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Tesla finally takes the wraps off of the Model S all electric Sedan

ECOstrive – Tesla Motors yesterday announced the details of the long awaited electric sedan called the Model S. This family sedan can seat 7 people and travel up to 300 miles on a charge.

“Model S doesn’t compromise on performance, efficiency or utility — it’s truly the only car you need,” said Tesla CEO, Chairman and Product Architect Elon Musk. “Tesla is relentlessly driving down the cost of electric vehicle technology, and this is just the first of many mainstream cars we’re developing.” Continue reading Tesla finally takes the wraps off of the Model S all electric Sedan

General Motors Reports Progress Toward New All-Electric Car

Chevy Volt concept car by GM
Chevy Volt concept car by GM

By John Bichard

Washington – 19 June 2007 – In January of 2007, General Motors (GM) unveiled a concept car powered solely by electricity. The Chevrolet Volt is a big step beyond today’s hybrid, that uses both a gasoline engine and electric motor. VOA’s John Birchard reports on the progress GM is making toward turning the Volt from an attractive idea into a production vehicle.

As vice president of research and development and strategic planning for General Motors, Larry Burns is responsible for the company’s efforts to reinvent the automobile, so to speak – to move beyond conventional gasoline-powered vehicles to environmentally sound “green” cars of tomorrow. Continue reading General Motors Reports Progress Toward New All-Electric Car

IBM Unveils Plan to Combat Data Center Energy Crisis

IBM's Green Data Center Marketing Photo
IBM's Green Data Center Marketing Photo

NEW YORK, NY – 10 May 2007: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is redirecting $1 billion per year across its businesses, mobilizing the company’s resources to dramatically increase the level of energy efficiency in IT. The plan includes new products and services for IBM and its clients to sharply reduce data center energy consumption, transforming the world’s business and public technology infrastructures into “green” data centers.

The savings are substantial — for an average 25,000 square foot data center, clients should be able to achieve 42 percent energy savings. Based on the energy mix in the US, this savings equates to 7,439 tons of carbon emissions saved per year. Continue reading IBM Unveils Plan to Combat Data Center Energy Crisis