TRANS PORTATION curated News July 30th

AIRSHIPS - Chip Yates’ Electric Plane Aims For 250 MPH Flight
Clean Tech News & Views: Solar Energy News. Wind Energy News. EV News. & More. ...
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/chip-yates-electric-plan
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BATTERIES - Tree-Power? Scientists Test Battery Made Of Wood | EarthTechling
A thousand times thinner than a piece of paper, researchers say the low-cost of this battery could make it an important option for energy storage. ...
http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/tree-power-scientists-t
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BATTERIES -  Germans create lithium-ion EV batteries that could last for over 25 years 
Hybrids and EVs of today need to have their lithium-ion battery packs replaced around every 10 years.
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/germans-create-lithium-ion-ev-batteries-that-could-last-for-over-25-years/

BOATS - The Incredible Transforming Antarctic Submersible - Wired Science
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/07/the-incredible-transforming-antarctic-submersible/

BYKES -New York Gets Citi Bike - In Photos: 10 Cities Where Bicycles Rule The Streets
New York launched its Citi Bike sharing system on Memorial Day for members (public use will follow). About 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will have thousands of bicycles for rent. Citi Bike has been in the works since 2011, and Citibank signed up as the primary corporate sponsor.

BYKES - What's Big With The College Kids? Bike Sharing
Columbus, Ohio (Photo credit: Dougtone via Flickr) Hello, Columbus! Bike sharing has come to the home of The Ohio State University, in a new program called CoGo. The bike sharing system launched Tuesday morning, according to the Columbus Dispatch, with 30 bike sharing locations spread across the city. The program, like [...]











BYKES - Electric Shift In Your Future?
Saw my first electric shift today. It was on a Trek Domane (?). Pretty neat. No wrist action to shift, just a couple fingers. Even that can be adjusted. Pretty expensive on that bike; delivered price, including bike, is $4300. Guess a guy with arthritis has bought one and really likes it. According to the folks there the battery should only need recharging once a season. Depending on type and amount of riding, of course. Experience? Opinion 

BYKES -How To Turn Your Bike Into An Electric Bike In Seconds (Video)
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/how-to-turn-your-bicycle-into-an-electric-bike-in-seconds-video/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

BYKES - 91 Year Old With His Harley Davidson–styled Electric Mobility Scooter Is Cooler Than You

                                











CARS - 33,000 Ford Hybrids Recalled Over Safety Issue | EarthTechling
Ford recalls over 33,000 C-Max hybrids to address a roof issue which could cause potential injury in a collision. ...
http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/33000-ford-hybrids-reca
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CARS - On Henry Ford's 150th Birthday, a Look Inside His Failed Utopia
The murky legacy of Henry Ford--who wouldâ??ve been 150 today--centers around a few familiar ideas like the assembly line and the $5 workday. Less familiar is Fordâ??s biggest failure: Fordlandia, a city in the rainforest that was abandoned as quickly as it was built. ...
http://gizmodo.com/on-henry-fords-150th-birthday-a-look-insi
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CARS - The Ethics of Saving Lives With Autonomous Cars Are Far Murkier Than You Think | Wired Opinion | Wired.com
There’s little doubt that robot cars could make a huge dent in the car-accident fatality rate, which is obviously a good thing -- isn’t it? Actually, the answer isn’t so simple. It’s surprisingly nuanced and involves some modern tech twists on famous, classical ethical dilemmas in philosophy. ...
http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/07/the-surprising-ethics-o
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CARS - The Window: Watch the Rebirth of the American Car in Tesla's Stunning Factory | Autopia | Wired.com
When Tesla acquired the NUMMI factory from Toyota a few years back, the automaker gutted the inside and took inspiration from Elon Musk's other venture: SpaceX. ...
http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/07/the-window-tesla
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CARS - Toyota Reminds Ford: The Prius Is Still Hybrid King | EarthTechling
Toyota fires back at upstart Ford's growth in the hybrid space, reminding the American automaker how much catch up it still has to do to beat out the Prius and other offerings. ...
http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/toyota-reminds-ford-the
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CARS - Volkswagen stops academics from revealing car hack
A British university is delaying the release of an academic paper on how the anti-theft systems of millions of Volkswagen vehicles are at risk of being hacked after the German carmaker took legal action against it. ...
http://phys.org/news/2013-07-volkswagen-academics-revealing-
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CARS -  Folding Lotus Mobile Solar Array Provides Pop-Up Power Generation
http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/4SPXCP/inhabitat.com/folding-lotus-mobile-solar-array-provides-lightweight-pop-up-power-generation/

