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    Exclusive: Shell Eco-marathon 2013: Notes from Day 1, will 2,545 mpg be beat?
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    The Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 kicked off in Houston, TX this morning with a twist on the usual: Ladies and gentlemen, start your fuel-efficient engines. The area around Discovery Green was buzzing with high school and college students, all here with one mission: go as far as possible on as ...

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    Lexus details 5th annual Eco Challenge
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    When you think lobster, do you also think Lexus? This fall, students are, once again, invited to participate in the annual Lexus Eco Challenge educational program and contest for a chance to win part of $500,000 in grants and scholarships. Over the past four years, Lexus has gotten more than ...

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    Mini E driver offers electric vehicle critic some real life experience
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    Washington Post writer Charles Lane recently wrote an article called "Cold truths about electric cars' cold-weather shortcomings." The piece was inspired by his experience being stuck in traffic for six hours due to last week's snowstorm. During the ordeal, he found a silver lining – he ...

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    Volvo tries to help family reach low-CO2 "One Tonne Life"
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    How clean can one modern, European family go? Swedish auto maker Volvo, wooden house experts A-hus and energy company Vattenfall are helping one family cut its carbon emissions by 85 percent in a quest to live the "One Tonne Life." The challenge the familiy is taking on is to live within a limit ...

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    New mileage record for the Peugeot 308: 69.15 mpg
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    Not satisfied to show off its hypermiling credentials in Australia and the UK, Peugeot is showing off that its compact 308 HDI can spot great mileage in South Africa. A 308 participated in the Coast2Coast challenge running 1689.7 km from the East Coast city of Kleinzee to the West Coast city of ...

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    Battle hardened, robot-driven cars by 2030
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    A scientist speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in San Francisco has predicted robot-driven cars that could drive humans around by the year 2030. Intelligent robot vehicles are likely to be used on battlefields even sooner though predicts Sebastian ...

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