TRANS PORTATION News May 30th

AIRSHIPS
- US Army's mammoth spy blimp readies for debut
http://www.ecofriend.com/armys-mammoth-spy-blimp-readies-debut.html

- Sun-powered plane waits for better weather to continue trip
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-sun-powered-plane-weather.html


BYKES 
- London's Bike-Share Tutorial (Video Animation)
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/londons-bike-share-tutorial-video-animation.html

- Loyal Dog Runs 1,100 Miles On Bike Tour (Video)
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/loyal-dog-runs-1100-mile-bike-tour-video.html

 - Bike Sharing Drives Cycling Surge in Rio, Defies Brazil's Heavy Car Culture
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/bike-sharing-drives-biking-surge-in-rio-de-janeiro-defies-brazil-s-heavy-car-culture.html

- Kaylad -The electric cycle for the new generation
http://www.ecofriend.com/kaylad-electric-cycle-new-generation.html


CARS 
-Nissan Altima Aims At Camry With Biggest-Ever Launch
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/30/nissan-aims-at-camry-with-new-altima-in-biggest-ever-launch/


ENERGY
- Sales of alt fuel vehicles in USA to rise fivefold in the next five years
http://www.ecofriend.com/sales-alt-fuel-vehicles-usa-rise-fivefold-next-years.html

- In a World Without Gas, What Would We Do With The Gas Pumps?
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/world-without-gas-what-would-we-do-gas-pumps.html


EVs
- NRG fires back over ECOtality's lawsuit seeking to kill settlement with PUC
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nrg-fires-back-over-ecotalitys-lawsuit-seeking-kill-settlement-puc

- Eco Wave's Wave Power system being tested in the Black Sea
http://energy.7gen.com/2012/05/eco-waves-wave-power-system-being.html

Severe Chevy Volt crash screams a question: Is the Volt really incendiary?
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/severe-chevy-volt-crash-screams-question-volt-really-incendiary

- Autonomous-driving Volvo convoy takes road in Spain 
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-autonomous-driving-volvo-convoy-road-spain.html

- Toyota Prius: From Niche Oddity to Global Top 3
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/toyota-prius-goes-niche-oddity-global-top-3.html

- Is the 'Eco' Version of the Cruze, Focus, or Civic Worth Buying?
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/eco-version-chevrolet-cruze-ford-focus-honda-civic-worth-buying-mpg-save-gas.html

- New study shows EVs can save users up to $1,200 per year
http://www.ecofriend.com/new-study-shows-evs-save-users-1200-year.html

- Buffett-Backed BYD's Shares Rebound After Statement About Electric Car Fire
http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/05/29/buffett-backed-byds-shares-rebound-after-statement-about-electric-car-fire/


AIRSHIPS - US Army's mammoth spy blimp readies for debut


http://www.ecofriend.com/armys-mammoth-spy-blimp-readies-debut.html

AIRSHIPS - Sun-powered plane waits for better weather to continue trip

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-sun-powered-plane-weather.html

BYKES - London's Bike-Share Tutorial (Video Animation)

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/londons-bike-share-tutorial-video-animation.html

BYKES - Loyal Dog Runs 1,100 Miles On Bike Tour (Video)

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/loyal-dog-runs-1100-mile-bike-tour-video.html

BYKES - Bike Sharing Drives Cycling Surge in Rio, Defies Brazil's Heavy Car Culture

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/bike-sharing-drives-biking-surge-in-rio-de-janeiro-defies-brazil-s-heavy-car-culture.html

BYKES - Kaylad -The electric cycle for the new generation

http://www.ecofriend.com/kaylad-electric-cycle-new-generation.html

CARS -Nissan Altima Aims At Camry With Biggest-Ever Launch

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/30/nissan-aims-at-camry-with-new-altima-in-biggest-ever-launch/

ENERGY - Sales of alt fuel vehicles in USA to rise fivefold in the next five years

http://www.ecofriend.com/sales-alt-fuel-vehicles-usa-rise-fivefold-next-years.html

ENERGY - In a World Without Gas, What Would We Do With The Gas Pumps?

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/world-without-gas-what-would-we-do-gas-pumps.html

EVs - NRG fires back over ECOtality's lawsuit seeking to kill settlement with PUC -

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nrg-fires-back-over-ecotalitys-lawsuit-seeking-kill-settlement-puc

EVs - Autonomous-driving Volvo convoy takes road in Spain

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-autonomous-driving-volvo-convoy-road-spain.html

EVs - Toyota Prius: From Niche Oddity to Global Top 3

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/toyota-prius-goes-niche-oddity-global-top-3.html

EVs - Is the 'Eco' Version of the Cruze, Focus, or Civic Worth Buying?

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/eco-version-chevrolet-cruze-ford-focus-honda-civic-worth-buying-mpg-save-gas.html

EVs - New study shows EVs can save users up to $1,200 per year

http://www.ecofriend.com/new-study-shows-evs-save-users-1200-year.html

EVs - Buffett-Backed BYD's Shares Rebound After Statement About Electric Car Fire

http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/05/29/buffett-backed-byds-shares-rebound-after-statement-about-electric-car-fire/

EVs - Severe Chevy Volt crash screams a question: Is the Volt really incendiary?

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/severe-chevy-volt-crash-screams-question-volt-really-incendiary

TRANS PORTATION News May 28th


AIRSHIPS 
- Sun-powered plane trip delayed by wind
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-sun-powered-plane.html


BOATS 
- Wave Gliders successfully complete record breaking journey across Pacific
http://www.ecofriend.com/wave-gliders-successfully-complete-record-breaking-journey-across-pacific.html


CARS 
- Who Wins More From The Google Car: Cities or Suburbs?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/modeledbehavior/2012/05/24/who-wins-more-from-the-google-car-cities-or-suburbs/

- Fiat And Mazda Sports Car Deal Could Be Big Fun
http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/05/23/an-intriguing-sports-car-deal-between-fiat-and-mazda/

-Buffett-Backed Chinese Automaker BYD Loses 5.9% After Electric Car Fire Reportedly Kills 3
http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/05/28/buffett-backed-chinese-automaker-byd-loses-5-9-after-electric-car-fire-reportedly-kills-3/

- Ford Has Built $1.5B Business Licensing Blue Oval, Products
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/24/ford-has-built-1-5b-business-licensing-blue-oval-products/

- How the Indianapolis 500 Helps Chevrolet's Fuel Economy
http://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccalindland/2012/05/26/how-the-indy-500-helps-gm-solve-fuel-economy-standards/

- The Fastest Cars Under $30,000
http://www.forbes.com/2011/04/08/mustang-subaru-honda-business-autos-fastest-cars-under-30k.html

- Self-Driving Cars Take To The Highways of Europe
http://www.forbes.com/sites/haydnshaughnessy/2012/05/28/self-driving-cars-take-to-the-highways-in-europe/

- Honda to Start Fit Hybrid Production in Thailand This Summer
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/honda-start-fit-hybrid-production-thailand-summer.html


ENERGY 
- 'Unzipped' carbon nanotubes could help energize fuel cells, batteries 
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-unzipped-carbon-nanotubes-energize-fuel.html