CARS - You Can Now Park For Free At The Airport, If You Let Strangers Drive Your Car
RelayRides is offering free airport parking to drivers willing to let others use their cars while they are away on vacation.
http://www.businessinsider.com/relayrides-launches-airport-parking-plan-2013-7?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29

CARS - LegendaryFinds - Hot Rods, Race Cars, Classic Cars, Custom Cars, Sports Cars, Super Cars, and trucks for sale!
Hot Rods, Race Cars, Classic Cars, Custom Cars, Sports Cars, Super Cars, and trucks for salehttp://www.legendaryfind.com/

EVs - White House Petition: Create Fast Charging EV Network To Accelerate Electrification
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/white-house-petition-create-fast-charging-ev-network-to-accelerate-electrification/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs New Electric Car Charger Doubles The Charging Fun 
ChargePoint unveils a new electric car charger which uses a single circuit for a dual port charging station, increasing the number of possible charging locations.












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EVs Smooth Sailing For Evatran’s Wireless EV Charging 
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/smooth-sailing-for-evatrans-wireless-ev-charging-demo/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs - VW Promotes Electric Vehicle Chief To VP
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/vw-promotes-electric-vehicle-chief-to-vp/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs - Three Reasons Why Plug-in Cars Are Here to Stay
There has been a lot of hype and derision about the dawn of the plug-in car. But it's obvious the electric vehicle, or EV, has taken a big right turn onto the broad freeway of acceptance.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russ-blinch/three-reasons-why-plugin-_b_3659931.html?utm_hp_ref=green

EVs - Making electric cars IS rocket science: Another look inside the Tesla NUMMI factory 
There's actually been a big influence from the SpaceX space rocket operation on Tesla.

EVs  TheEV.biz
All about the EV biz: Electric Vehicle conversion, EV news, EV promotion, Electric motorcycles and Green Living
https://springpad.com/#!/earthportation/notebooks/evs/blocks/bookmark/theevbiz

EVs July 2013 Plug-in Vehicle Sales - Electric Cars Report
All major automakers are posting July sales numbers for plug-in electric vehicles. NOTE: This article is updated throughout the day as soon as more data

TRANSPORT - Electronic tickets on smartphones are the future of mass transit
Smartphones are changing everything these days, and that includes mass transit. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/electronic-t
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TRUCKS - Teva Motors — Tesla Of Electric Trucks?
If you haven't heard of Teva Motors, it's because the company is very young, founded in 2012. But Teva plans to mass produce electric trucks in a big way.


AIRSHIPS - Chip Yates’ Electric Plane Aims For 250 MPH Flight

Clean Tech News & Views: Solar Energy News. Wind Energy News. EV News. & More.


http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/chip-yates-electric-plane-aims-for

BATTERIES - Tree-Power? Scientists Test Battery Made Of Wood | EarthTechling

A thousand times thinner than a piece of paper, researchers say the low-cost of this battery could make it an important option for energy storage.


http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/tree-power-scientists-test-batter

BOATS - The Incredible Transforming Antarctic Submersible - Wired Science

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/07/the-incredible-transforming-antarctic-submersible/

BYKES - 91 Year Old With His Harley Davidson–styled Electric Mobility Scooter Is Cooler Than You



                                






BYKES - How To Turn Your Bike Into An Electric Bike In Seconds (Video)

http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/how-to-turn-your-bicycle-into-an-electric-bike-in-seconds-video/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

BYKES - Electric Shift In Your Future?

Saw my first electric shift today. It was on a Trek Domane (?). Pretty neat. No wrist action to shift, just a couple fingers. Even that can be adjusted. Pretty expensive on that bike; delivered price, including bike, is $4300. Guess a guy with arthritis has bought one and really likes it. According to the folks there the battery should only need recharging once a season. Depending on type and amount of riding, of course. Experience? Opinion ?


http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/904593-Electric-Shift-In-Your-Future?p=15906398#post15906398
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BYKES - What's Big With The College Kids? Bike Sharing

Columbus, Ohio (Photo credit: Dougtone via Flickr) Hello, Columbus! Bike sharing has come to the home of The Ohio State University, in a new program called CoGo. The bike sharing system launched Tuesday morning, according to the Columbus Dispatch, with 30 bike sharing locations spread across the city. The program, like [...]












