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