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VIDEO: Dude Goes Water Skiing On a Recycled Couch

VIDEO: Dude Goes Water Skiing On a Recycled Couch

You may know how to couch surf, but we bet you haven't couch water skied yet. We spotted this inventive example of furniture reuse and couldn't help but admire the engineering prowess and skill the rider

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Fisker’s Multi-Speed Gearbox Could Give EVs Supercar Performance

Fisker’s Multi-Speed Gearbox Could Give EVs Supercar Performance

Electric cars can be fun to drive because they have all their power available at all speeds, which means incredibly quick acceleration. But until now, carmakers have been limited in the performance they

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Popa Lucian’s Deuce Is an Electric Concept Car for Surfers

Popa Lucian’s Deuce Is an Electric Concept Car for Surfers

When people say Deuce, they're usually referring to Detroit or the number 2, so we were a little surprised to see that term pop up on a concept car for San Francisco surfers. Nevertheless, we like this

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World’s First Student Built Hydrogen Racing Car Unveiled!

World’s First Student Built Hydrogen Racing Car Unveiled!

On July 9th, the first student-designed and built hydrogen racing car was unveiled in The Hague. The hydrogen vehicle, called the Forze IV, was created by students at Delft University of Technology in The

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Porsche Developing a Self-Driving System for their Cars

Porsche Developing a Self-Driving System for their Cars

Porsche is currently taking a cue from Google and developing their very own system for a self-driving car. Known for their sexy streamlined designs, and a capacity to reach high gear in just seconds of

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World’s Oldest Hybrid, The Porsche Semper Vivus, Drives Into the New York Auto Show

World’s Oldest Hybrid, The Porsche Semper Vivus, Drives Into the New York Auto Show

Think hybrid vehicles have only been around a couple of decades? The Porsche Semper Vivus, developed over a century ago in the year 1900 proves otherwise. A beautifully crafted copy of the original Semper

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New York Auto Show: Porsche’s 911 GTR 3 “Facebook” Hybrid Gets a Lot of Likes

New York Auto Show: Porsche’s 911 GTR 3 “Facebook” Hybrid Gets a Lot of Likes

Porsche has created a special edition of its 911 GTR 3 hybrid to commemorate passing the 1 million Facebook fan mark. The hybrid race car is plastered with 27,000 signatures of Porsche fans and will be

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New Hybrid Land Rover Will Hits Streets In 2013

New Hybrid Land Rover Will Hits Streets In 2013

Land Rovers are famously known as un-environmentally friendly vehicles, but they are great at going off-road and protecting their occupants from collisions. Taking their safety street cred to the green

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Lexus CT200h Hybrid: Stylish, Energy Efficient and Economical

Lexus CT200h Hybrid: Stylish, Energy Efficient and Economical

Move over, entry-level hybrids -- the Lexus CT 200h is coming to dealerships near you. The new hybrid bridges the gap between the drivable Toyota Prius and hot hybrid sports cars with its sleek and

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Porsche Now Taking Pre-Orders for 918 Spyder Hybrid Super Car Priced at $845,000

Porsche Now Taking Pre-Orders for 918 Spyder Hybrid Super Car Priced at $845,000

We whet the appetites of sports car enthusiasts everywhere when we first mentioned Porsche's Spyder 918, but now they can really start salivating because the super fast  hybrid sports car is finally

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Saab Unveils Sexy PhoeniX AWD Hybrid at 2011 Geneva Auto Show

Saab Unveils Sexy PhoeniX AWD Hybrid at 2011 Geneva Auto Show

The Geneva Auto Show kicks into full gear this week, and so far a number of hot new green cars have turned heads left and right. The latest vehicle to hit the scene is Saab‘s futuristic

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Porsche Unveils The 2012 Panamera S Hybrid Before The Geneva Auto Show

Porsche Unveils The 2012 Panamera S Hybrid Before The Geneva Auto Show

As a way to meet the new fuel economy standards set by the Obama administration, requiring fleets to have an average of 35.5 mpg by 2016, Porsche unveiled the 2012 Panamera S hybrid before the Geneva Auto