BYKES - New York Gets Citi Bike - In Photos: 10 Cities Where Bicycles Rule The Streets

New York launched its Citi Bike sharing system on Memorial Day for members (public use will follow). About 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will have thousands of bicycles for rent. Citi Bike has been in the works since 2011, and Citibank signed up as the primary corporate sponsor.


CARS - 33,000 Ford Hybrids Recalled Over Safety Issue | EarthTechling


Ford recalls over 33,000 C-Max hybrids to address a roof issue which could cause potential injury in a collision.


http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/33000-ford-hybrids-recalled-over-

CARS - On Henry Ford's 150th Birthday, a Look Inside His Failed Utopia

The murky legacy of Henry Ford--who wouldâ??ve been 150 today--centers around a few familiar ideas like the assembly line and the $5 workday. Less familiar is Fordâ??s biggest failure: Fordlandia, a city in the rainforest that was abandoned as quickly as it was built.


http://gizmodo.com/on-henry-fords-150th-birthday-a-look-inside-his-fai

CARS - The Ethics of Saving Lives With Autonomous Cars Are Far Murkier Than You Think | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

There’s little doubt that robot cars could make a huge dent in the car-accident fatality rate, which is obviously a good thing -- isn’t it? Actually, the answer isn’t so simple. It’s surprisingly nuanced and involves some modern tech twists on famous, classical ethical dilemmas in philosophy.


http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/07/the-surprising-ethics-of-robot-ca

CARS - The Window: Watch the Rebirth of the American Car in Tesla's Stunning Factory | Autopia | Wired.com

When Tesla acquired the NUMMI factory from Toyota a few years back, the automaker gutted the inside and took inspiration from Elon Musk's other venture: SpaceX.


http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/07/the-window-tesla

CARS - Toyota Reminds Ford: The Prius Is Still Hybrid King | EarthTechling

Toyota fires back at upstart Ford's growth in the hybrid space, reminding the American automaker how much catch up it still has to do to beat out the Prius and other offerings.


http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/toyota-reminds-ford-the-prius-is-

CARS - Volkswagen stops academics from revealing car hack

A British university is delaying the release of an academic paper on how the anti-theft systems of millions of Volkswagen vehicles are at risk of being hacked after the German carmaker took legal action against it.


http://phys.org/news/2013-07-volkswagen-academics-revealing-car-hack.h

EVs - Making electric cars IS rocket science: Another look inside the Tesla NUMMI factory

There's actually been a big influence from the SpaceX space rocket operation on Tesla.
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/making-electric-cars-rocket-science-another-look-inside-nummi-tesla-factory-video.html

EVs - Three Reasons Why Plug-in Cars Are Here to Stay

There has been a lot of hype and derision about the dawn of the plug-in car. But it's obvious the electric vehicle, or EV, has taken a big right turn onto the broad freeway of acceptance.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russ-blinch/three-reasons-why-plugin-_b_3659931.html?utm_hp_ref=green

EVs - VW Promotes Electric Vehicle Chief To VP

http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/vw-promotes-electric-vehicle-chief-to-vp/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs - Smooth Sailing For Evatran’s Wireless EV Charging

http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/smooth-sailing-for-evatrans-wireless-ev-charging-demo/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs - New Electric Car Charger Doubles The Charging Fun

ChargePoint unveils a new electric car charger which uses a single circuit for a dual port charging station, increasing the number of possible charging locations.












