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(StatePoint) The kitchen is the heart of the home, it’s also a space where you can waste a lot of energy if you’re not careful. By making a few simple adjustments to your habits in the kitchen, you can easily cut your energy bills and do your part to help the environment. Read more

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(NAPSI)—If you have 30 seconds—and a free new app—you can save yourself time, money and trouble, and help preserve the planet at the same time. The app helps people tackle and reduce home maintenance costs, organize service pros and make every home, apartment, condo and townhouse more enviro… Read more

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(BPT) - California regulators authorized commercial use of a specific red seaweed supplement as a feed additive for dairy cows. Straus Family Creamery Founder/CEO Albert Straus’ dairy is the first organic dairy farm committed to using this red seaweed when the certified organic feed becomes … Read more

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(BPT) - Beef has gotten a bad rap when it comes to environmental sustainability, and the important role cattle play in environmental conservation is often omitted from headlines. It’s true that cattle produce methane, a greenhouse gas, and industry leaders are working to reduce the amount of… Read more

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(BPT) - Did you know that 83% of Americans are very attracted to someone who cleans their own home? A new study revealed this fun fact and other important insights into how and why people clean. The survey, conducted by Regina Corso Consulting for Casabella, queried three groups of people — … Read more

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(NAPSI)—The day may come soon when you turn on the AC—and it won’t be there. That’s because climate change could mean such an increase in summer air conditioning use in the United States as to cause prolonged blackouts during peak summer usage—but that doesn’t have to be, if states expand ca… Read more

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(NAPSI)—Before you spring into action cleaning your home this season, you may want to consider a source of dirt you can’t see but do need to deal with: air ducts. Read more

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Volvo introduced its first all-electric model, the XC40 Recharge, in 2020 but has announced its intention to sell only electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030 and to be fully carbon neutral by 2040. For now, Volvo offers two EV models along with a slate of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars. Here’s a rundow… Read more

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General Motors has begun deliveries of its Hummer EV pickup trucks coming off the production line at its Factory Zero manufacturing facility in Hamtramck, Michigan. The Hummer nameplate relaunches after being away for more than ten years, reimagined as a line of battery-electric vehicles (BE… Read more

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set new standards for greenhouse gas emissions on passenger cars and light trucks. The new rule finalizes a stricter version of the measures proposed in August 2021 and tightens some of the looser regulations that former president Donald Trump se… Read more

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Ford electric vehicle (EV) owners in California will be able to charge their plug-in vehicles on zero-carbon electricity thanks to a new deal between the automaker and the California Air Resources Board (CARB). While anyone can charge their car with carbon-free electricity by installing sola… Read more

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Kia's first dedicated all-electric model will be able to go 310 miles on a full charge, according to official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) figures released this week. The new EV6 is an all-electric CUV that will be available in different versions. The long-range models will use a 77… Read more

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Polestar, the performance electric vehicle (EV) subsidiary of Volvo Cars, announced today that the EPA has rated their Polestar 2 sedan long-range Single Motor variant to deliver 270 miles on a single charge. This range is Polestar’s most extensive yet, and one of the longest on the market t… Read more

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It's one of the largest automakers on earth and a pioneer of hybrid technology. Still, Toyota has been anything but hurried in its development and adoption of battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Global competitors, large and small, from General Motors and Ford to Volvo and Mitsubishi, have mad… Read more

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Volvo Cars (Volvo) and Northvolt will build a new research and development center in Gothenburg, Sweden, to continue their work developing better batteries for the next generation of Volvo pure electric cars. The new joint R&D complex will open in 2022 and is part of a $3.3 billion inves… Read more

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Every year, the environmental non-profit group CDP makes a list of how companies are doing regarding their impact on the natural world. This year, Volvo Cars (Volvo) scored an "A" rating in the climate change category, which means the automaker is considered a leader in how it discloses its … Read more

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The plan is an ambitious one, but not an unfamiliar one. As automakers worldwide from Audi to Volvo race to develop software-based connected vehicles that can offer a vast array of in-car products and subscriptions to drivers and passengers, Stellantis has announced its strategy within this realm. Read more

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Toyota has chosen a site in Greensboro-Randolph, North Carolina, for its new $1.29 billion U.S. battery manufacturing plant. The news comes on the heels of Toyota’s announcement of a $3.4B investment in U.S. battery production through 2030. Read more

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Despite the challenges of building and selling new vehicles during a pandemic, Volvo Cars (Volvo) sales have grown 8.8 percent in the first eleven months of 2021, compared to 2020. The total number of vehicles sold by Volvo this year is 634,257, which positions the automaker to increase its … Read more

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Polestar will launch a new all-electric performance SUV called the Polestar 3 in 2022. The new electric vehicle (EV) will be the brand's first SUV and the company's first EV built in the United States. Polestar hasn't offered many details about the upcoming 3 but just released a teaser photo… Read more

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BMW has raised the performance and electrification bar to a new level. The automaker has revealed a new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), the Concept XM, which previews an upcoming electrified crossover that will soon arrive in production form with the same moniker. Read more

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Nissan Motor Company has revealed its plans for the next decade, including a significant shift toward electrification, deepening its proprietary technologies, and expanding global operations. The automaker says it will invest 2 trillion yen (nearly $18B U.S. dollars) over the next five years… Read more

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(StatePoint) Agriculture contributes about 17 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, according to the United Nations. And while the sector is a key contributor to climate change, it is also vulnerable to its effects -- with climate-related impacts such as droughts, flooding an… Read more

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Electric vehicle (EV) company Polestar has two models in its current lineup, the Polestar 1 and the Polestar 2. So, it makes sense that an upcoming EV from the company is called the Polestar 5. It won't be the company's next EV, however. That honor goes to the Polestar 3, keeping the numeric… Read more

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The Genesis brand recently unveiled the Electrified GV70 luxury compact crossover, the battery-powered version of the same nameplate, at 'Auto Guangzhou 2021' in China. Like so many other automakers from Audi to Volvo, Genesis has vowed to transition its model lineup to electric-only by the … Read more

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This weekend, the Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public, and electric vehicles (EVs) will be on full display. This shouldn't be a surprise, as the show's organizers built this year's event around four pillars: autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and sharing. Read more

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VinFast has officially become the first Vietnamese automaker to unveil a vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show. This week, the new global brand revealed two electric SUVs—the VF e35 and VF e36—as part of a planned expansion to the United States, Canada, and Europe before the end of 2022. Read more