TRANS PORTATION News August 31th

AIRSHIPS  
 - Airship industry may offer way to move goods to remote destinations, including Alaska villages
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/airship-industry-may-offer-way-to-move-goods-to-remote-destinations-including-alaska-villages/2012/08/22/701d99dc-ecbd-11e1-866f-60a00f604425_story.html

BYKES  
-Google Adds Turn-by-Turn Bicycling Navigation to Maps Apps
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2409140,00.asp

 - Texas man on trial in bicyclists' deaths
 http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2012/08/30/Texas-man-on-trial-in-bicyclists-deaths/UPI-36051346355802/


CARS  

- Ford Kindles Fusion With LA Artists
http://www.examiner.com/article/ford-kindles-fusion-with-la-artists

 -Bentley's Future Hinges On New SUV, Outgoing CEO Wolfgang Durheimer Says
http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewdepaula/2012/08/31/bentley-future-hinges-on-controversial-new-suv-outgoing-ceo-wolfgang-durheimer-says/
-Bring Lots Of I.D. Next Time You Buy A Car; Dealers Are Looking For Identity Thieves
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimhenry/2012/08/30/bring-lots-of-i-d-next-time-you-buy-a-car-dealers-are-looking-for-identity-thieves/

 - The 54.5 MPG Mandate Grants Many Shortcuts To That Magic Number
http://gas2.org/2012/08/30/the-54-5-mpg-mandate-grants-many-shortcuts-to-that-magic-number/

 - Robot cars on public roads? California says yes
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/08/robot-cars-on-public-roads-california-says-yes/

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 -New CAFE standards to clean the environment, save money, reduce fossil fuel dependency
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/new-cafe-standards-clean-environment-save-money-reduce-fossil-fuel-dependency

ENERGY  
 -Why Fuel Mileage Standards Will Benefit The Auto Industry And Create Nearly 700,000 New Jobs
 http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/08/27/738621/why-fuel-mileage-standards-will-benefit-the-auto-industry-and-create-nearly-700000-new-jobs/

 -Top 10 Gas Saving Technologies For 2013
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mkk45gdkl/start-stop-engines/#gallerycontent

EVs
 -EV Race Car Features 3D-Printed Body
http://gas2.org/2012/08/30/ev-race-car-features-3d-printed-body/

 -Musk to create parent company for Tesla and SpaceX?
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/blog/2012/08/musk-to-create-parent-company-for.html

 -Would Tesla Motors ever start a proper electric car race team? Eventually!
http://www.electricracenews.com/2012/08/would-tesla-motors-ever-start-proper.html

-FIA Formula E Championship
http://wiki.electricracenews.com/assn:fia-formula-e-championship

 -PlugShare names top 10 electric car ready cities, reaches 100,000 members
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/plugshare-names-top-10-electric-car-ready-cities-reaches-100000-members

 - Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicting Tesla Motors profitability in 2013
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-predicting-tesla-motors-profitability-2013

PUBLIC  

AIRSHIPS - Airship industry may offer way to move goods to remote destinations, including Alaska villages

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/airship-industry-may-offer-way-to-move-goods-to-remote-destinations-including-alaska-villages/2012/08/22/701d99dc-ecbd-11e1-866f-60a00f604425_story.html

BYKES -Google Adds Turn-by-Turn Bicycling Navigation to Maps Apps

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2409140,00.asp

BYKES - - Texas man on trial in bicyclists' deaths

 http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2012/08/30/Texas-man-on-trial-in-bicyclists-deaths/UPI-36051346355802/

CARS - Ford Kindles Fusion With LA Artists

http://www.examiner.com/article/ford-kindles-fusion-with-la-artists

CARS -Bentley's Future Hinges On New SUV, Outgoing CEO Wolfgang Durheimer Says

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewdepaula/2012/08/31/bentley-future-hinges-on-controversial-new-suv-outgoing-ceo-wolfgang-durheimer-says/

CARS -Bring Lots Of I.D. Next Time You Buy A Car; Dealers Are Looking For Identity Thieves

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimhenry/2012/08/30/bring-lots-of-i-d-next-time-you-buy-a-car-dealers-are-looking-for-identity-thieves/

CARS - The 54.5 MPG Mandate Grants Many Shortcuts To That Magic Number

http://gas2.org/2012/08/30/the-54-5-mpg-mandate-grants-many-shortcuts-to-that-magic-number/

CARS - Robot cars on public roads? California says yes

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/08/robot-cars-on-public-roads-california-says-yes/

CARS -New CAFE standards to clean the environment, save money, reduce fossil fuel dependency

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/new-cafe-standards-clean-environment-save-money-reduce-fossil-fuel-dependency

ENERGY -Why Fuel Mileage Standards Will Benefit The Auto Industry And Create Nearly 700,000 New Jobs

 http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/08/27/738621/why-fuel-mileage-standards-will-benefit-the-auto-industry-and-create-nearly-700000-new-jobs/

ENERGY -Top 10 Gas Saving Technologies For 2013

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mkk45gdkl/start-stop-engines/#gallerycontent

EVs -EV Race Car Features 3D-Printed Body

http://gas2.org/2012/08/30/ev-race-car-features-3d-printed-body/

EVs -Musk to create parent company for Tesla and SpaceX?

