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Tranny knocks out Illuminati Motor Works

Illuminati Motor Works isn’t competing in the Progressive Automotive X Prize finals this week. Towards the end of the knockout round a transmission failure made it impossible for the team to continue in the competition. Up until this mechanical problem Illuminati Motor Works had the best overall performance numbers of any vehicle competing in the …

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Recycling PUR water filter

A few manufacturers of water filters have started recycling programs. From what I’ve read PUR is not one of these companies. To me it just makes sense that efforts should be made to allow consumers to recycle these filters. Debate has taken place in regards to the true value of such a program. Some people …

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$465 Million Loan to Tesla Motors from US Department of Energy

Tesla Motors finally got it’s long awaited loan from the United States Department of Energy. This amount of money is nowhere near the billions of dollars given to Ford Motor and Nissan North America. Hopefully now that financing has been made available Tesla Motors can start building production facilities for it’s Model S. Unfortunately we …

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Why own a smart car

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If it’s as simple as putting new battery technology in an EV1 why hasn’t it been done

Here is a question that has been on my mind for sometime. So far I’ve never come across an answer to it. To me it seems simple enough. On all the television shows and movies related to eco-friendly subjects some of the people seem to think things are this simple. So I’ll ask. If it’s …

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Toyota Prius Recall

This recall is in response to the previously reported software problem that was causing some Toyota Prius vehicles to stall out on highways. You can read the original story below. Electric car charging stations Roadside Assistance After Market Parts Service Bulletins Manuals Solar power Book your hotel plane rail ticket car rental vacation cruise business …

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