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EPA in Catch 22 Situation as It Sets Fuel Standards for 2011

EPA in Catch 22 Situation as It Sets Fuel Standards for 2011

As part of a yearly legal ritual, the EPA just released their fuel standard requirements for 2011 and though the overall green fuel targets have remained, the same amount of cellulosic biofuel (biofuel

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Inhabitat’s Top Green Car Picks from the LA Auto Show

Inhabitat’s Top Green Car Picks from the LA Auto Show

Automobiles have managed to garner more interest over the past year, and the motor companies have expanded their exhibitions to make them more interactive than last year’s showing. We would like to

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The Urbee Hybrid is the World’s First 3-D Printed Car

The Urbee Hybrid is the World’s First 3-D Printed Car

If you thought that the Porsche hybrid was an incredible piece of automotive design, then you’ll be blown away by the Urbee. The entire body of this streamlined new gasoline/ethanol hybrid has been

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San Francisco Will Launch Electric Vehicle Taxi Program

San Francisco Will Launch Electric Vehicle Taxi Program

Better Place, the leading electric vehicle services provider, has announced a plan to bring a switchable battery, electric taxi program to the cities of San Francisco and San Jose. An endeavor

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Ford Developing Biofuel From Algae for Use in Vehicles

Ford Developing Biofuel From Algae for Use in Vehicles

When one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world invests their capital into algae biofuel research, you know that renewable energy will soon play a major role in the global economy. Ford Motor

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Jaguar Unveils the C-X75 Hybrid Supercar

Jaguar Unveils the C-X75 Hybrid Supercar

Jaguar recently unveiled a luxurious hybrid super-vehicle at the Paris Auto Show 2010 that is powered by four 195-horsepower electric motors (one at each wheel) coupled with two 80,000-rpm gasoline

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Smart Unveils New ‘Electric Drive’ EV

Smart Unveils New ‘Electric Drive’ EV

Smart USA have unveiled their latest vehicle, called the 'electric drive', which is an electric version of their existing compact Smart Car. Smart cars are instantly recognizable due to their shape and

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$10 Million Auto X-Prize Announces Ultra-Efficient Winners!

$10 Million Auto X-Prize Announces Ultra-Efficient Winners!

The Progressive Auto X Prize has just announced the winners of its $10 million contest to design and build the world's most efficient eco vehicle, and the grand prize goes to... Edison2 for their

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Italy to Install Solar Hydrogen Fuel Pumps at Gas Stations

Italy to Install Solar Hydrogen Fuel Pumps at Gas Stations

Hydrogen fuel station by Honda Clean energy company Acta has unveiled plans to install a network of solar-powered hydrogen fueling stations throughout Italy. The new fuel pumps will harness solar

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Scottish Researchers Transform Whiskey into Fuel

Scottish Researchers Transform Whiskey into Fuel

Don't drink and drive, but feel free to let your car party all it wants! After two years and $400,000, researchers at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland have successfully turned whiskey into fuel.

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Students Develop World’s Most Efficient Zero-Emissions Car

Students Develop World’s Most Efficient Zero-Emissions Car

High school students at the DeLaSalle School in Kansas City, Missouri have ditched video games and Justin Bieber Youtube videos for a new interest - zero emissions transportation! They developed an

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Scientists Discover Plant Enzyme That Turns Car Exhaust to Fuel

Scientists Discover Plant Enzyme That Turns Car Exhaust to Fuel

An enzyme found in the roots of the soybean plant could soon have cars running on fumes — literally. Vanadium nitrogenase, a bacterial enzyme that usually converts atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia, can

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Another Reason to Buy a Hybrid: Thieves Don’t Steal Them!

Another Reason to Buy a Hybrid: Thieves Don’t Steal Them!

