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Neil Young's LincVolt – Click above for high-res image gallery

Neil Young's LincVolt – Click above for high-res image gallery

Neil Young's evolving Lincvolt project – a 1959 Lincoln Continental that weighs 2.5 tons and is 19.5 feet long that is being converted into a "bio-hydro-electric series hybrid vehicle" – today officially announced it will no longer participate in the Automotive X Prize. The split seems to be friendly. The Lincvolt news page says:

Think you're better than Neil Young? Uncle Neil would like to give you a chance to best the video he shot inside the Lincvolt car through a video contest that uses a song from his new record, Fork in the Road. The song is "Johnny Magic," which includes the line, "She goes a long way on domestic green fuel, 100 miles per gallon is the Continental rule." The green car theme is strong with this one.

Click above and scroll down to watch the video

Click above and scroll down to watch the video

Neil Young suggests that we "turn the page" in the drama that is the Detroit 3's history of producing automobiles by cutting out all internal combustion engines. The rock star says that the automakers "should only get [a bailout] if they agree to stop building autos that contribute to global warming now." That's a tough one. How does Young suggest that the American auto companies put an instant end to cars powered by fossil fuels? Keep building the same cars and trucks that are currently being a

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