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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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Stylish Bamboo Taxis Hit the Streets of the Phillipines

Stylish Bamboo Taxis Hit the Streets of the Phillipines

In the search for a low-cost, fuel-efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly alternative to motorcycles, the mayor of a city in the Philippines recently rolled out two incredible taxis crafted from

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Solar Impulse Unveiled: Sun-Powered Airplane to Circle the Globe

Solar Impulse Unveiled: Sun-Powered Airplane to Circle the Globe

Flight pioneer Bertrand Piccard, an aeronaut who made the first nonstop round the world balloon flight, recently unveiled a prototype of an incredible solar-powered airplane that will one day circle the

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Solar Powered Nuna5 Racecar Unveiled

Solar Powered Nuna5 Racecar Unveiled

Delft University recently unveiled a sleek solar-powered vehicle that they hope will score them their fifth trophy in the World Solar Challenge race. Dubbed the Nuna5, the vehicle is entirely propelled by

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Madsen ‘Bucket’ Bike

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Madsen ‘Bucket’ Bike

If you're an eco-minded cyclist looking to tote your tots alongside groceries or library books on your next jaunt, a ride aboard Madsen's kg271 Bucket bike may be just the ticket. Ideal transportation for

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All-Electric Smart Cars Announced for the UK!

All-Electric Smart Cars Announced for the UK!

After a successful series of trials in London, Daimler has just announced that the Smart Fortwo Electric is officially ready for small series production! The all-electric version of everyone's favorite

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Koenigsegg’s Quant Solar Supercar May Hit the Streets Soon

Koenigsegg’s Quant Solar Supercar May Hit the Streets Soon

Recently supercar company Koenigsegg revealed that it has obtained a controlling interest in Saab, and according to a Swedish website, their plan is to not just keep Saab running, but to use its

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300% More Efficient Saturn VUE Wins EcoCAR Challenge

300% More Efficient Saturn VUE Wins EcoCAR Challenge

Ohio State University recently took top honors in the 2009 EcoCAR Competition, which challenged students across the US and Canada to redesign a standard Saturn VUE into an ultra-efficient vehicle. Their

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Strida 5.0 SX Limited Folding Bicycle

Strida 5.0 SX Limited Folding Bicycle

The Strida 5.0 series of slick folding bikes are revered as some of the most sturdy, lightweight, and compact cycles in their class, with everyone from urban cyclists and eco-geeks to space-starved city

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Inaugural Electric Motorbike Grand Prix

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Inaugural Electric Motorbike Grand Prix

Last week the Time Trials Xtreme Grand Prix (TTXGP), the world's first ever zero carbon, clean emission, motorcycle Grand Prix was held on the Isle of Man; and the race proved to be every bit as exciting

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Personal Electric Aircraft Takes Flight

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Personal Electric Aircraft Takes Flight

Personal flying vehicles may be a bit on the esoteric end of the transportation field, but they are still fun nonetheless. Earlier this year, two single-seat lightweight aircraft made their maiden flights

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The DIY Floating Water Bike

The DIY Floating Water Bike

Have you ever thought to yourself while riding a bike “Gee, I sure wish that I could cross that river.” Well now here’s your chance! Li Wieguo has come up with a relatively cheap and

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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 Verdant Vigilante Crusades Against Idling Cars

The Verdant Vigilante Crusades Against Idling Cars

If you happen to be idling your car's engine on the streets of New York, you may find yourself face to face with George Pakenham, the Verdant Vigilante. The 59 year-old Wall Street mortgage broker is a

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New Tesla Roadster Design Will be Bigger, Roomier

New Tesla Roadster Design Will be Bigger, Roomier

Tesla has been bringing innovation and green style to auto industry, ever since the groundbreaking launch of the Tesla Roadster - and more recently with the announcement of the Model S sedan. But is

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World’s First Wind Powered SuperCar is On it’s Way

World’s First Wind Powered SuperCar is On it’s Way

Seeking to expand the horizons of future-forward transportation, Ecotricity founder Dale Vince has set out to create the world's first zero-emission, wind powered supercar. The vehicle is based upon a

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GM’s Next-Gen Engine Boosts Fuel Efficiency by 15%

GM’s Next-Gen Engine Boosts Fuel Efficiency by 15%

There's little good news coming out of the American auto industry these days, but here and there we're seeing glimmers of hope from major car manufacturers. GM has announced that it is developing a more

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Plastiki Boat Made of Plastic Bottles Prepares to Set Sail

Plastiki Boat Made of Plastic Bottles Prepares to Set Sail

It's been several months since we brought you news of the Plastiki, a boat made of 12,500 plastic bottles, so we figured it was time for an update. When we left the Plastiki expedition last, David de

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Green GT’s All-Electric Supercar Unveiled

Green GT’s All-Electric Supercar Unveiled

Up-and-coming Swiss auto company GreenGT recently unveiled plans for a fully-electric vehicle that is heralded to be the most powerful and cutting-edge electric race car ever built. Designed with the

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World’s Tiniest Car Made From a Children’s Ride

World’s Tiniest Car Made From a Children’s Ride

We keep on saying that smaller, more efficient vehicles are the way of the future, but we never thought we’d see one this tiny! In a bid to create the world’s smallest car, Perry Watkins of

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Nissan’s EV-02: The First Mass-Market Electric Car?

Nissan’s EV-02: The First Mass-Market Electric Car?

Nissan's prototype EV-02 may lack the streamlined curves and svelte sex appeal of today's electric super sportscars, however Nissan is hoping the technology behind this vehicle will power the first mass

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Solar Flyer: DIY Solar Motorcycle Tops 90MPH

Solar Flyer: DIY Solar Motorcycle Tops 90MPH

The Arizona sun is strong--so strong that one Phoenix man is using it to power up his motorcycle. Richard Gryzch's Solar Flyer motorcycle, named after the Radio Flyer red wagon, has a 50 mile range and

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220MPH Solar-Powered Bullet Train on Arizona Horizon

220MPH Solar-Powered Bullet Train on Arizona Horizon

Travelers going from Tucson to Phoenix may soon be blazing across the desert in speeding solar bullet trains propelled by the sun's rays. Hot on the heels of President Obama's plan for High Speed Rail in

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Scion IQ Concept

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Scion IQ Concept

The New York Auto Show recently took place, and just like last year's show, small and green is what caught everyone's eye. Take the Scion IQ concept, a micro-subcompact tricked-out version of the Toyota

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Chicago Unveils First Solar Plug-in Charging Station

Chicago Unveils First Solar Plug-in Charging Station

Earlier this year we introduced you to Chargepoint, a network of electric vehicle charging stations that have been installed cities across the US and Canada. Well, making a great idea even better, Carbon

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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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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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Yamaha Unveils Golf Cart Powered by Poo

Yamaha Unveils Golf Cart Powered by Poo

We've shown you vehicles powered by veggie oil, the sun's rays, and the blowing wind, however we never expected to see a vehicle powered by breaking wind. Yamaha is changing all of that with a

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mclaren P11 Supercar

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mclaren P11 Supercar

One of the world's best Formula One teams is set to unveil its latest creation: an environmentally friendly supercar. McLaren says the P11, which will feature a regenerative breaking system and v8

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Neil Young’s 1959 Lincvolt Hybrid

Neil Young’s 1959 Lincvolt Hybrid

It is not often that we get to combine our passion for music, good design, green technologies, and hot 1950′s classic vehicles, so we take any opportunity that we can get. Neil Young recently

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