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Copper is one of the world’s most sought-after metals, widely used in automotive, but a metal with global mineable supply that could be exhausted in around 40 years. Toyota said it has worked with a group of industry partners to define a system to retrieve and recycle copper from vehicle wiring harnesses, helping secure a […]

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Jaguar Land Rover announced it has completed the installation of the UK’s largest rooftop solar panel array at its new Engine Manufacturing Center. This new manufacturing plant is located at i54 South Staffordshire and the British company said the plant has been designed with sustainability embedded throughout and has recently been awarded BREEAM’s “Excellent” rating […]

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For the second year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized General Motors with a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it awarded GM for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy management. GM added the U.S. EPA […]

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It has just been confirmed once again: that transportation and household heating induced pollution you see over densely populated cities is bad for us. In a report released Mar. 25, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed around 7 million people died in 2012 as a result of air pollution exposure. This represents one in eight […]

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Toyota believes a car company be a vehicle for change, a change towards greening cars and electricity production. The company said its Kentucky plant will soon be partially powered by green electricity. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. has teamed up with Waste Services of the Bluegrass to generate power from local landfill waste, marking the […]

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Audi is getting involved in a tracking tool hoping to reduce emissions while commuting. MIT, in partnership with Audi and GE, launched HubCab, which it describes as a transportation tracking tool aimed at reducing commuting congestion, decreasing vehicle emissions and lowering the cost of mobility infrastructure. HubCab explained it tracks more than 150 million taxi […]

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General Motors’ engine plant in Joinville, Brazil has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. GM said this plant is the first automotive plant in South America to become LEED Gold certified, the result of investments in sustainability when construction began two years ago. The Joinville […]

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Chrysler took steps to green the plant in which its large rear wheel drive sedans are built. Chrysler Group’s Brampton Assembly Plant (BAP) is the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve TÜV’s ISO 50001: 2011“Energy Management” standards certification. Chrysler builds in Brampton the Chrysler 300 sedan, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger. Introduced in […]

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2014 World Car Awards finalists have been revealed, which means we also know which cars are short listed for the 2014 World Green Car award. The 2014 World Car Awards (WCAs) ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) and Bridgestone Corporation on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The WCAs include the […]

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Rossi Honda of Vineland, N.J. is the first and yet only dealer in the U.S. to achieve “Electric Grid Neutral” status. Rossi Honda hit this milestone ahead of the approximately 17,500 automobile dealers in the country by producing as much as or more energy from renewable sources than it consumes from its local electric utility […]

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