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Chevy Volt Jolts Public Debate With 230MPG Claim

Chevy Volt Jolts Public Debate With 230MPG Claim

GM recently made waves for claiming that its new electric Volt gets 230 mpg, but the magic number seems more like 40. That's because miles per gallon really only matter when a gas engine combusts. The

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SAHİMO Hydrogen Vehicle Travels 568 Kilometers on 1 Liter of Fuel

SAHİMO Hydrogen Vehicle Travels 568 Kilometers on 1 Liter of Fuel

Students from Turkey's Sakarya University have unveiled a remarkable attempt at creating Europe's most fuel efficient vehicle. The SAHİMO is a hydrogen powered vehicle that is capable of traveling 568

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GREEN WEDDING GUIDE: Location

GREEN WEDDING GUIDE: Location

Welcome back to the second installment of our Green Wedding Guide. Last week we talked jewelry, and this week we are going to talk about eco-friendly ways to pick your location. The location of a

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Solar Powered Blue Car Hitting the Streets in 2010

Solar Powered Blue Car Hitting the Streets in 2010

Starting this coming spring, a slick new solar-powered electric vehicle will be hitting the streets of Europe. Italian car designer Pininfarina and French battery manufacturer Bolloré have officially

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The 100MPG Electric Hummer H3

The 100MPG Electric Hummer H3

At the Society of Automotive Engineers' recent world congress in Detroit, hybrid engine developer Raser Technologies unveiled a whopper — a plug-in, extended-range Hummer powered by Raser's E-REV power

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The Grama Eco Vehicle Comes With A Green Roof!

The Grama Eco Vehicle Comes With A Green Roof!

Innovation sometimes strikes from the least likely places, and this concept is proof of this statement. The Grama, by Portuguese luxury car company Tolos, is a hydrogen-powered vehicle that compliments

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Toyota’s New Hybrid MR2 Revealed!

Toyota’s New Hybrid MR2 Revealed!

The Toyota MR2 sportscar is hitting the road, remade from its older version into a Prius-inspired hybrid vehicle. The new MR2 will draw inspiration (and technology) from the iconic Toyota Prius, with the

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The 100MPG Lightning Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle

The 100MPG Lightning Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle

Loveland, Colorado-based Lightning Hybrids has its sights set on the $10 million automotive x-prize with a sleek biodiesel-fueled vehicle that they claim will break the 100MPG barrier for a production

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Top Five Greenest Vehicles at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show

Top Five Greenest Vehicles at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show

These days it seems that every car manufacturer in the world is desperately trying to green their entire line of vehicles, and nowhere was this trend more evident than at this year's Geneva Motor Show. We

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Solar Powered Revas Trek Across India

Solar Powered Revas Trek Across India

Trekking around India sounds like a great way to have an adventure. Trekking accross India in three solar powered Reva vehicles is an incredible way to have an adventure while raising awareness for

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Shape-Shifting Solar iChange Vehicle Unveiled

Shape-Shifting Solar iChange Vehicle Unveiled

We love seeing crazy concept cars here at Inhabitat, but we're even more impressed when they actually get built! Swiss car manufacturer Rinspeed recently announced that they will be showing off a car

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ClimateCars: London’s Alternative Cab Service

ClimateCars: London’s Alternative Cab Service

Founded in June 2007 by Nicko Williamson, Climatecars is London's eco-alternative cab service. Although the popularity of cycling around the UK capital is significantly rising, the Climatecars service is

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Hyper-Modified AeroCivic Gets 95 MPG

Hyper-Modified AeroCivic Gets 95 MPG

If you ever happened to see the AeroCivic on the road, you'd be forgiven for wondering how such an odd-looking vehicle can even move. What you wouldn't know is that Mike Turner's hyper-modified Honda

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PREFAB FRIDAY: KT 1.5 from LivingHomes

PREFAB FRIDAY: KT 1.5 from LivingHomes

Building Magazine, a leading resource for home building, joined up with LivingHomes to produce a modern prefab home designed by Kieran Timberlake, the 2008 AIA Firm of the Year. The result of this

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The Cadillac Converj Revealed!

