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    Fuel-Cell Powered Aircraft Ready For Take Off

    June 14, 9:22 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    A European research project, led by Turin Polytechnic University, is designing a fuel-cell powered, manned inter-city aircraft.

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    Electric Car Revolution Only Three Years Away (Maybe)

    June 11, 4:28 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    We could all be driving electric powered cars sooner than we thought possible as new developments in battery technology gather pace, new companies

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    GE's Hybrid Locomotive Prototype On Track

    June 4, 12:11 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    GE unveiled a prototype hybrid locomotive at its Ecomagination event in Los Angeles last week. The 4,000 hp locomotive uses a set of sodium nickel chloride (Na-NiCl2) batteries to capture and store energy dissipated during dynamic braking, as well as

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    Toyota Drives Ultimate Eco-car a Step Closer

    May 29, 10:35 AM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    Toyota has brought what it claims – with some justification, if it works –the ultimate eco-car a step closer to reality. The fuel cell hybrid vehicle (FCHV) was seen by Treehuggers last year following our report on testing of the vehicle in

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    Pressure For Change from Air Car

    May 28, 2:48 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    India’s largest automaker is set to start producing the world’s first commercial air-powered vehicle. The Air Car, developed by ex-Formula One engineer Guy Nègre for Luxembourg-based MDI, uses

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    Tesla Electric Sports Car Plugged In

    May 27, 1:39 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    The California Air Resources Board and California Energy Commission has given Tesla Motors $561,000 for the development of a 16 kw public commercial charging station as part of almost $25

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    Climb Aboard For 90 Percent Less CO2

    May 25, 12:26 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    Sweden's Scania has produced a standard-sized low-floor city bus that cuts CO2 emissions by up to 90 percent when fuelled with ethanol and saves at least 25 percent fuel, compared with a bus running on conventional petrol or diesel.

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    Hybrid Citaro Bus On The Move

    May 25, 11:13 AM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    The Citaro hybrid uses a downsized diesel engine to provide power for a lithium-ion battery pack on

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    People-Power To Hybrid Power

    May 22, 7:33 AM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    Can people-power move the world's automakers over to hybrid power? If the results of a campaign being run by the Hybrid Center.org are anything to go by, it looks like it just could.

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    Aluminium To Kick-Start Hydrogen Cars

    May 21, 1:19 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    Pellets made out of aluminum and gallium can produce pure hydrogen when water is poured on them, offering a possible alternative to petrol-powered engines, US scientists have

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    On Yer Hydrogen Bike

    May 20, 7:32 AM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    Developed by UK-based Valeswood Environmental Technology Development (VETD), the Hydrocell Bike is on sale

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    Honda and Toyota get Green Vote

    May 18, 12:00 PM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    A report just released by the Union of Concerned Scientists gives Honda and Toyota the thumbs up in the who-is-the-greenest-auto-maker-of-them-all sweepstakes, while ranking Daimler Chrysler bottom of the league.

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    ZAP Reinvents the Wheel

    May 17, 11:45 AM by Tony Bosworth in Cars

    We’ve reported before on US electric car maker ZAP’s soon-to-be launch of their crossover SUV, the ZAP-X powered by an electric motor in each of its four wheels and built by Lotus.

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    TreeHugger Welcomes Writer Tony Bosworth

    May 1, 11:44 AM by Tony Bosworth in About TreeHugger

    Tony Bosworth is a journalist, lecturer in media law, media consultant and green car nut. He’s written for UK newspapers The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, Daily Star, Investors Chronicle, and Australia’s news weekly, The

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