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E. Rex Three-Wheeled EV Is Three Times More Efficient Than a Prius

E. Rex Three-Wheeled EV Is Three Times More Efficient Than a Prius

Would you drive a strange-looking three-wheeled car if it was three times more efficient than a Prius? If so, we'd like to direct your attention to the E. Rex, an EV designed by Silicon Valley startup

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Inhabitat Reports From the Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference

Inhabitat Reports From the Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference

Some of the greatest minds in green business recently convened in sunny southern California for Fortune's Annual Brainstorm Green Conference. Inhabitat was on the scene to catch compelling talks by an

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Italian Bike Lover’s Hotel Concept Perched High Above Lake Garda

Italian Bike Lover’s Hotel Concept Perched High Above Lake Garda

Hiding in Triangles is a new hotel for bike enthusiasts proposed by design firm Philip Modest Schambelan + Anton Fromm. The hotel -- if built -- will be perched on a cliff above Lake Garda in Italy. It is

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Japanese Robo-Suit Helps the Elderly to Farm

Japanese Robo-Suit Helps the Elderly to Farm

Farming is backbreaking work even when you're young--all that bending down repeatedly under the beating sun can take its toll. Researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology think they have

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Comcast’s Zero-Carbon Sonoma County Facility Clinches LEED Platinum

Comcast’s Zero-Carbon Sonoma County Facility Clinches LEED Platinum

Comcast's Operations Center in Sonoma County just received one of the highest honors in green building -- it was certified LEED Platinum this week by the USGBC. The Operations Center is part of The Sonoma

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The “Bug” Urban Electric Concept Mini-Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The “Bug” Urban Electric Concept Mini-Car

This mini concept car, designed by Brazilian designer Ricardo Fedrizzi, is all electric, meaning it has zero emissions. The “Bug” is a super cute two-seater vehicle meant for puttering around

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FedEx Announces Test Run of Electric Delivery Vans

FedEx Announces Test Run of Electric Delivery Vans

FedEx announced the addition of a test run of four electric delivery vans to their US fleet. They've commissioned the vehicles to be built from the ground up and they're slating them to start their shifts

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Blindspot Cycles: Salvaged Motorcycles Reborn All-Electric

Blindspot Cycles: Salvaged Motorcycles Reborn All-Electric

Blindspot Cycles hits two high points of green design with their line of reconditioned electric motorcycles. These discarded beauties are first found at junk yards and then converted with a rack of

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Chevy gets 40 MPG without Hybrid Price Tag in their new Cruze Eco

Chevy gets 40 MPG without Hybrid Price Tag in their new Cruze Eco

At the New York Auto Show later this week Chevrolet will debut their new super fuel-efficient mid-size sedan, the Cruze Eco. Clocking in at 40 mpg without hybrid technology means great gas mileage without

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The Governator Offers $1,500 Rebate for Electric Motorcycles in California

The Governator Offers $1,500 Rebate for Electric Motorcycles in California

Californians will now be eligible to receive a $1,500 rebate when they purchase qualifying electric motorcycles. Last week the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, helped to promote Zero Motorcycles, which

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Straight Talk about the Zero S Electric Motorcycle

Straight Talk about the Zero S Electric Motorcycle

Photo by Victoria Sprung Although Mastrangelo loves the green features of this pristine two-wheeler, the first thing he wanted to tell me about was how the bike feeds his need for speed. The bike gets

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Honda Unveils Three Wheeled Electric 3R-C Vehicle

Honda Unveils Three Wheeled Electric 3R-C Vehicle

Honda has just revealed this incredible looking three-wheeled 3R-C concept vehicle at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show. The sleek scooter-like pod is an EV that showcases Honda's latest research into compact

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Yves Béhar Unveils New Hackable Solar Electric Car!

Yves Béhar Unveils New Hackable Solar Electric Car!

Yesterday, at the Greener Gadgets conference in NYC, prolific industrial designer Yves Béhar unveiled never before seen plans for his “hackable” solar powered electric car. While Béhar and

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GREENER GADGETS LIVEBLOG: Inhabitat Reports Live From Greener Gadgets!

GREENER GADGETS LIVEBLOG: Inhabitat Reports Live From Greener Gadgets!

