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    Video: How to unload a truckload of bamboo poles

    Have you ever wondered why home improvement delivery trucks have that little forklift piggybacking on the back of the trailer? To make unloading all the heavy supplies easier, of course. But what happens if you're trying to unload a massive amount of bamboo quickly and without a forklift? For ...

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    Could bamboo resin be a good alternative to carbon fiber for cars?

    The quest for ever-better lightweight manufacturing materials has led one electric vehicle builder to consider using woven bamboo fiber and vegetable resin in the place of costly carbon fiber or heavy fiberglass. The material is already being put to use in the surfboard industry, and Greg Abbott, ...

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    Geneva 2011: Rinspeed BamBoo is a grown-up golf cart for the jet set

    Rinspeed BamBoo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rinspeed brings a touch of the Mediterranean life to the Geneva Motor Show floor with the BamBoo. The four-passenger electric golf-cart for grown-ups is able to run up to 75 miles per hour and has a range of 65 miles thanks to a ...

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    Videos: Rinspeed BamBoo takes us on vacation from Geneva to Saint-Tropez

    Rinspeed BamBoo – Click above to watch the videos after the jump
    Rinspeed's oddball creations are as much rare birds as they are strange ones. Every year we arrive in Geneva and take a good long look at the latest one before moving on, and then the cars are never to be seen again. And we ...

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    Rinspeed BamBoo frolics in the sunshine ahead of Geneva

    The Rinspeed BamBoo enjoys the summer sun – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rinspeed has unleashed a mammoth collection of photos featuring its upcoming BamBoo. We eagerly await spying this grown-up golf-cart (their words) in person at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. The photos are ...

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    Rinspeed BamBoo concept pops its top with artist Jamez Rizzi

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    There's a lot of adjectives you could ascribe to Rinspeed's wild creations. After all, each one is as different from the one that came before as it is from any other car on the road or the show stand. So if we had to pick one, it ...

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    Rinspeed previews BamBoo well ahead of Geneva debut

    Rinspeed BamBoo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ah, Rinspeed. The crafty Swiss design house that has brought us funky creations like the UC?, iChange and sQuba has just given us a preview of its latest creation, the BamBoo. Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next year, the ...

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    Gilligan's Island tech? Coconut oil-fueled, bamboo taxi

    Bamboo Taxi - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Increasing powertrain efficiency is just one area in which vehicles' environmental impact can be lessened. A significant portion of the total energy used to operate the vehicle over its lifetime comes from sourcing and processing raw materials ...


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