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SolarFilms teams with E-Z Go on solar panels for golf carts and EVs

Solar Goes Mainstream with Military Grade Solar Panels for Golf Carts

When the U.S. military and the sport of golf take on solar power, that's a certain indication that solar is crossing over from…

The New GM: New Fuels, Less Waste, More Involvement with Detroit

From the development of new urban mobility technologies, waste diversion to a commitment to greener cars, the new GM going forward is a…
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New Electric Vehicle Consortium Packs a Powerful Punch

A new consortium of electric vehicle stakeholders has just launched a new EV demonstration project that promises to boost President Obama’s efforts to…
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Tesla to Launch Electric SUV

People at the green end of the spectrum tend to roll their eyes at the very mention of the word SUV. Some have…

Ford to Launch New Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Ford is introducing a new range of electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles for 2012, which the company says will mean a…
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A Virtual Tour of Commuting’s Future in Korea

One of SK’s futuristic buildings in north Seoul, the T Tower, hosts T.um, or “Ubiquitous Museum.” The tour is part Avatar, part futuristic…
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The BMW i3: Advancing Automotive Sustainability

With its first mass produced all electric vehicle, the i3, BMW has completely redesigned the EV concept. Instead of taking a car and…
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Apple Skin Skies: The Fragile Reality of Global Warming Perception

Apple Skin Skies examines the idea that our atmosphere is thin relative to the size of the planet and the number of humans…
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EV Battery Staple to Be Produced at Geothermal Site

Using a "breakthrough, zero-waste" process that can be incorporated into geothermal power plants, the lithium carbonate, manganese and zinc produced from Simbol's facility…

Ford Develops E-Bike Protoype

Earlier this year, Ford announced its ongoing commitment to vehicle electrification. The automaker will be sticking to expansions in four-wheel offerings, but, surprisingly…
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Germans Embrace Renewable Energy as Nuclear Phase-Out Moves Ahead

Individuals and businesses across Germany are embracing the transition to renewable energy sources as the country moves ahead with its plan to shut…

American Green Vehicle IP Goes to China

Though we have all become accustomed to China as a major net exporter of goods to global markets in recent years, in the…
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DOE Awards $15 Million for Electric Vehicle Adoption Programs

The DOE awarded ~$15 million for 16 projects in 24 states and DC 'to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles across the nation…
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New Japanese Wind Turbine Triples Power Output Without Increasing Size

Necessity, as we’ve all been told can sometimes be the mother of invention. In Japan, there is a necessity for a power source…
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Hunter Lovins on Green Vehicles: Sustainability is High Performance

Sustainability Guru Heads Up an Exiting Day of Alt-Vehicle Fun, at Northern California Racetrack Sustainability leader L. Hunter Lovins is well-known for her…