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Smart Announces Plan to Launch Electric Scooter in 2014

Smart Announces Plan to Launch Electric Scooter in 2014

Daimler's Smart division, best known for small cars like the Smart ForTwo, has announced that it will bring an electric scooter to the market in 2014. Smart originally unveiled the escooter in 2010,

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Ford Focus Electric Becomes the First All-Electric NASCAR Pace Car

Ford Focus Electric Becomes the First All-Electric NASCAR Pace Car

Ford has announced that the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric is set to become the first all-electric pace car ever to lead the field for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Richmond 400. The Focus Electric

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New Elektra One Solar Plane Flies Twice as Far as the Original

New Elektra One Solar Plane Flies Twice as Far as the Original

Following the maiden flight of their Elektra One electric plane, SolarWorld and PC-Aero have unveiled a new solar-powered version that gives the small plane twice the range of the electric version. The

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California to Get New Network of EV Charging Stations

California to Get New Network of EV Charging Stations

Driving an electric car in California will soon be a lot easier thanks to a new $120 million dollar settlement. California governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced a $120 million settlement with NRG

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Nissan Announces New Leaf Upgrades Launching in Late 2012

Nissan Announces New Leaf Upgrades Launching in Late 2012

Nissan is on track to double sales of the Leaf for 2012 and with this success, the company has announced plans to launch an upgraded version of the electric vehicle at the end of the year. Available

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Ford Announces 2012 Ford Focus Electric Will Get Extra $2,500 in Tax Credits in California

Ford Announces 2012 Ford Focus Electric Will Get Extra $2,500 in Tax Credits in California

Following the announcement earlier this month that the 2012 Ford Focus Electric is now America’s most fuel-efficient 5-passenger car, Ford has announced that buyers in California are now eligible for an

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Mercedes Unveils Invisible Zero-Emission F-Cell Car

Mercedes Unveils Invisible Zero-Emission F-Cell Car

Invisible cars are no longer reserved for the likes of James Bond! In order to promote their new F-Cell Hydrogen Electric car, Mercedes-Benz has transformed one of their F-Cell vehicles into an

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2012 Ford Focus Electric Named America’s Most Fuel-Efficient 5-Passenger Car

2012 Ford Focus Electric Named America’s Most Fuel-Efficient 5-Passenger Car

The 2012 Ford Focus Electric is now officially America's most fuel-efficient five-passenger car, with a rating of 110 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) city and 99 MPGe highway. The Focus Electric also

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Shenzhen, China Launches the World’s Largest Electric Vehicle Fleet

Shenzhen, China Launches the World’s Largest Electric Vehicle Fleet

Shenzhen, China has laid claim to the largest fleet of electric vehicles in the world - and they recently announced the addition of 1,500 EVs to their fleet of 500, bringing the grand total up to 2,000

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350 MPGe Peraves MonoTracer Electric MTE-150 Motorbike Hits the Market

350 MPGe Peraves MonoTracer Electric MTE-150 Motorbike Hits the Market

Here's the ultimate ride for two-wheeled electric speed freaks -  the Peraves MonoTracer MTE-150. A commercial version of the electrified motorbike that took away top X-Prize honors in the alternative

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Tesla Set to Launch Model S Electric Sedan This Summer!

Tesla Set to Launch Model S Electric Sedan This Summer!

Tesla - the company that made electric vehicles sexy for the first time - just announced that they're on track to get the first Model S sedans on the road next summer. While talking to Autoblog at the

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Google Gets the First 2012 Ford Focus Electric Before Everyone Else

Google Gets the First 2012 Ford Focus Electric Before Everyone Else

The long-awaited 2012 Ford Focus Electric is currently available for pre-order, but the lucky folks at Google already have their hands on one! The first production unit was presented to the company just

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M55 Creates Diamond and Gold-Encrusted E-Bikes for the Luxury-Obsessed Cyclist

M55 Creates Diamond and Gold-Encrusted E-Bikes for the Luxury-Obsessed Cyclist

Luxury bicycle manufacturer M55 just tipped the scales of wretched excess by releasing its new Terminus Royal and Terminus Prime line of e-bikes, which can be blinged out with Swarovski crystals,

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Luxury MIG 675 Yacht Harvests Energy from the Water it Floats on

Luxury MIG 675 Yacht Harvests Energy from the Water it Floats on

Quimperié's Luxury MIG 675 is a hydrogen-powered boat that grabs energy directly from the water beneath it as it zips across the waves. The high-tech 22-foot-long boat has seats for three and it tops out

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Bulletproof Solar-Powered Jo-Mojo Electric Roadster to Hit the Streets Next Year

Bulletproof Solar-Powered Jo-Mojo Electric Roadster to Hit the Streets Next Year

Estonian auto company Dartz Kombat is known for making the Prombron -- basically a bulletproof Hummer on steriods - however they recently announced plans to go 'green' by launching a bulletproof

