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    Read This: Like fast cars? Here are five reasons EVs give you more of what you want [w/video]
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    Treehuggers and gearheads unite! Long viewed as primarily the green-car enthusiast's domain, electric vehicles can actually be just as satisfactory for pedal-mashers, provided that there's a charging system nearby, writes Blake Herrschaft for the Rocky Mountain Institute. Herrschaft serves up ...

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    Video: RMI says clean cars are really "reinventing fire" [w/video]
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    The Rocky Mountain Institute has worked on transportation projects before – see the Hypercar and its evolved kin, the Bright IDEA van, or Project Get Ready – so two the new videos from RMI aren't a surprise. What they are, though, is a refinement of the Institute's longstanding ...

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    Project Get Ready gets ready to get plug-in cars going
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    Want to help the country meet or beat President Obama's goal of 1 million plug-in cars by 2015? Perhaps, by working with like-minded folks at the community level to knock down barriers and help set up infrastructure, you can. Project Get Ready is a non-profit initiative that has emerged from the ...

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    Video: RMI's Hypercar a 100+ mpg SUV featuring Amory Lovins
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    The video above is all about the Rocky Mountain Institute's Hypercar broadcast as part of the Science Channel's Eco-tech series. The Hypercar is a 100 MPG SUV concept that achieves such high a MPG number by reducing waste. RMI designed the SUV to be built with light carbon fiber for example. Amory ...

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    Amory Lovins: Suck it up and Live!
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    Amory Lovins - co-founder and chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute was interviewed by Newsweek columnist Fareed Zakaria last week. Lovins and the Institute he helped create have a very good reputation. They sit up on their mountain and think big thoughts, thoughts that we should be thinking for ...

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    PG&E demonstrates first ever vehicle-to-grid charging
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    The concept of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) power sharing has been mentioned on our site quite a few times in the past. For one instance, check out our interview with Michael Brylawski, a member from the Rocky Mountain Institute. The basic principle here is that electric cars charged at night while ...

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    Interview with Michael Brylawski of RMI part four - Hypercar conspiracy theories and the future
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    Click on above image to see complete high resolution gallery.This is the fourth and final part in an interview with Michael Brylawski of the Rocky Mountain Institute where he talks about the history of the Hypercar and where this exciting concept is up to today. In the third part of the interview, ...

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    Interview with Michael Brylawski of RMI part three - Hypercars and Vehicle To Grid theory
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    Click on above image to see complete high resolution gallery.This is the third part in an interview with Michael Brylawski of the Rocky Mountain Institute where he talks about the history of the Hypercar and where this exciting concept is up to today. In the second part of the interview, Michael ...

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    Interview with Michael Brylawski of RMI part two - Hypercars and cold beers
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    Click on above image to see complete high resolution gallery.This is the second part in an interview with Michael Brylawski of the Rocky Mountain Institute where he talks about the history of the Hypercar and what this exciting concept is up to today. In the first part of the interview, Michael ...

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    Interview with Michael Brylawski of RMI, part one - History of the Hypercar
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    Click on above image to see complete high resolution gallery.It is my pleasure to bring you an in-depth interview with Michael Brylawski of the Rocky Mountain Institute. You may remember from the Short History of the Hypercar article we published earlier this month that the Rocky Mountain ...

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    Wal-Mart redesigning its trucks for greater efficiencies
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    As part of Wal-Mart's program to double the fuel efficiency of its heavy-duty truck fleet in 10 yeas, not only have they just announced that they're investigating dual-mode, diesel-electric drivetrains, but other cutting edge truck technologies may be on the way as well. The Rocky Mountain ...

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    How long until we get one? A short history of the ultralight RMI Hypercar
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    The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), a non-profit organisation, was established in 1982 by resource analysts L. Hunter Lovins and Amory B. Lovins in response to the oil crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s to examine and consult on energy policy. RMI now has around 40 full-time staff and ...

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