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CRP Racing Unveil Energica E-Superbike at Italian Motorbike Show

CRP Racing Unveil Energica E-Superbike at Italian Motorbike Show

Electric superbikes enable bikers to travel the roads knowing they are both cool and environmentally friendly. While prototypes have been developed to break speed records, there still isn't a commercial

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Vik Muniz Creates Giant Portraits Using Garbage from Rio de Janeiro Landfills

Vik Muniz Creates Giant Portraits Using Garbage from Rio de Janeiro Landfills

Muniz first creates installations, or “paints” with materials such as sugar, peanut butter or junk. He then photographs the piece, which is the final artwork. The photos at first look like portraits

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All-Electric DeLorean Car To Hit the Streets in 2013!

All-Electric DeLorean Car To Hit the Streets in 2013!

The iconic DeLorean Motor Company has weathered a stormy past, but it's coming back with a vengeance by introducing an electric version of it gull-winged masterpiece. The company just rolled out a

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7 Futuristic Modes of Green Transportation for Land, Sea and Sky

7 Futuristic Modes of Green Transportation for Land, Sea and Sky

While they may look like something out of Star Wars or The Jetsons, these super futuristic vehicle designs are actual concepts being worked on for production - and in some cases are already exploring the

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Chevrolet Reveals New All-Electric Spark EV Mini Car for Their 100th Anniversary

Chevrolet Reveals New All-Electric Spark EV Mini Car for Their 100th Anniversary

Adding to Chevrolet's already impressive portfolio of fuel efficient vehicles, the all electric Spark EV will run on a nanophosphate lithium-ion battery pack supplied by A123 Systems. Feedback from

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The KTM E3W Electric Concept Features Lamborghini-Style Scissor Doors for Tight Urban Spaces

The KTM E3W Electric Concept Features Lamborghini-Style Scissor Doors for Tight Urban Spaces

We recently saw a new crop of open-wheeled concept cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show that boasted electric motors and futuristic good looks. Here's another take on that idea, the KTM E3W, recently released

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VIDEO: All-Electric Tron Lightcycle Hits the Streets!

VIDEO: All-Electric Tron Lightcycle Hits the Streets!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=irkxIpNBJJU The Lightcycle comes complete with a TRON-style helmet for the rider, and with a flip of a switch the bike's LED lights fire up,

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Our Favorite Green Designs from Tent London at the London Design Festival

Our Favorite Green Designs from Tent London at the London Design Festival

Seen in the image above, the Origami Hunter heads by Si Studio are striking animal shaped paper lamps that are worlds apart from the real head mounts you may find on people's walls. These bright origami

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The Farm Art Hotel Delights Guests With Recycled Art and Farm Fresh Food

The Farm Art Hotel Delights Guests With Recycled Art and Farm Fresh Food

The Farm features work by artists both emerging and established, and focuses on those who use recycled or repurposed materials. Each of the six rooms has its own character and décor, and each either

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Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Propulsion Aircraft

Embry-Riddle Students Make History With “Eco Eagle” Hybrid Propulsion Aircraft

Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently demonstrated an aviation first by cruising the sky in a hybrid propulsion aircraft. A team of nearly 200 students spent the last year and a half

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Exoconcept EXO: A Carbon Fiber Electric Jet Ski James Bond Would Love

Exoconcept EXO: A Carbon Fiber Electric Jet Ski James Bond Would Love

We have been hot on the trail of some James Bond-worthy sustainable rides lately, and this goes right along. The Exoconcept EXO is a carbon fiber electric jet ski you ride in the prone position to escape

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World’s First Manned Electric Helicopter Takes Flight!

World’s First Manned Electric Helicopter Takes Flight!

Instead of a tail-rotor, which exacts a heavy load on the helicopter's battery, Chretien's helicopter uses a coaxial design with 2 counter-rotating rotors on top. This is a torque-balanced program that

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Sennheiser’s New Eco Turntables Are Easy on the Eyes, Ears, and Environment

Sennheiser’s New Eco Turntables Are Easy on the Eyes, Ears, and Environment

Sennheiser is one of the most iconic names in the audio and electronic business - everyone from the Beatles to Beyonce have used their microphones, headphones, and speakers. In an attempt to connect

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Madella Simone’s Tesla E-Max Bike Converts Pressure To Power

Madella Simone’s Tesla E-Max Bike Converts Pressure To Power

The Tesla E-Max bike by Madella Simone is not just a pretty electric face. This motorcycle is covered in piezoelectric material that converts compression strength to power. And that's not all. A second

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VIDEO: Watch the Lightning SuperBike Top 200 MPH and Break a Land Speed Record!

VIDEO: Watch the Lightning SuperBike Top 200 MPH and Break a Land Speed Record!