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/blog/2012/08/musk-to-create-parent-company-for.html

EVs -Would Tesla Motors ever start a proper electric car race team? Eventually!

http://www.electricracenews.com/2012/08/would-tesla-motors-ever-start-proper.html

EVs -FIA Formula E Championship

http://wiki.electricracenews.com/assn:fia-formula-e-championship

EVs -PlugShare names top 10 electric car ready cities, reaches 100,000 members

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/plugshare-names-top-10-electric-car-ready-cities-reaches-100000-members

EVs - Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicting Tesla Motors profitability in 2013

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-predicting-tesla-motors-profitability-2013

PUBLIC -Vancouver struts near top of walkable cities list

http://bc.ctvnews.ca/vancouver-struts-near-top-of-walkable-cities-list-1.936861

PUBLIC -HSRC to execute India's first bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/transportation/railways/hsrc-to-execute-indias-first-bullet-train-project-between-mumbai-and-ahmedabad/articleshow/16007726.cms

AIRSHIPS -Hyundai Glovis Aims to Expand Business Beyond Hyundai Motor

http://www.forbes.com/sites/heejoungkim/2012/08/29/hyundai-glovis-aims-to-expand-business-beyond-hyundai-motor/

BYKES - Someone Targeting Cyclists in Ottawa?

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/someone-targetting-cyclists-ottawa.html

BYKES -Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Models Hit The Road

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonfogelson/2012/08/28/harley-davidson-110th-anniversary-models-hit-the-road/

CARS -Drivers Want Alert Options, Ford-backed Study Finds

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeanhalliday/2012/08/28/drivers-want-alert-options-ford-backed-study-finds/

CARS -Chinese Auto Factory Bows To Striking Workers' Demands

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennifercheung/2012/08/29/chinese-auto-factory-bows-to-striking-workers-demands/

CARS -Lincoln, Cadillac Bet On U.S. Revival -- China Up Sleeve

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/29/lincoln-cadillac-bet-on-u-s-revival-and-china-up-sleeve/

CARS- Ford Motor Still Owes Billions In Taxpayers Money

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/29/automakers-report-card-who-still-owes-taxpayers-money-the-answer-might-surprise-you/

ENERGY -New mileage standards would double fuel efficiency

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-hikes-mileage-standards-cars-trucks.html#ajTabs

EVs - 2013 Nissan Leaf will be sold in Puerto Rico, first expansion into Latin America

http://www.examiner.com/article/2013-nissan-leaf-will-be-sold-puerto-rico-first-expansion-into-latin-america?cid=db_articles

EVs -Energy saving features of the Toyota RAV4 EV improves total driving range

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/energy-saving-features-toyota-rav4-ev-improves-total-driving-range

EVs- American tourist killed in Denmark by runaway electric vehicle

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/american-tourist-killed-denmark-runaway-electric-vehicle

EVs- Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicting Tesla Motors profitability in 2013

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-predicting-tesla-motors-profitability-2013

EVs -GM Idling Volt Production, Again

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/gm-idling-volt-production-again.html

PUBLIC -Top 25 Cities With The Worst Drivers Of 2012

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/28/cities-with-the-worst-drivers-2012/

TRANS PORTATION News August 27th

BYKES  
 -Abandoned Bikes Make a Poignant Photography Show
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/abandoned-bike-project.html

CARS  
 -Once Again, Chrysler Wins With Grit And Charisma
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/27/chrysler-is-winning-once-again-with-grit-savvy-and-charisma/

EVs  
 - Solar powered electric car charging from Princeton Satellite Systems
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/solar-powered-electric-car-charging-princeton-satellite-systems


 - Coda recalls 78 electric cars for misinstalled air bags
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/coda-recalls-78-electric-cars-misinstalled-air-bags


- City of Houston adding Nissan Leafs to municipal employee car sharing network
The Oil Capital of the World, Houston, is launching a car sharing network for municipal employees, in partnership with Zipcar, including 25 Nissan Leafs in in the car sharing fleet.
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/city-houston-adding-nissan-leafs-municipal-employee-car-sharing-network

TRUCKS  
-Do Diesel Cars And Trucks Save You Money? Not Always
http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewdepaula/2012/08/27/clean-diesel-cars-and-trucks-that-will-save-you-money/

BYKES -Abandoned Bikes Make a Poignant Photography Show

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/abandoned-bike-project.html

CARS -10 Ways Carmakers Are Helping You Spend Less On Gas

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/30/10-ways-automakers-are-helping-you-spend-less-on-gasoline/

CARS -Ford Enhances New Ads By Featuring Actual Employees

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/30/ford-insources-escape-ads-by-featuring-actual-employees/

CARS -Once Again, Chrysler Wins With Grit And Charisma

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/27/chrysler-is-winning-once-again-with-grit-savvy-and-charisma/

EVs- Solar powered electric car charging from Princeton Satellite Systems

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/solar-powered-electric-car-charging-princeton-satellite-systems

EVs - Coda recalls 78 electric cars for misinstalled air bags

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/coda-recalls-78-electric-cars-misinstalled-air-bags

EVs - City of Houston adding Nissan Leafs to municipal employee car sharing network

The Oil Capital of the World, Houston, is launching a car sharing network for municipal employees, in partnership with Zipcar, including 25 Nissan Leafs in in the car sharing fleet.
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/city-houston-adding-nissan-leafs-municipal-employee-car-sharing-network

TRUCKS -Do Diesel Cars And Trucks Save You Money? Not Always

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewdepaula/2012/08/27/clean-diesel-cars-and-trucks-that-will-save-you-money/

TRANS PORTATION News August 24th

BYKES

- Crazy! The World's Tiniest Bike that Actually Works?

