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2978 NEWS ITEMS ARCHIVED IN 2008

Motor Trend Test Drives Yukon Two-Mode Hybrid SUV
Modest improvement in fuel economy (4.3 mpg avg), accompanied by big sticker price may not be enough to move sizable numbers of this big SUV. - 07-Jan-2008

Idaho Governor Orders Greening of State Fleet
The governor's executive order requires heads of departments and agencies to make buying hybrid vehicles a priority and to make a special case for buying sport utility vehicles and other low-mileage vehicles - 05-Jan-2008

Porsche Preps Cayenne Hybrid for Sale As Early as 2009
For more than 20 years, Porsche has paid annual fines totaling $57 million for failing to meet the federal corporate average fuel economy standard. In 2006, it was fined $3 million for its fuel-thirsty Cayenne and $1.6 million for its cars. - 05-Jan-2008

Former DaimlerChrysler Paid Record $30 Mil. MPG Fine in 2007
The US has collected $735 million in fines since 1985 from automakers whose fleets fail to meet car and light-truck mileage standards, now at 27.5 and 22.2 mile per gallon respectively. - 05-Jan-2008

Electric Car Math in London
Using ZAP's Xebra as an example, article shows how electric cars can virtually pay for themselves in London. - 06-Jan-2008

Westminster Set to Give Electric Cars a Charge
London borough set to roll out UK's largest on-street electric car charging service. - 06-Jan-2008

When the Sparrow Fell, A Godly Man Picked It Up
In 2007, Myers made about two vehicles per month, priced at $36,000. With each vehicle assembled by hand, he loses money even at that price. - 06-Jan-2008

Glamour's Gone: Ballard Moves on to the More Mundane
Ballard restructures and explores markets from forklifts to back-up power in effort to stay in business. - 06-Jan-2008

$100 Oil Rekindles Interest in Peak Oil Theory
OPEC's production is already close to maximum capacity and the organization can do nothing to curb prices that touched US$100 in New York. - 06-Jan-2008

OpEd: Peak No Evil
'Geopolitics and environmental concerns provide enough reasons to curb dependence on oil for transportation. If the noise generated by the peak oil debate adds to the sense of urgency in addressing this, it will serve some useful purpose.' - 06-Jan-2008

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