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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chocolate powered biodiesel

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chocolate powered biodiesel

Chocolate is a guilty pleasure for some, but could soon prove highly nutritious -- for your car! Thanks to a process created by British company Ecotec, it is now possible to take waste chocolate from

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Tindo, the Solar-powered Bus!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Tindo, the Solar-powered Bus!

Solar-powered mass transportation? It's no longer a dream! Tindo, a solar-powered electric bus, was introduced just last week in the city of Adelaide in Australia. The best part? It's free to ride the

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Seattle’s Sexy New SLUT Streetcar

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Seattle’s Sexy New SLUT Streetcar

It’s not New Orleans, but city officials are optimistic that their latest transit project will spark desire...to ride the streetcar. It’s Seattle's South Lake Union Trolley (yes, the acronym is SLUT),

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Smart Car is Coming to the US in 2008!

Smart Car is Coming to the US in 2008!

The Smart Car is coming to the United States! And sooner than you might think... The little car that could, manufactured by Daimler, is expected to join the ranks of tiny eco-cars available in the US in

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Curitiba Public Transit

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Curitiba Public Transit

While we didn't include it on our top 5 public transportation cities list, Curitiba is definitely a case study in innovative and sustainable mass transit. Despite the small size of the city in Brazil,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Smart Car Hits US in 2008!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Smart Car Hits US in 2008!

The Smart Car is coming to the United States! And very soon too. The little car that could, manufactured by Daimler, is expected to join the ranks of available subcompact vehicles in the US in 2008, and

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Neil Young’s Classic Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Neil Young’s Classic Hybrid

Classic cars are beautiful, extremely well-designed works of engineering, but, unfortunately, are also often gas guzzlers and heavy greenhouse-gas emitters because of their antiquated engines. But Neil

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Sydney’s EcoTaxi

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Sydney’s EcoTaxi

If you happen to be in Sydney, you might just get the opportunity to get a free taxi ride - in a Lexus hybrid EcoTaxi. No, it isn't a joke or a scam; rather, it is a sign of protest by the owner of the

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda FCX Clarity

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda FCX Clarity

While green seemed to be the color of the Los Angeles Auto Show, only a few new vehicles could truly live up to the label. One of those few vehicles was the FCX Clarity, a fuel-cell vehicle by Honda,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE Evolution Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE Evolution Hybrid

We've done bikes, cars, boats, and even planes here at Transportation Tuesday, but we never expected to see this one. As part of General Electric's ecomagination campaign, the engineers behind this

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Algae Hydrogen Balloon Fuel by 20/2 Collaborative

Algae Hydrogen Balloon Fuel by 20/2 Collaborative

While the hydrogen fuel cell might not be viable for commercial vehicles for years, here's some hope for the promising element. A group of Philadelphia-based creatives known as the 20/2 Collaborative have

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Volkswagen Space Up!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Volkswagen Space Up!

We last featured the Volkswagen Up! in our Frankfurt Motor Show wrap-up, but in the fast-paced field of green automotives, there's some new news to report. It's now known as the Volkswagen Space Up! and

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The VentureOne 3-Wheeled Hybrid Vehicle

The VentureOne 3-Wheeled Hybrid Vehicle

What's more in vogue than a 4-wheel hybrid? A 3-wheel sleek and sustainable three-wheeler with all the hybrid technologies. The VentureOne, from Venture Vehicles, is the latest to fit this mold of a

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Transportation Tuesday: MIT’s Stackable City Car

Transportation Tuesday: MIT’s Stackable City Car

While public transportation is a great green urban option, the "last mile" problem is a real shortcoming- referring to the conundrum of the extra distance from your bus or train stop to your doorstep

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H-RACER: The Hydrogen Fueled Toy Car

H-RACER: The Hydrogen Fueled Toy Car

Introducing a hydrogen car that everyone can afford! ... if only we could fit inside. Released earlier this year, the H-Racer is the world's smallest hydrogen car (at 16cm x 7cm) and comes with a little

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SOLAR IMPULSE Solar Powered Plane Takes Off!

