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AERO EV: Fastest Electric Car Specs Revealed!

AERO EV: Fastest Electric Car Specs Revealed!

Shelby Supercars first raised eyebrows several months ago with claims of building “the first 100% Green Supercar to achieve speeds never before seen”. Well, it seems like those details are starting to

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Alcatraz Launches Sun and Wind Powered Hybrid Boat

Alcatraz Launches Sun and Wind Powered Hybrid Boat

1.4 million people visit San Francisco's Alcatraz Island each year, which adds up to a considerable carbon footprint when you factor in all of the gallons of fuel used to power those ferries. To help

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GREEN APPLE: An Eco Vehicle That Cleans the Air

GREEN APPLE: An Eco Vehicle That Cleans the Air

Recently the Local Motors competition unveiled a fresh crop of incredible concept cars, and we were particularly impressed with the sleek NYC-centric Green Apple vehicle. A green machine that wouldn't

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Awesome Bergmonch Bike Folds into a Backpack

Awesome Bergmonch Bike Folds into a Backpack

Folding bikes keep getting smaller and more technically advanced, and with Spring and Summer on their way we're excited about the Bergmönch, a bike that can be folded up and worn as a rucksack! Perfect

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The Mini-E Hits the Streets of New York!

The Mini-E Hits the Streets of New York!

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced that BMW‘s hotly anticipated Mini-E will soon be hitting the streets of NYC! This April BMW will loan the city ten fully-electric Mini Coopers to

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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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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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Mark Sanders’ Elegantly Folding Swivel Mode Bicycle

Mark Sanders’ Elegantly Folding Swivel Mode Bicycle

Amongst all the hoopla at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, we were pleasantly surprised to see a gorgeous foldable bicycle with no electronic components soaking up the spotlight. Mark Sanders IF

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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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Awesome Aeolus Airship Sets Sail for Greener Horizons

Awesome Aeolus Airship Sets Sail for Greener Horizons

Amidst the current rapacious progression of planes, trains, and automobiles there's something singularly beautiful about this elegant floating Aeolus Airship designed by Christopher Ottersbach. Lifted

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The 8-wheeled Electric Eliica

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The 8-wheeled Electric Eliica

If there's one thing that we never expected to see, it's the sight of an 8-wheeled electric vehicle attempting to break the land speed record. But that is exactly what the Eliica is attempting to do.

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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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Researchers Roll Out Energy Generating Roads

Researchers Roll Out Energy Generating Roads

Engineers at Innowattech in Israel recently created a new type of road that generates electricity as vehicles pass over it! The supercharged surface is embedded with piezoelectric crystals, which

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Yamaha’s Suave Hybrid Electric City-C Bike

Yamaha’s Suave Hybrid Electric City-C Bike

Here’s one to file in the “wish-that-I-could-get-one” department. Yamaha recently revealed their PAS City-C, a sleek battery-powered electric bike that was designed by the famed japanese

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Grasshopper Folding Bike Generates Pedal Power

Grasshopper Folding Bike Generates Pedal Power

There's nothing that we love more than a well-designed bike, so we get excited when designers take a long hard look at one and give us a vision of things to come. David Gonçalves' Grasshopper is a

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The Sleek Shape-Shifting Scarab Vehicle

The Sleek Shape-Shifting Scarab Vehicle

Concept vehicles serve the useful purpose of showing us new ideas and charting a path towards the future of transportation. Similar to MIT's Stackable Car concept, the streamlined Scarab is an

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Lotus’ Bio-fueled IceCraft Glides Across the Antarctic

Lotus’ Bio-fueled IceCraft Glides Across the Antarctic

With winter well on its way and snow flurries sweeping the nation, we couldn't contain our excitement for this sleek bio-fueled Concept Ice Vehicle. Designed and developed by Kieron Bradley and polar

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Kite Powered Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Kite Powered Car

Here at Inhabitat we love wind powered vehicles for their inspired approaches towards sustainable transportation - after all what could be simpler than sailing along on a breeze? Designed by Tsun-Ho Wang,

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Honda Debuts The Hydrogen-Powered FC Sport

Honda Debuts The Hydrogen-Powered FC Sport

It is not everyday that a well-known car manufacturer releases a concept vehicle that makes everyone's head turn, but that's exactly what Honda did last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The FC Sport is

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BambooSK8 Eco Friendly Skateboards

BambooSK8 Eco Friendly Skateboards

Note to skaters – according to the Science Channel, skateboards have replaced furniture as the leading contributor to maple deforestation. The Canadian maple takes 40 to 60 years to mature before it can

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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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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mazda’s Futuristic KAAN Racer

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Mazda’s Futuristic KAAN Racer

Mazda's aggressively styled KAAN concept vehicle represents an innovative foray into the future of racing. A finalist in this year's Design Los Angeles Automobile Design Challenge, the all-electric car

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Biofuel Powered Flying Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Biofuel Powered Flying Car

We have heard of cars and planes using biofuels, but we must admit that we never thought we'd hear of a bio-diesel powered flying car! Designed by Gilo Cardozo, the Skycar is a vehicle that has been

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The 170 MPH Steam Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The 170 MPH Steam Car

This svelte steam powered car was created using salvaged parts (including tea kettles) and is capable of achieving speeds of 170mph! Developed by Edward Montagu and created by a team of graduate students

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Californians Vote Yes on 800 Miles of High Speed Rail!

Californians Vote Yes on 800 Miles of High Speed Rail!

Barack Obama's election to the presidency wasn't the only sustainable choice on the ballot last Tuesday. Californians voted in favor of an 800 mile high speed train system that will stop in every major

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Deka Revolt Zero-Emission Hybrid Runs on Any Fuel!

Deka Revolt Zero-Emission Hybrid Runs on Any Fuel!

No one would dare accuse inventor extraordinaire Dean Kamen of resting on his laurels. Best known as the creator of the Segway, Dean has decied to tackle an incredible challenge for his next project, an

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Solar Winged Helios Vehicle

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Solar Winged Helios Vehicle

Kim Gu-Han's Helios concept car is unusual to say the least. Resembling some sort of frill necked lizard, the electric off-road vehicle has the unique ability to spread its solar panel wings to soak up

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The Xof1 Solar Vehicle Breaks World Distance Record

The Xof1 Solar Vehicle Breaks World Distance Record

The sleek solar-powered Xof1 car recently rolled into Victoria, Canada to break the world's record for the longest distance travelled in a solar vehicle! Appearing for all the world like a silvery flying

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