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Porsche Unveils Brand New Boxster-E Electric Car

Porsche Unveils Brand New Boxster-E Electric Car

When it comes to sexy cars, Porsche has always had it in the bag. But to up the ante even further, the famed car maker has just unveiled the first of three brand new electric Boxsters, the Boxster E. With

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2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: The Most Fuel-Efficient Luxury Sedan

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: The Most Fuel-Efficient Luxury Sedan

Ford has a great thing going with the Fusion Hybrid, so they decided to take it one step further and create the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. Essentially a Fusion Hybrid with Lincoln luxury amenities, the Lincoln

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DIY Genius Creates Shiny Gold Peddle-Powered Porsche Roadster

DIY Genius Creates Shiny Gold Peddle-Powered Porsche Roadster

A fun and surely labor-intensive project created from scratch in someone's garage, this DIY design was in fact inspired by a small, orange toy car. Built with all the proper lights in place, the car's

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Green Overdrive Video: Porsche Hybrid Test Drive!

Green Overdrive Video: Porsche Hybrid Test Drive!

Porsche's Cayenne S Hybrid might not be the greenest car on the road (it gets about 25 MPG), but it can drive on electric power at under 40 MPH and also has a fun no-power coasting mode at higher speeds.

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Top 7 Sexiest Green Cars From the 2011 Detroit Auto Show!

Top 7 Sexiest Green Cars From the 2011 Detroit Auto Show!

Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car Porsche kicked off the Detroit Auto Show with a bang as they unveiled the pulse-pounding 918 RSR, a brand new powerhouse hybrid racer. The smoothly sculpted 767 horsepower

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Blazing Fast Peugeot EX1 Concept is a Record-Setting Electric Vehicle

Blazing Fast Peugeot EX1 Concept is a Record-Setting Electric Vehicle

Powered by two electric motors, one attached to each axle, Peugeot's EX1 concept has an impressive 340 horsepower. The super sleek and sexy EV concept debuted at the 2010 Paris Motor Show and has gone on

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Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car Unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car Unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

Porsche's new hybrid supercar takes design cues from classic racers like the 908 and the 917, fusing these classic profiles with cutting-edge hybrid technology. The vehicle's carbon fiber-reinforced

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South Korea Unveils World’s First Commerical Electric Bus

South Korea Unveils World’s First Commerical Electric Bus

Many countries have invested in green public transportation as of late, with both the UK and the US implementing trial electric bus services. However South Korea set to surpass both nations as the Seoul

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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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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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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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Student Refits $50 Motorcycle To Run On Solar Power

Student Refits $50 Motorcycle To Run On Solar Power

With cars being designed to run on electricity and biofuel, it's only fair that motorcycles are similarly retrofitted for renewable forms of energy. With that in mind, a student at Purdue University has

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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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Green Overdrive Video: An Electric Porsche

Green Overdrive Video: An Electric Porsche

How do you turn a hot rod Porsche into an electric vehicle? According to Jeff McCabe, who made his own homebrew EV Porsche, you first strip off any excess weight until you've taken a whopping 1,700 lbs

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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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Porsche Confirms Plan to Develop All-Electric Vehicles

Porsche Confirms Plan to Develop All-Electric Vehicles

Sports car manufacturers have been lining up left and right to bring their own brand of electric vehicles to the market, so it comes as no surprise that Porsche is finally joining in with a few

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The World’s Slowest Porsche is Pedal-Powered

The World’s Slowest Porsche is Pedal-Powered

Why ride a bike when you can cruise down the street in a pedal-powered Porsche? The Ferdinand GT3 RSX, designed by artist Hannes Langeder, scraps the Porsche's snazzy engine to make a lightweight,

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Named Greenest Resort in the US

Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Named Greenest Resort in the US

Recently the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in  Lake Placid, NY was awarded a 5-Green Leaf Rating from Audubon International and the Audubon Greenleaf Eco-Rating Program. The lakeside resort is now the

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