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/worlds-tiniest-working-bike-video.html


- Roskva Electric-

an electric motorbike that has all the right sharp edged styling of a MotoGP bike with an eco-friendly 96 horsepower engine.
http://www.ecofriend.com/norwegian-roskva-electric-bike-creates-new-genre-bike-bodywork.html

- Google Streetview's Trike is Headed Up to the Canadian Arctic for First Time
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/google-streetviews-trike-headed-arctic-circle.html

CARS 
- Push-Button Starts: The Hottest Feature In New Vehicles
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/24/drivers-but-not-all-love-vehicles-push-button-starts/

- Ford's New Car- Infotainment System Gets Cut Up
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/23/ford-is-cut-up-by-cutting-edge-of-car-infotainment-technology/

- Clean-Diesel Proponents Still Await Details On Chevy Cruze
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/23/clean-diesel-proponents-still-await-details-on-chevy-cruze/

- Ford, At Epicenter Of Political Storm in China, Sees "A Great Place To Do Business"
http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/08/24/ford-at-epicenter-of-political-storm-in-china-sees-a-great-place-to-do-business/

- Peter W. Schutz on Becoming the CEO of Porsche
http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2012/08/24/peter-w-schutz-on-becoming-the-ceo-of-porsche/

ENERGY
- 99.5% Of Iceland's Non-Transportation Energy Comes From Renewable Sources, But Nobody Wants Electric Cars
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/995-icelands-non-transportation-energy-comes-renewable-sources.html

EVs 
- Canadian to Pay More for the Model S Electric Car...
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/canadian-pay-more-model-s-electric-car.html

- A survey of plug-in electric car owners in California show positive economic and environmental benefits, in the largest electric vehicle market in the U.S.
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-car-owners-california-offsetting-350000-gallons-petroleum-use-year

PARKING 
- The World Will Soon be One Giant Parking Lot
http://www.treehugger.com/economics/world-will-soon-be-one-giant-parking-lot.html

SHIPPING 
- FedEx Increases Fleet Emission Reduction Goal to 30% by 2020
http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/fedex-increases-fleet-emission-reduction-goal-30-2020.html

TRUCKS
- In A Big Blow, Navistar Shut Out Of Pentagon Bid
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/23/another-big-blow-for-navistar/


BYKES - Crazy! The World's Tiniest Bike that Actually Works?

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/worlds-tiniest-working-bike-video.html

BYKES - Roskva Electric-

an electric motorbike that has all the right sharp edged styling of a MotoGP bike with an eco-friendly 96 horsepower engine.

http://www.ecofriend.com/norwegian-roskva-electric-bike-creates-new-genre-bike-bodywork.html

BYKES - Google Streetview's Trike is Headed Up to the Canadian Arctic for First Time

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/google-streetviews-trike-headed-arctic-circle.html

CARS - Push-Button Starts: The Hottest Feature In New Vehicles

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/24/drivers-but-not-all-love-vehicles-push-button-starts/

CARS - Ford's New Car- Infotainment System Gets Cut Up

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/23/ford-is-cut-up-by-cutting-edge-of-car-infotainment-technology/

CARS - Clean-Diesel Proponents Still Await Details On Chevy Cruze

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/08/23/clean-diesel-proponents-still-await-details-on-chevy-cruze/

CARS - Ford, At Epicenter Of Political Storm in China, Sees "A Great Place To Do Business"

http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/08/24/ford-at-epicenter-of-political-storm-in-china-sees-a-great-place-to-do-business/

CARS - Peter W. Schutz on Becoming the CEO of Porsche

http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2012/08/24/peter-w-schutz-on-becoming-the-ceo-of-porsche/

ENERGY - 99.5% Of Iceland's Non-Transportation Energy Comes From Renewable Sources, But Nobody Wants Electric Cars

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/995-icelands-non-transportation-energy-comes-renewable-sources.html

EVs -Canadian to Pay More for the Model S Electric Car...

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/canadian-pay-more-model-s-electric-car.html

EVs -A survey of plug-in electric car owners in California show positive economic and environmental benefits, in the largest electric vehicle market in the U.S.

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-car-owners-california-offsetting-350000-gallons-petroleum-use-year

PARKING - The World Will Soon be One Giant Parking Lot

http://www.treehugger.com/economics/world-will-soon-be-one-giant-parking-lot.html

SHIPPING - FedEx Increases Fleet Emission Reduction Goal to 30% by 2020

http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/fedex-increases-fleet-emission-reduction-goal-30-2020.html

TRUCKS - In A Big Blow, Navistar Shut Out Of Pentagon Bid

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/23/another-big-blow-for-navistar/

TRANS PORTATION News August 22nd

BYKES  
-A Picture Is Worth... How To Build A Car Barrier On The Cheap
http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/picture-worth-how-build-car-barrier-cheap.html

-What Is Bikestorming? (Video)
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/what-is-bikestorming.html

-Long Beach Announces Bike-Sharing Plans, up to 2,500 Bikes to be Installed
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/long-beach-announces-bike-sharing-plans-2500-bikes-be-installed.html

