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    Video: 'What On Earth!' documentary shows how cars might look to aliens
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    There's a classic The Far Side comic where two aliens, cleverly disguised as traffic lights, discuss eliminating the Earth's population slowly, one at a time. The joke, of course, is that things aren't always what they seem. Apparently, filmmakers Les Drew and Kaj Pindal had a similar idea back ...

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    How Leonardo DiCaprio inspired Henrik Fisker to build plug-in hybrid cars
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    BBC's TopGear recently had an exclusive interview with Leonardo DiCaprio to find out about his commitment to sustainability and his investment in Fisker Automotive. The most surprising thing is that Leo was in part responsible for Fisker getting started in the first place. TopGear started out by ...

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    On Oscar night, will Chevy Volt be the new "it" car?
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the 8th Annual Global Green USA pre-Oscar party held in Hollywood, CA last Wednesday, celebrities arrived in style and many of them lined up for a photo op with General Motors' star of the green carpet: the 2011 Chevrolet ...

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    Mercedes picks Oscars to roll out S400 Hybrid ads
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    Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid – Click above for high-res image
    Amid the begging and smack talk – excuse us, the glitz and glamor – of the Academy Awards last night, Mercedes-Benz decided to premiere its new advertising spot called "Tree of Innovation." The spot is designed to ...

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    The greening of the Oscars continues with the 2010 Toyota Prius
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    Over the last few years, it's become more and more common for celebrities to hitch a ride in a hybrid or even a fully electric car in lieu of the more traditional chauffeured limo to major televised events. This year's Academy Awards ceremony, scheduled to take place Sunday night, is no different. ...

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    Tesla Roadsters to whisk actors to Oscars?
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Tesla Roadster
    Sounds like we might have a good reason to tune in to the Acadamy Awards on Sunday. Rumor has it that this year's festivities may well take on a green theme before they even begin. How so? It's no secret that a bunch of celebrities and ...

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    John Travolta flies a hybrid Boeing jet?
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    Last night during the Oscar telecast, host Jon Stewart joked to the audience, "Whoever owns the Boeing 707 parked on La Brea Avenue, your landing lights are on." As actor/aviator John Travolta ran onstage and bolted through an exit, Stewart comforted the glitterati, telling them, "Don't worry, it's ...

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    Cameron Diaz to skip Tahoe hybrid, arrive at Oscars in BMW H7
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    While General Motors is providing a fleet of seventy-five alternative fuel vehicles. including fuel cell Equinoxes, and flex-fuel and hybrid Tahoes to shuttle the special people to the Oscars red carpet, others are finding their own rides. Among them is Cameron Diaz who will be getting dropped of ...

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    GM at the Oscars: fuel cell, E85 and hybrid fleet for Hollywood hotties
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    Now that the writer's strike is over, we can worry about the details of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (the Oscars) instead of whether or not they'll take place at all. GM released a statement today (available after the jump) saying they'd ferry celebs around the awards show and parties in a fleet ...

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