Rent a Tiny Sleepbox At Moscow Airport. For Sleeping.

September 14, 2011 by  
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Images credit Arch Group/Ivanov Ilya. When I first wrote about the Sleepbox two years ago , I was dubious that it would ever see the light of day, noting “It is an interesting exercise in seeing how small a space one can comfortably live in, but one suspects that the opportunity for, um, misuse might keep this idea of the 15 minute hotel room from going mainstream.” But it has, with a working prototype set up in Moscow. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Sleepbox: Weary Travelers Can Take Power Naps Almost Anywhere in This Tiny Receptacle

September 13, 2011 by  
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Read the rest of Sleepbox: Weary Travelers Can Take Power Naps Almost Anywhere in This Tiny Receptacle Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arch Group , eco design , green design , LED lamps , minimal footprint , Russian , Sleepbox , sustainable design , temporary structure

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VIDEO: Mercedes Benz Reveals Its Zero Emissions F-125 Luxury Sedan at the Frankfurt Auto Show

September 13, 2011 by  
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Just revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show , here is the first look at Mercedes-Benz’s F-125 hydrogen fuel cell sedan, a study in what a luxury car will look like in 25 years. The vehicle has zero emissions propulsion and gullwing doors that swing up to reveal the side of a tech-packed but comfy cabin. Check out the video after the jump to see all the gorgeous details. Read the rest of VIDEO: Mercedes Benz Reveals Its Zero Emissions F-125 Luxury Sedan at the Frankfurt Auto Show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative transportation , concept car , F-125 , F125 , F125 fuel cell , F125 luxury concept , Frankfurt Motor Show , fuel cell vehicle , green automotive design , green transportation , hydrogen fuel cell , Mercedes-Benz F125 , zero-emissions

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Mitsubishi Unexpectedly Raises Price of the i EV

September 13, 2011 by  
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We told you back in April that Mitsubishi was working hard to keep the cost of its i electric car lower than any other EV on the U.S. market. Originally this brought the price to an extremely affordable $21,000 base price after the $7,500 federal tax rebate, just $1,000 over the goal Mitsubishi was trying to meet before the Japan earthquake prevented their success. Now, things seem to have gone downhill. After making a big to do over the low price of its i several months ago, Mitsubishi has raised the price of the green vehicle to near Nissan LEAF levels, with a $1,135 jump in all model prices. Why? Read the rest of Mitsubishi Unexpectedly Raises Price of the i EV Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative transportation , electric car , electric car pricing , electric vehicle , green automotive design , green transportation , i EV , Mitsubishi i , Mitsubishi i pricing

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