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Jump on the Green Bandwagon – Attend Greener by Design 2009

March 1st, 2009 | by Brenda Keener

The question for businesses used to be "Can we afford to go green?" Now it is " Can we afford NOT to go green?" The upcoming Greener by Design 2009 conference, to be held May 19-20 in San Francisco will focus on helping industries learn to cut costs, create efficiency, and move towards sustainability through a series of focused hands-on innovation sessions, small-group consultative sessions, and demonstrations of new materials and tools.


The Chevy Volt: Coming Soon to a Dealership Near You

January 21st, 2009 | by Lisa Wojnovich

Last week at the Detroit auto show, new, battery-powered, green cars reigned supreme. General Motors announced finalized plans for its Chevrolet Volt, which will be on the market in both fully electric and plug-in hybrid forms by late 2010. LG Chem, a South Korean company, won the much anticipated contract to manufacture the Volt’s lithium-ion batteries, beating out several other contenders, including Massachusetts’s A123Systems and Germany’s Continental


Big Three Beg Billions

December 11th, 2008 | by Fred Etcheverry

The White House and Congress are near a bailout for the “Big Three” auto manufacturers with a $15 billion loans.



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