EVs 
Petroleum Institute protests EPA mandate to use "imaginary" biofuels http://blog.greentransportation.info/2012/05/petroleum-institute-protests-epa.html

- Global low / zero emission vehicle market worth $103 Billion by 2017, from $21 billion in 2011 http://blog.greentransportation.info/2012/05/global-low-zero-emission-vehicle-market.html

- Eco Wave's Wave Power system being tested in the Black Sea 
http://energy.7gen.com/2012/05/eco-waves-wave-power-system-being.html

PUBLIC
 -40% of Americans Who Rely on Public Transit Live in Rural Areas
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/40-americans-who-rely-public-transit-live-rural-areas.html


TRAINS 
- CSR researchers work on a high-speed carbon-neutral locomotive
http://www.ecofriend.com/csr-researchers-work-high-speed-carbon-neutral-locomotive.html


AIRSHIPS - Sun-powered plane trip delayed by wind

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-sun-powered-plane.html

BOATS - Wave Gliders successfully complete record breaking journey across Pacific

http://www.ecofriend.com/wave-gliders-successfully-complete-record-breaking-journey-across-pacific.html

CARS - Who Wins More From The Google Car: Cities or Suburbs?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/modeledbehavior/2012/05/24/who-wins-more-from-the-google-car-cities-or-suburbs/

CARS - Fiat And Mazda Sports Car Deal Could Be Big Fun

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/05/23/an-intriguing-sports-car-deal-between-fiat-and-mazda/

CARS -Buffett-Backed Chinese Automaker BYD Loses 5.9% After Electric Car Fire Reportedly Kills 3

http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2012/05/28/buffett-backed-chinese-automaker-byd-loses-5-9-after-electric-car-fire-reportedly-kills-3/

CARS - Ford Has Built $1.5B Business Licensing Blue Oval, Products

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/24/ford-has-built-1-5b-business-licensing-blue-oval-products/

CARS - How the Indianapolis 500 Helps Chevrolet's Fuel Economy

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccalindland/2012/05/26/how-the-indy-500-helps-gm-solve-fuel-economy-standards/

CARS - The Fastest Cars Under $30,000

http://www.forbes.com/2011/04/08/mustang-subaru-honda-business-autos-fastest-cars-under-30k.html

CARS - Self-Driving Cars Take To The Highways of Europe

http://www.forbes.com/sites/haydnshaughnessy/2012/05/28/self-driving-cars-take-to-the-highways-in-europe/

CARS - Honda to Start Fit Hybrid Production in Thailand This Summer

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/honda-start-fit-hybrid-production-thailand-summer.html

EVs - Petroleum Institute protests EPA mandate to use "imaginary" biofuels

http://blog.greentransportation.info/2012/05/petroleum-institute-protests-epa.html

EVs - Global low / zero emission vehicle market worth $103 Billion by 2017, from $21 billion in 2011

http://blog.greentransportation.info/2012/05/global-low-zero-emission-vehicle-market.html

EVs - Budweiser's "Grow One Save A Million" idea an example of greenwashing? Or real a water saving idea?

http://sustainable.7gen.com/2012/05/budweisers-grow-one-save-million-idea.html

ENERGY - 'Unzipped' carbon nanotubes could help energize fuel cells, batteries

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-unzipped-carbon-nanotubes-energize-fuel.html

ENERGY - Global low / zero emission vehicle market worth $103 Billion by 2017, from $21 billion in 2011 -

http://blog.greentransportation.info/2012/05/global-low-zero-emission-vehicle-market.html

PUBLIC -40% of Americans Who Rely on Public Transit Live in Rural Areas

http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/40-americans-who-rely-public-transit-live-rural-areas.html

TRAINS - CSR researchers work on a high-speed carbon-neutral locomotive

http://www.ecofriend.com/csr-researchers-work-high-speed-carbon-neutral-locomotive.html

EVs - Eco Wave's Wave Power system being tested in the Black Sea

http://energy.7gen.com/2012/05/eco-waves-wave-power-system-being.html

TRANS PORTATION News May 25th


AIRSHIPS 
- Solar Impulse takes off for first intercontinental flight, will land in Morocco
http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-impulse-takes-intercontinental-flight-land-morocco.html

Flight of the Century's announces plans for electric Charles Lindbergh transatlantic flight
http://www.ecofriend.com/flight-centurys-announces-plans-electric-charles-lindbergh-transatlantic-flight.html



BOATS 
- Free Floating catamaran suite: A mini floating lodge complimented by natural ambiance
http://www.ecofriend.com/free-floating-catamaran-suite-mini-floating-lodge-complimented-natural-ambiance.html


BYKES 
- Women on Wheels is a New Guide for Girls on Bikes
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/women-wheels-new-guide-girls-bikes.html

- BAMBOO BICYCLE TRAILER
http://www.carryfreedom.com/bamboo.html

- Bicycle Generator
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVAZIDFMRXY&feature=youtu.be

- 5.44% of Portland Workers Bike to Work
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/05/24/5-44-of-portland-workers-bike-to-work/

- Woman Reunites With the Bike She Lost 40 Years Ago (Video)
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/woman-reunited-bike-she-lost-1970.html

- It's National Bike Month - Three Weird Ways to Celebrate
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/it-is-national-bike-month-three-weird-ways-to-celebrate.html


CARS 
- Fuel economy becomes primary car buying factor in America
http://www.ecofriend.com/fuel-economy-primary-car-buying-factor-america.html


ENERGY 
- Indian scientist develops secure way to store and transport hydrogen
http://www.ecofriend.com/indian-scientist-develops-secure-store-transport-hydrogen.html

- Ecobee's Smart Si Wi-Fi thermostat aims to conserve heating and cooling energy
http://www.ecofriend.com/ecobees-smart-si-wi-fi-thermostat-aims-conserve-heating-cooling-energy.html

- BlackLight Power achieves breakthrough in hydrogen generation
http://www.ecofriend.com/blacklight-power-achieves-breakthrough-hydrogen-generation.html

- Tin: The Secret To Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Life
http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2012/05/23/tin-the-secret-to-improving-lithium-ion-battery-life/


EVs 
- Nissan's e-NV200 going into production in Barcelona in 2013
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nissans-e-nv200-going-production-barcelona-2013

http://www.ecofriend.com/nissan-start-producing-electric-nv200-van-2013.html

-BMW launching i3 and i8 world tour ahead of 2013 product launch 
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/bmw-launching-i3-and-i8-world-tour-ahead-2013-product-launch

- ECOtality seeks to block NRG's electric car charging network in California http://www.torquenews.com/1075/ecotality-seeks-block-nrgs-electric-car-charging-network-california

- Budweiser's "Grow One Save A Million" idea an example of greenwashing? Or real a water saving idea?
http://sustainable.7gen.com/2012/05/budweisers-grow-one-save-million-idea.html


- Elon Musk On The Biggest Week Of His Life
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/05/25/elon-musk-on-the-biggest-week-of-his-life/

- New Electric Car Conversion Kit Will Charge Your Car (and Wallet)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/05/24/new-electric-car-conversion-kit-will-charge-your-car-and-wallet/

