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Phoenix Motorcars Will Make Hawaii a Better Place

Last week, there was the announcement to make Hawaii even greener by introducing the Better Place electric vehicle infrastructure into the tropical islands. This week, green car manufacturer Phoenix Motorcars has made the announcement that Hawaii will be testing its fleet of EV’s. Governor Linda Lingle made both announcements that …

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UK and Australia Launching Electric Car Infrastructure

Great Britain and Australia are bent on giving this world a better plan by rolling out recharging infrastructure to support future electric cars. Both countries believe the immediate zero emissions future lay in encouraging consumers to buy electric cars when they first become widely available in the next 2 or 3 …

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eBikes Soaring in Popularity

Over this past summer it’s no secret that electric bikes (eBikes) have been soaring in popularity due to the high gas prices. Because of this phenomenon there are a couple of details worth mentioning in regard to electric bikes. The first notable is the Ultra Motor A2B eBike that was …

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Nissan Denki Cube Electric Concept Car

First Nissan gave us the gasoline-powered Cube, then there was the Cube3 and now the Japanese automaker has upped the ante by unveiling an all electric version at the 2008 New York International Auto Show. The Nissan Denki (which means “electric”) Cube concept has the styling of a couple of …

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Electric CHP Chopper at 2008 New York Auto Show

The all-electric CHP Chopper, a collaboration by Hybrid Technologies and Big Bear Choppers, is being shown now at the New York International Auto Show. The CHP Chopper was also built in with input from the California Highway Patrol, and thus the CHP part of the name. The California Highway Patrol …

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Aptera Electric Vehicles Ready for Prime Time?

In 2006, Aptera first unveiled its diesel-electric hybrid concept car that the company said was able to achieve 330 mpg. Now, a year or so later, those numbers have dropped a bit, but Aptera says it is ready to release two commercial versions of this two-seater vehicle. The Aptera Typ-1e …

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Toyota i-Real

C’mon, get real! Is this Toyota i-Real for real? The Toyota i-Real is another personal transportation vehicle rolled out at the 2007 Tokyo Motor show just made for a SciFi movie. The other vehicle one may see in the same movie is the Suzuki Pixy. But, the Toyota i-Real appears …

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