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Bulli: Volkswagen Releases an All-Electric Concept Version of the Classic VW Bus

Bulli: Volkswagen Releases an All-Electric Concept Version of the Classic VW Bus

In the spirit of the iconic VW bus that debuted over 60 years ago, Volkswagen unveiled a new compact concept version, the Bulli. Named after what Germans called the original version, the new bus runs on

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South Saigon Yacht Park Brings Green Living Back to Vietnam’s Capital

South Saigon Yacht Park Brings Green Living Back to Vietnam’s Capital

Vietnam’s capital of Ho Chi Minh City is currently a glass-concrete jungle, but plans are afoot to change all of that. A project is being developed for the center of the historic capital, which

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BMW Officially Announces “i” Brand For Electric Cars and Plug-Ins

BMW Officially Announces “i” Brand For Electric Cars and Plug-Ins

BMW has been talking about launching an electric car/hybrid sub brand for a while, although the German manufacturer had withheld its official name and details about models until this week: the future

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The Honda Civic GX is the Greenest Car of the Year

The Honda Civic GX is the Greenest Car of the Year

Move over Chevy Volt, get out the way Nissan Leaf — the Civic GX NGV has been named “Greenest Vehicle” by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for the seventh

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Hydrogen & Wind Powered Zeppelin Could Revolutionize Airship Transportation

Hydrogen & Wind Powered Zeppelin Could Revolutionize Airship Transportation

Current designs for airships have numerous problems, including that they rely on helium, they're expensive to build, are vulnerable due to their over-pressured skins and require expensive hangars to park

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Ford Unveils the All-New Focus Electric!

Ford Unveils the All-New Focus Electric!

After teasing the vehicle earlier this week, Ford unveiled its first all-electric passenger car today at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The model is a zero-CO2-emissions,

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COP16: Sleek Electric Vehicles Race Through Cancun

COP16: Sleek Electric Vehicles Race Through Cancun

“Nature isn’t waiting while we negotiate, ” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon — and as if to prove him right, a bevy of electric vehicles recently descended upon the Cancun

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Renault Unveils All-Electric DeZir Supercar

Renault Unveils All-Electric DeZir Supercar

French automaker Renault just unveiled a striking green supercar that embodies the company’s new slogan — “Drive the Change” — and its new commitment to the future. Dubbed

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Woods Bagot Zero-E is a New Model for Sustainable Development

Woods Bagot Zero-E is a New Model for Sustainable Development

Design team Woods Bagot and Buro Happold are hoping to achieve a new level of sustainability with their striking new development model - Zero Emissions Design’ (ZERO-E). This new program is, as you

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High-Flying Algae Airships are Self-Sufficient Airborne Cities

High-Flying Algae Airships are Self-Sufficient Airborne Cities

Architect Vincent Callebaut recently unveiled a blue-sky plan for a high-flying fleet of self-sufficient aircraft that are one part zeppelin cities and one part hydrogen-generating floating farms. Dubbed

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Zero Energy Green Tomorrow House Achieves LEED Platinum

Zero Energy Green Tomorrow House Achieves LEED Platinum

Built in the Gyeonggi Province, the Green Tomorrow house is a stunning self-sufficient emission-free residence with a fossil fuel consumption of zero. Not content with just making an incredibly low

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Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well-Tech’s mission is to support the creation of innovative projects through planning, research, and promotion. The wide range of designs include electric cars, new materials, renewable energy

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Honda Unveils All-New Electric Scooter, the EV-neo

Honda Unveils All-New Electric Scooter, the EV-neo

It may be awhile before mass-marketed electric vehicles are commercially available, but a new electric scooter can be purchased as early as this winter. Yesterday, Honda unveiled the EV-neo, an all-new,

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Oorja Unveils Micro Fuel Cell That Could Power Your House

Oorja Unveils Micro Fuel Cell That Could Power Your House

Were you impressed by the recently unveiled Bloom Energy “micro power plant”? Well the stationary fuel cell already some competition in the form of a methanol fuel cell device from a

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$16,064 ‘Sofa Boat’ is All-Electric, But Still Just a Floating Sofa

$16,064 ‘Sofa Boat’ is All-Electric, But Still Just a Floating Sofa

Unveiled at the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show, this all-electric “Sofa Boat” is quite an, er, interesting concept. Touted as a “3.5m floating fun platform,” the boat can run for 12 hours on a fully