CARS  
 - US, university test cars that can communicate
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-university-cars.html#ajTabs


-Actually, Mitt, You Can Drive A Wind-Powered Car
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/08/22/acutally-mitt-you-can-drive-a-wind-powered-car/


-For GM, Bankruptcy Talk Is Its Own Fault
http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/08/17/for-gm-bankruptcy-talk-is-its-own-fault/


-V2V: Get Ready For Talking Cars That Don't Crash
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/21/get-ready-for-talking-cars-that-dont-crash-and-get-you-to-work-on-time/


-The Best Summer Clearance Deals On New Cars
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/22/the-best-summer-clearance-deals-on-new-cars/

ENERGY  
 -LA's Pollution from Car Exhaust is Down 98% from the 1960s
http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/las-pollution-car-exhaust-down-98-60s.html


-Batteries Made from World’s Thinnest Material
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120822181236.htm


- Extracting Uranium from oceans offers a mixed bag of possibilities
http://www.examiner.com/article/extracting-uranium-from-oceans-offers-a-mixed-bag-of-possibilities?cid=db_articles


EVs  
- Infiniti Emerg-e Electric Supercar Makes North-American Debut
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/infiniti-emerg-e-electric-supercar-makes-north-american-debut.html


- Elon Musk of Tesla Motors Pledges Donation Towards Tesla Museum Crowdfunded Campaign
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/elon-musk-tesla-motors-pledges-donation-towards-tesla-museum-crowdfunded-campaign.html


- Canadian to Pay More for the Model S Electric Car..
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/canadian-pay-more-model-s-electric-car.html

-Bad Karma: Fisker Recalls Continue As Money Problems Compound
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/22/bad-karma-fisker-recalls-continue-as-money-problems-compound/


-BMW launches all electric car sharing, DriveNow, in San Francisco
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/bmw-launches-all-electric-car-sharing-drivenow-san-francisco


-Burned Karma owners not fazed by fire, investing in Fisker Automotive
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/burned-karma-owners-not-fazed-fire-investing-fisker-automotive


-Traffic accidents may cease due to connected vehicle research in Ann Arbor MI
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/traffic-accidents-may-cease-due-connected-vehicle-research-ann-arbor-mi

-Add 40 miles driving range to Nissan Leaf with Enginer's add-on battery pack
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/add-40-miles-driving-range-nissan-leaf-enginers-add-battery-pack

PUBLIC  
-In 2011 New York City's Traffic Remained Flat While Transit Numbers Went Up
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/2011-new-york-citys-car-traffic-remains-flat-while-transit-numbers-keep-going-up.html

-In 2011 New York City's Traffic Remained Flat While Transit Numbers Went Up
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/2011-new-york-citys-car-traffic-remains-flat-while-transit-numbers-keep-going-up.html

SHIPPING 
 -FedEx Increases Fleet Emission Reduction Goal to 30% by 2020
http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/fedex-increases-fleet-emission-reduction-goal-30-2020.html

BYKES -Long Beach Announces Bike-Sharing Plans, up to 2,500 Bikes to be Installed

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/long-beach-announces-bike-sharing-plans-2500-bikes-be-installed.html

BYKES -What Is Bikestorming? (Video)

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/what-is-bikestorming.html

BYKES -A Picture Is Worth... How To Build A Car Barrier On The Cheap

http://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/picture-worth-how-build-car-barrier-cheap.html

CARS -The Best Summer Clearance Deals On New Cars

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/22/the-best-summer-clearance-deals-on-new-cars/

CARS -V2V: Get Ready For Talking Cars That Don't Crash

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/21/get-ready-for-talking-cars-that-dont-crash-and-get-you-to-work-on-time/

CARS -For GM, Bankruptcy Talk Is Its Own Fault

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/08/17/for-gm-bankruptcy-talk-is-its-own-fault/

CARS -Actually, Mitt, You Can Drive A Wind-Powered Car

http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/08/22/acutally-mitt-you-can-drive-a-wind-powered-car/

CARS - US, university test cars that can communicate

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-university-cars.html#ajTabs

ENERGY -Batteries Made from World’s Thinnest Material

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120822181236.htm

ENERGY -LA's Pollution from Car Exhaust is Down 98% from the 1960s

http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/las-pollution-car-exhaust-down-98-60s.html

EVs - Add 40 miles driving range to Nissan Leaf with Enginer's add-on battery pack


http://www.torquenews.com/1075/add-40-miles-driving-range-nissan-leaf-enginers-add-battery-pack

EVs -Traffic accidents may cease due to connected vehicle research in Ann Arbor MI

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/traffic-accidents-may-cease-due-connected-vehicle-research-ann-arbor-mi

EVs -Burned Karma owners not fazed by fire, investing in Fisker Automotive

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/burned-karma-owners-not-fazed-fire-investing-fisker-automotive

EVs -BMW launches all electric car sharing, DriveNow, in San Francisco

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/bmw-launches-all-electric-car-sharing-drivenow-san-francisco

EVs -Bad Karma: Fisker Recalls Continue As Money Problems Compound

http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/22/bad-karma-fisker-recalls-continue-as-money-problems-compound/

EVs - Extracting Uranium from oceans offers a mixed bag of possibilities

http://www.examiner.com/article/extracting-uranium-from-oceans-offers-a-mixed-bag-of-possibilities?cid=db_articles

EVs - Canadian to Pay More for the Model S Electric Car..

