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Volkswagen XL1: Hybrid Electric Concept Car Averages An Amazing 262 MPG …
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To answer a growing demand for efficient vehicles, Volkswagen introduced a new hybrid electric concept car to compete with electric vehicles like the Tesla Model S and hydrogen fuel-cell cars coming from General Motors and Honda. The Volkswagen XL1 …

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Sales Surprise : Battery – Electric Cars Are Outselling Plug – In Hybrids
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From January through June of this year, the combination of 9,839 Nissan Leafs, 882 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs, and approximately 9,400 Tesla Model S cars (plus 1,700-odd compliance cars and others) exceeds the total of 18,335 plug-in hybrids and Chevrolet Volt …

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Manmade Earthquakes: Geothermal Power Production Rocks California
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Can earthquakes be manmade? It turns out they can, and a certain geothermal power facility may be causing them. Scientists have discovered that the production of geothermal power, which involves pumping water into and out of an underground reservoir, …

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Fuel-Cell Vehicles Are Headed to Market Kevin Bullis
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Toyota says it will unveil a hydrogen fuel-cell-powered sedan later this year that will go on sale in 2015; several other automakers, meanwhile, have announced partnerships to commercialize the technology (see “Ford, Daimler, and Nissan Commit to Fuel …

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Fuel Cell Cars Back In The Limelight As GM, Honda Team Up On Mission To …
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Less than a decade ago, global automakers touted hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as the best way to reduce oil dependency and clean up the environment. But talk of fuel cells seemed to subside in recent years as other technologies like hybrids, battery …

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Seaweed biofuels: a green alternative that might just save the planet
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His work at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (Sams), with parallel projects in Ireland and Norway, is part of a growing worldwide effort aiming to turn the centuries-old seaweed industry into a major source of environmentally friendly biofuels.

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Toyota Seeks Prius-Like Success With 2015 Fuel-Cell Model
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Hydrogen fuel cells have long been seen as a potentially perfect way to power a car: They generate electricity and emit only water vapor. While a few cars have been tested, Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) is about ready to roll. The automaker that defied …

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Renewable energy growing fast worldwide
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Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second-biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency …

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Nissan Unveils World’s Fastest Electric Car
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Just before the start of this year’s LeMans race on Saturday, Nissan revealed the ZEOD RC, the world’s fastest electric car. The company has been invited to enter the 186-mph electric race car in next year’s 24-hour LeMans race. The Nissan ZEOD RC …

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Tidal Power Makes a Surprising Comeback
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After three years of work, the world’s first large-scale tidal power plant was born. The station operates still, generating up to 240 megawatts of renewable power as the twice-daily tides force water in and out of the estuary through the hydroturbines …

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Tesla Motors to unveil new method to quickly recharge electric cars
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Tesla Motors said Thursday it would demonstrate a way to quickly recharge electric cars by swapping drained batteries for fresh power cells. Tesla chief executive and founder Elon Musk used popular the messaging service Twitter to put out word that a …

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