This just in from the The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI): the Toyota Prius is the least stolen vehicle in America. That's right my fellow green drivers - yet another reason to buy a hybrid. The HLDI

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Poo-Powered VW Bug Hits British Streets

Poo-Powered VW Bug Hits British Streets

POO POWER! GENeco, a waste treatment company in Bristol, UK set out to prove that bio-gas could be a reliable alternative transportation fuel, so they imported special equipment to help process their

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Chevy Announces It Will Increase Volt Production by 50% in 2012

Chevy Announces It Will Increase Volt Production by 50% in 2012

If you think the ailing auto industry is still in need of a spark, we've got good news -- during a recent visit from President Barack Obama to their Hamtramck Auto Plant in Michigan, General Motors

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Driverless EVs Begin 8,000 Mile Journey From Italy to China

Driverless EVs Begin 8,000 Mile Journey From Italy to China

Are driverless cars the next big thing in transportation? A group of Italian engineers are getting ready to send two driverless electric vehicles on an 8,000 mile journey from Italy to China, where they

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Honda Goes Green with Hybrid Only Civics

Honda Goes Green with Hybrid Only Civics

One of Honda’s most popular vehicles is about to go all green! News has it that the Honda Motor Co. will be dropping production of its gasoline-powered Civics in favor of strictly hybrid versions of the

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California Hybrids To Lose Their HOV Status Next Year

California Hybrids To Lose Their HOV Status Next Year

This probably won't come as a surprise to you but Californians weren't buying Priuses just because of their fuel efficiency - they were also in it to gain Clean Air Vehicle status and get a handy HOV

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BMW Reveals First Details About Its Electric Car

BMW Reveals First Details About Its Electric Car

Luxury car fans, start your engines — BMW’s very first electric vehicle is on its way. The Megacity Vehicle, set to be released in 2013, is made out of lightweight carbon fiber and aluminum

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What Will the Nissan Leaf EV Sound Like?

What Will the Nissan Leaf EV Sound Like?

We often take for granted that we can hear a car when it's coming our way -- the familiar roar of the gasoline-powered engine notifies us of an impending collision. But electric cars are eerily -- and

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Photosynthetic Concept Car is Powered Completely by Plants

Photosynthetic Concept Car is Powered Completely by Plants

Skirting the boundaries of blue-sky design, designers Michal Vlcek and Klavir have dreamed up a futuristic eco car that is propelled entirely by photosynthesis. The car's dome-shaped interior is home to a

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Companies Transform Scrap Cardboard Into Ethanol Fuel

Companies Transform Scrap Cardboard Into Ethanol Fuel

A new partnership between a paperboard mill and a biofuel producer is now producing ethanol fuel from scrap cardboard fiber. While 95% of cardboard can easily be recycled again into more cardboard, the

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Delta Helicopters Developing World’s First Biofuel-Capable Helicopter

Delta Helicopters Developing World’s First Biofuel-Capable Helicopter

Plenty of airlines are testing out biofuels in passenger jets, but helicopters have largely been ignored -- until now. Australia-based Delta Helicopters is developing what it says is the first

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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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Energy Star Under Fire, Faces Major Overhaul

Energy Star Under Fire, Faces Major Overhaul

The Energy Star Program may be facing a major overhaul after congressional auditors reported that they were able to receive certification for a number of ridiculous fake products including a

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Fake Gasoline-Powered Alarm Clock Secures Energy Star Label

Fake Gasoline-Powered Alarm Clock Secures Energy Star Label

Apparently, it's a piece of cake to get Energy Star-certified -- just ask the Congressional auditors who received approval for a number of ridiculous fake products, including a gasoline-powered alarm

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Future “Artificial Leaves” May Create Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight and Water

Future “Artificial Leaves” May Create Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight and Water

As far as sustainable energy systems go, nothing is quite as perfect as a plant: Through photosynthesis, plants create their own energy using only sunlight and water. For years, scientists have been

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iSpotSwap iPhone App Will Save You From Parking Anxiety

iSpotSwap iPhone App Will Save You From Parking Anxiety

Quick--how many hours of your life have you spent in the car searching for parking spots and wasting precious gasoline (and cash) in the process? A new iPhone app called iSpotSwap could make parking

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Hybrid Hydraulic Drive Vehicle Promises 170 MPG

Hybrid Hydraulic Drive Vehicle Promises 170 MPG

While these days “hybrid” usually means a gasoline/electric vehicle, Valentin Technologies is exploring a different hybrid combination that promises a 5-passenger car with outstanding

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Sundrop Fuels Uses Concentrated Solar Heat to Vaporize Biomass

Sundrop Fuels Uses Concentrated Solar Heat to Vaporize Biomass

The technology sounds ultra-futuristic: concentrated solar heat that can vaporize biomass (wood, crop waste, etc.) into synthetic fuels. But the process, developed by Sundrop Fuels, is real, and it can

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