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Ultra-Bright Down Low Glow Lights for Your Bike

Ultra-Bright Down Low Glow Lights for Your Bike

For cyclists, safety is certainly the number one concern when riding at night. Sure, most blinking lights will increase your front and rear visibility, but what about the all-important side angles? Well,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Audi’s A1 Sportback Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Audi’s A1 Sportback Hybrid

Audi recently revealed their slick A1 Sportback Hybrid at this year's Paris Motor Show. Based on the A1 project Quattro concept released last year in Tokyo, the 5-door plug-in hybrid can run for 60 miles

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Mercedes’ Futuristic Formula Zero Sail Racer

Mercedes’ Futuristic Formula Zero Sail Racer

Recently Mercedes Benz revealed images of its stunning Formula Zero Racer, a futuristic foray into the next generation of racing. Incorporating elements from luge, yacht, and Formula One vehicles, the

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The 2010 Prius Revealed

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The 2010 Prius Revealed

Recently several auto sites revealed a first glimpse of the eagerly anticipated 2010 Prius! Currently scheduled for official unveiling in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit,

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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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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The DIY Electric Motorcycle

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The DIY Electric Motorcycle

We recently covered the incredible XR3 DIY hybrid car, so it seemed only natural to follow up with an in-depth account of Kyle Dansie's home-built electric motorcycle. The owner of ZEVUtah purchased a

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Venturi Volage Roadster

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Venturi Volage Roadster

Amongst all the incredible vehicles at this year's Paris Motor Show, one of the biggest head-turners was the Venturi Volage vehicle. A fully electric roadster with serious engine power, the Volage boasts

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Nissan’s All-Electric Nuvu Vehicle

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Nissan’s All-Electric Nuvu Vehicle

This year's Paris Motor Show has seen many major manufacturers making strident efforts towards smaller, more fuel efficient, and more environmentally sustainable vehicles. The Nissan Nuvu is just such a

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot’s HYmotion3

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot’s HYmotion3

Peugeot is just one of the companies currently showcasing their latest and greatest at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. One of our favorites offerings from this year's offerings is the Hymotion 3 concept

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: The Mazda Kiyora Car Purifies Water

TRANSPORTATION TUES: The Mazda Kiyora Car Purifies Water

When Mazda was looking for inspiration for their next concept vehicle, they decided to focus upon resource that is the most important for life on earth: water. As a result they developed the low-emission,

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Plastic Bottle Boat to Cross the Pacific Ocean

Plastic Bottle Boat to Cross the Pacific Ocean

Eco-celebrity David de Rothschild has decided to show the world what to do with its discarded plastic bottles. For his recent project, the Plastiki Expedition, the adventurous environmentalist plans to

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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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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chrysler Reveals the Dodge EV

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Chrysler Reveals the Dodge EV

Recently Chrysler revealed a lean green supercar that can hit 0-60mph in five seconds flat! The Dodge EV features an emission-free 200 kW electric motor and has a driving range of 150-200 miles, leaving

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Chevy Volt Revealed!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Chevy Volt Revealed!

Recently General Motors revealed its hope for the future of transportation: a production model of the Chevrolet Volt. The plug-in electric powerhouse will feature a revolutionary propulsion system that

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STRiDA MAS Special Folding Bike

STRiDA MAS Special Folding Bike

Here at Inhabitat we love the practicality and ease of mobility that folding bikes offer, so we were ecstatic to hear that folding bike company STRiDA just released its fastest, most advanced cycle to

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The Car of the Future: Beyond Energy and Emissions

The Car of the Future: Beyond Energy and Emissions

BMW's cloth-covered GINA concept car What will the cars of tomorrow be made from? Recently we were asked by Best of the Green Web to compose our thoughts about the future of personal transportation

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Bike that Rides on Water

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Bike that Rides on Water

We love it when people take a familiar idea and turn it into something completely new. Take the good old pedal boat -- a simple vehicle powered by human motion, not unlike the trusty bicycle. What if

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: TATA’s Indica Electric Vehicle

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: TATA’s Indica Electric Vehicle

TATA Motors first turned heads when they introduced the MDI compressed air car to the Indian market. Now the major auto manufacturer has announced that it will be will be bringing an all-electric vehicle

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The Car of the Future

The Car of the Future

RCA Concept design by Paul Howse If there is one common denominator in the world's urban landscape, it is the fact that cities were built around one of this century's greatest creations - the personal

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The New Honda Insight

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The New Honda Insight

Honda recently revealed the vehicle that it hopes will be the ultimate Prius killer. Dubbed the Insight Concept, the vehicle is the latest in Honda's lineup of next-generation energy efficient vehicles.

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San Francisco Announces 10 Million Gallon Biodiesel Plant!

San Francisco Announces 10 Million Gallon Biodiesel Plant!

Hot on the heels of San Francisco's recent celebration of locally-sourced Slow Food, Mayor Gavin Newsom announced a new plan to provide the city by the bay with a local source for sustainable fuel. On

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The XR3 Do-it-yourself Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The XR3 Do-it-yourself Hybrid

Robert Riley's XR3 is an incredible machine that is able to achieve over 125mpg on biodiesel and a whoping 225mpg in hybrid mode. With its sleek composite shell and ultra-efficient engine we were

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: Cycle Chic Takes to the Streets

TRANSPORTATION TUES: Cycle Chic Takes to the Streets

If ‘cycle chic’ is something that you have been trying to master - that is, looking totally fabulous on a bike while dressing functionally and with panache, look no further than those clever,

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All of Boston’s Taxis to Go Green by 2015!

All of Boston’s Taxis to Go Green by 2015!

Recently the mayor of Boston, Thomas Menino, made a major step forward for urban transportation by proposing that all off the city's taxis be replaced with hybrids by 2015! The progressive measure will

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The All-Electric Hinterland

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The All-Electric Hinterland

Reducing drag is one of the most important considerations in designing an efficient vehicle. Thus when seeking to reinterpret the long-range electric vehicle, designer Martin Aubé of Creative Unit

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Earthrace Boat Crosses Globe in 60 days to Break Record!

Earthrace Boat Crosses Globe in 60 days to Break Record!

It’s been an exciting month as we’ve seen green transportation records set on the ground and in the sky, so naturally we are taking the next step and bringing you to the sea with the

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot 888 by Oskar Johansen

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Peugeot 888 by Oskar Johansen

We love concept vehicles here at Inhabitat - not because we hope that they will be manufactured at some point, but because we're impressed by the innovative thinking behind them. Take the 888 by Oskar

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: Peugeot Unveils 2008 Concept Cars

TRANSPORTATION TUES: Peugeot Unveils 2008 Concept Cars

Every year, Peugeot launches a contest call for entries from the international design community to showcase their talents in a concept car showdown. The theme for this year's contest requested that they

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Free bikes at the DNC and RNC!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Free bikes at the DNC and RNC!

Public bike sharing is one of our favorite solutions to cutting inner-city congestion while providing for carbon-free modes of transportation. Services such as Velib and Smartbike have proven to be a

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