Last week we announced that the Lighting Electric SuperBike broke the land speed record for electric motorcycles at the Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week by jumping over 200 miles per hour -- eventually

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Quimera’s New AEGT01 Racer Could be the Most Powerful Electric Car on Earth

Quimera’s New AEGT01 Racer Could be the Most Powerful Electric Car on Earth

Electric cars are about to get a whole lot tougher -- as Quimera is set to unveil what could be “most powerful electric car on earth”. Their new, super fast AEGT01 electric muscle car uses high-power

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Yong Ho Ji’s Stirring Sculptures are Crafted from Layers of Recycled Tires

Yong Ho Ji’s Stirring Sculptures are Crafted from Layers of Recycled Tires

From afar, the sculptures are surprisingly realistic, until a closer look reveals that what you thought was a horse-like figure, in fact has the tail of a chicken and stands on cows legs. The artist

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Terrafugia’s Transition Flying Car Plane Can Drive Itself Home From the Airport

Terrafugia’s Transition Flying Car Plane Can Drive Itself Home From the Airport

  Flying cars are here! Well, "roadable planes" are at least. The Terrafugia Transition is a two-seat prop plane that can legally drive itself home from the airport, converting from a

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BMW’s New Motorrad E-Scooter Concept Is a Blazing Electric Ride

BMW’s New Motorrad E-Scooter Concept Is a Blazing Electric Ride

The all new BMW Motorrad E-Scooter Concept promises to be the perfect means of transportation for the future urban dweller. The scooter has an all-electric drive train, top speeds that are safe for

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Infineon Raceway Unveils Massive 353 KW Solar Array – Exclusive Photos!

Infineon Raceway Unveils Massive 353 KW Solar Array – Exclusive Photos!

Panasonic started installing solar panels at Infineon Raceway last November, and they just announced the completion of the project this past weekend. The arrays feature Panasonic's high-quality HIT

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Souped-Up Electric VW Bug Goes a Record Breaking 0-60mph in 1.6 Seconds

Souped-Up Electric VW Bug Goes a Record Breaking 0-60mph in 1.6 Seconds

The Bugatti Veyron is considered the fastest car in the world with a top speed of 264 mph. With an engine capable of going from 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds, it's hard to think of a contender who could grab the

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“Spiderman” Launches Lawless EV Rocket Bike To New Record

“Spiderman” Launches Lawless EV Rocket Bike To New Record

At Virginia Motorsports Park last week, Larry "Spiderman" McBride took the Lawless EV Racing Rocket drag racing bike to a new world electric drag racing record of 7.246 seconds while reaching a speed of

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Staxxon’s Collapsible Containers Could Revolutionize Global Shipping Industry

Staxxon’s Collapsible Containers Could Revolutionize Global Shipping Industry

The humble shipping container has truly come into its own over the last decade as architects and designers have innovated ump-teen new ways of re-purposing the standardized metal box. But what about the

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Crazy Uno 3 Transforming Electric Scooter Now Available for Pre-Order

Crazy Uno 3 Transforming Electric Scooter Now Available for Pre-Order

BPG Motors just announced that their crazy transforming Uno 3 scooter is now available for pre-order! The high-powered electric di-cycle can be ridden on two or three wheels, and it's compact enough to

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T3 Motion’s R3 Electric Three Wheeler is Ready to Hit the Streets

T3 Motion’s R3 Electric Three Wheeler is Ready to Hit the Streets

T3 Motion's R3 Electric Three Wheeler will be hitting the streets soon -- and you can reserve yours today for just a $500 deposit. The R3’s ultramodern dashboard features a Galaxy Tab that digitally

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3 Electric Vehicles Finish Epic 80 Day Zero Race Around the World!

3 Electric Vehicles Finish Epic 80 Day Zero Race Around the World!

Back in August, we reported on the start of the Zero Race - an epic 80 day around-the-world excursion that pitted electric vehicles from Australia, Germany, South Korea and Switzerland against each other

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Researchers at Purdue Are Designing Solar Cells That Will Self-Heal Like Plants

Researchers at Purdue Are Designing Solar Cells That Will Self-Heal Like Plants

One of the problems with solar cells and panels is they take a lot of money to maintain and repair. If only there was only a way for them to repair themselves, then it would bring the costs down

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Compostmodern 2011 Kicks Off This Weekend in San Francisco!

Compostmodern 2011 Kicks Off This Weekend in San Francisco!

Heads up San Francisco Bay Area readers! Compostmodern 2011 kicks off this weekend in San Francisco, so if you'll be in the Bay Area don't miss out on this must-attend event for anyone concerned with

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The Uno 3 Electric Scooter is a Real-Life Transformer

The Uno 3 Electric Scooter is a Real-Life Transformer

Autobots, fall out! Okay, so the Uno 3 electric scooter is no Megatron or Bumblebee, but it actually does transform (and it's real, which helps too). BPG Motors unveiled the green machine, which has the

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Inhabitat Editors’ Top Stories of 2011 – Vote for your Favorite!

Inhabitat Editors’ Top Stories of 2011 – Vote for your Favorite!

New Year's Eve is coming up quick - and as the hours tick down to the ball drop, the Inhabitat editors have reflected upon the past year and picked out our favorite green design stories from 2011! It's

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