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2978 NEWS ITEMS ARCHIVED IN 2008

Fuel Economy Fights Have Tarnished Auto Industry Image
California's 2004 CO2 law requires the auto industry to cut emissions by one-third in new vehicles by 2016 or reach an average of 36.8 mpg, setting a deadline four years earlier than the new federal law. - 07-Jan-2008

Turning Sunlight into Synthetic Fuel
Sandia researchers say the aim is to build a reactor about the size of an oil drum. Such a generator could transform 22 kilograms of carbon dioxide and 18 kg of water into roughly 9.5 liters of liquid fuel each day, but commercialization is 15-20 years away. - 08-Jan-2008

Electro Energy Announces $1 Mil DOE Funding
The funding will enable EEEI to optimize and demonstrate large format wafer cell battery systems for these advanced vehicle applications. - 08-Jan-2008

Future of Nickel Battery Markets Look Bright
Environment-friendly hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) could see significant uptake in the future, especially given the growing environmental and energy concerns. - 08-Jan-2008

Porsche Creates Hybrid Panamera
The newly developed full parallel hybrid system will consist primarily of the battery unit positioned in the luggage compartment, the power electronics, and the hybrid module between the engine and transmission comprising an additional clutch and the electric motor. - 08-Jan-2008

GM Debuts Fuel Cell Cadillac Provoq Concept Crossover
The Cadillac Provoq fuel cell concept uses GM's E-Flex propulsion system, combining the new fifth-generation fuel cell system and a lithium-ion battery to produce an electrically driven vehicle that uses no petroleum and has no emission other than water. - 08-Jan-2008

Carmakers Must Be Green to Play Globally
Carmakers must join eco-revolution as more consumers worry about climate, oil, writes Detroit News columnist Daniel Howes - 08-Jan-2008

Electric Dreams: Plug-in Cars Picking Up Speed and Credibility
The push for zero-emission vehicles is becoming stronger as the US Congress, European Commission and local authorities around the world prepare legislation to force carmakers to make their vehicles cleaner and more fuel-efficient. - 08-Jan-2008

Aussie Launches Electric Car Conversion Biz
Bring Sydney's Nathan Bolton a car and make available AUD$21,000 to $25,000 and you’ll be able to drive away in a electric vehicle. - 09-Jan-2008

Tech Industry Excited About Electric Car Prospects
$100 oil and global warming concerns have more energy and automotive experts talking about the electrification of transportation as a necessary way to wean society off oil. - 09-Jan-2008

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