Honda Corporation has released their fourth annual environmental report, so we thought it was rather appropriate to grade them on their progress and see how one of the more successful manufacturers did this year is in terms of
We here at TreeHugger have not covered much on the gas shortage situation occurring over on the southeast end of the US, in particular the Atlanta area, Nashville, Carolinas, and parts of Alabama (Anniston). The actual shortage
Despite the fact that Venice, CA seems to be the epicenter of SoCal's green lifestyle movement, the 24th annual Abbott Kinney Festival that took over the city's main drag on Sunday, September 28th was far from eco-friendly. After claiming last year
Ever wonder just how great the new Audi Q7 SUV is going to be with its new turbocharged clean diesel technology? Well, now is your chance to find out with the Audi Mileage Marathon. Starting October 6th, 2008, this
A few days ago, (FCCC) Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, introduced the MB-HEV hybrid-electric bus at the BusCon 2008. It features a number of innovations that bring a 40 percent reduction in the amount of fuel that will be
According to Business Week via our earlier post, one of the reasons that The Ford Motor Company is not bringing the 63 MPG Diesel Fiesta is that "US Consumers are hostile to diesel."
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Mike reported to us, earlier, that Ford will not be selling its 5-seat, 65mpg Fiesta diesel sedan model in the USA. See Ford Introduces 63.6 MPG ECOnetic Diesel Fiesta... Only in Europe ... for technical details on the vehicle.
One man. One veggie-oil powered car. Four months. 20,000 miles. Today Joe Connor, freelance sports-writer, leaves San Diego for his 3rd Annual Green Power Sports Tour, kicking off at a pre-season Raiders game in Bakersfield. Loaded
They won't look much different, but the first of 300 fuel-efficient locomotives are about to hit China. Using a lighter weight design, the China Mainline Evolution Series locomotive by GE achieves a peak output of 6,250-horsepower, which is 40% more
For what can only be described as, "the most exciting eco-rally ever" taking place in Zambia, Namibia and South Africa, Zero Rally Africa aims to promote alternative vehicles in more ways than one. The race is only open to electric, solar, hybrid,
At the British International Motor Show, Ford has introduced the ECOnetic version of its Ford Fiesta. The engine is a 1.6-liter Duratorq TDCi (diesel) that has been tweaked for efficiency. Fuel economy for the ECOnetic Fiesta
While I've stated my dislike and skepticism of biodiesel in the forums before, I am one to keep an open mind and I do wonder if biodiesel and hybrid technologies could be the bridge we need to go from our reliance on gasoline to other cleaner
Hybrid garbage trucks are a lot like solar powered trash compactors: namely, somewhat ironic. Still, the fact of the matter is that garbage trucks are big, heavy and, for the foreseeable future, going to continue hauling our garbage away (never mind
When diesel costs $4 a gallon in the United States, it does more than force truckers to slow down: it also makes them angry. So angry, in fact, that there has been talk of a nationwide strike today to protest the high price of diesel fuel. So far,