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WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG

WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG

California-based ELV Motors showcased several slick electric scooters at West Coast Green, but they stole the spotlight with their VKM 50 hybrid that gets about 180 mpg. Its 49cc gasoline engine powers a

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The XR3 Do-it-yourself Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The XR3 Do-it-yourself Hybrid

Robert Riley's XR3 is an incredible machine that is able to achieve over 125mpg on biodiesel and a whoping 225mpg in hybrid mode. With its sleek composite shell and ultra-efficient engine we were

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Ferrari Hybrid by 2015!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Ferrari Hybrid by 2015!

You may have heard the rumors, but it is now official, Ferrari is developing a hybrid sports car. Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, the company president, said, “We are currently working on the development

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: Hot New Solar Hybrid by Mindset AG

TRANSPORTATION TUES: Hot New Solar Hybrid by Mindset AG

Not a week goes by without a hot new electric vehicle being announced, and this week is no exception. The Swiss company Mindset AG has announced that it is planning to produce an ultra-lightweight hybrid

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE’s Mega Hybrids

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE’s Mega Hybrids

If you are in the market for a mine haul truck, you may want to consider getting a hybrid model. They are not on sale yet, but GE is working hard to ensure that your next purchase of an off-highway

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: World’s First Zero-Cost Hybrid!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: World’s First Zero-Cost Hybrid!

What if instead of leaking value left and right your car actually paid for itself over time? The AFS Trinity Power Corporation recently debuted just such a vehicle, dubbed the XH150. The "Extreme Hybrid

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HOT NEW HYBRID CAR: The Fisker Karma

HOT NEW HYBRID CAR: The Fisker Karma

We love our green sports cars here at Inhabitat, and we have plenty of room on our favorites list for more than one. While we've been raving for the last two years about the Tesla Roadster, the Fisker

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Volkswagen’s TDI Hybrid- The Prius Killer?

Volkswagen’s TDI Hybrid- The Prius Killer?

Some car manufacturers, like Toyota and their uber-trendy Prius, are cranking out new models that represent the hybrid car of the future. Others, like Volkswagen, are working with what they've got, making

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Transportation Tuesday: The UltraBattery Hybrid Storage Cell

Transportation Tuesday: The UltraBattery Hybrid Storage Cell

While the potential of electric cars is obvious, one of the main concerns is battery life, both in its ability to hold a charge, and its shelf life before needing a replacement. But the new =UltraBattery,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Tesla EV Goes Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Tesla EV Goes Hybrid

Tesla Motors have just announced plans to expand their range of sleek sustainable automobile offerings. Their new Whitestar four door sedan will now come in two different versions, the all-electric

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Greenwashing Eli Manning’s New Hybrid Caddi-Wack Escalade

Greenwashing Eli Manning’s New Hybrid Caddi-Wack Escalade

Who doesn't love the Superbowl? The competition, the commercials, the excuse to drink beer. This year's champ, the New York Giants, certainly deserved the title, though I wonder if their quarterback, Eli

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Neil Young’s Classic Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Neil Young’s Classic Hybrid

Classic cars are beautiful, extremely well-designed works of engineering, but, unfortunately, are also often gas guzzlers and heavy greenhouse-gas emitters because of their antiquated engines. But Neil

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE Evolution Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE Evolution Hybrid

We've done bikes, cars, boats, and even planes here at Transportation Tuesday, but we never expected to see this one. As part of General Electric's ecomagination campaign, the engineers behind this

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The VentureOne 3-Wheeled Hybrid Vehicle

The VentureOne 3-Wheeled Hybrid Vehicle

What's more in vogue than a 4-wheel hybrid? A 3-wheel sleek and sustainable three-wheeler with all the hybrid technologies. The VentureOne, from Venture Vehicles, is the latest to fit this mold of a

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APTERA Diesel-Electric Hybrid Car On Sale Now!

APTERA Diesel-Electric Hybrid Car On Sale Now!

