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Cool Green Companies at Greenbuild Toronto

Future360 heads to Greenbuild, Toronto, to check the some of the coolest greentech companies revolutionizing the future. Related: 12 Myths About Electric Vehicles How Much Will a Home Wind Tu…

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“Talking” Vehicles Could Mean Fewer Crashes, Reduced Congestion

Ford Motors, an American car company that was on the brink of extinction just a few short years ago, is experiencing new growth thanks to its focus on fuel-efficient vehicles. The company is also c…

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3 Ways To Put The Brakes On Vehicle Idling

Electric vehicles are gaining in popularity and dropping in price all over the world. But until they make up the majority of vehicles on the road, it's important for drivers to remain diligent in look…

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Washington Builds First Electric Vehicle-Friendly Highway

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to have the United States become the first country to put 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. Meetin…

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Michigan Retail Chain Installs EV Charging Stations

Meijer, the Grand Rapids-based supercenter chain, will invest nearly $100,000 to install electric vehicle charging stations at several of its Michigan stores. The first charging station was unveile…

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70 Electric Trains for Amtrak

Siemens Corporation has won a $466 million contract to manufacture seventy electric locomotives for Amtrak. The electric train deal means about 250 new jobs will be added -- 200 in Sacramento CA and 5…

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Solar Plane Flies at Night

An experimental aircraft using 12,000 solar panels and 210 foot wings flew for 26 hours under its own power. The single seat plane averaged 26 miles per hour. When sunlight is available, the many sola…

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