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/canadian-pay-more-model-s-electric-car.html

EVs - Elon Musk of Tesla Motors Pledges Donation Towards Tesla Museum Crowdfunded Campaign

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/elon-musk-tesla-motors-pledges-donation-towards-tesla-museum-crowdfunded-campaign.html

EVs - Infiniti Emerg-e Electric Supercar Makes North-American Debut

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/infiniti-emerg-e-electric-supercar-makes-north-american-debut.html

PUBLIC -In 2011 New York City's Traffic Remained Flat While Transit Numbers Went Up

http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/2011-new-york-citys-car-traffic-remains-flat-while-transit-numbers-keep-going-up.html

PUBLIC -In 2011 New York City's Traffic Remained Flat While Transit Numbers Went Up

http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/2011-new-york-citys-car-traffic-remains-flat-while-transit-numbers-keep-going-up.html

SHIPPING -FedEx Increases Fleet Emission Reduction Goal to 30% by 2020

http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/fedex-increases-fleet-emission-reduction-goal-30-2020.html

TRANS PORTATION News August 20th

CARS  
- Security experts warn of risky attacks on tech-loaded cars
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-experts-risky-tech-loaded-cars.html


-Rolls-Royce Celebrates Its Role in Aviation History With New Phantom Coupé
http://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonydemarco/2012/08/19/rolls-royce-celebrates-its-role-in-aviation-history-with-new-phantom-coupe/


-The 10 Most Stolen Vehicles
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/20/the-10-most-stolen-vehicles/


 -Celebrity Cars Push Records At Pebble, Jay Leno's Fiat Gets 10 Times Expected Price
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/20/celebrity-cars-push-records-at-pebble-jay-lenos-fiat-gets-10-times-expected-price/


-2012 Infiniti QX56 Test Drive And Review: Large And In Charge
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonfogelson/2012/08/20/2012-infiniti-qx56-test-drive-and-review-large-and-in-charge/


 -Bentley To Make Convertible Mulsanne
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/20/bentley-to-make-convertible-mulsanne/


 -The Hottest Cars At Pebble Beach
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mkm45flmdh/the-hottest-cars-at-pebble-beach/#gallerycontent


 -General Motors Is Riding High In China -- For Now
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonchang/2012/08/19/general-motors-is-riding-high-in-china-for-now/


 -Ford Affiliate Agrees To Buy China Truck Maker
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jackperkowski/2012/08/20/ford-affiliate-to-buy-china-truck-maker/

EVs  
-Infiniti Emerg-e Electric Supercar Makes North-American Debut
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/infiniti-emerg-e-electric-supercar-makes-north-american-debut.html


-2013 Nissan LEAF Should be Cheaper and Have 25% More Range
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/2013-nissan-leaf-should-be-cheaper-and-have-25-more-range.html


-Next 6 Months Crucial for Tesla's Survival, says CEO Elon Musk
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/next-6-months-crucial-teslas-survival-says-elon-musk.html


-The Scoop Behind GM's New Electric Car
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/08/17/the-scoop-behind-gms-new-electric-car/


 -2013 Lexus RX 450h offers new sport driving mode and driving assist features
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/2013-lexus-rx-450h-offers-new-sport-driving-mode-and-driving-assist-features


- Coda Automotive's grass station marries social activism with marketing outreach
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/coda-automotives-grass-station-marries-social-activism-marketing-outreach


-2013 VW Jetta Hybrid sets amazing land speed record at Bonneville
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/2013-vw-jetta-hybrid-sets-amazing-land-speed-record-bonneville


-GM battery research in China leading to affordable electric cars
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/gm-battery-research-china-leading-affordable-electric-cars



CARS -Ford Affiliate Agrees To Buy China Truck Maker

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jackperkowski/2012/08/20/ford-affiliate-to-buy-china-truck-maker/

CARS -General Motors Is Riding High In China -- For Now

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonchang/2012/08/19/general-motors-is-riding-high-in-china-for-now/

CARS -The Hottest Cars At Pebble Beach

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mkm45flmdh/the-hottest-cars-at-pebble-beach/#gallerycontent

CARS -Bentley To Make Convertible Mulsanne

http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/20/bentley-to-make-convertible-mulsanne/

CARS -2012 Infiniti QX56 Test Drive And Review: Large And In Charge

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonfogelson/2012/08/20/2012-infiniti-qx56-test-drive-and-review-large-and-in-charge/

CARS -Celebrity Cars Push Records At Pebble, Jay Leno's Fiat Gets 10 Times Expected Price

http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/20/celebrity-cars-push-records-at-pebble-jay-lenos-fiat-gets-10-times-expected-price/

CARS -The 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/20/the-10-most-stolen-vehicles/

CARS -Rolls-Royce Celebrates Its Role in Aviation History With New Phantom Coupé

http://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonydemarco/2012/08/19/rolls-royce-celebrates-its-role-in-aviation-history-with-new-phantom-coupe/

CARS - Security experts warn of risky attacks on tech-loaded cars

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-experts-risky-tech-loaded-cars.html

EVs - 2013 Lexus RX 450h offers new sport driving mode and driving assist features

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/2013-lexus-rx-450h-offers-new-sport-driving-mode-and-driving-assist-features

EVs -GM battery research in China leading to affordable electric cars

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/gm-battery-research-china-leading-affordable-electric-cars

