He’s already a major star in Hollywood, but longtime environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio is interested in more than just Oscars – he’s in the hunt for a racing championship. The actor announced he’s entering into a joint venture with Venturi Automobiles to put together a tenth team to compete in […]
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They’re not the M&M we’re used to hearing about in North America, but Mahindra & Mahindra, the largest utility vehicle maker in India, is developing hybrid technology that could be a global game-changer. The company is currently working on creating machinery that can be deployed in vehicles with manual transmissions, […]Read more ›
In a year when electric car sales have continued on an upward trajectory, Chevrolet and Nissan both reported having their “best November ever” with the hybrid versions of their Volt and Leaf respectively. Nissan sold 2,003 Leafs in November, which exceeds their October total by one car. Chevrolet reported 1,920 […]Read more ›
Buying a hybrid car is one of the best ways of reducing your environmental footprint, and can also dramatically reduce your ongoing costs of driving. However, hybrids do have a reputation of being staid family cars, without the get-up-and-go that you see in a traditional high-performance vehicle. Sure, sports cars […]Read more ›
More and more consumers are examining hybrid car technologies for their next vehicle choice because of their purported advantages for the environment. But Jigar Shah, an entrepreneur focused on the growth of energy initiatives, would like to issue a rebuttal to such claims, calling hybrids “overrated.” The former speaker for […]Read more ›
The Clean Air Act was enacted in 1970 and amended in 1990. The law is the driving legislation for improving air quality in the United States. According to National Geographic, air pollutants from vehicles make up 50% of the air pollution in America. While the national rate for air pollution […]Read more ›
The Obama administration is taking a serious hit on their foray into supporting hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive. Per a report from the Associated Press, the president’s Energy Department admitted to losing the $139 million it loaned to the company. They sold part of the loan to another private investor, […]Read more ›