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Mercedes-Benz Introduces Ultra-Sleek F800 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz Introduces Ultra-Sleek F800 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz is no newcomer to the field of stylish, fuel-efficient cars -- just check out their crazy hybrid F-Cell Roadster or the all-electric Gullwing concept car -- but their new F800 style concept

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UBC Claims to Build “Greenest Building in North America”

UBC Claims to Build “Greenest Building in North America”

It's a weighty title: the greenest building in North America. But that's exactly what the University of British Columbia claims to be constructing with its new Center for Interactive Research on

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Chicagoans to Hail Green Cabs Instead of Inhaling Fumes

Chicagoans to Hail Green Cabs Instead of Inhaling Fumes

North America’s oldest and largest taxicab fleet recently announced that it is going green! Yellow Cab’s parent company, Yellow Group, runs about 3,000 taxis in the Chicago area, and they just

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AIRCRUISE: A Fuel Cell Powered Zero Emissions Luxury Airship

AIRCRUISE: A Fuel Cell Powered Zero Emissions Luxury Airship

In the hurried and fast paced lives we lead, travel can be just one more stressful, cramped and environmentally unfriendly activity. What if you could slow it down, take some time, and relax - all while

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First Electric Vehicle Charging Corridor Installed Between SF and LA

First Electric Vehicle Charging Corridor Installed Between SF and LA

One of the biggest problems with electric vehicle technology is the lack of a plug-in infrastructure on our roads. But that problem is about to disappear -- at least for some commuters on Highway 101

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Top 5 Alternative Autos From the Frankfurt Motor Show

Top 5 Alternative Autos From the Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt International Motor Show or Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) is the world’s largest car show, and we were thrilled to discover a slew of incredibly clean machines this year.

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Formula Zero: Hydrogen Cell Racing Takes Off

Formula Zero: Hydrogen Cell Racing Takes Off

Belgium recently took the lead among a set of top university teams vying for “zeroth place” in the Formula Zero European Championship of hydrogen fuel cell cars. This carbon-free Grand Prix

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London Unveils Sleek Zero-Emission Double Decker Buses

London Unveils Sleek Zero-Emission Double Decker Buses

Recently the London Transportation Department held a contest to redesign the iconic Double Decker bus, and we're excited to announce the winning entry by renowned architects Foster + Partners! They've

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California To Become The Electric Vehicle Capital of the US

California To Become The Electric Vehicle Capital of the US

Recently the cities of San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland unveiled a massive concerted effort to become the electric vehicle capitol of the United States! This groundbreaking development heralds a

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Deka Revolt Zero-Emission Hybrid Runs on Any Fuel!

Deka Revolt Zero-Emission Hybrid Runs on Any Fuel!

No one would dare accuse inventor extraordinaire Dean Kamen of resting on his laurels. Best known as the creator of the Segway, Dean has decied to tackle an incredible challenge for his next project, an

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The Solar-Powered Robotic Automower

The Solar-Powered Robotic Automower

Anyone who has ever spent an afternoon mowing lawns knows the downsides of the job: walking in monotonous straight lines with the filthy emissions of a two-stroke engine in their face, and a subway's

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Mercedes’ Futuristic Formula Zero Sail Racer

Mercedes’ Futuristic Formula Zero Sail Racer

Recently Mercedes Benz revealed images of its stunning Formula Zero Racer, a futuristic foray into the next generation of racing. Incorporating elements from luge, yacht, and Formula One vehicles, the

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The Car of the Future: Beyond Energy and Emissions

The Car of the Future: Beyond Energy and Emissions

BMW's cloth-covered GINA concept car What will the cars of tomorrow be made from? Recently we were asked by Best of the Green Web to compose our thoughts about the future of personal transportation

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Lotus Announces the Flex-Fuel Omnivore Engine!

Lotus Announces the Flex-Fuel Omnivore Engine!

Luxury auto powerhouse Lotus recently announced plans to develop a new kind of engine that will be able to run on virtually any type of fuel. Aptly named the OMNIVORE, the innovative engine will utilize a

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Forbes Park: An Exemplary Sustainable Community

Forbes Park: An Exemplary Sustainable Community

The new Forbes Park residence in Chelsea, MA is giving new life to the old Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company, re-envisioning it as a prime model for sustainable development in urban city cores.

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