- Driving an EV is like paying a buck a gallon, eternally
http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/25/driving-an-ev-is-like-paying-a-buck-a-gallon-eternally/

- Is this the only Tesla Roadster in the Baltimore area?
http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/technology/blog/bal-tesla-roadster-spotted-in-baltimore-area-20120525,0,7900466.story?track=rss

- oRo: A zero emission, human powered vehicle for agility in city based commuting
http://www.ecofriend.com/oro-emission-human-powered-vehicle-agility-city-based-commuting.html

- EV adventurer Xavier Chevrin begins 3000 mile Africa Odyssey
http://www.ecofriend.com/ev-adventurer-xavier-chevrin-begins-3000-mile-africa-odyssey.html

- Tesla Model S to reach customers sooner than expected
http://www.ecofriend.com/tesla-model-reach-customers-sooner-expected.html

- MiniNORRIS concept car could make zero emission commutes safer as well
http://www.ecofriend.com/mininorris-concept-car-make-emission-commutes-safer-as-well.html



PUBLIC
-The Most Traffic-Jammed Cities In America
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/25/the-most-traffic-jammed-cities-in-america/


TRAINS 
- Riding the Serra Verde Express: World's Only Train to Cross the Atlantic Forest
http://www.treehugger.com/travel/riding-serra-verde-express-worlds-only-train-cross-atlantic-forest.html


TRUCKS 
- FedEx Delivers On Green Goals With Electric Trucks
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/05/23/fedex-delivers-on-green-goals-with-electric-trucks/

AIRSHIPS - Solar Impulse takes off for first intercontinental flight, will land in Morocco

http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-impulse-takes-intercontinental-flight-land-morocco.html


Flight of the Century's announces plans for electric Charles Lindbergh transatlantic flight
http://www.ecofriend.com/flight-centurys-announces-plans-electric-charles-lindbergh-transatlantic-flight.html

BOATS - Free Floating catamaran suite: A mini floating lodge complimented by natural ambiance

http://www.ecofriend.com/free-floating-catamaran-suite-mini-floating-lodge-complimented-natural-ambiance.html

BYKES - Women on Wheels is a New Guide for Girls on BikesB


http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/women-wheels-new-guide-girls-bikes.html

BYKES - BAMBOO BICYCLE TRAILER

http://www.carryfreedom.com/bamboo.html

BYKES - Bicycle Generator

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVAZIDFMRXY&feature=youtu.be

BYKES - 5.44% of Portland Workers Bike to WorkBY

http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/05/24/5-44-of-portland-workers-bike-to-work/

BYKES - Woman Reunites With the Bike She Lost 40 Years Ago (Video)

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/woman-reunited-bike-she-lost-1970.html

BYKES - It's National Bike Month - Three Weird Ways to Celebrate

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/it-is-national-bike-month-three-weird-ways-to-celebrate.html

CARS - Fuel economy becomes primary car buying factor in America

http://www.ecofriend.com/fuel-economy-primary-car-buying-factor-america.html

ENERGY - Indian scientist develops secure way to store and transport hydrogen


http://www.ecofriend.com/indian-scientist-develops-secure-store-transport-hydrogen.html

ENERGY - Ecobee's Smart Si Wi-Fi thermostat aims to conserve heating and cooling energy

http://www.ecofriend.com/ecobees-smart-si-wi-fi-thermostat-aims-conserve-heating-cooling-energy.html

ENERGY - BlackLight Power achieves breakthrough in hydrogen generation

http://www.ecofriend.com/blacklight-power-achieves-breakthrough-hydrogen-generation.html

ENERGY - Tin: The Secret To Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Life

http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2012/05/23/tin-the-secret-to-improving-lithium-ion-battery-life/

EVs - Nissan's e-NV200 going into production in Barcelona in 2013


http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nissans-e-nv200-going-production-barcelona-2013
http://www.ecofriend.com/nissan-start-producing-electric-nv200-van-2013.html

EVs - ECOtality seeks to block NRG's electric car charging network in California

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/ecotality-seeks-block-nrgs-electric-car-charging-network-california

EVs -BMW launching i3 and i8 world tour ahead of 2013 product launch

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/bmw-launching-i3-and-i8-world-tour-ahead-2013-product-launch

EVs - Elon Musk On The Biggest Week Of His Life

http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/05/25/elon-musk-on-the-biggest-week-of-his-life/

EVs - New Electric Car Conversion Kit Will Charge Your Car (and Wallet)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/eco-nomics/2012/05/24/new-electric-car-conversion-kit-will-charge-your-car-and-wallet/

EVs - Driving an EV is like paying a buck a gallon, eternally

http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/25/driving-an-ev-is-like-paying-a-buck-a-gallon-eternally/

EVs - Is this the only Tesla Roadster in the Baltimore area?

http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/technology/blog/bal-tesla-roadster-spotted-in-baltimore-area-20120525,0,7900466.story?track=rss

EVs - oRo: A zero emission, human powered vehicle for agility in city based commuting

http://www.ecofriend.com/oro-emission-human-powered-vehicle-agility-city-based-commuting.html

EVs - EV adventurer Xavier Chevrin begins 3000 mile Africa Odyssey

http://www.ecofriend.com/ev-adventurer-xavier-chevrin-begins-3000-mile-africa-odyssey.html

EVs - Tesla Model S to reach customers sooner than expected

http://www.ecofriend.com/tesla-model-reach-customers-sooner-expected.html

EVs - MiniNORRIS concept car could make zero emission commutes safer as well

http://www.ecofriend.com/mininorris-concept-car-make-emission-commutes-safer-as-well.html

PUBLIC -The Most Traffic-Jammed Cities In America

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/25/the-most-traffic-jammed-cities-in-america/

TRAINS - Riding the Serra Verde Express: World's Only Train to Cross the Atlantic Forest

http://www.treehugger.com/travel/riding-serra-verde-express-worlds-only-train-cross-atlantic-forest.html

TRUCKS -FedEx Delivers On Green Goals With Electric Trucks

http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/05/23/fedex-delivers-on-green-goals-with-electric-trucks/

TRANS PORTATION News May 23rd


AIRSHIPS 
- Solar Impulse ready for first intercontinental flight
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-solar-impulse-ready-intercontinental-flight.html


BYKES 
- Cops set to receive the all new Zero Motorcycles designed electric bikes
http://www.ecofriend.com/cops-set-receive-new-motorcycles-designed-electric-bikes.html

- It's National Bike Month - Three Weird Ways to Celebrate
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/it-is-national-bike-month-three-weird-ways-to-celebrate.html

- U.S. Cyclists Save $4.6 Billion Per Year by Biking
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/us-cyclists-save-46-billion-riding-instead-driving.html

- C-1 electric vehicle gets stability of a car and fun of a motorcycle
http://www.ecofriend.com/1-electric-vehicle-stability-car-fun-motorcycle.html


CARS
- With Moody's Upgrade, Ford Gets Logo Out Of Hock
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/05/22/ford-gets-its-logo-back/

- Finally, A Car That Listens (And Truly Understands)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/05/22/finally-a-car-that-listens-and-truly-understands/