EVs -2013 VW Jetta Hybrid sets amazing land speed record at Bonneville

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/2013-vw-jetta-hybrid-sets-amazing-land-speed-record-bonneville

EVs -Coda Automotive grass station marries social activism with marketing outreach

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/coda-automotives-grass-station-marries-social-activism-marketing-outreach

EVs -The Scoop Behind GM's New Electric Car

http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/08/17/the-scoop-behind-gms-new-electric-car/

EVs -Next 6 Months Crucial for Tesla's Survival, says CEO Elon Musk

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/next-6-months-crucial-teslas-survival-says-elon-musk.html

EVs -2013 Nissan LEAF Should be Cheaper and Have 25% More Range

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/2013-nissan-leaf-should-be-cheaper-and-have-25-more-range.html

EVs -Infiniti Emerg-e Electric Supercar Makes North-American Debut

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/infiniti-emerg-e-electric-supercar-makes-north-american-debut.html

TRANS PORTATION News August 17th

BOATS  
-First Chinese ship makes trip to Atlantic via Arctic
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-chinese-ship-atlantic-arctic.html

BYKES  
-The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten
Cars are so yesterday
Bycicles are the future
http://focusforwardfilms.com/films/49/ 

http://vimeo.com/43038579 
Hövding Invisible Bike Helmet Inflates On Impact VIDEO
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tn65Bows0Ws&feature=youtu.be

CARS  
 -Dangerous Older Drivers: A Car is a Lethal Weapon
http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolynrosenblatt/2012/08/15/dangerous-older-drivers-a-car-is-a-lethal-weapon/

 -Can Connected Cars Save The World?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2012/08/17/can-connected-cars-save-the-world/

 -General Motors Is Headed For Bankruptcy -- Again
http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiswoodhill/2012/08/15/general-motors-is-headed-for-bankruptcy-again/

ENERGY  
 -Battery team gets a charge out of lignin
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-battery-team-lignin.html

 -Lithium-ion battery is fast-charged in minutes
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-lithium-ion-battery-fast-charged-minutes.html

 -Self-Charging Battery Generates and Stores Energy Simultaneously
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/self-charging-battery-generates-and-stores-energy-simultaneously.html

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-self-charging-battery-energy.html

 -New Salt-Based Battery Could Make Grid-Scale Storage Affordable
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/new-salt-based-battery-could-make-grid-scale-storage-affordable.html

EVs  
 -Wireless Car Charging In Action
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/wireless-car-charging-action.html

 -Next 6 Months Crucial for Tesla's Survival, says CEO Elon Musk
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/next-6-months-crucial-teslas-survival-says-elon-musk.html

-2013 Nissan LEAF Should be Cheaper and Have 25% More Range
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/2013-nissan-leaf-should-be-cheaper-and-have-25-more-range.html

-The Scoop Behind GM's New Electric Car
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/08/17/the-scoop-behind-gms-new-electric-car/

 -Electric cars could recharge in mere minutes with new technology
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-cars-could-recharge-mere-minutes-new-technology

-2013 Nissan Leaf may have longer driving range according to Japanese news
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/2013-nissan-leaf-may-have-longer-driving-range-according-japanese-news

-It's Wanxiang or bankruptcy for A123 Systems as the companies sign agreement
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/its-wanxiang-or-bankruptcy-a123-systems-companies-sign-agreement

TRAINS   
-Union Pacific to Test 25 Cleaner Experimental Locomotives in California
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/union-pacific-test-cleaner-locomotives-california.html

BOATS -First Chinese ship makes trip to Atlantic via Arctic

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-chinese-ship-atlantic-arctic.html

BYKES -The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten

Cars are so yesterday
Bycicles are the future

http://focusforwardfilms.com/films/49/

http://vimeo.com/43038579


Hövding Invisible Bike Helmet Inflates On Impact VIDEO


CARS -General Motors Is Headed For Bankruptcy -- Again

http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiswoodhill/2012/08/15/general-motors-is-headed-for-bankruptcy-again/

CARS -Can Connected Cars Save The World?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sap/2012/08/17/can-connected-cars-save-the-world/

CARS -Dangerous Older Drivers: A Car is a Lethal Weapon

http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolynrosenblatt/2012/08/15/dangerous-older-drivers-a-car-is-a-lethal-weapon/

ENERGY -New Salt-Based Battery Could Make Grid-Scale Storage Affordable

http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/new-salt-based-battery-could-make-grid-scale-storage-affordable.html

ENERGY -Self-Charging Battery Generates and Stores Energy Simultaneously

http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/self-charging-battery-generates-and-stores-energy-simultaneously.html

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-self-charging-battery-energy.html

ENERGY -Lithium-ion battery is fast-charged in minutes

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-lithium-ion-battery-fast-charged-minutes.html

ENERGY -Battery team gets a charge out of lignin

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-battery-team-lignin.html

EVs -It's Wanxiang or bankruptcy for A123 Systems as the companies sign agreement

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/its-wanxiang-or-bankruptcy-a123-systems-companies-sign-agreement

EVs -2013 Nissan Leaf may have longer driving range according to Japanese news

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/2013-nissan-leaf-may-have-longer-driving-range-according-japanese-news

EVs -Electric cars could recharge in mere minutes with new technology

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-cars-could-recharge-mere-minutes-new-technology

