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New York City: Share a Cab with a Stranger to Save Emissions

New York City: Share a Cab with a Stranger to Save Emissions

Starting this Friday your taxi ride in New York City might get a little cheaper. The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission just announced that they are launching a taxi share program where riders will be

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BMW to Manufacture Electric Vehicles at Leipzig Factory

BMW to Manufacture Electric Vehicles at Leipzig Factory

German automaker BMW has announced that it is gearing up its Leipzig factory to manufacture electric vehicles, which are expected to roll off the factory floor starting in 2013. The news comes as the

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New York Gets Its First Solar Electric Vehicle Charging Station

New York Gets Its First Solar Electric Vehicle Charging Station

We have great news for green-eyed New Yorkers who have been coveting San Francisco's sophisticated electric vehicle charging systems. Beautiful Earth Group, a New York-based sustainable energy company,

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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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BMW’s Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Supercar

BMW’s Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Supercar

We’ve all heard the term “vehicle of the future” being tossed around by everyone, but what does it mean? BMW’s response is the Vision EfficientDynamics concept vehicle, a low

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Japan’s Otake House Showcases Sleek Passive Solar Design

Japan’s Otake House Showcases Sleek Passive Solar Design

This sleek modern hilltop residence was designed by Japan-based architecture firm Suppose Design Office to make optimal use of passive solar building principles. Every aspect of the residence’s

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BMW’s Stunning Energy-Efficient Production Plant

BMW’s Stunning Energy-Efficient Production Plant

In a perfect world we’d all be getting back to our zero energy, prefabricated homes by foot, bike or public transport, but on a planet where cars won’t be disappearing anytime soon, it’s nice to

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mclaren P11 Supercar

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mclaren P11 Supercar

One of the world's best Formula One teams is set to unveil its latest creation: an environmentally friendly supercar. McLaren says the P11, which will feature a regenerative breaking system and v8

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Chocolate-Powered Race Car Made Out of Vegetables

Chocolate-Powered Race Car Made Out of Vegetables

If we told you that the formula race car of the future is powered by chocolate, features a body made from potatoes, and a steering wheel made from carrots, you might say we've been reading too many

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The Tesla Model-S Revealed!

The Tesla Model-S Revealed!

After months of teasing, Tesla has finally announced the highly expected and hotly desired Tesla Model-S. In keeping with the Tesla Roadster, the Model-S is a gorgeous looking electric vehicle that is

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor

When we were little, many of us were fascinated with the big machines that make our world go round. Although we may have forgotten about them, New Holland just gave us another reason to reminisce. The

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Italdesign Unveils the World’s Fastest Hybrid

Italdesign Unveils the World’s Fastest Hybrid

Renowned supercar designer Italdesign recently revealed the first images of the Namir, a vehicle that they claim will be the fastest hybrid car in the world. Set to be officially unveiled today at the

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BMW’s Green Supercar Revealed

BMW’s Green Supercar Revealed

The race for the green supercar is on, and BMW is itching to become a key player. In a push to roll out a green vehicle, BMW recently revealed the BMW Z10 ED, a ultra-efficient 400 horsepower hybrid that

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The Mini-E Hits the Streets of New York!

The Mini-E Hits the Streets of New York!

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced that BMW‘s hotly anticipated Mini-E will soon be hitting the streets of NYC! This April BMW will loan the city ten fully-electric Mini Coopers to

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TOP TEN GREEN TRANSPORTATION TRENDS OF 2008

TOP TEN GREEN TRANSPORTATION TRENDS OF 2008

2008 has been an incredible year for green transportation as the world's automakers made strident efforts to green their production lines, cities decided that it's time to give our car-centric lifestyle a

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Inhabitat Blog Picks of the Week

Inhabitat Blog Picks of the Week

With so much sustainable design goodness out there on the world wide interwebs, and so little time to find it all, we thought we would share some of our favorite stories of the week. From wonderfully

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Lotus’ Bio-fueled IceCraft Glides Across the Antarctic

Lotus’ Bio-fueled IceCraft Glides Across the Antarctic

With winter well on its way and snow flurries sweeping the nation, we couldn't contain our excitement for this sleek bio-fueled Concept Ice Vehicle. Designed and developed by Kieron Bradley and polar

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Honda Debuts The Hydrogen-Powered FC Sport

Honda Debuts The Hydrogen-Powered FC Sport

It is not everyday that a well-known car manufacturer releases a concept vehicle that makes everyone's head turn, but that's exactly what Honda did last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The FC Sport is

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Audi’s A1 Sportback Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Audi’s A1 Sportback Hybrid

Audi recently revealed their slick A1 Sportback Hybrid at this year's Paris Motor Show. Based on the A1 project Quattro concept released last year in Tokyo, the 5-door plug-in hybrid can run for 60 miles

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Cars of the Future may be Made of Super-Strong Buckypaper

Cars of the Future may be Made of Super-Strong Buckypaper

What is stronger than steel and stands to revolutionize our built environment? Paper! Or rather, buckypaper to be more precise. Buckypaper is a material composed of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Electric Mini Revealed

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Electric Mini Revealed

Just in time for the Los Angeles Motor Show, BMW has released the first images of the all new fully electric Mini E! We've hinted at it before, and it was just a matter time before it was unveiled,

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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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TRANS TUES: The Wind-Powered Ventomobile Racer

TRANS TUES: The Wind-Powered Ventomobile Racer

You've likely heard of cars powered by electricity, hydrogen, and even solar energy; how about a vehicle powered entirely by the wind? Students at Stuttgart University recently perfected a vehicle

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Futuristic MAG LEV Concept Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Futuristic MAG LEV Concept Car

While many green gear-heads argue whether electric vehicles are better than hybrids, Slovak designer Matúš Procháczka has brought the debate one step further. His innovative concept car foregoes these

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Electric Mini Coming in 2009!

Electric Mini Coming in 2009!

We seem to repeat ourselves everyweek in bemoaning the need to switch to renewable energy, but truly, with oil prices this high, every car manufacturer is looking to develop alternatives based on their

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BEAUTIFUL BUILDING REUSE: The Barn House in Belgium

BEAUTIFUL BUILDING REUSE: The Barn House in Belgium

photographs by Danica Kus Building reuse is often overshadowed by the long green shadow of new high performance architecture. But the intrinsic nature of repurposing and bringing second life to an

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Historic German Town Laying Down the Solar Law

Historic German Town Laying Down the Solar Law

Despite the typical cloudy weather, Germany has become a solar energy powerhouse fueled in part by government measures to reduce greenhouse gases and bring more renewable energy into the grid. Voluntary

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Antro Solo gets 150mpg

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Antro Solo gets 150mpg

Hungary is not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about cutting edge green vehicles, yet. If the creators of the Antro Solo have their way, the country will be synonymous with green machines

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: CLEVER Project CNG Concept

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: CLEVER Project CNG Concept

If you read last week's Transportation Tuesday, you might be doing a double take - after all, we are featuring another ultra-thin, super cool looking, three wheel vehicle. Last week was the electric

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: BMW’s Lightweight Cloth Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: BMW’s Lightweight Cloth Car

Early last week, German giants BMW unveiled the GINA Light Visionary Model, a highly anticipated concept set to transform the boundaries of traditional car design. ‘GINA’, an acronym for

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