EVs - White House Petition: Create Fast Charging EV Network To Accelerate Electrification

http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/30/white-house-petition-create-fast-charging-ev-network-to-accelerate-electrification/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

TRANSPORT - Electronic tickets on smartphones are the future of mass transit

Smartphones are changing everything these days, and that includes mass transit.


http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/electronic-tickets-sma

BOATS - You Can Build This Boat in Under a Minute

Foldable boats were invented to be convenient -- a boat when you want one, a strangely-shaped lump in your garage when you don't. But the convenience is lost when you have to spend the best part of a perfect fishing day trying to assemble the dumb thing. Enter the aptly named Quickboat, which goes from scattered to seaworthy in three minutes if you're working by yourself, and under a minute with a helper.
http://gizmodo.com/you-can-build-this-boat-in-under-a-minute-924827288

BYKES - Bikes of burden: London Green Cycles is offering a clean, green and cheap way to transport goods

The first thing you notice when you walk into the London Green Cycles shop is the space. While most bike shops are brimming with parts and gear, frames and wheels hanging from the ceiling, London Green Cycles boasts a clean, square room, with just a handful of bicycles on display. But then again, its bikes are much, much bigger.
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/green-living/bikes-of-burden-london-green-cycles-is-offering-a-clean-green-and-cheap-way-to-transport-goods-8730767.html

BYKES - 'Happy Ride' vibrating bike seat from UK

We love bikes, and love anything that can encourage people to bike more. But this is... Let's just say Mr. Spock raises an eyebrow, and leave it at that.
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/happy-ride-vibrating-bike-seat-uk.html

BYKES - Now THAT is a fast bike (104-tooth chainring)!

This short video titled Experiments in Speed documents how a bike maker from the UK decided to make the fastest bike that he could, following in the footsteps of the 'salt flats pioneers' who got speed records in all kinds of vehicles.
http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/now-one-fast-bike-104-tooth-chainring.html

EVs - Plug-in sales are way ahead of where hybrid sales were 31 months after introduction

Last month the U.S. Department of Energy launched its 'eGallon' online tool that allows you to see what the amount of electricity necessary to drive an average electric car as far as a gallon of gasoline would cost where you live.
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/plug-sales-way-ahead-where-hybrid-sales-were-30-months-after-introduction.html

EVs - Toyota Winglet Not Just An EV But A "Personal Mobility Robot" | EarthTechling

Toyota puts to the sidewalks of Japan with a new personal mobility robot which functions much like a Segway.
http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/toyota-winglet-not-just-an-ev-but-a-personal-mobility-robot/

FUELS - Fossil Fuels to Dominate World Energy Use Through 2040 | Climate Central

A new report finds that global energy consumption will grow by 56 percent by 2040, with fossil fuels remaining the dominant energy sources.
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/fossil-fuels-to-dominate-world-energy-use-through-2040-16284?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climatecentral%2FdjOO+Climate+Central+-+Full+Feed

BATTERIES - Germans create lithium-ion EV batteries that could last for over 25 years - Digital Trends | Digital Trends

Hybrids and EVs of today need to have their lithium-ion battery packs replaced around every 10 years.
http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/germans-create-lithium-ion-ev-batteries-that-could-last-for-over-25-years/

CARS - You Can Now Park For Free At The Airport, If You Let Strangers Drive Your Car

RelayRides is offering free airport parking to drivers willing to let others use their cars while they are away on vacation.
http://www.businessinsider.com/relayrides-launches-airport-parking-plan-2013-7?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+businessinsider+%28Business+Insider%29

CARS - LegendaryFinds - Hot Rods, Race Cars, Classic Cars, Custom Cars, Sports Cars, Super Cars, and trucks for sale!

Hot Rods, Race Cars, Classic Cars, Custom Cars, Sports Cars, Super Cars, and trucks for sale
http://www.legendaryfind.com/

CARS - Folding Lotus Mobile Solar Array Provides Pop-Up Power Generation

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/4SPXCP/inhabitat.com/folding-lotus-mobile-solar-array-provides-lightweight-pop-up-power-generation/

EVs - TheEV.biz

All about the EV biz: Electric Vehicle conversion, EV news, EV promotion, Electric motorcycles and Green Living
https://springpad.com/#!/earthportation/notebooks/evs/blocks/bookmark/theevbiz

EVs- July 2013 Plug-in Vehicle Sales - Electric Cars Report

All major automakers are posting July sales numbers for plug-in electric vehicles. NOTE: This article is updated throughout the day as soon as more data