- Fiat And Mazda Ink An Intriguing Sports Car Deal
http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/05/23/an-intriguing-sports-car-deal-between-fiat-and-mazda/

- BYU 'Hybrid Blue' wins the SAE Formula hybrid competition
http://www.ecofriend.com/byu-hybrid-blue-wins-sae-formula-hybrid-competition.html

- Marcelo da Luz tows solar car to make a change
http://www.ecofriend.com/marcelo-da-luz-tows-solar-car-make-change.html


ENERGY 
- Tin: The Secret To Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Life
http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2012/05/23/tin-the-secret-to-improving-lithium-ion-battery-life/

- New battery technology for electric cars and other EVs
http://www.ecofriend.com/new-battery-technology-electric-cars-evs.html


EVs 
- Nissan's e-NV200 wins prestigious Environment Award in Fleet World Honours http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nissans-e-nv200-wins-prestigious-environment-award-fleet-world-honours

- Maker Faire 2012: Amazing Electric Cars
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/maker-faire-2012-amazing-electric-cars.html

- 2Wheela: A futuristic electric vehicular concept that combines two different cars
http://www.ecofriend.com/2wheela-futuristic-electric-vehicular-concept-combines-different-cars.html

- Nissan To Build An All-Electric Delivery Vehicle
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/23/nissan-to-build-all-electric-delivery-vehicle/

- Nissan's Second All-Electric Vehicle Will (Literally) Deliver The Goods
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/23/nissan-to-build-all-electric-delivery-vehicle/

- Why Electric Rolls Royce 102EX Phantom should have happened
http://www.ecofriend.com/electric-rolls-royce-102ex-phantom-happened.html

- Ford Begins Shipping First Focus EVs to California, New Jersey and New York
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-soon-shipping-first-electric-focus-evs-california-new-jersey-and-new-york.html


PUBLIC 
- Electric goods transportation vehicle specifically for urban scope
http://www.ecofriend.com/electric-goods-transportation-vehicle-specifically-urban-scope.html


TRUCKS 
- FedEx Delivers On Green Goals With Electric Trucks
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/05/23/fedex-delivers-on-green-goals-with-electric-trucks/

AIRSHIPS - Solar Impulse ready for first intercontinental flight

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-solar-impulse-ready-intercontinental-flight.html

BYKES - Cops set to receive the all new Zero Motorcycles designed electric bikes

http://www.ecofriend.com/cops-set-receive-new-motorcycles-designed-electric-bikes.html

BYKES - It's National Bike Month - Three Weird Ways to Celebrate

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/it-is-national-bike-month-three-weird-ways-to-celebrate.html

BYKES - U.S. Cyclists Save $4.6 Billion Per Year by Biking

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/us-cyclists-save-46-billion-riding-instead-driving.html

BYKES - C-1 electric vehicle gets stability of a car and fun of a motorcycle

http://www.ecofriend.com/1-electric-vehicle-stability-car-fun-motorcycle.html

CARS - With Moody's Upgrade, Ford Gets Logo Out Of Hock

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/05/22/ford-gets-its-logo-back/

CARS - Finally, A Car That Listens (And Truly Understands)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2012/05/22/finally-a-car-that-listens-and-truly-understands/

CARS - Fiat And Mazda Ink An Intriguing Sports Car Deal

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/05/23/an-intriguing-sports-car-deal-between-fiat-and-mazda/

CARS - BYU 'Hybrid Blue' wins the SAE Formula hybrid competition

http://www.ecofriend.com/byu-hybrid-blue-wins-sae-formula-hybrid-competition.html

CARS - Marcelo da Luz tows solar car to make a change

http://www.ecofriend.com/marcelo-da-luz-tows-solar-car-make-change.html

ENERGY - Tin: The Secret To Improving Lithium-Ion Battery Life

http://www.forbes.com/sites/uciliawang/2012/05/23/tin-the-secret-to-improving-lithium-ion-battery-life/

EVs - Slick electric motorcycle headed to TT ZERO, to be ridden by Yoshinari Matsushita

http://www.electricracenews.com/2012/05/slick-electric-motorcycle-headed-to-tt.html

ENERGY - New battery technology for electric cars and other EVs

http://www.ecofriend.com/new-battery-technology-electric-cars-evs.html

EVs - Nissan's e-NV200 wins prestigious Environment Award in Fleet World Honours

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nissans-e-nv200-wins-prestigious-environment-award-fleet-world-honours

EVs - Maker Faire 2012: Amazing Electric Cars

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/maker-faire-2012-amazing-electric-cars.html

EVs - Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing and Zytek Automotive Join Forces to Develop TT Zero Electric Racing Motorcycle

http://www.electricracenews.com/2012/05/bournemouth-kawasaki-racing-and-zytek.html

EVs - 2Wheela: A futuristic electric vehicular concept that combines two different cars

http://www.ecofriend.com/2wheela-futuristic-electric-vehicular-concept-combines-different-cars.html

EVs - Nissan To Build An All-Electric Delivery Vehicle

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/23/nissan-to-build-all-electric-delivery-vehicle/

EVs - Nissan's Second All-Electric Vehicle Will (Literally) Deliver The Goods

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/23/nissan-to-build-all-electric-delivery-vehicle/

EVs - Why Electric Rolls Royce 102EX Phantom should have happened

http://www.ecofriend.com/electric-rolls-royce-102ex-phantom-happened.html

EVs - Ford Begins Shipping First Focus EVs to California, New Jersey and New York

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-soon-shipping-first-electric-focus-evs-california-new-jersey-and-new-york.html

PUBLIC - Electric goods transportation vehicle specifically for urban scope

http://www.ecofriend.com/electric-goods-transportation-vehicle-specifically-urban-scope.html

TRUCKS - FedEx Delivers On Green Goals With Electric Trucks

http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/05/23/fedex-delivers-on-green-goals-with-electric-trucks/

TRANS PORTATION News May 21st


BOATS 
- $30 million super yacht to fuse luxury with hybrid technology
http://www.ecofriend.com/30-million-super-yacht-fuse-luxury-hybrid-technology.html


BYKES 
- Maker Faire 2012: Favorite Weird and Wonderful Bikes
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/maker-faire-2012-favorite-bikes.html

- The Charcoal Bicyclists of Deforestation-Ravaged Mozambique
http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/charcoal-bicyclists-deforestation-ravaged-mozambique.html


CARS 
- Ford Begins Taking Orders for 2013 C-Max Hybrid
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-starts-taking-orders-2013-c-max-hybrid.html

- Quadrofoil: A green sportscar for wave lovers
http://www.ecofriend.com/quadrofoil-green-sportscar-wave-lovers.html

- Aston Martin Zagato Sets New World Record
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/05/21/aston-martin-zagato-sets-new-world-record/

- The Fastest Cars Under $30,000
http://www.forbes.com/2011/04/08/mustang-subaru-honda-business-autos-fastest-cars-under-30k.html

- Ford Thinks It Has Better Idea About How to Handle Facebook
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/15/ford-thinks-it-has-better-idea-about-how-to-handle-facebook/

- Car Insurers Lose Traction Despite Deluge of Advertising
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/13/car-insurers-lose-traction-despite-deluge-of-advertising/


