Tag Results for Vauxhall (5)

  1. NYC Museum of Natural History Climate Exhibit

    To judge from recent reactions to some of our climate posts in Energwise, there are a lot of people out there who could use some basic instruction in the science and implications of climate change. And so it was to be heartily welcomed, in principle, when the worldâ''s most famous and probably its greatest museum of natural history opened an exhibit about global warming, to run almost a year from Oct. 18, 2008 to Aug. 16, 2009. Mounted in collaboration with a handful of other major museums and foundations, with financial support from the Bank of America and the …

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  2. Obama Promises Prompt and Aggressive Action on Climate

    In a short speech delivered yesterday to the bipartisan Governors Climate Summit, Obama pledged in very strong words to not delay action on climate because of the economy and to proceed as he promised with creation of a cap-and-trade carbon reduction program. The speech, which the avowedly liberal political blog Talking Points Memo appears to have been the first to post, can be viewed at its website. The speech also is reported in the lead story in todayâ''s New York Times, a general status report about the Obama transition.

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  3. GM to Market Volt in Europe as Opel or Vauxhall

    General Motors has announced plans to launch European versions of its much-ballyhooed Volt, the plug-in hybrid it expects to start producing in 2010, according to a report this week in the Financial Times. GM expects to sell it on the Continent as an Opel, and in the United Kingdom as a Vauxhall. The Volt will be a so-called series hybrid, in which the car is always propelled by its electric motor, with a backup internal combustion engine recharging its lithium-ion battery pack when necessary. Toyota's plug-in electric car, also scheduled for 2010, will be a parallel hybrid, in …

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  4. GM to Market Volt in Europe as Opel or Vauxhall

    General Motors has announced plans to launch European versions of its much-ballyhooed Volt, the plug-in hybrid it expects to start producing in 2010, according to a report this week in the Financial Times. GM expects to sell it on the Continent as an Opel, and in the United Kingdom as a Vauxhall. The Volt will be a so-called series hybrid, in which the car is always propelled by its electric motor, with a backup internal combustion engine recharging its lithium-ion battery pack when necessary. Toyotaâ''s plug-in electric car, also scheduled for 2010, will be a parallel hybrid, in …

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