...

Audi shows new engine with electric turbocharger

Audi shows new engine with electric turbocharger

paultan.org 25 Sep '12, 7am

Audi offers its solution to the decades-old problem of turbo lag with a new engine that features electrically-driven turbo...

Self-driving cars will take over by 2040

Self-driving cars will take over by 2040

mnn.com 24 Sep '12, 3pm

LOOK MA, NO HANDS: BMW's self-driving 330i. (BMW photo) Even without a debate over we really want our cars to drive themse...

Toyota iQ EV – only 100 units for Japan and USA

Toyota iQ EV – only 100 units for Japan and USA

paultan.org 25 Sep '12, 5am

This is the Toyota iQ EV, which as its name suggests, is an electric powered version of the little iQ . Yet another EV to ...

Report: Toyota doubling hybrid output to 1.2M I...

greencarcongress.com 23 Sep '12, 1pm

Report: Toyota doubling hybrid output to 1.2M In 2012 23 September 2012 The Nikkei reports that Toyota Motor Corp. is expe...

[blog]Reflecting on an Electric Day #EV

pluginamerica.org 26 Sep '12, 2pm

As the significance of a successful second National Plug In Day settled in (one ABC affiliate called it the start of a "ne...

Will Electric Cars Create 100000 Jobs in California? - #DriveElectric

Will Electric Cars Create 100000 Jobs in Califo...

plugincars.com 28 Sep '12, 5pm

Building electric cars creates jobs, and so does saving money on gas, says an EV group. I get wary when people say that so...

Toyota sets new electric vehicle record: Toyota Motorsport has continued its record-breaking success with its EV...

Toyota sets new electric vehicle record: Toyota...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 03 Oct '12, 9am

Toyota Motorsport has continued its record-breaking success with its EV P002 by setting a new electric record on the renow...

Rethinking Electric Cars -- Game Changer Update

green-energy-news.com 29 Sep '12, 2pm

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Toyota Prototypes All-solid-state Battery With 5x Higher Output Density

Toyota Prototypes All-solid-state Battery With ...

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 25 Sep '12, 6pm

Toyota Prototypes All-solid-state Battery With 5x Higher Output Density Sept 26, 2012 00:32 Naoshige Shimizu, Nikkei Autom...

New human support #robot gives disabled humans ...

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Sep '12, 3pm

We're always caught slightly off-guard when major Asian electronics companies introduce a new robot with virtually zero wa...

Electric cars are the future. Support it: #ecnmag

ecnmag.com 03 Oct '12, 1pm

People simply don’t think of electric cars as long-distance vehicles. It’s a car to run down the street and grab some groc...