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Hybrid Power Bracelet Runs on Solar Energy and Body Heat

Hybrid Power Bracelet Runs on Solar Energy and Body Heat

In a giant step for wearable technology, Fujitsu recently unveiled a high-tech bracelet generator that runs on both solar energy and heat from the wearer. The device contains no electrical wiring nor

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Honda CR-Z Hybrid Finishes Second In 25 Hour Endurance Race

Honda CR-Z Hybrid Finishes Second In 25 Hour Endurance Race

There are ways to test hybrid vehicles - emission tests, fuel efficiency experiments, and road trips -- but very few involve a grueling 25 hour endurance race. Recently Honda's CR-Z hybrid proved it was

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World’s First Hydrogen Hybrid Ferry Coming to NYC

World’s First Hydrogen Hybrid Ferry Coming to NYC

Photo courtesy of Statue Cruises If you're heading to New York City next year, or if you live here and haven't been out to the Statue of Liberty, you're in for a green surprise. A new ferry is set to

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M55 Unveils “Beast” Hybrid Electric Bike

M55 Unveils “Beast” Hybrid Electric Bike

E-Bicycle manufacturer M55 Bikes have just unveiled their latest hybrid electric bicycle, dubbed The Beast. While most electric bicycles made are designed to help their riders get up steep hills, The

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LA Auto Show: Kia Unveils the 2011 Optima Hybrid

LA Auto Show: Kia Unveils the 2011 Optima Hybrid

A recent survey shows that Kia has established itself as the leading auto maker among Generation Y car buyers, beating out the likes of Honda and Toyota. So with the unveiling of their brand new 2011

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BMW Unveils Brand New Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car

BMW Unveils Brand New Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car

Displaying another example of German efficiency, BMW has just unveiled their latest concept car at the Leipzig Trade Fair. The new design for the plug-in hybrid sports car is based on the Vision

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Hybrid Electric Kinetic Photovoltaic Vehicle is One Green Machine

Hybrid Electric Kinetic Photovoltaic Vehicle is One Green Machine

This Hybrid Electric-Kinetic Photovoltaic Vehicle packs some serious alternative energy punch - and it was built pretty much from the ground up by one man! It features a generator that charges a capacitor

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Volvo Developing the World’s Fastest Hybrid Truck

Volvo Developing the World’s Fastest Hybrid Truck

This is one competition we never thought we'd see: Volvo Trucks is reportedly developing a diesel-electric hybrid truck dubbed the "Mean Green." Going forward in a green way, the famed car manufacturer is

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Toyota Announces Recycling Facilities For Hybrid NiMH Batteries

Toyota Announces Recycling Facilities For Hybrid NiMH Batteries

Toyota is one of the world's leading 'green' car brands, and now they are doing everything they can to ensure their vehicles don't cause unnecessary waste. The company recently announced plans to recycle

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The Urbee Hybrid is the World’s First 3-D Printed Car

The Urbee Hybrid is the World’s First 3-D Printed Car

If you thought that the Porsche hybrid was an incredible piece of automotive design, then you’ll be blown away by the Urbee. The entire body of this streamlined new gasoline/ethanol hybrid has been

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GE Unveils Hybrid Halogen-CFL Light Bulbs for 2011!

GE Unveils Hybrid Halogen-CFL Light Bulbs for 2011!

Today GE unveiled their latest energy-efficient light bulb - a unique, new incandescent-shaped bulb that combines the instant brightness of halogen technology with the energy efficiency and longer

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Carbon Fiber Hybrid Yacht is Decked Out With Wind Turbines

Carbon Fiber Hybrid Yacht is Decked Out With Wind Turbines

International Battery has joined forces with Electric Marine Propulsion to create a yacht that not only runs on electric batteries, but charges them using wind energy -- even when the sails are down. The

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Jaguar Unveils the C-X75 Hybrid Supercar

Jaguar Unveils the C-X75 Hybrid Supercar

Jaguar recently unveiled a luxurious hybrid super-vehicle at the Paris Auto Show 2010 that is powered by four 195-horsepower electric motors (one at each wheel) coupled with two 80,000-rpm gasoline

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First Factory-Built Fisker Karma Hybrid to be Unveiled Next Month

First Factory-Built Fisker Karma Hybrid to be Unveiled Next Month

Henrik Fisker, who designed Aston Martin's DB9 and V8 Vantage and the BMW Z8, is behind what his company is clearly hoping will the sexiest plug-in hybrid to hit the market — the Karma. The first

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Derringer Cycles: Hybrid Bikes Modeled After 1920′s Racers

Derringer Cycles: Hybrid Bikes Modeled After 1920′s Racers

On the hunt for a bicycle that doesn't have a drab, traditional hybrid frame? Then check out Derringer Cycles, a line of hybrid bikes modeled after 1920's racing motorcycles. These stunning bikes have