EVs -The Scoop Behind GM's New Electric Car

http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/08/17/the-scoop-behind-gms-new-electric-car/

EVs -2013 Nissan LEAF Should be Cheaper and Have 25% More Range

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/2013-nissan-leaf-should-be-cheaper-and-have-25-more-range.html

EVs -Next 6 Months Crucial for Tesla's Survival, says CEO Elon Musk

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/next-6-months-crucial-teslas-survival-says-elon-musk.html

EVs -Wireless Car Charging In Action

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/wireless-car-charging-action.html

TRAINS -Union Pacific to Test 25 Cleaner Experimental Locomotives in California

http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/union-pacific-test-cleaner-locomotives-california.html

TRANS PORTATION News August 15th

AIRSHIPS  
-Wind Farms: A Danger to Ultra-Light Aircraft?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120813130508.htm


BYKES  
-Biking Is In Vogue (But You Don't Need Fashion to Bike)
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/biking-style-buy-you-dont-need-fashion-bike.html


CARS  
-Plushy Rides: List Of The Most-Expensive Cars To Insure
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/13/the-most-expensive-cars-to-insure/

-Eric Firestone Opens 'Parts And Service' In East Hampton
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/14/to-do-eric-firestone-opens-parts-and-service-in-east-hampton/


 -Luxury Cars Struggle In New NHTSA Crash Tests
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/14/luxury-cars-struggle-in-new-crash-tests/


 -The Oatmeal's Latest Fundraiser To Save The Tesla Tower
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregvoakes/2012/08/15/the-oatmeals-latest-fundraiser-to-save-the-tesla-tower/


 -New Research Promises Quiet Cars -- Even When Hitting Unexpected Bumps in the Road
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120814110919.htm


ENERGY  
 -U.S. Gasoline Consumption Drops to 8.5 Million Barrels/Day During First Quarter of 2012
http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/us-gasoline-consumption-drops-85-million-barrelsday-during-first-quarter-2012.html


-Flexible Battery Technology Hits Highest Density Yet
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/flexible-battery-technology-hits-highest-density-yet.html

EVs  
 -Mitsubishi i-MiEV Recalled in U.S. and Canada for Airbag Sensor Problem
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/mitsubishi-i-miev-recalled-us-and-canada-safety-issue.html


 -Why I Didn't Buy A Ford Focus Electric
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/08/14/why-i-didnt-buy-a-ford-focus-electric/

TRAINS   
 -100 MPH Passenger Train to Link Miami and Orlando—With No Government Funds
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/100-mph-passenger-train-link-miami-and-orlando-no-government-funds.html

TRUCKS 
-What Do All The Controls On A Fire Engine Truck Do?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2012/08/15/what-do-all-the-controls-on-a-fire-engine-truck-do/




AIRSHIPS -Wind Farms: A Danger to Ultra-Light Aircraft?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120813130508.htm

BYKES -Biking Is In Vogue (But You Don't Need Fashion to Bike)

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/biking-style-buy-you-dont-need-fashion-bike.html

CARS -New Research Promises Quiet Cars -- Even When Hitting Unexpected Bumps in the Road

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120814110919.htm

CARS -The Oatmeal's Latest Fundraiser To Save The Tesla Tower

http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregvoakes/2012/08/15/the-oatmeals-latest-fundraiser-to-save-the-tesla-tower/

CARS -Luxury Cars Struggle In New NHTSA Crash Tests

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/14/luxury-cars-struggle-in-new-crash-tests/

CARS -Eric Firestone Opens 'Parts And Service' In East Hampton

http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/08/14/to-do-eric-firestone-opens-parts-and-service-in-east-hampton/

CARS -Plushy Rides: List Of The Most-Expensive Cars To Insure

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/13/the-most-expensive-cars-to-insure/

ENERGY -Flexible Battery Technology Hits Highest Density Yet

http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/flexible-battery-technology-hits-highest-density-yet.html

ENERGY -U.S. Gasoline Consumption Drops to 8.5 Million Barrels/Day During First Quarter of 2012

http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/us-gasoline-consumption-drops-85-million-barrelsday-during-first-quarter-2012.html

EVs -Why I Didn't Buy A Ford Focus Electric

http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/08/14/why-i-didnt-buy-a-ford-focus-electric/

EVs -Mitsubishi i-MiEV Recalled in U.S. and Canada for Airbag Sensor Problem

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/mitsubishi-i-miev-recalled-us-and-canada-safety-issue.html

TRAINS -100 MPH Passenger Train to Link Miami and Orlando—With No Government Funds

http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/100-mph-passenger-train-link-miami-and-orlando-no-government-funds.html

TRANS PORTATION News August 13th

AIRSHIPS  
 -Flying silent, seeing more, unmanned Silent Falcon makes debut
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-silent-unmanned-falcon-debut.html

BYKES  
 -Cyclist Memorial Set Up in Toronto For Joe Mavec
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/cyclist-memorial-set-toronto-joe-mavec.html

CARS  
-Warning: Hide the Lamborghini; Taxman in the 'Hood
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ceciliarodriguez/2012/08/10/warning-hide-the-lamborghini-taxman-in-the-hood/


 -Brazil's Ridiculous $80,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2012/08/11/brazils-ridiculous-80000-jeep-grand-cherokee/


 -The Most-Expensive Cars To Insure
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/13/the-most-expensive-cars-to-insure/


