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Electric Vehicles and the Coming Disruption in the Oil Market–More Discussion

There has been some interesting discussion on my recent post: Electric Vehicles and the Coming Disruption in the Oil Market, including some back-and-forth about the unhappy fate of General Motors’ concept electric vehicle “EV-1,” and the allegation that GM sabotaged






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From Guest Blogger Christopher Austin: The Greenest Cars for 2017

With emission regulations in the automotive industry getting tighter by the moment, numerous emission-related scandals (remember Dieselgate?) and imminent global warming, the green factor is starting to become an important aspect to consider when buying a new car. Luckily, the






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Big Oil Is Fully Cognizant of the Market Forces Pushing Towards Electric Transportation

I thought I would offer a few random observations on the adoption of EVs, based on the reading of this subject over the last 10 years:






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Electric Vehicles and the Coming Disruption in the Oil Market

Below is a cool set of videos suggested by frequent commenter “Breath on the Wind,” describing the coming crash of the world oil market caused by the electrification of transportation. As could be expected, there is not a single mention






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Unworkable Ideas in Energy and Electric Transportation

It seems like I do an awful lot of raining on others’ parades, but someone needs to sort out good ideas from bad ones.  Here’s a great example of something that isn’t theoretically impossible, but is supremely impractical. There is






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From Guest Blogger Anica Oaks: Conscious Transportation–Four Green Cars with Great Fuel Economy

If you want to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, choosing a fuel-efficient vehicle should be a top priority. Fortunately, today’s car market has some exciting models to choose from. Here are four green cars that deserve some serious consideration.






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Looking Beyond the White House for Strategic Planning in Clean Transportation

My colleague Jon LeSage writes in his Green Auto Digest:  The Trump administration is keeping the president’s campaign promises supporting fossil fuels and pushing back on clean energy and efficient, clean transport. The State Department’s approval of the Keystone XL






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Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Almost time again for the ACT Expo held annually in mid-spring (May 1 – 4 this year) at the Long Beach Convention Center.  It’s a great opportunity to meet colleagues, and learn about the amazing developments in alt fuel cars






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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gutting Vehicle Emissions Standards…..ZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzz

I’m hesitant to write posts that are completely predictable in their content.  Does anyone want to read that the sun rose in the east this morning? OK, since you’re still here, the Trump administration’s EPA, run by career EPA opponent






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E-bikes Are Happening

I’ve been asked to head-up the marketing role in an international group that will further popularize the role that electric bicycles play in our rapidly advancing world of low-carbon transportation. Getting this done effectively will require some research, thought, and






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