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Detroit unsure over the future of green cars

The US auto industry remains unsold over the future of "green cars" such as electrics and hybrids, as carmakers struggle with the first steps in a market most agree shows promise over the long term.

Chinese electric taxis struggle to win mass appeal

A pioneering electric taxi project in China's southern economic powerhouse of Shenzhen seems a success by most accounts. Riders are enthusiastic, there have been no accidents and drivers are termed "gracious," not a term usually applied to mainland drivers.

Nissan LEAF to Arrive in Hong Kong by April

Nissan LEAF deliveries are off to a slow crawl in both the US and Japan. Despite this, an advanced supply of electric vehicles are reportedly going to ship to Hong Kong soon. According to a recent Detroit Free Press article, Nissan has agreed to fast-track the order of LEAFs so they will arrive as early as April.

Hemp drives green vehicle prototype; Calgary firm’s material will make lighter electric car

Nathan Armstrong envisions a day when drivers will be rolling up to the curb in a car powered by an electric motor and covered with a body made from hemp.

Bio-Bug: Car run on human waste is launched

Laura Roberts Telegraph 08/07/2010

MyCar, electric car from Hong Kong

Sophie He The Standard 06/07/2010
Bio-Bug: Car run on human waste is launched

A car that runs on methane gas produced by human waste has been launched and its makers claim drivers cannot tell the difference.

MyCar, electric car from Hong Kong

"A small car from Hong Kong will take a big step forward." With those words, EuAuto chairman Peter Sun Kwok-wah introduced to the United States an electric car conceived and made in Hong Kong.

Reva Launching Two New Cars at Frankfurt

REVA Electric Car Company 09/08/2009
Mitsubishi rolls out new electric car in Hong Kong

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors unveiled its i-MiEV electric car in Hong Kong on Thursday, its first foreign launch of the vehicle as competition accelerates in the clean-energy auto sector.

Reva Launching Two New Cars at Frankfurt

At midday on Wednesday 16th September 2009 Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) will be unveiling two new M1 classified electric cars at the 63rd Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).

Electric-Powered MINI E Trial Provides Practical, Real-World Feedback From Hundreds of Drivers

Two months into its pioneering field trials of electric-powered automobiles, MINI USA is gathering valuable, real-world data from 450 drivers of MINI E electric-powered vehicles.

Fisker Plug-In Hybrid Wins North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Award Category

The Fisker Karma Sunset PHEV hardtop convertible coupe has been named 2009 Production Preview Concept of the Year, part of the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards. Henrik Fisker, CEO of California-based Fisker Automotive, accepted the honors today during a ceremony at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Michigan.

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