-30 cars coming this festive season to woo customers; Hyundai's new Elantra to debut today
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/auto/automobiles/30-cars-coming-this-festive-season-to-woo-customers-hyundais-new-elantra-to-debut-today/articleshow/15468156.cms

EVs  
-Frito Lay expanding electric delivery truck fleet in California and across US
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/frito-lay-expanding-electric-delivery-truck-fleet-california-and-across-us

-The mid-range Tesla Model S with SuperCharger is Tesla's sweet spot
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/mid-range-tesla-model-s-supercharger-sweet-spot

- The Osborne Legacy, GM's 200 mile electric car, and electric car adoption
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/osborne-legacy-gms-200-mile-electric-car-and-electric-car-adoption

 -Mitsubishi i-MiEV Recalled in U.S. and Canada for Airbag Sensor Problem
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/mitsubishi-i-miev-recalled-us-and-canada-safety-issue.html


-2013 Toyota RAV4 EV Test Drive and Review - Electric and Effective
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonfogelson/2012/08/09/2013-toyota-rav4-ev-test-drive-and-review-electric-and-effective/


AIRSHIPS -Flying silent, seeing more, unmanned Silent Falcon makes debut

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-silent-unmanned-falcon-debut.html

BYKES -Cyclist Memorial Set Up in Toronto For Joe Mavec

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/cyclist-memorial-set-toronto-joe-mavec.html

CARS -30 cars coming this festive season to woo customers; Hyundai's new Elantra to debut today

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/auto/automobiles/30-cars-coming-this-festive-season-to-woo-customers-hyundais-new-elantra-to-debut-today/articleshow/15468156.cms

CARS -The Most-Expensive Cars To Insure

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/08/13/the-most-expensive-cars-to-insure/

CARS -Brazil's Ridiculous $80,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2012/08/11/brazils-ridiculous-80000-jeep-grand-cherokee/

CARS -Warning: Hide the Lamborghini; Taxman in the 'Hood

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ceciliarodriguez/2012/08/10/warning-hide-the-lamborghini-taxman-in-the-hood/

EVs -2013 Toyota RAV4 EV Test Drive and Review - Electric and Effective

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonfogelson/2012/08/09/2013-toyota-rav4-ev-test-drive-and-review-electric-and-effective/

EVs -Mitsubishi i-MiEV Recalled in U.S. and Canada for Airbag Sensor Problem

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/mitsubishi-i-miev-recalled-us-and-canada-safety-issue.html

EVs - The Osborne Legacy, GM's 200 mile electric car, and electric car adoption

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/osborne-legacy-gms-200-mile-electric-car-and-electric-car-adoption

EVs -The mid-range Tesla Model S with SuperCharger is Tesla's sweet spot

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/mid-range-tesla-model-s-supercharger-sweet-spot

EVs -Frito Lay expanding electric delivery truck fleet in California and across US

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/frito-lay-expanding-electric-delivery-truck-fleet-california-and-across-us

TRANS PORTATION News August 10th

AIRSHIPS 
-Autonomous robotic plane flies indoors (w/ Video)
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-autonomous-robotic-plane-flies-indoors.html

BOATS
 -Supreme Court To Decide Whether Floating House Is Really A Boat
http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielfisher/2012/08/10/supreme-court-to-decide-whether-floating-house-is-really-a-boat/

BYKES 
-Portland Becomes First City in U.S. with Bike Counter
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/portland-becomes-first-city-us-bike-counter.html

-Time To Put My Bike Helmet Back On? Two Toronto Accidents Are Making Me Think Twice.
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/time-put-my-bike-helmet-back-two-toronto-accidents-are-making-me-think-twice.html

CARS 
-Warning: Hide the Lamborghini; Taxman in the 'Hood
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ceciliarodriguez/2012/08/10/warning-hide-the-lamborghini-taxman-in-the-hood/

-Wanxiang's Swoop On A123 Not Its First On Struggling U.S. Auto Businesses
http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/08/09/wanxiangs-swoop-on-a123-not-its-first-on-struggling-u-s-auto-businesses/

- Toyota Off The Mat, But Still Cautious About The Future
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/08/08/toyota-is-off-the-mat-but-still-cautious-about-the-future/

ENERGY  
- Why Developing Countries Are Now Driving Oil Prices
http://www.forbes.com/sites/energysource/2012/08/09/the-surprising-reasons-why-price-is-no-object-for-oil-in-poorer-countries/

EVs
- GM may have electric car breakthrough (Update)
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-gm-electric-car-breakthrough.html#ajTabs

- Spanish group demos "Hiriko" fold-up urban EV (w/ Video)
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-spanish-group-demos-hiriko-fold-up.html

-Is The Toyota Prius The Latest Status Symbol Of The Wealthy?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/08/09/is-the-toyota-prius-the-latest-status-symbol-of-the-wealthy/

 -2013 Toyota RAV4 EV Test Drive and Review - Electric and Effective
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonfogelson/2012/08/09/2013-toyota-rav4-ev-test-drive-and-review-electric-and-effective/

 -GM's Akerson promises 200 mile range electric car in a few years
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/gms-akerson-promises-200-mile-range-electric-car-few-years

- Signs That SUVs Are Next Frontier for Electric Vehicles
http://www.plugincars.com/nissan-electric-suv-123633.html