TRANS PORTATION curated News July 26th

AIRSHIPS - Boeing Helicopter Complex Thrives Amidst Industrial Decay
Forward-deployed soldiers of the Army's 101st Airborne Division await airlift by Chinook helicopters in Afghanistan. The continuously improved Chinook made at Boeing's rotorcraft complex in Pennsylvania has been supporting U.S. forces since the Vietnam War, moving troops, delivering supplies, evacuating wounded and even conducting parachute drops. (Photo credi ...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2013/07/26/boeing-
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CARS - Buying a used car? Be sure to flatter the seller
Consumers set high prices when selling their possessions because they feel threatened, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. ...
http://phys.org/news/2013-07-car-flatter-seller.htm
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CARS - How will the driverless car affect the design of our cities?
Allison Arieff looks at the impact of the autonomous car on society and the urban fabric. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/how-will-driverless-car-affec
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CARS - What Are Some Good Tactics To Use To Lower The Price Of A Car While Negotiating With A Car Sales Person?
What are some good tactics to use to lower the price of a car while negotiating with a car sales person? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jason Lancaster. ...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2013/07/26/what-are-some-g
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AIRSHIPS - Boeing Helicopter Complex Thrives Amidst Industrial Decay

Forward-deployed soldiers of the Army's 101st Airborne Division await airlift by Chinook helicopters in Afghanistan. The continuously improved Chinook made at Boeing's rotorcraft complex in Pennsylvania has been supporting U.S. forces since the Vietnam War, moving troops, delivering supplies, evacuating wounded and even conducting parachute drops. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The [...]


http://www.forbes.com/sites/lorenthompson/2013/07/26/boeing-helicopter

CARS - Buying a used car? Be sure to flatter the seller

Consumers set high prices when selling their possessions because they feel threatened, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.


http://phys.org/news/2013-07-car-flatter-seller.htm

CARS - How will the driverless car affect the design of our cities?

Allison Arieff looks at the impact of the autonomous car on society and the urban fabric.


http://www.treehugger.com/cars/how-will-driverless-car-affect-design-o

CARS - What Are Some Good Tactics To Use To Lower The Price Of A Car While Negotiating With A Car Sales Person?

What are some good tactics to use to lower the price of a car while negotiating with a car sales person? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jason Lancaster.


http://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2013/07/26/what-are-some-good-tactic

EVs - Review: 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV | EarthTechling

In general, we love the overall make-up of the Spark EV, so much that we’d be very surprised if this model isn’t a success sooner than later.
http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/review-2014-chevrolet-spark-ev/

EVs - BMW's First Ultimate Electric Driving Machine Gets Priced | EarthTechling

BMW releases pricing information for the upcoming i3 electric car for both the United States and Germany.

EVs - Chrysler A Big Dud When It Comes To Electric Vehicles | EarthTechling

Chrysler gets excited about electric vehicle to grid technologies, but compared to Ford and GM, it lags far behind in battery powered vehicle development.
http://www.earthtechling.com/2013/07/chrysler-a-big-dud-when-it-comes-to-electric-vehicles/

EVs - Milestone: Nissan-Renault reaches 100,000th electric car sold

Nissan and Renault are part of an alliance that shares management, resources, and technology, so it makes sense to look at their combined sales.

EVs - Ford to slash price of Focus Electric by $4,000 for 2014 model

It looks like pretty much all electric vehicles have been getting price cuts lately, something that we should expect more of over time.
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/ford-slash-price-focus-electric-4000-2014-model.html

EVs - Electric Cars Cleaner Than Oil And Gas (Renault & Stanford Studies)

This article is about a study published by Renault on the emissions of electric vehicles, vs that of oil and gas-fueled vehicles.

EVs - BMW i3 Electric Car — 34,950 ($46,126)

This article was first published on EV Obsession. The BMW i3 electric car, which we've been eagerly anticipating, is supposed to hit US shores in January 2014. The BMW i3 price is said to be €34,950 -- or, in the US, $46,126 (before the federal tax credit, which is up to $7,500, and any other state
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/23/bmw-i3-electric-car-34500/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs - Saint Paul gets charged up for electric vehicles with solar-powered EV stations

This post originally published on CleanEnergyResourceTeams As the market for electric vehicles (EVs) grows and local dealerships begin stocking more of them, consumers will be thinking about where to find charging stations. While most EV owners charge their vehicles at home, drivers looking for a charge around town may struggle with an EV charging infrastructure in its
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/24/saint-paul-gets-charged-up-for-electric-vehicles-with-solar-powered-ev-stations/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

