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World’s Fastest Electric Racing Car: Nissan ZEOD RC (Video)

World’s Fastest Electric Racing Car: Nissan ZEOD RC (Video)

The unique Nissan ZEOD RC is an innovative test bed for electric technologies. This is a seriously cool-looking car, and it produces zero emissions and goes faster than 300 kilometers per hour — yes, they said it’s faster than a Ferrari. History making? You get to decide. Also posted on 1Sun4All.

VW’s Vision Of Ecological Sustainability Takes Shape In Tennessee

VW’s Vision Of Ecological Sustainability Takes Shape In Tennessee

Volkswagen AG’s vision of ecological sustainability is taking shape amidst the lushly forested, green hills of the Tennessee Valley. Serving as a proving ground and model for increasing energy efficiency and reducing emissions, water usage, materials usage, and waste for VW plants the world over, VW America’s manufacturing facility in Chattanooga embodies the sum total of Think Blue, the latest five-year (2012-2018) iteration of the automaker’s global sustainability initiative.

Estonia Is 1st Country In The World To Install Nationwide System Of Fast Chargers For EVs

Estonia Is 1st Country In The World To Install Nationwide System Of Fast Chargers For EVs

The first nationwide system of fast charging stations for electric vehicles has now been completed in Estonia. The nationwide system was installed in order to speed the adoption of EVs in the country, and to help reduce the country’s carbon emissions. The system consists of 165 fast chargers that were built and installed by the [...]

Infographic: The Top 100 Auto Blogs to Follow in 2013

Infographic: The Top 100 Auto Blogs to Follow in 2013

Thanks to CouponAudit – #52 .

Green Automobiles: Major Media & Tech Sites Fail Big Time On Tesla–NYTimes Story

Green Automobiles: Major Media & Tech Sites Fail Big Time On Tesla–NYTimes Story

When I first posted on the NYTimes–Tesla story, I figured I wouldn’t come back to the issue. I figured it was completely obvious what had happened, and that major media would be doing a good job of slamming the NYTimes and Mr Broder. Unfortunately, major media reporters, humans, and even tech reporters aren’t as bright [...]

Green Auto News: Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia For $15

Green Auto News: Wind-Powered Car Travels 3,000 Miles Across Australia For $15

A lightweight car called the Wind Explorer recently traveled a whopping 3,000 miles across Australia with the assistance of wind power at a cost of only $15. The wind powered vehicle was built by Evonik as a demonstration of its battery and lightweight materials technologies. The vehicle is currently on display at the company’s headquarters. [...]

Ford, Daimler, Nissan Promise Affordable Electric Fuel Cell Vehicles

Ford, Daimler, Nissan Promise Affordable Electric Fuel Cell Vehicles

 Now, here’s a first. Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Nissan Motor Co. are pushing ahead with an unusual three-way agreement to develop affordable fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs)for the mass market on three continents. Actually, it’s even more expansive than that since Renault is also included under the Nissan-Renault Alliance. The unique collaborative effort [...]


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