clean car News

  • Ontario to promote clean car development

    The Ontario government is helping Magna International and Magna E-Car develop the next generation of clean vehicle technologies. The move is expected to create 728 jobs and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • California wins global warming clean cars lawsuit

    In a victory for clean air and the fight against global warming, a federal judge in Fresno today rejected an auto industry lawsuit challenging California’s landmark rules requiring automakers to build cars that emit less heat-trapping pollution. The decision means California and 16 other states poised to adopt its rules are just one step away from making a big dent in global warming emissions, ...

  • Brussels to table EU clean cars strategy

    The European Commission is set to propose a strategy on clean and fuel-efficient cars by May, followed later by an action plan to help introduce green vehicles to the market. EU Industry Commissioner Antonio Tajani met with ministers in charge of industry on Friday (19 February) to discuss the economic challenges facing the European car industry. The ministers identified green technologies as a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 8 states join forces to promote clean cars

    Eight states, including California and New York, pledged Thursday to work together to dramatically multiply the number of zero-emission cars on the nation's roads by speeding the construction of charging stations and other infrastructure. The goal is to put 3.3 million battery-powered cars, plug-in hybrids and other clean-burning vehicles on ...


    By Associated Press

  • California proposes rules to spur clean car growth

    California's Air Resources Board (ARB) is proposing new ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • California approves advanced clean car rules

    As it has done so often, California is leading the way with respect to clean cars. The California Air Resources Board has approved a package of new emissions rules for cars and light trucks through to 2025. These rules represent some of the world's most ambitious green car standards. The wide-ranging package of regulations are expected to halve greenhouse gas emissions and deliver 1.4 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green car call in Scotland

    Iain Gray has called on the Scottish government to provide £15 million for green vehicles in local authorities. The Scottish Labour leader pointed out that just 23 cars out of the 20,000 vehicles owned by councils are electric or hybrid vehicles. He added that the government's funding, if matched with a similar investment from councils, could allow the local authorities to buy as many as 2,000 ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • On-board carbon capture for cars

    Capturing carbon dioxide at source from vehicles in the transportation sector and small-scale power plants could significantly cut overall carbon emissions to the atmosphere in the short-term, while playing a strategic role in the development of a sustainable carbon economy in the longer-term. New research suggests that it is feasible to capture and store CO2 emissions at the point of generation ...

  • Will 2012 be the Year of the Electric Car?

    The Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association has declared 2012 the "Year of the Electric Car" for British Columbians. It's been five years since commercial automakers announced their plans for mass production of all-electric vehicles; essential charging infrastructure and first commercial deliveries have now followed. "Leading automakers now have exceptional quality electric vehicles in BC ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Free Car Wash Equipment Buying Guide Demystifies Vehicle Cleaning Technologies

    WOBURN, MA U.S.A. – September 29, 2011 -- Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the number one Google-ranked online supplier of steam cleaners, has unveiled a new addition to its highly-visited Buyer Info Center: a buyer’s guide for car wash equipment. The guide, called an Essential Guide to Auto Detailing, compares and contrasts the three main types of car wash equipment: steam cleaners, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • 8 states release action plan to promote clean cars

    Eight states on the East and West coasts released a plan Thursday for working together to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the nation's roads by 2025. The so-called "action plan" follows last year's memorandum of understanding announced by the governors of the states, including California and New York. The other states in the pact are Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon, Connecticut, Rhode ...


    By Associated Press

  • Daimer Offers Advanced Steam Cleaning Machines For Professional RV And Car Detailers

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a leading worldwide provider of many a productivity enhancing car wash equipment, is offering its most powerful yet highly compact carpet steam cleaner. The upgraded XTreme Power® XPH-5900IU offers a pressure level of 170 PSI. The versatile interior car detailing offers the maneuverability and heating capacity similar to other systems of its kind but at a much ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Daimer Ships Powerful Mobile Car Wash Systems for Car Detailing Businesses

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally reputed American supplier of a large variety of power washing models targeted towards hundreds of industries, is offering its Super Max™ 9000, a tri-mode pressure washer. The versatile mobile car wash system offers steam temperatures up to 250ºF, and a pressure level of 1500 PSI at an impressive flow rate of 2.8 GPM. The industry-leading car ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • More hydrogen cars on EU roads

    The European Commission welcomes this week's support of the European Parliament for its proposal to simplify the approval of hydrogen powered vehicles. This will mark a step forward in the development and marketing of clean and safe hydrogen vehicles. As a result, they will be seen more often on Europe's streets and the European automotive industry could become more competitive by taking the lead ...

  • Car-Sharing Debuts on Yale Campus

    NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, September 13, 2007 (ENS) - Yale and Zipcar, the world's largest car-sharing service, have begun a partnership to provide Zipcars as an environmentally friendly alternative to the cost of keeping a car on campus. Six self-service Zipcars, including three Toyota Prius hybrids, are available for rent around the clock. The cars, which are located in five ...

  • Just one in 10 new diesel cars is clean as the legal limit, report finds

    Every major car manufacturer is selling diesel cars that fail to meet EU air pollution limits on the road in Europe, according to data obtained by sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E). All new diesel cars should have met the Euro 6 auto emissions standard from 1 September ...

  • Double-Win “Algal Turf Scrubbers” Help to Clean Up Baltimore Harbor and Fuel Cars

    Algae absorb nutrients and produce oxygen—ecosystem services that are vital to the health of impaired water bodies like the Chesapeake Bay and Gulf of Mexico. Energy Department-funded researchers are investigating how to mimic these natural services, while at the same time, sustainably produce biomass for conversion to renewable biofuels and bioproducts. It’s a double win for the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA, DOT and California align timeframe for proposing standards for next generation of clean cars

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of California today announced a single timeframe for proposing fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for model year 2017-2025 cars and light-duty trucks. Proposing the new standards on the same timeframe - by September 1, 2011 - signals continued collaboration that could lead to an ...

  • A look at the EU`s research on electric cars

    Electrified vehicles will be a key technology for future urban commuting, improving urban air quality and reducing dependence on oil and other fossil fuels. Electro-mobility is part of the alternative fuels mix promoted in the "Clean Power for Transport" legislative package launched by the Commission on 25 January 2013. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has gathered information on more than 320 ...

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