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They say pioneers are the ones with arrows in their backs, but pioneers of new technologies are sometimes the first to be able to sell new products in volume after they have proven their worth. That seems
Today GM announced the launch of a new nationwide program to install solar canopy charging stations at their Chevy dealerships across the country. Each canopy, called a Green Zone, will be capable of
Every kid who's ever played with slot cars had the dream that one day they could get inside one and whizz around a race track. Of course getting inside a regular petrol-driven car would probably give the
The city of Murcia, Spain is going to great lengths to help reduce the city’s traffic congestion and to promote the use of the greener method – public transportation. The bold move involves offering
As if Europe wasn't already advanced enough when it comes to transportation, the EU recently invested $6.2 million into researching the possibility of incorporating Personal Aerial Vehicles (PAV's) as a
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
We recently told you that Google was lobbying Nevada legislators to make driverless cars legal on state roads, and now it's official - Assembly Bill No 511 just passed! The legislature makes it legal for
Rubber was traditionally made from rubber plant trees, and today it is made from oil. But if Ford is successful with their latest project, we could soon be seeing their fleets decked out in rubber made
Cornish pasties are traditional savory snacks that are so beloved in the UK that they recently received protected status from the European Union. However now a group of scientists at Greenergy are
Apparently Google's self-driving cars are more than just a concept - the company has tested a fleet of 6 fully autonomous Toyota Priuses and an Audi TT on California roads, and is now lobbying Nevada
While the interior may seem understated, turning crumbling but cherished buildings into a contemporary workshop was no easy feat. The designers stripped down the former stable to reveal its gaping
Until now, flying cars and anti-gravity-powered skateboards were the province of science fiction. But scientists are hot on the trail of anti-gravity in the real world. Researchers at CERN's Antihydrogen
How do you recycle a 1963 International ice cream truck after it's done serving tasty treats? "Art in the Streets," a new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has repurposed one as an
A gleaming new cable car system will soon carry 2,500 people across the Thames every hour, doing the work of 40 buses. The new landmark of the east Thames was designed by architects Wilkinson Eyre and
Car enthusiasts rejoiced when BMW launched their car sharing program, BMW on Demand, last year in Munich. Now the program has been upgraded for the tech-savvy. With BMW DriveNow, users can download an
President Barack Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today on the future of America's energy security. The President's remarks are set to be focused on the goal of reducing American dependence
An ambitious new proposal in the European Union calls for the elimination of fossil fuel-burning vehicles in cities by the year 2050. The radical plan, proposed by the European Commission, would prohibit
Ford Motors is looking into a new technology produced at MIT labs that could make cars lighter and more fuel-efficient by injecting micro bubbles into plastic components. The technology, which is now
With social unrest in the Middle East and North Africa raising more concerns over our reliance on fossil fuels, and the horrific earthquake in Japan underscoring the dangers of nuclear power, we are
There's no reason you shouldn't allow yourself a little recharge when it comes time to power up your EV. To cut overall costs, ten Japanese companies will begin installing electric vehicle chargers at the
Located on top of an old brick warehouse in Shoreditch, London, Village Underground provides affordable studio space for young artists (around 15 pounds per week). The subway cars act as working spaces
Range anxiety is one of the biggest hurdles facing electric cars today. For electric vehicles to truly become mainstream, batteries will have to provide a longer range and become much cheaper.
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
Just as President Obama announced his goal of placing one million electric cars on U.S. roads by 2015, China has announced plans to manufacture 1 million per year by 2015. According to an article from
Without an established industry standard for quick-charge electric vehicle (EV) stations, the city of Chicago has still decided to go ahead with a program to install seventy-three, $65,000 public
Swedish advertising company, Acne, put together a rather eye-catching advertising campaign for Flygbussarna, an airport coach bus service, to inspire individual car drivers to take the coach bus instead.
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
French businessman and billionaire Vincent Bolloré just announced that he will invest $131 million in Autolib, the Parisian electric vehicle car share program that will be launched in the fall of 2011.
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