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Takayanagi’s All-Electric Roadster Has a 1920′s Twist

Takayanagi’s All-Electric Roadster Has a 1920′s Twist

Pull out your prohibition apparel because Takayanagi is bringing back a cool new roadster you'll be dying to get behind the wheel of. The Japanese company recently unveiled their throwback to the 1920's

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Hertz to Launch First EV Rental Program in the US Next Week!

Hertz to Launch First EV Rental Program in the US Next Week!

Today the Hertz Corporation announced that they'll be the first car rental company in the United States to offer electric vehicles (EVs) as part of their rental program. The EVs will be deployed through

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Renault to Launch Performance Version of the Electric Zoe

Renault to Launch Performance Version of the Electric Zoe

In order to release a competitive electric hatchback by 2013, Renault has announced that they will be producing a performance model of their electric hatchback 'Zoe', which was unveiled earlier this year

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Nissan Leaf is First Electric Car to Win European Car of the Year

Nissan Leaf is First Electric Car to Win European Car of the Year

While a number of electric vehicles around the world are being graced with green car honors, the Nissan Leaf just one-upped them all by nabbing one of the world's most coveted auto prizes -- European

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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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Chevy Volt Crowned 2011 Green Car of the Year at LA Auto Show!

Chevy Volt Crowned 2011 Green Car of the Year at LA Auto Show!

We've covered the Chevy Volt extensively over the past few years, and we are now excited to announce that the EV has just claimed the title of Green Car of the Year at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show!

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Oslo’s All-Electric Car Share Program Just Reached 1,000 Members

Oslo’s All-Electric Car Share Program Just Reached 1,000 Members

Some mornings we here at Inhabitat like to grab a cup of coffee, cozy up on the couch and dream about future days of sharing electric vehicles in our urban havens. But dream no longer – with EV car

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Nissan Unveils New Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicle Concept

Nissan Unveils New Ultra-Compact Electric Vehicle Concept

Forget the upcoming Leaf EV -- Nissan has other snazzy electric vehicles waiting in the concept phase. The latest is the New Mobility Concept, a golf cart-like EV that is, according to Nissan, easy,

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Electric Audi Drives 372 Miles to Break EV Distance Record!

Electric Audi Drives 372 Miles to Break EV Distance Record!

A tiny electric Audi A2 with a battery made by DBM Energy recently drove 372 miles from Munich to Berlin without stopping, shattering the world record for EV range. The drivers averaged 52 miles per hour,

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Los Angeles Auto Show Unveils Eco Cars of the Future

Los Angeles Auto Show Unveils Eco Cars of the Future

Now before you start looking for the flying car that Back To The Future Part II promised us we'd have by 2015, I must warn you that you won't find it. What you will find however are some of the most

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The Ki Kicks Off on San Francisco’s Treasure Island This Week!

The Ki Kicks Off on San Francisco’s Treasure Island This Week!

Heads up San Francisco readers! This weekend The Ki is bringing a totally new experience to San Francisco that features the finest sustainable designs, technologies, fashions, foods, wines, fabulous

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Electric Renault DeZir Unveiled at Paris Motor Show

Electric Renault DeZir Unveiled at Paris Motor Show

The Renault DeZir is one of the most striking green super cars that we've ever seen, and this month it was officially unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. Underneath its fluid lines and aerodynamic chassis,

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Honda Voted the Greenest Automaker, by a Hair

Honda Voted the Greenest Automaker, by a Hair

For the fifth time in a row the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has bestowed upon Honda the title of Greenest Automaker. UCS is an organization of “citizens and scientists” dedicated to

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Miami’s Only LEED Gold Tower Can Withstand 300mph Winds!

Miami’s Only LEED Gold Tower Can Withstand 300mph Winds!

