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    Official: Via PHEV van shuttles movie fans around Sundance

    It's not exactly "Leo buys a Fisker Karma" territory, but at least we're talking about a company that's still in business. In this case, it's Via Motors, converter of GM vans and pickup trucks into extended-range plug-in vehicles. The company is getting its own bit of movie magic, courtesy of the ...

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    Big Ideas, season 2 preview: Transport

    The Sundance Channel's Big Ideas For A Small Planet is back. The eco-solutions show tidily takes on an issue - like, say Fuel or Drive in episodes from last year's season - and finds three "Big Ideas" to discuss in a half-hour. Sometimes, the episodes are paired with a longer documentary, such as ...

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    Get Sundance's Big Ideas for a Small Planet "Power" episode free on iTunes

    Last year, the Sundance Channel premiered the show Big Ideas for a Small Planet. AutoblogGreen took a look at two Season one episodes in particular, Drive and Fuel, because they directly related to our daily topics. Big Ideas is back for season two and if you weren't convinced by our reviews last ...

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    Solazyme will drive algae biodiesel-fueled car at Sundance

    At the Sundance film festival this week, Solazyme is promoting its scalable process that makes biodiesel from algae by driving a car through the busy streets of Park City, Utah. The Mercedes is fueled by Soladiesel, the Solazyme biodiesel that is "biodegradable, nontoxic and safe" and made using ...

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    Josh Tickell's Fields of Fuel documentary screening at Sundance on Monday

    My how time flies. Back in December 2006, AutoblogGreen sat down with Josh Tickell, the author of Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle-East Oil Dependence and Money Growing Fuel and the driver of the Veggie Van. Back then, he talked about filming a ...

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    Lexus is charging up their hybrid marketing

    Just as Lexus' owners plan to increase hybrid sales, so does Lexus itself. They hope to help that cause by launching a broadband video channel that will focus on the types of things the affluent and eco-hip buyers of their cars would like. Plus, of course the cars themselves. Lexus national ...

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    British family goes green, will make biodiesel on US TV

    A British family, the Strawbridges, is just trying to go green. They grow organic foods, pretty much eliminate fossil fuels from their lifestyle and try to produce as little waste as possible. They do this while a BBC crew follows them to film an eight-part, half-hour documentary series. Yesterday, ...


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