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Detroit auto show reveals electric future

DETROIT-- The North American International Auto Show held this week was positively electric in an economically dark world in which buyers shun gas guzzlers and manufacturers struggle to go green as well as convince consumers to fork over tight funds...

January 14, 2009 — Hank Green

GM to Manufacture Automotive Batteries in the U.S.

At first, of course, someone else is going to have to manufacture the batteries the the Volt (and whatever other E-REV options the automaker comes up with.) But after the first couple of years, the automotive giant will be making its own batteries at a facility (hopefully) in Michigan...

January 13, 2009 — Hank Green

Toyota unveils next-generation Prius

2010 Prius to Get 50 MPG, Solar Roof Toyota just unveiled the third-generation Toyota Prius, a car that has absolutely revolutionized the industry and what it means to be environmentally conscious in a car-centric world...

January 13, 2009 — Hank Green

The Green Cars of NAIAS 2009

As we just noted in our rather last, rather sobering post, there isn't going to be a lot of gravy at this year's North American International Auto Show...but that doesn't mean there won't be a lot of high quality meat, especially for the greens...

January 12, 2009 — Hank Green

Detroit Tour, Part 1: General Motors

Part one of a tour of the Detroit Auto Show. Tomorrow we'll be hitting up Toyota and Honda, and then in parts three and four you'll see news from Ford, Chrysler, BYD, Fisker, Tesla, VW, Mercedes and more!...

January 12, 2009 — Hank Green
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Scientific American Unlimited

Scientific American Unlimited