The Aptera (Greek for "wingless") is an environmentally-friendly car that's as clean and green as it is fantastically futuristic. The three-wheeled hybrid, which offers an all-electric or plug-in hybrid

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot 308 Hybrid HDi

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot 308 Hybrid HDi

Peugeot just announced that their long running concept vehicle, the 307 Hybrid HDi, has been upgraded and will be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. The newly updated 308 Hybrid HDi is a diesel

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OZO CAR Hybrid Car Service

OZO CAR Hybrid Car Service

If the overwhelming number of gas-guzzling yellow cabs on the streets of New York is as sobering to you as it is to us, you're in luck- OZO Car provides the perfect green alternative to on-call car

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PLANETTRAN HYBRID CAR SERVICE

PLANETTRAN HYBRID CAR SERVICE

The life of a jetsetter, business traveler, or globetrotter can be exciting and fast-paced, but also un-green, as even a short flight spews an awful amount of carbon into the atmosphere. But now at least

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GE RELEASES HYBRID LIGHTBULB

GE RELEASES HYBRID LIGHTBULB

For a laugh, check out the Onion’s recent spoof on hybrid power in the form of an absurd gasoline-electric light bulb from GE. While we support (other kinds of) hybrids as a stepping stone to

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LINKED HYBRID HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

LINKED HYBRID HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

The urgent need for dense housing in China due to a booming economy and the displacement of many residents who resided near the Yangtze River dam leaves little room or time to design creatively. In this

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This Family is e-Biking 6200 Miles Across the US to Set a World Record!

This Family is e-Biking 6200 Miles Across the US to Set a World Record!

How do you top crossing the Americas by car with the entire family in tow? If you are the Camper Clan family, you do it by setting a Guinness World Record by traveling 6,200 miles across the the United

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Crazy Hot Art Paintings Double as Energy Efficient Infrared Heaters!

Crazy Hot Art Paintings Double as Energy Efficient Infrared Heaters!

BRZBrands' Hot Art brings paintings to your home that do more than just warm your soul -- each work of art doubles as an energy-efficient infrared heater. Hot Art brings spa quality heat to any room

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 7 Questions with Architect Steven Holl

INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 7 Questions with Architect Steven Holl

INHABITAT: How would you describe your signature style? As we all know, we're in the era of the 'iconic building' and the 'starchitect'. However facile this might be, the designs of public institutions

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Can Flying Cars Save Lives in Disaster Zones?

Can Flying Cars Save Lives in Disaster Zones?

Flying cars belong more in a Jetson's episode than in real life, right? Wrong, flying cars are here, but will they take off? The Indigenous People's Technology and Education Center (I-TEC), an

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Danny Hess and the Search for a Sustainable Surfboard

Danny Hess and the Search for a Sustainable Surfboard

Image © Danny Hess His boards are often described by the surfers who ride them as “magical.” His website shows the broad range of boards he makes, from small summer fishes to big wave guns, all

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Your Future Smartphone May be Charged by Sound

Your Future Smartphone May be Charged by Sound

Imagine walking down Fifth Avenue in the heart of Manhattan while the sounds of the city surround you: the cabbie is honking his horn, the store owner is blasting music, and construction workers are

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Smart Street Lamps Get Their Own IP Addresses to Help Copenhagen Go Carbon Neutral by 2025

Smart Street Lamps Get Their Own IP Addresses to Help Copenhagen Go Carbon Neutral by 2025

As part of its quest to be carbon neutral by 2025, Copenhagen is looking hard at the kind of street lamps it should have. The city is setting up an experimental laboratory called the Danish Outdoor

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BMW Announces Wireless Inductive Charging System for the i3 and i8 Electric Vehicles

BMW Announces Wireless Inductive Charging System for the i3 and i8 Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are the future of personal transportation - but hooking your car up to a cable every time you stop can be a drag. Several automakers are working on wireless inductive technology that can

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Audi Announces Plans to Electrify its Vehicle Lineup by 2020

Audi Announces Plans to Electrify its Vehicle Lineup by 2020

Compared to BMW, Audi has received criticism for its lack of electric vehicles, but the automaker recently announced that it's working on a plan to offer a plug-in hybrid version of each of its key models

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Amazing Multicolored Tree Produces 40 Different Kinds of Fruit!

Amazing Multicolored Tree Produces 40 Different Kinds of Fruit!

In a magical marriage of art and nature, Sam Van Aken has created a living fairytale tree that blooms in multiple colors and produces 40 different kinds of fruit. Artist and Syracuse University art

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