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PlanetSolar reached St. Martin and beat its own record speed for a solar-powered transatlantic crossing!

FORT LOUIS MARINA, MARIGOT — After leaving Las Palmas (Spain) on April 25 at 11:00 pm (local time), the largest solar boat in the world reached Marigot, St. Martin (French West Indies) on May 18, at 6:32 (local time), 22 days later. A new feat for the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar who broke
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Battery-Electric Bus Uses Overhead Fast Charging Station

STOCKTON, CA — On May 20th, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) celebrated the first deployment of commercial production, fast-charge zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) buses into revenue service in northern California. At the launch event in downtown Stockton, RTD unveiled its two d
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18-year-old’s Invention Charges Batteries in Seconds

18-year-old’s breakthrough invention can recharge phones in seconds (via Raw Story ) Saratoga, Calif. resident Eesha Khare made the breakthrough by creating a small supercapacitor that can fit inside a cell phone battery and enable ultra-fast electricity transfer and storage, deliveri
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Penn State's Advanced Vehicle Team Vehicle for the EcoCar 2 Competition. Copyright Taylor Kidd. All rights reserved.

Penn State University Wins EcoCAR 2 Competition

SAN DIEGO — EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future today named Pennsylvania State University its Year Two winner at the EcoCAR 2013 Competition in San Diego. The 15 universities competing in EcoCAR 2 gathered in Yuma, Arizona last week for six days of rigorous vehicle testing and evaluat
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Volvo Car Group Nearly Doubles Production of V60 Plug-in Hybrid

The success of the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid, the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid, continues. Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is now ramping up production by 90 per cent, just to keep up with the demand. The increased demand, especially in Holland, Belgium and Italy, means that
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