 - In Four Years, Most Cars Will Work With Smart Phones
http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewdepaula/2012/05/19/in-four-years-most-cars-will-work-with-smart-phones/

- Bringing Up Scion: Toyota Overhauls Its Youth Brand
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/20/bringing-up-scion-toyota-matures-the-brand-and-products/


ENERGY 
- Are Algae Biofuels Ready To Hit The Highway?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/2012/05/20/will-algae-biofuels-hit-the-highway/

- Vermont Bans Fracking: We Can Live Without Oil & Natural Gas, But Cannot Without Clean Water
http://www.treehugger.com/energy-policy/vermont-bans-fracking-can-live-without-natural-gas-cannot-without-clean-water.html


EVs 
-  Nissan's e-NV200 wins prestigious Environment Award in Fleet World Honours http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nissans-e-nv200-wins-prestigious-environment-award-fleet-world-honours

- CEstar Smart: The first ever electric sports car from China
http://www.ecofriend.com/cestar-smart-electric-sports-car-china.html

- Prius C Earns 'Top Pick' Safety Rating from IIHS
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/prius-c-hybrid-earns-top-pick-safety-rating-iihs.html

BOATS - $30 million super yacht to fuse luxury with hybrid technology

http://www.ecofriend.com/30-million-super-yacht-fuse-luxury-hybrid-technology.html

BYKES - Maker Faire 2012: Favorite Weird and Wonderful Bikes

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/maker-faire-2012-favorite-bikes.html

BYKES - The Charcoal Bicyclists of Deforestation-Ravaged Mozambique

http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/charcoal-bicyclists-deforestation-ravaged-mozambique.html

CARS - Ford Begins Taking Orders for 2013 C-Max Hybrid

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-starts-taking-orders-2013-c-max-hybrid.html

CARS - Quadrofoil: A green sportscar for wave lovers

http://www.ecofriend.com/quadrofoil-green-sportscar-wave-lovers.html

CARS - Aston Martin Zagato Sets New World Record

http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2012/05/21/aston-martin-zagato-sets-new-world-record/

CARS - The Fastest Cars Under $30,000

http://www.forbes.com/2011/04/08/mustang-subaru-honda-business-autos-fastest-cars-under-30k.html

CARS - Ford Thinks It Has Better Idea About How to Handle Facebook

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/15/ford-thinks-it-has-better-idea-about-how-to-handle-facebook/

CARS - Car Insurers Lose Traction Despite Deluge of Advertising

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/13/car-insurers-lose-traction-despite-deluge-of-advertising/

CARS - Bringing Up Scion: Toyota Overhauls Its Youth Brand

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalebuss/2012/05/20/bringing-up-scion-toyota-matures-the-brand-and-products/

ENERGY - Are Algae Biofuels Ready To Hit The Highway?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kensilverstein/2012/05/20/will-algae-biofuels-hit-the-highway/

ENERGY - Vermont Bans Fracking: We Can Live Without Oil & Natural Gas, But Cannot Without Clean Wateren

http://www.treehugger.com/energy-policy/vermont-bans-fracking-can-live-without-natural-gas-cannot-without-clean-water.html

EVs - Nissan's e-NV200 wins prestigious Environment Award in Fleet World Honours

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/nissans-e-nv200-wins-prestigious-environment-award-fleet-world-honours

EVs - CEstar Smart: The first ever electric sports car from China

http://www.ecofriend.com/cestar-smart-electric-sports-car-china.html

EVs - Prius C Earns 'Top Pick' Safety Rating from IIHS

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/prius-c-hybrid-earns-top-pick-safety-rating-iihs.html

TRANS PORTATION News May 18th


BYKES 
- Portland's Bikeways: 30 Years of Evolution in 1 Map
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/30-years-evolution-1-map-portlands-bikeways.html

 - NL Architects' Bicycle Club will come up in China
http://www.ecofriend.com/nl-architects-bicycle-club-china.html


CARS 
- Got A Ticket? Here's How Much Your Car Insurance Premiums Will Increase
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/17/how-moving-violations-jack-up-your-auto-insurance-rates/

- Jim Jonsin: From Music Producer to Racecar Driver
http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2012/05/18/jim-jonsin-from-music-producer-to-racecar-driver/

- Cheapest 2012 Cars To Own
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/el45fgmmj/nissan-versa/#gallerycontent

- Porsche's upcoming 918 Hybrid Hypercar revealed
http://www.ecofriend.com/porsches-upcoming-918-hybrid-hypercar-revealed.html

- Leaked documents reveal details of the next Fisker plug-in hybrid
http://www.ecofriend.com/leaked-documents-reveal-details-next-fisker-plug-hybrid.html

- Ford Begins Taking Orders for 2013 C-Max Hybrid
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-starts-taking-orders-2013-c-max-hybrid.html

ENERGY 
- Grid-Scale Metal Liquid Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy Use
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/grid-scale-metal-liquid-batteries-could-revolutionize-renewable-energy-use.html

- Bor4Store project to develop storage for hydrogen fuel cells
http://www.ecofriend.com/bor4store-project-develop-storage-hydrogen-fuel-cells.html

- Go eco friendly while driving by using LG Solar power Bluetooth car kit
http://www.ecofriend.com/eco-friendly-driving-using-lg-solar-power-bluetooth-car-kit.html

- OSU students develop eco friendly solar powered car chargers
http://www.ecofriend.com/osu-students-develop-eco-friendly-solar-powered-car-chargers.html

- Seoul to arm itself with 29 hydrogen fuel cell plants to battle power crisis
http://www.ecofriend.com/seoul-arm-29-hydrogen-fuel-cell-plants-battle-power-crisis.html


EVs 
GM and Nissan trade punches over electric car fast charging  
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/gm-and-nissan-trade-punches-over-electric-car-fast-charging

 - Jaguar’s XKX concept car goes electric
http://www.ecofriend.com/jaguars-xkx-concept-car-electric.html

- Goodbye Lexus HS 250h Hybrid, We Hardly Knew Ya
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/lexus-kills-hs-250h-hybrid-3-years-after-introduction.html

- Prius C Earns 'Top Pick' Safety Rating from IIHS
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/prius-c-hybrid-earns-top-pick-safety-rating-iihs.html

- Tesla to Begin Repaying Department of Energy Loans by End of 2012
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/tesla-begin-repaying-department-energy-loans-end-2012.html


PARKING 
- Solar panelled parking canopies proposed for 11 campuses in Irvine District
http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-panelled-parking-canopies-proposed-11-campuses-irvine-district.html


TRUCKS 
- Siemens's eHighway system to be introduced in California
http://www.ecofriend.com/siemenss-ehighway-system-introduced-california.html

BYKES - Portland's Bikeways: 30 Years of Evolution in 1 Map

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/30-years-evolution-1-map-portlands-bikeways.html

BYKES - NL Architects' Bicycle Club will come up in China

http://www.ecofriend.com/nl-architects-bicycle-club-china.html

CARS -Got A Ticket? Here's How Much Your Car Insurance Premiums Will Increase

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/17/how-moving-violations-jack-up-your-auto-insurance-rates/

