Volkswagen Aerrow Hybrid Car Concept Looks Like a Futuristic Spaceship

August 14, 2013 by  
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German designer Andreas Blazunaj ‘s Volkswagen Aerrow is a futuristic hybrid car that looks like an out of this world spaceship. The two-wheeled concept car combines attributes of different vehicles – it’s light and aerodynamic like a motorcycle, but its fully enclosed roof makes it safer, like a car. Read the rest of Volkswagen Aerrow Hybrid Car Concept Looks Like a Futuristic Spaceship Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andreas Blazunaj , city transportation , diesel hybrid , electric car , electric motor , green car , hybrid , hybrid car , volkswagen , Volkswagen Aerrow concept        

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Subaru Viziv Hybrid Crossover Concept Takes the Stage at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show

March 6, 2013 by  
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Subaru is giving the world a glimpse at its future with the debut of the Subaru Viziv hybrid crossover concept. The Viziv is set to debut this week at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show with a sporty two door exterior, room for four passengers, and a new diesel hybrid powertrain. Read the rest of Subaru Viziv Hybrid Crossover Concept Takes the Stage at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Geneva Motor Show , diesel hybrid , electric motor , green car , green SUV , hybrid crossover , plug-in hybrid , Subaru , Subaru hybrid , Subaru Viziv hybrid concept

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Mercedes Unveils Its Hot New E300 and E400 Hybrids at the Detroit Auto Show

January 9, 2012 by  
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Peugeot’s 60+mpg Diesel-Hybrid Crossover. Taking Orders Now. (Video)

September 26, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Peugeot When I posted the Fully Charged review of Volvo’s AWD plug-in hybrid diesel , there was much excitement at such an efficient, versatile car. And much consternation that it would not be available in America. News that Peugeot is getting ready to launch the AWD diesel hybrid crossover, and will be offering a plug-in version in the near future, will once again raise the profile of diesel hybrids as a potentially efficient, if expensive, form of car. At l… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation

September 26, 2011 by  
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The shops of Summerhill, Audax Architecture , Toronto The mixing of old and new is one of the toughest things to deal with in architecture. Do you try to blend in, doing faux old, or stand out in contrast? Does everything get perserved in amber or can old buildings lead new lives? Now Design Philadelphia and the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage have organized Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation to “pose questions about historic preservation in the 21st century” and look at these questio… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Story of Sustainable Rum Begins With What’s Left Behind

September 26, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Distillery Serrallés, USA Rum has long been a favorite spirit for bartenders looking to mix a crowd-pleasing cocktail . Indeed, drinks like the Mojito, Cuba Libre, and Piña Colada are staples at hip bars, college parties, and Jimmy Buffet concerts alike. In spite of this popularity, however, the energy and resource-intensive process of producing rum is rarely considered. Though the practice of creating alcohol from a sugar base is thousands of years old, some distilleries are taking a hard look at the impact of their business—and imple… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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MacArthur Genius Will Allen Shows Us the Future of Urban Agriculture (Video)

September 26, 2011 by  
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Giving Everybody Access to Healthy Food Many people are called geniuses, but few of them actually get a ‘genius’ prize from the MacArthur Foundation . Will Allen was one of the rare few to be selected, as we wrote about a few years ago, because he’s so visionary that he shows us the way to go forward and does it better than anyone else. Spark has made a great short video that gives an overview of Will Allen’s work on the urban… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Finally! A 100mpg AWD Diesel Plug-In Hybrid, But Not for America… (Video)

September 2, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Fully Charged While it created initial excitement, the VW Golf diesel hybrid proved too expensive for production back in 2008 . Nevertheless, many greener car advocates have been watching eagerly for the possibility of a car that would combine the efficiencies of a diesel engine with a hybrid drive. Late last year, Mike reported on news that

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