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    Video: Wave 2014 sets new record, gathers 507 EVs in one place

    Take that, everyone else who's tried to gather the most electric vehicles in one place at one time. The 2014 edition of the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) has set a new world record with 507 EVs in one parking lot in Stuttgart, Germany over the weekend. The tally has been certified by ...

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    Official: "Solartaxi" DVD about sun-powered circumnavigation now available

    Think of it as the "Endless Summer" for the green set. A PBS-produced documentary about the Swiss teacher who drove his solar-powered taxi around the world has been released on DVD. The hour-long "Solartaxi: Around the World With the Sun" is now available on Amazon for $16.99. The film chronicles ...

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    Zero Emission Race plans to go around the world in 80 days

    It's been less than a year since Louis Palmer ended his 17-month circumnavigation of the planet in his solar-powered "taxi" and it seems the experience has inspired him to organize something bigger and better. The Swiss teacher is putting together a zero emissions race around the world that will, ...

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    Solar Taxi arrives at UN Climate conference after 17 months on the road

    Swiss teacher Louis Palmer is nearing the completion of his round-the-world trip in a solar-powered vehicle. Palmer arrived at the UN Climate Change conference in Poznan, Poland last week in his solar taxi. The two-seat trike has completed 32,365 miles over the 17-month trek, running mostly on ...

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    Swiss solar taxi starts 'round the world drive Tuesday (video)

    There are different ways to travel "green" around the world, for example attempting (but not succeeding) to do it in a biodiesel boat. A teacher in Switzerland, Louis Palmer, has decided the best way to circumnavigate is with a small solar trike he built himself (with lots of support from ...


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