EVs - Consumer Reports: Chevy Spark EV Is Better Than Chevy Spark Gasmobile

The Chevy Spark EV is much better than the normal Chevy Spark gasmobile, according to Consumer Reports.
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/23/chevy-spark-ev-better-chevy-spark-gas/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

TRAFFIC - States Ramp Up Efforts To Battle Distracted Driving

A new report finds that states are stepping up efforts to combat distracted driving.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tanyamohn/2013/07/19/states-ramp-up-efforts-to-battle-distracted-driving/

FUELS - Hydrogen Fuel That’s Green Thanks To Microorganisms Found Living In Salt Flats?

Bacteriorhodopsin -- an intriguing protein found within the membranes of the ancient microorganisms living in the desert salt flats of California and Nevada -- may allow for the cheap, efficient production of
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/23/hydrogen-fuel-green/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

BYKES - New Bio-composite Van Eko Scooter – Video

This article originally published on Gas2 The Van.Eko Be.e is the somewhat pretentious name of the sexy scooter you see above, and it might just be the greenest thing you’ve seen on these pages. For starters, the design features a composite monocoque that serves as the bike’s frame, and holds the electric motor, batteries, suspension, and
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/23/new-bio-composite-van-eko-scooter-video/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IM-cleantechnica+%28CleanTechnica%29

BOATS - 11 Beautiful Boats That'll Help You Float Away To Peace

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/boat-photos-gps-guide-_n_3605186.html?utm_hp_ref=green&ir=Green

TRANS PORTATION curated News July 24th

AIRSHIPS - Coming Soon: Advertisements On The Outside Of Your Airplane
We're all used to being bombarded by advertising when we travel from airport to airport. Glowing ads speckle the terminal walls, HSBC has decorated the jetbridge gauntlet and some carriers have even taken to shilling their credit cards while in flight. It's a lot to ask from a paid traveler, [...] ...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/grantmartin/2013/07/19/coming-so
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AIRSHIPS - How are aeroplanes getting quieter?
A look around the University of Southampton labs dedicated to making aeroplanes more quiet. ...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-2326046
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AIRSHIPS - Is flying still dying? George Monbiot still says it is.
You would never know from all the proposals for new airports and the orders for new planes, but numbers show he's right. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/aviation/flying-still-dying-george
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BATTERIES - An environmentally friendly battery made from wood
Taking inspiration from trees, scientists have developed a battery made from a sliver of wood coated with tin that shows promise for becoming a tiny, long-lasting, efficient and environmentally friendly energy source. Their report on the device—1,000 times thinner than a sheet of paper—appears in ... ...
http://phys.org/news/2013-07-environmentally-friendly-batter
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CARS - 900hp Ferrari Hybrid Sounds Just Like You Want It To
This article originally published on Gas2When the 900 hp â??LaFerrariâ?? Ferrari Hybrid first broke cover back in March, everyone who could read a spec. sheet knew that the car would be a monster. One thing automotive enthusiasts didnâ??t know, however, was what the LaFerrari would sound like â?? which is a pretty big deal for Ferrariâ??s fans and ...
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/24/900hp-ferrari-hybrid-sou
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CARS - Battle Of The Auto Ads: Fiat And MINI
VideoThe Fiat 500 spot Since Fiat's spot featuring nude women painted to look like a car, ad awareness for the brand has continued its 2013 uptick. But BrandIndex measurements suggest the commercial may be generating more talk than buys – as Purchase Consideration for the brand remains behind fellow automaker MINI. YouGov [...] ...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/brandindex/2013/07/24/battle-of-
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CARS - Bentley's New SUV Will Be Its Best-Selling Model Ever
Bentley announced today that it has received the go-ahead from Volkswagen Group to begin making an SUV. ...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/hannahelliott/2013/07/23/why-the
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TRANSPORT - Elon Musk Hyperloop Details To Be Announced Aug 12 (Best Guess Below)
On his Twitter page, Elon Musk announced the Alpha design for his Hyperloop evacuated tube transport concept will be available by August 12. ...
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/07/24/elon-musk-hyperloop-deta
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