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Automotive Digest Green Editor Jon LeSage Interviewed on AV Clean Cities Radio

The finalized 54.5 mpg federal fuel economy standards, hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and how it may impact natural gas-powered transportation, and how consumers have been making green vehicle purchase choices were among the topics discussed by Curtis Martin, Program Coordinator for … Continue reading

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How auto aftermarket and remanufacturing tells the green story

By Gary McCoy, PR Director, The Marx Group Everybody talks about being “green” in their business practices and consumers often say they want to buy “green” products. But the disparity between talk and action is often wide. A McKinsey Quarterly … Continue reading

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Extended Version of Green Auto Market Available Now, with Lots of Cool Stuff

For those interested in learning more about electric vehicles, hybrids, and alternative fuel vehicles, it’s easy to find a wave of media coverage, especially when new cars are unveiled at major auto shows. But what about the market forces shaping … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Dropping Gas Prices Decide Fate of Green Machines

Have you noticed that gasoline prices have been declining lately, and that it’s now summertime, when gas prices can spike up? Gas prices are dropping below $3 a gallon in a few markets. When you hear experts like Chevy Volt … Continue reading

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No Longer Just Car Guys, More like Mobility Champions

Things are changing seismically for the global auto industry, whether you’re talking about electric vehicles or driverless cars. Pike Research senior analyst John Gartner wrote: In mature automotive markets that may have already hit peak car sales, the companies formerly … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest on Life Support But Coming Back

Green Automotive Digest has been on hiatus since early December, and will be starting up again in early April. The format will be changing and will be closer to the monthly publication I started in February called Green Auto Market. … Continue reading

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Solar power might be down, but not out

As it was for plug-in electric vehicles, the end of 2011 and changeover to 2012 hasn’t been exactly cheerful. Low EV sales and controversy around the Chevy Volt fires haven’t been go0d news for the green car industry. Solar power, … Continue reading

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GM making big bucks in recycling revenue

When I look at how green the auto industry has become, I usually review product lineups – how many hybrids, EVs, fuel cell vehicles, etc.? As for looking at the big picture of corporate sustainability, that gets confusing. GM, Ford, … Continue reading

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