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Nissan Leaf Named Japan Car of the Year at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Leaf Named Japan Car of the Year at Tokyo Motor Show

The Nissan Leaf became the first 100% electric vehicle to be named the Japan Car of the Year for 2011-2012 on Friday at the Tokyo Motor Show. Nissan's Leaf, which hit the roads in the US in December of

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Volta Announces It Will Release New BCN Electric Motorcycle in 2012

Volta Announces It Will Release New BCN Electric Motorcycle in 2012

This sexy new electric motorcycle, called the Volta BCN, is set to hit the market in Q2 of next year in Spain and promises to be the perfect ride for the urban environmentalist. The electric motorcycle

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The EV Cup Cancels Its Inaugural 2011 Racing Season

The EV Cup Cancels Its Inaugural 2011 Racing Season

Looks like there's some trouble in electric racing utopia. The EV Cup, the first zero-emissions racing series in the world, has cancelled its inaugural 2011 season due to delays with preparing electric

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William Brown’s Lockheed Stratoliner Hydrogen Jet Can Go Anywhere On Earth Without Refueling

William Brown’s Lockheed Stratoliner Hydrogen Jet Can Go Anywhere On Earth Without Refueling

Some of the best aircraft in the world are inspired by unique birds, and this zero emissions jet concept from designer William Brown is no exception. The Lockheed Stratoliner is a hydrogen jet that uses

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Scientists Developing Fuel Cell that Generates Power While Cleaning Nuclear Waste

Scientists Developing Fuel Cell that Generates Power While Cleaning Nuclear Waste

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) have isolated and explained the phenomenon that causes microbes to generate electricity while cleaning up nuclear waste. The team is hoping to use their

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i-Go eBike Concept Powers You Through the City and Charges Your Smartphone

i-Go eBike Concept Powers You Through the City and Charges Your Smartphone

i-Go is an electric bike concept loaded with futuristic rider-friendly features such as regenerative wireless brakes, internal gears, smartphone charging ability, mobile app and GPS all integrated into a

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Morgan Announces Plans for High-Performance Electric Sports Car Prototype

Morgan Announces Plans for High-Performance Electric Sports Car Prototype

While driving fast cars is fun, it would be even more enjoyable if they ran on clean alternative energy. With that in mind, the Morgan Motor Company and a consortium of British technology specialists are

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Bloon: Zero2Infinity Proposes Eco Friendly Near-Space Travel With a Helium Filled Balloon

Bloon: Zero2Infinity Proposes Eco Friendly Near-Space Travel With a Helium Filled Balloon

The Bloon Balloon can be launched from anywhere in the world for a flight specially catered to the passengers. Four passengers plus two pilots can fit inside the craft, which is launched off a specially

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Study Finds That Non-Whites Are Less Likely to Purchase a Low Emissions Vehicle

Study Finds That Non-Whites Are Less Likely to Purchase a Low Emissions Vehicle

A study by Green Lining in the State of California showed that low-emission vehicle owners are disproportionately white compared with the state's demographic. The study found that 70% of hybrid vehicle

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BRD Unveils Sexy New Redshift Electric Motorcycles

BRD Unveils Sexy New Redshift Electric Motorcycles

Last night Bay Area startup BRD officially unveiled the RedShift MX motocrosser and the RedShift SM supermoto -- two new all-electric, zero-emissions motorcycles aimed at converting the gas-guzzling

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SolarCity Brings Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations to the Masses

SolarCity Brings Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations to the Masses

Hundreds of thousands of electric cars are expected to be on the road in the next five years. Charging these vehicles has proven to be a challenge, mostly because of the lack of infrastructure -- but now

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Nissan Leaf Price Tag to Jump $2,400 in 2012

Nissan Leaf Price Tag to Jump $2,400 in 2012

Word on the street is that Nissan will add $2,400 to the price of the Leaf next year bumping the total cost of the car up to $35,200. That still clocks in well below the cost of the Chevy Volt, which has

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EADS Rethinks the Way Planes Fly With New All-Electric Aircraft Design

EADS Rethinks the Way Planes Fly With New All-Electric Aircraft Design

At the 2011 Paris Air Show the aerospace giant EADS showcased an all-electric propulsion system for a commercial airliner that could be ready to fly in just 20 years. The plane, called the VoltAir, is a

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Nico Jara’s Pedal-Powered Potenza Concept Vehicle Stores Kinetic Energy

Nico Jara’s Pedal-Powered Potenza Concept Vehicle Stores Kinetic Energy

The Potenza, a vehicle by Argentinian designer Nico Jara, is simple in concept: a human-powered four-wheel bike that stores energy from pedaling and later converts it into kinetic energy. It is designed

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Renault to Build a Solar Roof Project a Big as 63 Football Fields

Renault to Build a Solar Roof Project a Big as 63 Football Fields

French car manufacturer, Renault, is about to start building the automotive world's largest solar roof project that will eventually span the space of 63 football fields. The company is constructing the

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