Arnold Schwarzenegger

August 22, 2008

EcoDriving Officially Launched in the USA

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers has just launched a new website, catchily entitled EcoDrivingUSA.com. Slightly disconcertingly the home page assures us that:

What's known as "EcoDriving™" provides easy tips for getting the most mileage out of your vehicle.

Over here in Europe we've been using the word for years, so I can't say I'm awfully pleased to see the AAM claim EcoDriving as their trademark. We've even been using the phrase here on econnexus.org for a couple of months. I guess we'll just have to wait and see if their lawyers get in touch.

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July 15, 2008

Bush Pushes Oil Rigs off California – Arnie Disagrees.

Yesterday afternoon United States President George W. Bush lifted the executive ban on drilling for oil on the Outer Continental Shelf, which was signed by the first President Bush in 1990. Here's the video:

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