CARS -Jim Jonsin: From Music Producer to Racecar Driver

http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2012/05/18/jim-jonsin-from-music-producer-to-racecar-driver/

CARS - Cheapest 2012 Cars To Own

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/el45fgmmj/nissan-versa/#gallerycontent

CARS - Porsche's upcoming 918 Hybrid Hypercar revealed

http://www.ecofriend.com/porsches-upcoming-918-hybrid-hypercar-revealed.html

CARS - Leaked documents reveal details of the next Fisker plug-in hybrid

http://www.ecofriend.com/leaked-documents-reveal-details-next-fisker-plug-hybrid.html

CARS - Ford Begins Taking Orders for 2013 C-Max Hybrid

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-starts-taking-orders-2013-c-max-hybrid.html

ENERGY - Grid-Scale Metal Liquid Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy Use

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/grid-scale-metal-liquid-batteries-could-revolutionize-renewable-energy-use.html

ENERGY - Bor4Store project to develop storage for hydrogen fuel cells

http://www.ecofriend.com/bor4store-project-develop-storage-hydrogen-fuel-cells.html

ENERGY - Go eco friendly while driving by using LG Solar power Bluetooth car kit

http://www.ecofriend.com/eco-friendly-driving-using-lg-solar-power-bluetooth-car-kit.html

ENERGY - OSU students develop eco friendly solar powered car chargers

http://www.ecofriend.com/osu-students-develop-eco-friendly-solar-powered-car-chargers.html

ENERGY - Seoul to arm itself with 29 hydrogen fuel cell plants to battle power crisis

http://www.ecofriend.com/seoul-arm-29-hydrogen-fuel-cell-plants-battle-power-crisis.html

EVs - Jaguar’s XKX concept car goes electric

http://www.ecofriend.com/jaguars-xkx-concept-car-electric.html

EVs - Goodbye Lexus HS 250h Hybrid, We Hardly Knew Ya

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/lexus-kills-hs-250h-hybrid-3-years-after-introduction.html

EVs - Prius C Earns 'Top Pick' Safety Rating from IIHS

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/prius-c-hybrid-earns-top-pick-safety-rating-iihs.html

EVs - Tesla to Begin Repaying Department of Energy Loans by End of 2012

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/tesla-begin-repaying-department-energy-loans-end-2012.html

PARKING -Solar panelled parking canopies proposed for 11 campuses in Irvine District

http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-panelled-parking-canopies-proposed-11-campuses-irvine-district.html

TRUCKS -Siemens's eHighway system to be introduced in California

http://www.ecofriend.com/siemenss-ehighway-system-introduced-california.html

TRANS PORTATION News May 16th


BOATS - Southern California to showcase innovative ideas via boat competition to tap solar energy
http://www.ecofriend.com/southern-california-showcase-innovative-ideas-boat-competition-tap-solar-energy.html

BOATS - Automated solar powered boat aims for world record
http://www.ecofriend.com/automated-solar-powered-boat-aims-world-record.html

BYKES - Beautiful and Powerful: Audi's E-Bike W├Ârthersee
http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/bikes/beautiful-and-powerful-audis-e-bike-worthersee/

BYKES - Good to go: Smart escooter all set to hit the streets by 2014
http://www.ecofriend.com/good-smart-escooter-set-hit-streets-2014.html

BYKES - TCOOTER: An urban scooter designed for Indian roads
http://www.ecofriend.com/tcooter-urban-scooter-designed-indian-roads.html

BYKES - Ample Eo lays claim to being the first electric quadricycle
http://www.ecofriend.com/ample-eo-lays-claim-being-electric-quadricycle.html
http://www.instablogsimages.com/1/2012/05/14/ample_evs_2hvcg.jpg

BYKES - Elegant Bike Light That's Hard to Steal
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/pretty-smart-bike-light-cant-be-stolen.html

BYKES - Forget Segway: Honda introduces new UNI-CUB personal mobility device (w/ Video) 
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-segway-honda-uni-cub-personal-mobility.html

CARS - Clean Drive: Mercedes Benz could launch hydrogen fuel cell car by 2014
http://www.ecofriend.com/clean-drive-mercedes-benz-launch-hydrogen-fuel-cell-car-2014.html

CARS - Chevron Snaps Up More LNG Business As Japan Pulls Out Of Nuclear
http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2012/05/16/chevron-snaps-up-more-lng-business-as-japan-pulls-out-of-nuclear/

ENERGY - Solar powered accumulator could help oil companies cut down on carbon emissions
http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-powered-accumulator-help-oil-companies-cut-down-carbon-emissions.html

ENERGY - Platinum Process: Nickel molybdenum catalyst to help in synthesis of efficient fuel cells
http://www.ecofriend.com/platinum-process-nickel-molybdenum-catalyst-help-synthesis-efficient-fuel-cells.html

ENERGY - Grid-Scale Metal Liquid Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy Use
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/grid-scale-metal-liquid-batteries-could-revolutionize-renewable-energy-use.html

EVs - FedEx delivering amazing fuel efficiency gains with electric delivery trucks http://www.torquenews.com/1075/fedex-delivering-amazing-fuel-efficiency-goals-electric-delivery-trucks

EVs - Save money on high gas prices with fuel economy tips from GM fuel economy experts 
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/save-money-high-gas-prices-fuel-economy-tips-gm-fuel-economy-experts

EVs - Nissan to Follow LEAF with 3 New Electric Cars Models
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/nissan-follow-leaf-4-new-electric-cars-models.html

EVs - Designers conceptualize next generation piezoelectric based Jaguar E-Type
http://www.ecofriend.com/designers-conceptualize-next-generation-piezoelectric-based-jaguar-type.html

EVs - Aptera: Sleek and futuristic electric vehicle will now come from Santa Rosa
http://www.ecofriend.com/aptera-sleek-futuristic-electric-vehicle-santa-rosa.html

PARKING - Solar panelled parking canopies proposed for 11 campuses in Irvine District
http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-panelled-parking-canopies-proposed-11-campuses-irvine-district.html


BOATS - Southern California to showcase innovative ideas via boat competition to tap solar energy

http://www.ecofriend.com/southern-california-showcase-innovative-ideas-boat-competition-tap-solar-energy.html

BOATS - Automated solar powered boat aims for world record

http://www.ecofriend.com/automated-solar-powered-boat-aims-world-record.html

BYKES - Beautiful and Powerful: Audi's E-Bike W├Ârthersee

http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/bikes/beautiful-and-powerful-audis-e-bike-worthersee/

BYKES - Good to go: Smart escooter all set to hit the streets by 2014

http://www.ecofriend.com/good-smart-escooter-set-hit-streets-2014.html

BYKES - TCOOTER: An urban scooter designed for Indian roads

http://www.ecofriend.com/tcooter-urban-scooter-designed-indian-roads.html

BYKES - Ample Eo lays claim to being the first electric quadricycle


http://www.ecofriend.com/ample-eo-lays-claim-being-electric-quadricycle.html
http://www.instablogsimages.com/1/2012/05/14/ample_evs_2hvcg.jpg