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California Gives Plug-In Hybrids Access to Carpool Lanes

California Gives Plug-In Hybrids Access to Carpool Lanes

Need another reason to buy a plug-in hybrid vehicle? How about this: California Governor Arnold Schwarzanegger just signed into law this week a bill that grants HOV lane (aka carpool lane) access to

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Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 is World’s First Diesel-Fueled Hybrid Car

Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 is World’s First Diesel-Fueled Hybrid Car

There is a battle that rages inside every environmentally conscious driver between getting better mileage with a diesel or to go for a hybrid and cut emissions. Now, you can get the best of both worlds

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Energy-Efficient Hybrid Tugboats Cut Shipping Emissions

Energy-Efficient Hybrid Tugboats Cut Shipping Emissions

When it comes to green transportation, everyone has heard of hybrid cars and energy-efficient vehicles. Even airplanes use biofuel these days, but one form of transport that has yet to be made greener is

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Insurance for Hybrid Vehicles Will Soon Be on the Rise

Insurance for Hybrid Vehicles Will Soon Be on the Rise

Hybrid cars ain't cheap and they're about to get a little bit pricier. Though you're definitely going to save on gas, when you count all the parts, labor and complex technology needed to run a hybrid

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Volkswagen to Unveil Hybrid Beetle Next Year

Volkswagen to Unveil Hybrid Beetle Next Year

The classic VW Beetle is about to get a(nother) green makeover: Volkswagen is set to unveil a hybrid Bug at next year's Detroit auto show. The 20 kilowatt lithium battery will get the Love Bug roughly 45

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Another Reason to Buy a Hybrid: Thieves Don’t Steal Them!

Another Reason to Buy a Hybrid: Thieves Don’t Steal Them!

This just in from the The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI): the Toyota Prius is the least stolen vehicle in America. That's right my fellow green drivers - yet another reason to buy a hybrid. The HLDI

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Porsche Gets the Go-Ahead for the Sexiest Hybrid Ever

Porsche Gets the Go-Ahead for the Sexiest Hybrid Ever

Earlier this year we told you all about the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid concept car and now we get to tell you -- as we so rarely get to do -- that this concept car is about to become a reality! The Spyder

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Honda Goes Green with Hybrid Only Civics

Honda Goes Green with Hybrid Only Civics

One of Honda’s most popular vehicles is about to go all green! News has it that the Honda Motor Co. will be dropping production of its gasoline-powered Civics in favor of strictly hybrid versions of the

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World’s First Hybrid Coal-Solar Power Plant Goes Online in Colorado

World’s First Hybrid Coal-Solar Power Plant Goes Online in Colorado

Here's a case of strange bedfellows: the world's first hybrid coal-solar power plant is now up and running outside Palisade, Colorado. A joint project between the utilities giant Xcel Energy and Abengoa

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California Hybrids To Lose Their HOV Status Next Year

California Hybrids To Lose Their HOV Status Next Year

This probably won't come as a surprise to you but Californians weren't buying Priuses just because of their fuel efficiency - they were also in it to gain Clean Air Vehicle status and get a handy HOV

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Plans for California Hybrid Solar-Biomass Facility Scrapped

Plans for California Hybrid Solar-Biomass Facility Scrapped

This past week the Portuguese company Martifer Renewables abandoned plans to build a hybrid solar-biomass power facility in Fresno County, California due to objections from neighbors over air quality. The

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New Hybrid Army Aircraft Will Fly Surveillance Missions Over Afghanistan

New Hybrid Army Aircraft Will Fly Surveillance Missions Over Afghanistan

The Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle -- or LEMV for short -- may look like a silly little blimp, but it is oh, so much more than that. It's a 300 foot long hybrid aircraft that is capable of

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A Hybrid Vehicle That Turns From Kid’s Play Car to Rocking Chair!

A Hybrid Vehicle That Turns From Kid’s Play Car to Rocking Chair!

We love multi-tasking furniture, but this piece is exceptionally impressive. Designed by Hans Brockhage and Erwin Andra, the “Schaukelwagen” is a unique kind of hybrid that made its debut well before

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Transgenic Spider-Goat Hybrids Produce Tougher-Than-Steel Silk

Transgenic Spider-Goat Hybrids Produce Tougher-Than-Steel Silk

Spider silk is known for its tough as nails strength and pliable nature, making it an ideal material for application in items ranging from bulletproof vests to even artificial ligaments and tendons.

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London’s Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Officially Unveiled Today

London’s Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Officially Unveiled Today

Transport for London has been working on a new, more efficient, double-decker bus for London to replace the classic Routemaster. Today, London Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London officially

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