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    Video: Ylvis finds funny solution to quiet EV 'problem'

    Ylvis, the fraternal comedic duo from Norway famous for not knowing what the fox says, certainly don't suffer similar bewilderment when it comes to electric car sounds. Much has been made of the silent attribute of electric vehicles at low speeds, and while some manufacturers have approached this ...

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    Kewet Buddy electric car used in train track protest (again), this time against nuclear energy

    Back in August of 2010, the pint-sized electric Kewet Buddy, driven by Neptune Network, was blocking an 80-ton freight train carrying a toxic chemical known as Magnafloc LT37. In early April, the train-blocking Buddy was back in action again. This time around, the pocket-sized electric was ...

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    Pint-sized Buddy electric vehicle stops 80-ton freight train in its tracks

    It's certainly not a common sight to see an electric vehicle parked on some desolate train tracks located near Norway's border with Russia, but it's all done for a good cause. The pint-sized Buddy EV, driven by Neptune Network, has halted the operation of the 80-ton freight train you can see in ...

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    Sneak Peek: A look at the new Metro Buddy

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    Though the Metro Buddy isn't due to be officially unveiled until tomorrow at EVS-24, the Norwegian Minister of Transportation, Liv Signe Narvasete, visited the little electric car maker's factory and got a sneak preview. The folks from ElectricAid ...

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    VIDEO: How big is your footprint?

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    A couple of days ago, a Norwegian, know to us only as geisha44, uploaded to YouTube a nice little video meant to promote and provoke discussion. Consisting of wintry scenes from a bustling town in Norway, we are confronted by a sight unknown to many ...

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    Norway electric car sales hit record as Buddy finds buyers

    The cheap price of gas may be hurting the sales of some electric vehicles (EVs) in America, but the same can not be said for Norway where gas is only down to $5.18 a gallon. Electric car sales have doubled in the past year, hitting an all-time high in November. As if to punctuate that feat, the ...

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    Meet another Norwegian EV: The Buddy

    Buddy is a Norwegian company that is building EVs. Their model, the Kewet Buddy is one of the cheapest EVs in the market, thanks to it's off-the shelf components with "little emphasis on additional equipment and fancy extras", as the website states. The bright side? Fewer components means fewer ...

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    Go with Danny on a quick test drive of the Kewet Buddy in the UK

    Right at the beginning of AutoblogGreen, we discovered that Danny Fleet was one of the most vocal proponents of electric cars over in the UK. His website, Danny's Contentment, describes driving EVs through London streets and other realities of life using the small all-electric vehicles that are ...

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    High-res pictures of the Kewet Buddy (You know, it's not that bad)

    click on the photo to enter our high-resolution galleryYou know, when you get to see the Kewet Buddy in high-resolution, it looks kind of cool. I dismissed the look of this Norwegian-built electric car the other day as sharing too many design lines with a doorstop, but Hans at ElBil Norge AS was ...

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    Norwegian Kewet Buddy electric vehicle's got good specs, clunky look

    Even though some people at the G-Wiz Forums like the look, the Kewet Buddy wins many style points from me. It looks too much like a blunt doorstop. Still, the more NEVs, the better, right? Here're the specs of the Kewet Buddy. It uses a 13 kW SepEx 72V DC motor and a Gear wheel transmission with ...


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