BYKES - Elegant Bike Light That's Hard to Steal

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/pretty-smart-bike-light-cant-be-stolen.html

BYKES - Forget Segway: Honda introduces new UNI-CUB personal mobility device (w/ Video)

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-segway-honda-uni-cub-personal-mobility.html

CARS - Clean Drive: Mercedes Benz could launch hydrogen fuel cell car by 2014

http://www.ecofriend.com/clean-drive-mercedes-benz-launch-hydrogen-fuel-cell-car-2014.html

CARS - Chevron Snaps Up More LNG Business As Japan Pulls Out Of Nuclear

http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2012/05/16/chevron-snaps-up-more-lng-business-as-japan-pulls-out-of-nuclear/

ENERGY - Solar powered accumulator could help oil companies cut down on carbon emissions

http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-powered-accumulator-help-oil-companies-cut-down-carbon-emissions.html

ENERGY - Platinum Process: Nickel molybdenum catalyst to help in synthesis of efficient fuel cells

http://www.ecofriend.com/platinum-process-nickel-molybdenum-catalyst-help-synthesis-efficient-fuel-cells.html

ENERGY - Grid-Scale Metal Liquid Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy Use

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/grid-scale-metal-liquid-batteries-could-revolutionize-renewable-energy-use.html

EVs - Save money on high gas prices with fuel economy tips from GM fuel economy experts

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/save-money-high-gas-prices-fuel-economy-tips-gm-fuel-economy-experts

EVs - Nissan to Follow LEAF with 3 New Electric Cars Models

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/nissan-follow-leaf-4-new-electric-cars-models.html

EVs - Designers conceptualize next generation piezoelectric based Jaguar E-Type

http://www.ecofriend.com/designers-conceptualize-next-generation-piezoelectric-based-jaguar-type.html

EVs - Aptera: Sleek and futuristic electric vehicle will now come from Santa Rosa

http://www.ecofriend.com/aptera-sleek-futuristic-electric-vehicle-santa-rosa.html

PARKING - Solar panelled parking canopies proposed for 11 campuses in Irvine District

http://www.ecofriend.com/solar-panelled-parking-canopies-proposed-11-campuses-irvine-district.html

TRANS PORTATION News May 14th


AIRSHIPS - HIFiRE Scramjet Research Flight Will Advance Hypersonic Technology
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120512100649.htm

BOATS - DIY boats made from recycled materials to race in The Philippines
http://www.ecofriend.com/diy-boats-made-recycled-materials-race-philippines.html

BOATS - Hammacher Schlemmer’s limited edition electric boat is for luxury seekers
http://www.ecofriend.com/hammacher-schlemmers-limited-edition-electric-boat-luxury-seekers.html

BYKES - DBT and Matra display battery swapping station for electric bikes and scooters
http://www.ecofriend.com/dbt-matra-display-battery-swapping-station-electric-bikes-scooters.html

BYKES - Audi Worthersee offers an impressive 2.3kW of electric assist
http://www.ecofriend.com/audi-worthersee-offers-impressive-23kw-electric-assist.html

BYKES - Crowd-Sourced Map of NYC's Bike Share Stations Unveiled
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/crowd-sourced-map-nycs-bike-share-stations-unveiled.html\


CARS - Toyota Launches Pixis Epoch Minivehicle in Japan (70 MPG US for <$10K)
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/toyota-launches-pixis-epoch-minivehicle-japan-70-mpg-us-10k.html

CARS - Chrysler, Asian Players Lead Car Market Comeback
http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/05/13/fiats-chrysler-and-asian-players-are-leading-the-car-market-comeback/\


CARS-  E-Cars: Best Practices From 16 Cities Round World
http://www.forbes.com/sites/justingerdes/2012/05/11/the-global-electric-vehicle-movement-best-practices-from-16-cities/

CARS-  Ford Taurus Is Gaining Traction
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeanhalliday/2012/05/09/ford-taurus-gaining-traction/

CARS- Auto Insurance Companies With The Most-Satisfied Customers
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/11/auto-insurance-companies-with-the-most-satisfied-customers/

CARS- Distracted Drivers Think of Themselves as Good Drivers, Research Suggests
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120510095812.htm

EVs - Electric postal van driving across Africa, demonstrating clean technology
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-postal-van-driving-across-africa-demonstrating-clean-technology

EVs - Electric car fast charging feud between SAE and CHADEMO, who will win?
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-car-fast-charging-feud-between-sae-and-chademo-who-will-win

AIRSHIPS - HIFiRE Scramjet Research Flight Will Advance Hypersonic Technology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120512100649.htm

BOATS - DIY boats made from recycled materials to race in The Philippines

http://www.ecofriend.com/diy-boats-made-recycled-materials-race-philippines.html

BOATS - Hammacher Schlemmer’s limited edition electric boat is for luxury seekers

http://www.ecofriend.com/hammacher-schlemmers-limited-edition-electric-boat-luxury-seekers.html

BYKES - DBT and Matra display battery swapping station for electric bikes and scooters

http://www.ecofriend.com/dbt-matra-display-battery-swapping-station-electric-bikes-scooters.html

BYKES - Audi Worthersee offers an impressive 2.3kW of electric assist

http://www.ecofriend.com/audi-worthersee-offers-impressive-23kw-electric-assist.html

BYKES - Crowd-Sourced Map of NYC's Bike Share Stations Unveiled

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/crowd-sourced-map-nycs-bike-share-stations-unveiled.html

CARS - Toyota Launches Pixis Epoch Minivehicle in Japan (70 MPG US for <$10K)

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/toyota-launches-pixis-epoch-minivehicle-japan-70-mpg-us-10k.html

CARS - Chrysler, Asian Players Lead Car Market Comeback

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2012/05/13/fiats-chrysler-and-asian-players-are-leading-the-car-market-comeback/

CARS - E-Cars: Best Practices From 16 Cities Round World

http://www.forbes.com/sites/justingerdes/2012/05/11/the-global-electric-vehicle-movement-best-practices-from-16-cities/

CARS - Ford Taurus Is Gaining Traction

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeanhalliday/2012/05/09/ford-taurus-gaining-traction/

CARS - Auto Insurance Companies With The Most-Satisfied Customers

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimgorzelany/2012/05/11/auto-insurance-companies-with-the-most-satisfied-customers/

CARS - Distracted Drivers Think of Themselves as Good Drivers, Research Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120510095812.htm

EVs - Electric postal van driving across Africa, demonstrating clean technology

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-postal-van-driving-across-africa-demonstrating-clean-technology

EVs - Electric car fast charging feud between SAE and CHADEMO, who will win?

http://www.torquenews.com/1075/electric-car-fast-charging-feud-between-sae-and-chademo-who-will-win

TRANS PORTATION News May 11th


BYKES - Cyclists and Pedestrians Keep Getting Killed By Trucks When The Solution Is Easy: Mandatory Side Guards
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/cyclists-and-pedestrians-keep-getting-killed-trucks-when-solution-easy-mandatory-side-guards.html

BYKES - MyWay Compact electric scooter folds up like a carry bag
http://www.ecofriend.com/myway-compact-electric-scooter-folds-carry-bag.html