Located in Miami's Brickell Financial District, the new tower hosts over 582,000 sq ft of leasable 'class A' space. And unlike most buildings in the Miami area, the new Brickell building features

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Test Drive: Amp Electrifies the Chevy Equinox

Test Drive: Amp Electrifies the Chevy Equinox

Looking for an electric vehicle that is larger and has a greater electric drive range than either the Nissan Leaf or the Chevy Volt? There are options -- Cincinnati-area-based AMP has started taking

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Will Coda’s Upstart Electric Car Outperform the Nissan Leaf?

Will Coda’s Upstart Electric Car Outperform the Nissan Leaf?

With Tesla Roadsters already on the road and Americans poised to place their Nissan Leaf orders tomorrow, Coda Automotive is claiming that its electric sedan will hit the market within months — and

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Rural Tennessee Town Gets Solar Parking Lot with EV Chargers

Rural Tennessee Town Gets Solar Parking Lot with EV Chargers

Anybody's who ever said that electric vehicles are only for the bright lights of a big city just got proven wrong by Pulaski, Tennessee -- population 7,871. Local business Richland, LLC (with help from

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McKinsey & Company Says that US is Leading World EV Race

McKinsey & Company Says that US is Leading World EV Race

Take that world! In a recently released study by the venerated international consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, the United States -- not China -- was named as the country most likely to lead the

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Portland Gets America’s First EV Quick Charge Station

Portland Gets America’s First EV Quick Charge Station

Yesterday the enviously green city of Portland, Oregon became the first city in the United States to have a public quick charging station for electric vehicles. The Takasago Rapid Charging Station was

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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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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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Green Overdrive: Test Driving the All-Electric Nissan LEAF!

Green Overdrive: Test Driving the All-Electric Nissan LEAF!

For this week's episode of GigaOM TV's Green Overdrive video show we test drive the all-electric Nissan LEAF, which will go on sale starting in December in select cities. With a sticker price of $33,000,

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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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New York City Unveils First Federally-Funded EV Charging Station

New York City Unveils First Federally-Funded EV Charging Station

In anticipation of the forthcoming flood of electric vehicles, the City of New York just officially unveiled its first EV charging station. The station is the first of 100 that will be installed in the

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Renault-Nissan Teams Up with Bajaj Auto On Ultra-Efficient $3,000 Car

Renault-Nissan Teams Up with Bajaj Auto On Ultra-Efficient $3,000 Car

Ultra energy-efficient cars don't always have to come with a high price tag. One upcoming vehicle from Renault-Nissan and India's Bajaj Auto will, in fact, cost just $3,000 and reach an impressive 70 mpg.

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LAcarGuy Jumpstarts LA’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

LAcarGuy Jumpstarts LA’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Last week at a preview event for one of Fisker‘s first showrooms, the LAcarGuy made his move to become the first automotive dealer in the US to offer “Level 2″ electric vehicle charging

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Toilet Go-Cart Recycled from 2 Old Johns is the Ultimate Portable Potty

Toilet Go-Cart Recycled from 2 Old Johns is the Ultimate Portable Potty

This is Dave, and as you can tell, he is pretty proud of his latest invention. It's a toilet cart that he made himself out of two recycled toilets, a couple of water coolers, six rolls of toilet paper,

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Renault Unveils All-Electric DeZir Supercar

Renault Unveils All-Electric DeZir Supercar

French automaker Renault just unveiled a striking green supercar that embodies the company’s new slogan — “Drive the Change” — and its new commitment to the future. Dubbed

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First Electric Highway in US to be I-5 from Canada to Oregon

First Electric Highway in US to be I-5 from Canada to Oregon

Washington state is about to turn a section of Interstate-5 -- all the way from Canada to Oregon -- into the nation's first electric highway. Thanks to a $1.32 million federal grant, they'll be able to

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14,000 People Pre-ordered the Nissan Leaf, Most are Conquest Sales

14,000 People Pre-ordered the Nissan Leaf, Most are Conquest Sales

When most car companies create new models, their object is to “steal” buyers away from other companies — these sales are called conquest sales . You see, we get loyal to a company and we

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