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GM Following the Consumer

January 8th, 2007 |
GM Following the Consumer

As goes the consumer, so goes General Motors. That really was the message I got after speaking with GM’s Clay Okabayashi during the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo. The bottom line is that it’s the consumer driving the decision making ...
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It’s Not Another Rental Car, It’s Flexcar

January 7th, 2007 |
It’s Not Another Rental Car, It’s Flexcar

It’s a novel concept — pay only for the time you use a car. That’s the business model of Flexcar, whose motto is to revolutionize transportation across America, one neighborhood at a time. I spoke with company representative Walter King, ...
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The Partnership: Clean Cities for All

January 5th, 2007 |
The Partnership: Clean Cities for All

JoAnn Armenta is the Southern California coordinator for Clean Cities Coalition, a program administered by The Partnership. Its mission is to advance the nation’s economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that contribute to the ...
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Go-Go! Gadget!

January 4th, 2007 |
Go-Go! Gadget!

Los Angeles-based Left Coast Conversions is the brainchild of Gadget, the company’s chief tech dude, who started the endeavor because of his passion for a cleaner, more self-reliant world. His company’s motto: “converting the world, one EV at a time.”

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It’s an SUT, not an SUV.

January 3rd, 2007 |
It’s an SUT, not an SUV.

While at the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo, I had a chance to talk to Bryon Bliss of Phoenix Motor Cars. Their new SUT is a zero-emission, all-electric sport utility truck, powered by Altairnano NanoSafe (TM) battery technology. It ...
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Natural Gas: Clean Energy

December 29th, 2006 |
Natural Gas: Clean Energy

You may have seen them on the roadways of North America: Natural Gas Vehicles or NGVs. They look like any other vehicle. The difference is, NGVs operate on natural gas as opposed to the fuel we typically pump into our ...
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UEV Corp Unveils the Electrum Spyder

December 27th, 2006 |
UEV Corp Unveils the Electrum Spyder

The Universal Electric Vehicle Corporation unveiled its Electrum Spyder during the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo in Santa Monica, Calif. The company combines design and engineering to develop high quality, innovative, zero-emission, all electric transportation for consumers and municipalities that ...
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AC Propulsion’s E-Box

December 26th, 2006 |
AC Propulsion’s E-Box

$70,000 might be a little much to pay for a new car for the average consumer, but with AC Propulsion’s modification to a non-emission electrical vehicle, the Toyota XB may be worth it to the environment. The company modifies the ...
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A Chat with the Petersen’s Dave Messer

December 22nd, 2006 |
A Chat with the Petersen’s Dave Messer

While at the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo, I had the opportunity to eavesdrop on a conversation between former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca and Dick Messer, director of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, (a favorite place of mine ...
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Miles Automotive Group Unveils the Miles ZX40

December 21st, 2006 |
Miles Automotive Group Unveils the Miles ZX40

At the Alternative Car & Transportation Expo in Santa Monica, Calif., alternative transportation vehicles using a variety of propulsion technologies were on display, including the ZX40 All Electric Vehicle, distributed in California by Miles Automotive Group. The vehicle is primarily ...
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