Category Archives: Green Products

How did Toyota save the Prius brand?

Recently Toyota Prius has been advertising on television with some amusing spots from Saatchi & Saatchi including one entitled “Rain’ in which an adolescent waits for the rain to wash the fourteen year old family Prius. Another spot entitled ‘Family Portrait’ … Continue reading

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When it comes to Global warming China is a contradiction

Today (my Friday which is now ending here in Wuxi (pronounced woo-shee), China) I had the pleasure of speaking at the 3rd annual International Renewable Energy Conference. I attended the same conference in 2010 as an invited guest. I was … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the imminent demise of incandescent light bulbs?

If you had not yet heard starting in January of 2012, light bulbs have to be at least 25% more efficient than the ones we’ve been using for years invented by Thomas Edison way back in 1879. Bulbs that have … Continue reading

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Solar Highways – could they be an answer to the energy question?

Because our company is actively working with green technology companies in China we all have a heightened sense of awareness in this area. One of our team members sent me a great link – about a 4+ minute video – … Continue reading

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ZipCar and Hertz Connect – car sharing grows up

”Tis the season of IPO’s” and last week proved that with the offering of shares in car-sharing pioneer ZipCar. Nearly $ 175 million was raised creating a market cap of more than $ 600 million. The rent-as-you-need-it company founded in … Continue reading

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