SOLAR IMPULSE Solar Powered Plane Takes Off!

Solar power just made aviation history, as two Swiss adventurers revealed a prototype for a solar-powered aircraft they hope will be the first to fly around the globe in 2011. The Solar Impulse prototype

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i-MIEV SPORT: Mitsubishi Launches New Electric Sports Car

i-MIEV SPORT: Mitsubishi Launches New Electric Sports Car

One of the most innovative electric sports cars by Mitsubishi, the i-MIEV Sport, was just shown off at the Tokyo Motor Show. This cute and sporty beetle-esque electric car comes with optional

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Personal Podcar

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Personal Podcar

Travelers to London are in for a green transportation treat when traveling from terminal to terminal. The ULTra PRT, by Advanced Transport Systems LTD, is a Personal Rapid Transit vehicle which has the

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: World Solar Competition

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: World Solar Competition

One of the toughest auto engineering competitions in the world, the World Solar Challenge Competition, has come and gone, and a winner has finally crossed the finishing line! Every two years, teams from

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Toyota RiN

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Toyota RiN

The Toyota RiN has been unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show as the ultimate healthy living automobile. Instead of stressing the high-performance aspects of the vehicle, Toyota wants RiN drivers to see

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mass Tram America

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mass Tram America

Traveling to work in an old airplane shell powered by renewable energy sound little bonkers to you? Ben Missler from Mass Tram America thinks not, and has applied such principles to the design of a new

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Carectomy.com

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Carectomy.com

As evidenced by our recent Transportation Tuesday greener car posts, we're all for the greening of the automobile. But the greenest car is the one that doesn't exist. That's the idea behind Carectomy.com,

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POWER YOUR CAR WITH ALGAE: Algae Biocrude by LiveFuels

POWER YOUR CAR WITH ALGAE: Algae Biocrude by LiveFuels

Image by John MacNeill, commissioned by Solix Biofuels If you think algae is just that green grime that dirties up your pool, think again: it's also a surprisingly viable source for biofuel. The

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda Puyo

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda Puyo

The PUYO, an environmentally friendly concept car designed by Honda, is just as green as it is, well, cute. The concept vehicle is ultra-efficient, powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology, and a unique

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: World’s First Biodiesel Jet!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: World’s First Biodiesel Jet!

Air travel is getting greener- first the EcoJet and Dreamliner lower-emissions aircrafts hit the scene, and now with a ground-breaking development from Green Flight International, biodiesel has

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APTERA Diesel-Electric Hybrid Car On Sale Now!

APTERA Diesel-Electric Hybrid Car On Sale Now!

The Aptera (Greek for "wingless") is an environmentally-friendly car that's as clean and green as it is fantastically futuristic. The three-wheeled hybrid, which offers an all-electric or plug-in hybrid

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Solar Sailor

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Solar Sailor

One of the coolest sights in the Sydney Harbour (aside from the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the Pirate Ship) is the fully solar-powered ferry known as The Solar Sailor. This rather unique boat,

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London’s Iconic Double Decker Bus Goes Green

London’s Iconic Double Decker Bus Goes Green

We're all familiar with London's iconic Double Decker buses, which have been a part of the British transportation system and pop culture for the better part of the last 50 years. And now those iconic

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Top 5 Cities For Public Transit

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Top 5 Cities For Public Transit

So far at transportation Tuesdays, we've brought you the Top 5 Greenest Sports Cars and the Top 6 Sexiest Bicycles. Now, in the spirit of green civic pride, we'd like to focus on public transportation.

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: BMW Hydrogen 7

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: BMW Hydrogen 7

BMW, the German car manufacturer, wants you to know that they believe hydrogen is the fuel source of the future. In order to do this, they have created the BMW Hydrogen 7, an all hydrogen powered luxury

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