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Is there enough incentive for people to buy a hybrid car in Canada?

Let’s talk some numbers: Go to and try to price a basic Civic Sedan vs. basic Civic Hybrid (sedan as well). Civic Sedan (including all the fees and taxes):$20,549.05 – $1,000 government rebate = $19,549.05 Civic Hybrid ((including all

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ecoAUTO Rebate Program in Canada

Here’s a great SD supporting program by the federal goverment of Canada: ecoAUTO Rebate Program. If one purchases or leases a new FUEL-EFFICIENT vehicle that’s on the list of eligible vehicles, including 2006, 2007 and 2008 model year vehicles, between

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no oil new money?

Last summer, I was reading the book The Coming Economic Collapse: How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel by Stephen Leeb, Ph.D. and it really got me thinking of the way we live and use petroleum to

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Does SD really create a competitive advantage?

During one of the class discussions, a popular opinion emerged that suggests consumers are not overly concerned as to whether or not we make Green Choices. Unfortunately, I agree with this sentiment; creating a demand for green products or practices

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Toyota and Environmental Friendly Vehicles

Toyota recognizes that finding ways to limit the impact of the cars on the planet would be the key success factor for the auto industry and would account for its survival on the long run. As a concrete response, Toyota

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