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Transonic Combustion’s Super-Efficient Gas Engine Gets 98 MPG

Transonic Combustion’s Super-Efficient Gas Engine Gets 98 MPG

Eventually, we'd like to think that everyone will be driving around in all-electric cars. But in the meantime, it's important to develop efficient gas engine technology. That's where a new system from

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Coffee Powered Car Gets 56 Espressos Per Mile

Coffee Powered Car Gets 56 Espressos Per Mile

Your morning cup of coffee may get your motor running, but it could also add some fuel to your gas tank -- literally! Behold the Carpuccino, a £400 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco that has been retrofitted to

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Mercedes-Benz Introduces Ultra-Sleek F800 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz Introduces Ultra-Sleek F800 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz is no newcomer to the field of stylish, fuel-efficient cars -- just check out their crazy hybrid F-Cell Roadster or the all-electric Gullwing concept car -- but their new F800 style concept

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Chicagoans to Hail Green Cabs Instead of Inhaling Fumes

Chicagoans to Hail Green Cabs Instead of Inhaling Fumes

North America’s oldest and largest taxicab fleet recently announced that it is going green! Yellow Cab’s parent company, Yellow Group, runs about 3,000 taxis in the Chicago area, and they just

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Americans Ditch Over 4,000,000 Cars in 2009 for Alternative Transportation

Americans Ditch Over 4,000,000 Cars in 2009 for Alternative Transportation

Photo by Kodiax2 We Americans love our cars, (or at least that's what they've been telling us all these years) but this last year showed a remarkable drop in car ownership - down by 4,000,000 vehicles!

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GREEN DESIGN PREDICTIONS FOR 2010!

GREEN DESIGN PREDICTIONS FOR 2010!

Welcome to 2010! The start of the new year is the perfect time to reflect upon the past, make resolutions for the future, and think about what the new year will bring. With this in mind, we've asked

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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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Honda Unveils Ultracompact P-NUT Car

Honda Unveils Ultracompact P-NUT Car

The folks over at Honda just unveiled their highly controversial new ultracompact car, the P-Nut (Personal-Neo Urban Transport), at the LA Car Show, and it really redefines what it means for a vehicle to

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Researchers Build Machine That Turns CO2 Into Fuel

Researchers Build Machine That Turns CO2 Into Fuel

Imagine a machine that could suck carbon dioxide right out of the air and magically transform it into a usable product. It may seem like wishful thinking, but that's exactly what researchers at the Sandia

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ChargeCar Aims to Create Crowdsourced Electric Vehicles

ChargeCar Aims to Create Crowdsourced Electric Vehicles

A person who drives 60 miles to work every day has different needs than someone who drives across town. So instead of designing electric cars to match the performance of petroleum-powered vehicles,

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New Envion Facility Turns Plastic Waste into $10/Barrel Fuel

New Envion Facility Turns Plastic Waste into $10/Barrel Fuel

What if we could turn all the plastic waste we create on a daily basis into fuel to power our cars? A Washington, DC-based company called Envion claims it can do just that with a process that turns

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First Algae-Powered Car Attempts to Cross US on 25 Gallons

First Algae-Powered Car Attempts to Cross US on 25 Gallons

Just yesterday San Francisco saw the unveiling of the world's first algae fuel-powered vehicle, dubbed the Algaeus. The plug-in hybrid car, which is a Prius tricked out with a nickel metal hydride battery

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KAIST Hybrid Vehicles Run on Electric Roads

KAIST Hybrid Vehicles Run on Electric Roads

Hybrid-electric vehicles are expected to explode in popularity over the next decade thanks to their gasoline-saving abilities. But Korea's Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) thinks that

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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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MIT Developing Electric Vehicle that Charges in 10 Minutes Flat

MIT Developing Electric Vehicle that Charges in 10 Minutes Flat

Students at MIT recently announced that they are developing an extended range electric vehicle capable of achieving the same performance as its gasoline-powered counterparts. Dubbed the elEVen, the

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U.S. Postal Service Buys 1,600 Fuel Efficient Vehicles

U.S. Postal Service Buys 1,600 Fuel Efficient Vehicles

The U.S. postal service currently owns of one of the largest vehicle fleets on the planet, and they recently announced a monumental measure to replace 6,500 aging gas guzzling vehicles with more fuel

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Sainsbury’s New Kinetic Energy Powered Green Supermarket

Sainsbury’s New Kinetic Energy Powered Green Supermarket

Next time you feel like generating a little energy, just roll into your local Sainsbury's! The third largest British supermarket chain has just unveiled a new energy system that generates power from the

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Bright Automotive Unveils 100 MPG Commercial Truck

Bright Automotive Unveils 100 MPG Commercial Truck

Plenty of companies are working on plug-in hybrid (PHEV) sports cars and sedans, but Bright Automotive's new IDEA vehicle, unveiled this morning, is the first 100 MPG PHEV truck aimed at commercial and

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IS IT GREEN?: The New Macbook

IS IT GREEN?: The New Macbook

Apple recently rolled out its new family of Macbooks with a bold claim: The World’s Greenest Family of Notebooks. The new Macbooks are lighter, less toxic, and more energy efficient than previous

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IS IT GREEN?: Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey

IS IT GREEN?: Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey

These days it's important to consider the environmental impact of our actions when we buy certain things – gasoline, for example. There will come a time when people realize that everything we consume

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San Jose Installs First Electric Vehicle Chargepoint

San Jose Installs First Electric Vehicle Chargepoint

As electric vehicle charging stations sweep the nation it's tremendously exciting to see the sparks that may spread into the massive uptake of plug-in vehicles. In the latest ev infrastructure update

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Chrysler 200C EV Revealed

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Chrysler 200C EV Revealed

It is not often that surprises happen in the age of the Internet, but somehow Chrysler managed to keep a brand new electric vehicle under the radar until yesterday! During their presentation of upcoming

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Can the Blade Exhaust Filter Green your Ride?

Can the Blade Exhaust Filter Green your Ride?

What if a single inexpensive upgrade could significantly cut your car's emissions while simultaneously increasing its fuel efficiency? That's the enticing concept behind the Blade, a chromed-out exhaust

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Verdier’s Stylish Solar-Powered Eco Camper

Verdier’s Stylish Solar-Powered Eco Camper

What with gas prices being as high as they were this summer, we didn't go on as many road trips as we would have liked to. If we had a camper like the Verdier Solar Powered Camper, we definitely would

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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 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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WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG

WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG

California-based ELV Motors showcased several slick electric scooters at West Coast Green, but they stole the spotlight with their VKM 50 hybrid that gets about 180 mpg. Its 49cc gasoline engine powers a

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chrysler’s Bubbly GEM Peapod

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chrysler’s Bubbly GEM Peapod

Chrysler recently revealed the GEM Peapod, a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle that uses no gasoline and emits no pollutants, making it perfect for city driving. Those of you who read our Car of the Future

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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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Democratic National Convention Vehicles will be beer powered!

Democratic National Convention Vehicles will be beer powered!

Mixing beer with driving is usually not a good idea, but throw in a political convention and you may be on to something. In an effort to green the upcoming Democratic National Convention, the Democratic

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