General Motors goes electric in India

Yes, GM is teaming up with Indian electric car maker REVA to produce an electric version of the Chevrolet Spark for the Indian market.

Read more on my new blog:

http://www.whatmattersweblog.com/2009/10/05/gm-goes-electric-in-india/

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Hollywood’s Backyard

check out my new blog:

http://www.whatmattersweblog.com/2009/09/04/hollywoods-backyard/

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 Waimea Canyon - The Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Jurassic Park ValleyIMG_4617

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impressions from Tokyo

Hachiko Crossing Shibuya Tokyo at night

Hachiko Crossing Shibuya Tokyo at night

for more information on my stay in Japan:

www.whatmattersweblog.com/category/japan

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some impressions from my trip to Japan

To read more about my two-week trip to Japan, go to http://www.whatmattersweblog.com/category/japan/

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Tesla and Daimler teaming up

to read the full article, visit my new blog at: http://www.whatmattersweblog.com/2009/05/29/tesla-and-daimler-teaming-up/

 

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new U.S. fuel economy standards

for further reading, check out my new blog:

Obama ends the dominance of gas guzzlers on U.S. streets (whatmattersweblog.com)

Crude Oil Price Chart 1998 – 2009: Facing the inevitable – oil prices are bound to rise

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why oil prices are bound to rise

->>> read the full article  “Crude Oil Price Chart 1998 – 2009: Facing the inevitable – oil prices are bound to rise” on my new blog or download the oil price chart.

CRUDE OIL PRICES by the WHAT MATTERS WEBLOG, 1998 - 2009, monthly averages, data by the EIA, updated may 16,2009

  • Growing industrialization in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) nations has pushed energy demand to record levels. Future growth in emerging countries will continue to drive up global energy demand.
  • The price mechanism doesn’t work for oil. High oil prices don’t necessarily curb demand.
  • Peak Oil is ahead
  • 95% of oil reserves are controlled by state-owned, inefficient oil companies

for further reading:

IEA: Oil supply crunch and mega-recession by 2013

it’s time to become energy independent, overhaul the entire economy and infrastructure

Oil & Gas NEWS mixed天上的馅饼 – Free Lunch

The Post-American World, China and the global economy

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