The Cadillac Converj Revealed!

This year's Detroit Motor Show has proven to be an exciting affair, with many major auto manufacturers unveiling plug-in electric and fuel-efficient vehicles. Not willing to be showed up by the Chrysler

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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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London Unveils Sleek Zero-Emission Double Decker Buses

London Unveils Sleek Zero-Emission Double Decker Buses

Recently the London Transportation Department held a contest to redesign the iconic Double Decker bus, and we're excited to announce the winning entry by renowned architects Foster + Partners! They've

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Ford Fusion Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford recently revealed an ambitious plan to offer an entire lineup of fuel-efficient vehicles, and their opening foray will be an impressive mid-sized sedan that they hope will be a Prius-killer! Due

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IS IT GREEN?: ZipCar

IS IT GREEN?: ZipCar

One of the great perpetrators of the United States' wastefulness is urban sprawl, which leads to SOV (single occupancy vehicle) disorder. Many Americans drive to work, and we usually don’t carpool.

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The DIY Electric Motorcycle

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The DIY Electric Motorcycle

We recently covered the incredible XR3 DIY hybrid car, so it seemed only natural to follow up with an in-depth account of Kyle Dansie's home-built electric motorcycle. The owner of ZEVUtah purchased a

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: The Mazda Kiyora Car Purifies Water

TRANSPORTATION TUES: The Mazda Kiyora Car Purifies Water

When Mazda was looking for inspiration for their next concept vehicle, they decided to focus upon resource that is the most important for life on earth: water. As a result they developed the low-emission,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Chevy Volt Revealed!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Chevy Volt Revealed!

Recently General Motors revealed its hope for the future of transportation: a production model of the Chevrolet Volt. The plug-in electric powerhouse will feature a revolutionary propulsion system that

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The New Honda Insight

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The New Honda Insight

Honda recently revealed the vehicle that it hopes will be the ultimate Prius killer. Dubbed the Insight Concept, the vehicle is the latest in Honda's lineup of next-generation energy efficient vehicles.

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot 888 by Oskar Johansen

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot 888 by Oskar Johansen

We love concept vehicles here at Inhabitat - not because we hope that they will be manufactured at some point, but because we're impressed by the innovative thinking behind them. Take the 888 by Oskar

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EnergyHub: A Simple Solution for Energy Efficiency

EnergyHub: A Simple Solution for Energy Efficiency

One of the many barriers that impedes us from living a greener life at home is the lack of any simple and reliable way to gauge how much energy we are consuming. We can turn off our lights and computers,

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World’s Smallest Solar Car: Select Solar Mini

World’s Smallest Solar Car: Select Solar Mini

Talk about bringing solar power to the palm of your hand! The World's Smallest Solar Racing Car is a tiny, fully-functional solar powered vehicle topped with a minuscule photovoltaic panel. The Select

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TRANS TUES: The World’s Smallest Solar-Powered Car

TRANS TUES: The World’s Smallest Solar-Powered Car

This week's Transportation Tuesday vehicle can't be blamed for being a concept car, nor for being a gas guzzler, un-innovative or an ill-fated promotional vehicle for some car company. The World's

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RCA Unveils Sleek Sustainable Concept Cars

RCA Unveils Sleek Sustainable Concept Cars

Imagine soaring along the road in a car composed entirely of aerodynamic glass, or piloting a red rocket-car with a split chassis mimicking a motorcycle and sidecar. Now consider the fact that these

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: VW’s 235mpg car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: VW’s 235mpg car

With oil prices at $135 dollars per barrel, the pressure is on for car makers to innovate and create more fuel efficient vehicles. Volkswagen seems to be taking this task seriously with the 1L, a

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WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON EARTH DAY?

WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON EARTH DAY?

Happy Earth Day! This Earth Day, we find our Inhabitat team has grown to span nearly every corner of the globe. Since Earth Day is supposed to be about finding a global perspective on the state of our

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