The 3rd annual Greener Gadgets Conference came to New York City yesterday to examine how we can make our gadgets and consumer electronics cleaner and greener. This annual conference is always chock full

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Yves Béhar Talks Greener Gadgets

INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Yves Béhar Talks Greener Gadgets

We can't wait for the Greener Gadgets Conference next week, and the thing that we are most excited about is superstar industrial designer Yves Béhar's opening keynote presentation on his latest tablet PC

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2009 Green Dot Award Winners Announced

2009 Green Dot Award Winners Announced

Transportation - Mission Motors Mission Motors is no newcomer to Inhabitat readers. Last year year their Yves Behar-designed superbike smashed the world land speed record for electric motorcycles, so

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DIY Hyper-Modified Honda Motorcycle Hits 214 MPG

DIY Hyper-Modified Honda Motorcycle Hits 214 MPG

Fans of the hypermiling super-modded Aerocivic, meet its motorcycle counterpart! Designed and built by velomobile enthusiast Allert Jacobs, this streamlined recumbent motorcycle has been outfitted with an

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Roehr Set to Debut First American Electric Motorcycle

Roehr Set to Debut First American Electric Motorcycle

Motorcycle enthusiasts have good reason to rev their engines. Ready to burn some serious rubber, Roehr Motorcycles are set to release two battery-powered motorbikes this spring. As the electric

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GREENER GADGETS SNEAK PEEK: We Interview Keynote Speaker Yves Béhar

GREENER GADGETS SNEAK PEEK: We Interview Keynote Speaker Yves Béhar

We're psyched about the Greener Gadgets Conference coming up in just 2 days, and are thrilled to be able to give all of you a sneak peek by interviewing industrial designer extraordinaire and keynote

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GREENER GADGETS Announces Yves Behar as Keynote Speaker!

GREENER GADGETS Announces Yves Behar as Keynote Speaker!

ATTENTION GADGET GEEKS - SOME EXCITING NEWS! The 3rd annual 2010 Greener Gadgets Conference is rapidly approaching, and we're thrilled to announce that this year's keynote speaker will be industrial

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All-Electric Peugout BB1 is Part Scooter, Part Car

All-Electric Peugout BB1 is Part Scooter, Part Car

Although the Peugout BB1's styling may be some of the funkiest design work we've seen, it's causing quiet a stir in the Electric Vehicle world, and for good reason. The BB1 is part scooter, part car, and

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Bel & Bel Upcycles Vintage Vespas into Office Furniture

Bel & Bel Upcycles Vintage Vespas into Office Furniture

With so many slick electric motorcycles on the horizon, it's getting increasingly difficult to justify the use of polluting, petroleum-powered older models. But instead of sending old Vespas to the trash

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Yamaha Unveils Slick EC-f Electric Motorcycle

Yamaha Unveils Slick EC-f Electric Motorcycle

We've see plenty of great green concept cars at this week's Tokyo Motor Show, but Yamaha might take the prize for the best-looking two-wheeler with its new EC-f electric motorcycle. Designed to make

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Top Five Air Powered Vehicles

Top Five Air Powered Vehicles

If the Cash for Clunkers incentive wasn’t enough to curb your unsettled feeling about owning a new gas guzzler, you might want to start saving for one of these truly awesome air-powered eco-rides.

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150mph Electric Motorcycle Smashes World Speed Record

150mph Electric Motorcycle Smashes World Speed Record

Mission Motors' emission-free superbike recently shattered the world land speed record for electric motorcycles as it clocked in a series of scorching 150mph runs at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats. Designed

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Stylish Bamboo Taxis Hit the Streets of the Phillipines

Stylish Bamboo Taxis Hit the Streets of the Phillipines

In the search for a low-cost, fuel-efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly alternative to motorcycles, the mayor of a city in the Philippines recently rolled out two incredible taxis crafted from

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Inaugural Electric Motorbike Grand Prix

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Inaugural Electric Motorbike Grand Prix

Last week the Time Trials Xtreme Grand Prix (TTXGP), the world's first ever zero carbon, clean emission, motorcycle Grand Prix was held on the Isle of Man; and the race proved to be every bit as exciting

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Q-Sound: Solar-Powered, Bluetooth-Enabled Headphones

Q-Sound: Solar-Powered, Bluetooth-Enabled Headphones

Music becomes a sustainable experience with Shepeleff Stephen's solar-powered, bluetooth-connected Q-Sound (quantum sound) headphones. The Romanian engineering student's sleek design combines flexible,

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iUnika Unveils Ultralight Cheap Solar-Powered Netbook

iUnika Unveils Ultralight Cheap Solar-Powered Netbook

What if keeping your laptop charged was as simple as setting it out in the sun? That's the promise behind a brand new netbook that may just break the biggest barrier to ultra-portable computing: battery

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Solar Flyer: DIY Solar Motorcycle Tops 90MPH

Solar Flyer: DIY Solar Motorcycle Tops 90MPH

The Arizona sun is strong--so strong that one Phoenix man is using it to power up his motorcycle. Richard Gryzch's Solar Flyer motorcycle, named after the Radio Flyer red wagon, has a 50 mile range and

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