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    Video: 50-mph electric bicycle tackles Mulholland Highway
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    Electric bicycles and electric motorcycles, like the Zero, are still kind of rare. But if this video is any indication, they have a bright future. This gentleman has rigged up a bicycle with an electric motor and a 72-volt, lithium-ion nano phosphate battery in his backpack. The custom built ...

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    Report: Market for clean air credits grows as Cali's ZEV mandates hit automakers
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    Automakers are buying and selling zero emission vehicle credits ahead of more stringent ZEV mandates in California. The state now requires larger automakers to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles they sell, including electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen models. Manufacturers that ...

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    Breaking: California breaks rank again, demands over 15% of cars sold be non-polluting by 2025
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    Less than a year after everyone with any sort of say in the matter seemed to agree that 54.5 miles per gallon by the year 2025 was a properly attainable goal, the California Air Resources Board has decided to change things up a bit. In addition to CAFE requirements of a 54.5-mpg fleet average ...

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    Report: California lawmakers push for 1.4M zero-emissions vehicles on the road
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    TheDetroitBureau.com reports that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is out to change the zero-emissions-vehicle (ZEV) game again, this time revising its desired numbers for vehicle sales and prodding industry to make alternative fuels more available. From 2018 to 2025, CARB wants ZEVs to ...

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    Nissan teases Paris-bound Townpod EV concept
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    As the Paris Motor Show draws closer, automakers are sending out the usual raft of teaser shots. The pictures never reveal much but they definitely get people talking. The image you see above? It's a glimpse at the zero-emissions, electric concept vehicle called the Nissan Townpod EV. Nissan has ...

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    First look at the KTM Freeride: Electric motorcycle photos leak from Germany
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    KTM Freeride electric motorcycle concept – Click above for image gallery
    We first brought you news of KTM's planned debut of two new electric motorcycle only days ago. It appeared as if the world would have to wait for the Tokyo Motorcycle Show and the official March 26th release date to ...

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    Zero Charges Forward: Electric motorcycle company hires top talent from Buell
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    The Zero DS steps into the spotlight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You may have read our latest report regarding the future of recently canned Buell Motorcycles. Everyone's favorite American sportbike company hit the chopping block a few months back at the hand of industry giant ...

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    2010 Nissan Leaf electric car: In person, in depth - and U.S. bound [*UPDATED w/vids & live photos]
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    2010 Nissan Leaf EV - Click above for hi-res gallery
    It would be easy to paint Nissan as late to the burgeoning U.S. green party, as the company essentially only counts the Altima Hybrid to sell among its alt-fuel offerings – and that sedan utilizes technology borrowed from Toyota, and it's ...

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    BMW plans 500 Electric MINIs for California
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    BMW's MINI brand already produces some of the most efficient vehicles for sale in the US, and sources say the pint-sized cars will soon go emissions free, at least in California. BMW is planning to lease 490 Minis in California, with an additional 10 vehicles planned for show car duty. The ...

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    Compressed air car on track for production this year
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    Guy Negre's compressed air vision has crossed our desks before. The vehicle, which uses a motor powered by 4,000 psi of compressed air stored in carbon fiber tanks, will actually start production in India soon – after 15 years in development – thanks to some help from India's biggest ...

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    Yearly update on Project 1221
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    It's as close as we'll come to a Mr. Fusion for a long time. Project 1221 is an independently-funded project to develop a zero-emissions gas turbine powered vehicle.They've released their yearly update, which offers scant information shrouded in obfuscatory nebulous prose. From what we can glean, ...

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    Electric truck hauls amps
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    Slowly, the arguments against owning an alternative-fuel vehicle are being made invalid. There's an electric car for speed junkies. There's even a hybrid for hauling more than two people. The Prius not orange enough for ya? You're covered too.But until now, if you wanted to haul cargo, your choices ...

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    Paris Preview: Peugeot 207 EPURE Concept
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    The Peugeot 207 EPURE concept looks like a production car because, for the most part, it is. What you see is the new Peugeot 207 CC ... almost. A peek underhood reveals the "concept" part of this little French bulldog: it's powered by a fuel cell. The car's name is an obvious nod toward it's green ...

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