31 Oct '12, 4pm

Year of the #Green Car: 2012 Autos Set Records for Fleet Avg #Fuel Economy & Sales of #Hybrids / Electric Vehicles

2012 is the greenest new automobile fleet ever. Preliminary data for model year 2012, which ended with September, show that new records have been set for fleetwide average fuel economy and the sales of hybrids and plug-in electric vehicles. Dealer showrooms feature an unprecedented choice of fuel-efficient cars and trucks and consumers are buying them. Federal clean car and fuel economy standards are also working as intended to spur automaker investment in fuel-efficiency, which is just what consumers need to protect them from the gas prices pain at the pump. Fleetwide Fuel Economy Hits a Record High and Saves Consumers Money According to University of Michigan researchers Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle, model year 2012 reached 23.6 mpg (window label value), which is 1.1 mpg higher than the previous record of 22.5 mpg for model year 2011. In fact, fuel economy has bee...

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Electric Car Sales Increase 228 Percent

switchboard.nrdc.org 31 Oct '12, 4pm

Automakers operate on a different calendar, in which the 2012 model year recently came to a close. As my colleague, Luke T...

October Plug-In Electric Car Sales: Volt, Leaf ...

greencarreports.com 01 Nov '12, 10pm

I wonder how many "naysayers" are going to come out and start the "bashing" game again. In the month of October, Volt sold...

The Green Economy Is the Future

The Green Economy Is the Future

triplepundit.com 30 Oct '12, 9am

Now here’s the positive side of this (quite likely) scenario. As resource depletion and global climate chaos get more seve...

Another strong month for plug in vehicles.

Another strong month for plug in vehicles.

hybridcars.com 04 Nov '12, 4pm

The Ford C-Max Hybrid achieved over 3,000 sales in its second month – and Ford notes this was its Prius v fighter's first ...

2012 Plug In Car Sales Up 228 Percent: #evworld via @evworldeditor #plugin #Volt #Leaf #GM #Chevy #Nissan #Toyota #NRDC

2012 Plug In Car Sales Up 228 Percent: #evworld...

evworld.com 01 Nov '12, 3pm

Automakers operate on a different calendar, in which the 2012 model year recently came to a close. As my colleague, Luke T...

CMU/Ford study assesses optimal mix of conventional, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles for minimizing GHG...

CMU/Ford study assesses optimal mix of conventi...

greencarcongress.com 31 Oct '12, 12pm

Prior studies compare and select among a small set of fixed vehicle configurations based on selected commercially availabl...

Benefits Of Electric Cars Are Not Just Fuel Sav...

cleantechnica.com 01 Nov '12, 3pm

Well, about 50% should be choosing an EV. Live in a household in which one or more cars never goes more than 75 miles a da...

Could liquid air be the fuel of the future? The Green Piece.

Could liquid air be the fuel of the future? The...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 30 Oct '12, 9am

Tuesday 30 October, 2012. The Green Piece. When we talk of ‘alternative fuel’ vehicles, we usually mean battery electric o...

Sales for electric, plug-in cars strong in October: ^RS

Sales for electric, plug-in cars strong in Octo...

cleanmpg.com 04 Nov '12, 12pm

Plug-in and electric vehicles had their strongest month of 2012 in October. Last month, the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt had ...

Green Star e-Update Oct/Nov 2012:

Green Star e-Update Oct/Nov 2012:

gbca.org.au 05 Nov '12, 4am

Revolution takes something old, and something new The recently-released Green Star – Interiors PILOT rating tool has amalg...

How the EPA tests - and doesn't test - fuel eco...

green.autoblog.com 05 Nov '12, 11pm

There are two major factors used to adjust the resistance in the dynamometer rollers: 1. Weight -- Vehicles are weighed wi...

Dealer Discounts 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric C...

greencarreports.com 30 Oct '12, 4pm

Official range of the Mitsubishi is 62 miles in combined EPA testing, or 98 miles in city driving. The smart has no offici...

Toyota hybrids top reliability survey: Toyota has topped a US reliability survey, with its new Prius c hybrid mo...

Toyota hybrids top reliability survey: Toyota h...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 31 Oct '12, 11am

Toyota has topped a US reliability survey, with its new Prius c hybrid model named the most reliable model. Japanese model...

No tricks, all treats! @GulfstreamAero’s announ...

gulfstream.com 31 Oct '12, 2pm

GULFSTREAM G150 SETS FOUR CITY-PAIR RECORDS Company Also Delivers 100th G150 To Customer, Announces Availability Of Auto-T...

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel powers full Gulfstream...

greencarcongress.com 30 Oct '12, 9am

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel powers full Gulfstream model range 30 October 2012 Honeywell Green Jet Fuel produced using Honeyw...