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  • Teen driver faces deportation in leaf pile deaths
    Teen driver who ran over young girls in leaf pile, killing them, may be deported
    In October, 19-year-old Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros drove her SUV into a leaf pile, accidentally killing the two young girls playing in it. The teen driver, who failed to come forward after hitting the girls, was found guilty by jury vote of two...
  • Does the Nissan Leaf battery charge up to its claims
    Does the Nissan Leaf battery charge up to its claims
    A lot of fuss has been made in the media recently about the Nissan Leaf, an all-electric car that was just recently introduced to the consumer market. Because it lacks a gasoline engine, owners of the Leaf are dependent on the battery to carry...
  • Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive Public Road Test
    Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive Public Road Test
    Nissan's revolutionary Autonomous Drive test car has taken to the public roads in Japan for the first time with the country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on board. The all-electric Nissan LEAF vehicle, which was the first with autonomous...
  • Autumn Leaves
    Autumn Creations
    Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year! Seeing all the changing colors and the falling leaves always seems to make me think of popular artist Andy Goldsworthy. Now is a great time to go outdoors and make some art! It may be a temporary...
  • BMW i3: A more refined electric car
    BMW i3: A more refined electric car
    The BMW i3 electric car has arrived. The 5-door sedan is the German makers first entry in the zero emissions class. According to United Press International on July 30, 2013, it joins the ranks of the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf."The i3 is...
  • Nissan Leaf
    Nissan Leaf
    The price of a gallon of gasoline has started to rise again, and many analysts are predicting $5.00 gas by the middle of the summer. Because of this, many people have started to become interested in Electric Cars again.The Nissan Leaf has gained a...
  • Toyota changes EV plans
    Are we about to witness the death of the EV?
    There is no end to the bad news for advocates of the Electric Vehicle (EV).For starters, The Washington Examiner's Richard Pollock reports today that Smith Electrics - recipient of $32 million in economic stimulus funds from the Department of...
  • Dan Akerson standing in front for the 2012 Chevy Volt
    The future of the Chevy Volt
    A few days ago GM announced that it was going to halt production of the Volt for five weeks due to an overstock of cars and not enough sales.GM set a sales quota of 10,000 Volts last year, but only sold 7,671 in the United States, causing GM to...
  • 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
    2012 Nissan Versa: An option to Leaf electric
    Consumers have an option in the 2012 Versa from Nissan if they decide that the Leaf is not their best choice for their transportation needs. Nissan, during their current Drive Leaf Event tour, displayed their 2012 Versa Sedan and provided...
  • Nissan Leaf Test Drives in Austin this weekend
    Nissan Leaf test drives this weekend in Austin
    Nissan has brought their Nissan Drive Electric Tour to downtown Austin this weekend.You can see and test drive the new 2012 Nissan Leaf all day Saturday and Sunday this weekend to see for yourself how an all electric car works for you and your...
  • Mayor Villairagosa at LA Auto Show
    AltCar Expo seeing more visitors as green machine options increase
    If you want to take a panoramic look at electric vehicles and green alternative fuels and technologies, then go to AltCar Expo. You’ll need to wait a year for the seventh annual ride and drive, exhibit hall, and speaker panels, but plan...
  • Leaf Rubbing
    Fall: Arts and Crafts for Kids
    When taking your children out to play this month and next, why not share with them this beautiful change in season.Fall brings some of the most beautiful colors to life in unbelievable ways. Just look around and see the vibrant yellows, pulsing...
  • Nissan Leaf
    All-Electric Nissan Leaf deserves some props
    The 2011 Nissan Leaf was rolled out earlier this year as an affordable all-electric, no gasoline car designed to be green and useable. Another new electric vehicle that has made a splash, the Chevrolet Volt, has a supplemental gasoline power...
  • Nutritional Facts
    The greener the better
    While I’m not the first to write about leafy greens, there’s no way to be a health fitness examiner without contributing a basic review. Besides, it’s always helpful to provide a guide to greens because many do not exactly know...
  • Lost Maples
    Lost Maples State Natural Area receives 50,000 visitors in the autumn
    Lost Maples State Natural Area, of southwest central Texas, receives about 50,000 visitors, out of 200,000 annually, in late October and early November for a reason.“We have to see the turning of the leaves,” said Lecia Frigo who hiked...