BYKES - Dynamic wheels: Futuristic Electric Bike that explores form factor
http://www.ecofriend.com/dynamic-wheels-futuristic-electric-bike-explores-form-factor.html

CARS -Fahrradi Farfall FFX: Ferrari replica runs on pedal power for a change!
http://www.ecofriend.com/fahrradi-farfall-ffx-ferrari-replica-runs-pedal-power-change.html

CARS - Volkswagen Passat sets world record for longest distance on one tank of clean diesel fuel
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-volkswagen-passat-world-longest-distance.html

ENERGY - New nanostructure for batteries keeps going and going
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-nanostructure-batteries.html

ENERGY - Siestorage: Siemens unveils lithium-Ion battery system for power storage
http://www.ecofriend.com/siestorage-siemens-unveils-lithium-ion-battery-system-power-storage.html

EVs - Qualcomm's Halo to charge Drayson's electric race car during races http://www.torquenews.com/1075/qualcomms-halo-charge-draysons-electric-race-car-during-races

EVs - The Global Electric Vehicle Movement: Best Practices From 16 Cities
http://www.forbes.com/sites/justingerdes/2012/05/11/the-global-electric-vehicle-movement-best-practices-from-16-cities/

EVs - Why I Won't Trade My Gas-Powered Toyota RAV4 For The New Electric RAV4
http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddwoody/2012/05/08/why-i-wont-be-trading-my-gas-powered-toyota-rav4-for-the-new-electric-rav4/

EVs - Tesla Model S Electric Sedan has Greater Driving Range than Expected (320 Miles)
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/tesla-model-s-electric-sedan-has-greater-driving-range-expected-320-miles.html

BYKES - Cyclists and Pedestrians Keep Getting Killed By Trucks When The Solution Is Easy: Mandatory Side Guards

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/cyclists-and-pedestrians-keep-getting-killed-trucks-when-solution-easy-mandatory-side-guards.html

BYKES - MyWay Compact electric scooter folds up like a carry bag

http://www.ecofriend.com/myway-compact-electric-scooter-folds-carry-bag.html

BYKES - Dynamic wheels: Futuristic Electric Bike that explores form factor

http://www.ecofriend.com/dynamic-wheels-futuristic-electric-bike-explores-form-factor.html

CARS -Fahrradi Farfall FFX: Ferrari replica runs on pedal power for a change!

http://www.ecofriend.com/fahrradi-farfall-ffx-ferrari-replica-runs-pedal-power-change.html

CARS - Volkswagen Passat sets world record for longest distance on one tank of clean diesel fuel

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-volkswagen-passat-world-longest-distance.html

ENERGY - New nanostructure for batteries keeps going and going

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-nanostructure-batteries.html

ENERGY - Siestorage: Siemens unveils lithium-Ion battery system for power storage

http://www.ecofriend.com/siestorage-siemens-unveils-lithium-ion-battery-system-power-storage.html

TRANS PORTATION News May 9th

BYKES - 'Rocket' Electric Drag Motorcycle Hits 201 MPH in Under 7 Seconds
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/electric-drag-motorcycle-hits-200-mph-under-7-seconds.html

BYKES - Wood & Technology Become the Axalko, a Unique Bicycle for Professional Cyclists And Nature Lovers 
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/wood-technology-become-axalko-unique-bicycle-cyclists-are-also-nature-lovers-video.html

BYKES - Lawless Rocket hits the 200mph mark in less than seven seconds
http://www.ecofriend.com/lawless-rocket-hits-200mph-mark-less-seconds.html

BYKES - Pedal Power: Smart’s uber-cool Electric Bike to be available in US soon
http://www.ecofriend.com/pedal-power-smarts-uber-cool-electric-bike-available.html

BYKES - Join the Sierra Club in Celebrating National Bike Month
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/biking-safe-climate.html

BYKES - Bike Share Becomes Big Business - Citibank Snags NYC's System
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/bike-share-big-business-can-it-make-big-difference-cities.html

BYKES - Smart's Award-Winning Electric Bike is Coming to the United States
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/smarts-electric-bike-coming-us.html

CARS -Laser technology to power heads-up display systems for cars
http://www.ecofriend.com/laser-technology-power-heads-display-systems-cars.html

CARS - 'The People's Project' envisions maglev Hover Car, among others


http://www.ecofriend.com/peoples-project-envisions-maglev-hover-car-among.html

Volkswagen People's car project, Hover Car, the flying two-seater



























http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JWh2qT9yiTo

CARS - Wikispeed: How A 100 mpg Car Was Developed In 3 Months
http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2012/05/10/wikispeed-how-a-100-mpg-car-was-developed-in-3-months/

ENERGY - How the Energy Grid Actually Works
http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/how-energy-grid-actually-works.html

EVs - Brammo raises bar for electric motorcycles with Empulse R launch http://www.torquenews.com/1075/brammo-raises-bar-electric-motorcycles-empulse-r-launch

EVs - Brammo's Empulse R leapfrogs the Zero S with a 100 mph 121 mile range electric motorcycle 
http://www.torquenews.com/1075/brammos-empulse-r-leapfrogs-zero-s-100-mph-121-mile-range-electric-motorcycle

EVs - Rimac releases video preview of the $980,000 Concept_One electric supercar
http://www.ecofriend.com/rimac-releases-video-preview-980000-concept_one-electric-supercar.html

EVs - BMW and Daimler to Work Together on Urban Electric Car R&D Project
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/bmw-and-daimler-work-together-visiom-urban-electric-car.html

PUBLIC - Windsor to Purchase 10 Electric Buses from China's BYD
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/windsor-purchase-10-electric-buses-chinas-byd.html

BYKES - 'Rocket' Electric Drag Motorcycle Hits 201 MPH in Under 7 Seconds

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/electric-drag-motorcycle-hits-200-mph-under-7-seconds.html

BYKES - Wood & Technology Become the Axalko, a Unique Bicycle for Professional Cyclists And Nature Lovers

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/wood-technology-become-axalko-unique-bicycle-cyclists-are-also-nature-lovers-video.html

BYKES - Lawless Rocket hits the 200mph mark in less than seven seconds

http://www.ecofriend.com/lawless-rocket-hits-200mph-mark-less-seconds.html

BYKES - Pedal Power: Smart’s uber-cool Electric Bike to be available in US soon

http://www.ecofriend.com/pedal-power-smarts-uber-cool-electric-bike-available.html

BYKES - Join the Sierra Club in Celebrating National Bike Month

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/biking-safe-climate.html

BYKES - Bike Share Becomes Big Business - Citibank Snags NYC's System

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/bike-share-big-business-can-it-make-big-difference-cities.html

BYKES - Smart's Award-Winning Electric Bike is Coming to the United States

http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/smarts-electric-bike-coming-us.html

CARS -Laser technology to power heads-up display systems for cars

http://www.ecofriend.com/laser-technology-power-heads-display-systems-cars.html

CARS - 'The People's Project' envisions maglev Hover Car, among others


http://www.ecofriend.com/peoples-project-envisions-maglev-hover-car-among.html
Volkswagen People's car project, Hover Car, the flying two-seater














http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JWh2qT9yiTo