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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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Self-parking Volvo crashes into people because owner forgot to buy feature that brakes for humans

Self-parking Volvo crashes into people because owner forgot to buy feature that brakes for humans

There are many plausible reasons to believe that self-driving cars are safer than those operated exclusively by humans—Google's recent announcement that the 11 incidents its autonomous autos have been

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Japanese home uses wooden material stronger than steel to combat natural disasters

Japanese home uses wooden material stronger than steel to combat natural disasters

Glulam is a versatile wooden beam consisting of multiple “wooden laminations” which are fused together with a strong, moisture-resistant adhesive. The product boasts to be, pound for pound, stronger

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Thieves are stealing Prius batteries to sell on the black market

Thieves are stealing Prius batteries to sell on the black market

Last week an article in the New York Times highlighted an unfortunate trend which has some hybrid owners trading in their Prius' for a straight-forwardly fuel-efficient gasoline-powered vehicle. The

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Wyoming outlaws citizen science, bans photos of Yellowstone

Wyoming outlaws citizen science, bans photos of Yellowstone

Imagine. You’re in Yellowstone National Park. It’s the trip of a lifetime. And you’ve taken the picture (or two) of a lifetime. Perhaps it’s one of the geysers, or a magnificent sunset or a black

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Funky metal-clad home mimics the patchwork topography of Slovenia

Funky metal-clad home mimics the patchwork topography of Slovenia

It's hard to imagine how a metal-clad home might blend in with a topography as varied and lush as that of Slovenska Konjice, Slovenia, but Scapelab gives it a go with striations in the building's

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HMMD unveils Himalayan Mountain Hut Competition winners

HMMD unveils Himalayan Mountain Hut Competition winners

Homemade Dessert (HMMD) unveiled the winners of its Himalayan Mountain Hut competition—just five days after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake tragically struck Nepal two weeks ago. Mount Everest, a major focus

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Google’s new Mountain View headquarters will be built by robots

Google’s new Mountain View headquarters will be built by robots

A new breed of hybrid robot cranes will help Google expand their headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley. Architecture Journal recently accessed planning documents Google submitted to the City of

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This bamboo bicycle kit comes to you in the mail

This bamboo bicycle kit comes to you in the mail

If regular bikes aren't quite sustainable enough for you, this bamboo bike kit could be the answer. The Bamboo Bike Club, which started as a bike-building workshop in London, now creates mail-order kits,

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Chevy lowers the 2016 Volt’s price to $33,995, almost $1,200 less than the current model

Chevy lowers the 2016 Volt’s price to $33,995, almost $1,200 less than the current model

When Chevy unveiled the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, Chevy revealed everything from the Volt's revamped exterior to its longer EV driving range, but

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5 Tips to Make Your Home Safe, Green & Healthy from Zem Joaquin

5 Tips to Make Your Home Safe, Green & Healthy from Zem Joaquin

You've all heard the tired mantras about changing your lightbulbs and recycling at home in order to save the planet - are you yawning yet? Many consumers think that going green is a gesture of

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Move over Tesla, the electric Toroidion Supercar is here

Move over Tesla, the electric Toroidion Supercar is here

This is the Toroidion. It’s Finnish. No one knows how to pronounce it, so don’t worry about that. All you need to know is that it’s very pretty and -- oh yeah. It’s electric. In fact, it’s

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The 6 Most Pressing Environmental Issues—And What You Can Do to Help Solve Them

The 6 Most Pressing Environmental Issues—And What You Can Do to Help Solve Them

Image via Shutterstock CLIMATE CHANGE While 97 percent of climate scientists agree that climate change is occurring and greenhouse gas emissions are the main cause, political will has not been strong

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