Obama’s Cars Will be Electric

It’s not necessarily an easy promise to make come true, but Barack Obama has promised that, if elected, the entire Whitehouse fleet will be Plug-in hybrids (as security permits.) Continue reading

Toyota to Sell Two New Hybrids by 2010

Toyota has announced that they’ll be selling two new Hybrids (along with the updated Prius.) One of the new hybrids will be a Lexus, and the other will be a Toyota. We don’t know much more than that, aside from that they’re emphasizing that they’re not just another iteration of the Prius. All we’ve got to go on for future Toyota hybrids is the Hybrid-X concept, pictured above. Continue reading

Sweden Boosting Alternative Energy Intake

A couple eco news blips show that Sweden is boosting its wind and ethanol intake. First up, Sweden’s Sekab just signed a deal with Brazilian ethanol exporters Cosan, Guarani, NovAmerica and Alcoeste to ship 115 million liters of anhydrous ethanol. Keeping up with the forward thinking Sweden tends to exemplify, the ethanol is manufactured according to strict sustainable social and environmental standards, including rights and safety measures for all employees in accordance with UN Guidelines, ecological considerations in accordance with UNICAs environmental initiative, and zero tolerance for felling of rainforest or slave labor. Continue reading

Clever Little Cars Goes On Three Wheels

Coming in slightly wider than the,lumeneo  but still an ultra tiny 3.3 feet wide and 10 ft long, the clever is a three-wheeled zoomy little low emissions car that could make its way to the street…maybe…possibly…who really knows. But the prototype is here! Continue reading

Electric Motorbike Programmable for Any Rider

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Not ready to lay down $11,000 for the Electric Vectrix? Well, an electric dirt bike might not be as styling’ as the Vectrix, but what if you could cut that price in half Zero Motorcycles is working on the Zero X Electric Motor Cycle; the “Zero” stands for zero emissions, zero noise, and “almost zero maintenance.” The bike should be ready for purchase early 2008. Continue reading

Mystery money found in mailbox of Tokyo apartment

A mystery gripping Japan over anonymous cash gifts has taken a new twist. For those who want the next batch of giveaways, the place to look is in their mailboxes — or even right at their feet. Continue reading

World’s tallest man marries

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Bao Xishun (R), 56, a 2.36-metre (7 feet, 9 inches) tall herdsman listed by the Guinness World Records as the tallest living man, and his wife Xia Shujuan, 29, 1.68 metres (5 ft., 5 inches) tall, leave after a news conference in Baotou in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region July 13, 2007. The world’s tallest man, whose search for a bride covered the world, ended up marrying a woman from his hometown nearly half his age and more than two feet shorter,to view more pic just go in

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