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    Official: Renault Zoe pulls out multiple wins at Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN 2014

    The Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN was held this past weekend and the spunky Renault Zoe electric vehicle drove away the big winner. The little car came in first place not only in the overall category, but also in the regularity, energy consumption, autotest and teams' challenge sections. As the company ...

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    Report: WAVE 2014 is an EV rally fit for the Alps [w/video]

    Not like we would need an excuse to join a few hundred friends for a springtime plug-in vehicle drive through the Swiss Alps, but the World Advanced Vehicle Expedition (WAVE) is providing us with one. WAVE is putting on its annual shindig between May 31 and June 7, entrant Green Motorsport says, ...

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    Official: SRI tackling Baja's General Tire Mexican 1000 in an electric buggy [w/video]

    Whatdya expect, a Nissan Leaf? Nope, the National Off Road Racing Association's (NORRA) General Tire Mexican 1000 off-road rally, which starts this weekend, will feature its first-ever all-electric vehicle, and judging by what we see above, it certainly looks the part. SRI EV1, built by SRI, SRD ...

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    Motorsports: Scooter Land Speed Federation announces cross-country scooter dash

    Classic and modern scooters, and a few motorcycles, will be racing coast-to-coast next May in the 2013 Real Cannonball Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. The rally starts May 4 and will cover 2,926 miles between the famed Red Ball Garage in Manhattan, NY and the Portofino Hotel in Redondo ...

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    Official: Fisker Karma will enter inaugural Bodensee-Elektrik Rallye in the Alps

    Financial concerns are one thing. No one ever said a Fisker Karma wouldn't look stunning cruising through the Swiss Alps. Thus, it's good to know that the California-based extended-range plug-in vehicle maker will have the chance to show off its Karma luxury sedan across the pond in the ...

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    Nissan Leaf beats Tesla Roadster in Oresund Rally

    Can a Nissan Leaf beat a Tesla Roadster Sport? At the inaugural running of the Oresund Rally, which features nothing but electric cars that took place in Denmark and Sweden from September 10 to 11, it can. At the starting line was the Leaf, the Roadster, four Citroen C-Zeros, two Peugeot iOns ...

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    OakTec's 100-mpg Honda Insight banned from Formula 1000 Rally Championship

    Hit hard for being too dominant, Oaktec's fuel-sipping Honda Insight has been banned from the Formula 1000 Rally Championship. Developed exclusively for Formula 1000 rallying, Oaktec's tuned Insight returned 100 miles per gallon when pushed slowly and nearly 82 mpg when the pace quickened. Since ...

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    Audi R8 e-tron entered in road rally

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    Audi is letting the mighty e-tron out to play with the other kids. The company is taking its EV concept to the Silvretta E-Auto Rally in Austria. The competition is designed to pit the latest and greatest of the electric vehicle world against ...

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    Economic situation forces Mitsubishi to cancel diesel Lancer rally program

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    Just weeks after debuting its new diesel racing Lancer in the 2009 Dakar Rally in South America, Mitsubishi has pulled the plug on the program. In a terse statement (available after the jump) the company blamed the declining economic situation for its withdrawal from cross country ...

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    German CNG fan tours 800 filling stations

    Despite some recent problems with the natural gas supply from Russia, Germans have an ever-increasing number of CNG options. Rainer Zietlow, a German citizen who just might be the world's biggest CNG fan, started a nationwide tour of Germany's 800 compressed natural gas (CNG) service stations on ...

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    Video: World's first carbon neutral rally

    Aquacity Resort sponsored the world's first carbon neutral rally. AquaCity donated its carbon saving surplus from the use of geothermal and solar energy to offset the race. That helped get the race back to the protected mountains of the High Tatras. The racing you see in the 5-minute video above ...

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    Interview with Emily Horgan, Director of the Greaseball Challenge, part two

    Emily Horgan, making the world a better place, one charity rally at a time!This is the second part in an interview with Emily Horgan, Director of the Greaseball Challenge, where she talks about her work with the World Bank, reducing your environmental footprint and what makes a great Greaseballer. ...

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    Interview with Emily Horgan, Director of the Greaseball Challenge, part one

    Emily Horgan, Director of the Greaseball Challenge, ready for adventure!It is my pleasure to bring you a comprehensive interview with Emily Horgan, Director of the Greaseball Challenge charity rally. The Challenge is set to take place in April with participants driving from the U.S. down through ...

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    Greaseball Challenge charity rally takes biofuel message to Central America

    The first ever Greaseball Challenge charity car rally will take place in April when five teams will drive from the U.S. to Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in under four weeks promoting biofuels and green adventure travel. Designed to show that you can use ...

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    AAA's Inaugural Greenlight Initiative Rally

    On Saturday, nearly twelve alternative fuel-powered vehicles left Santa Clara, California and headed towards the state capital for the first American Automobile Association (AAA) Greenlight Initiative Rally. White flags hung from each vehicles to signify their participation in the rally. Some of ...


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