Green News Roundup: Monday, October 10th, 2011

What a weekend what a weekend. The world of green news is always shifting, always moving, and there are many different shades and angles on green energy these days. Some of today’s highlights include Ford’s coconut cars, Brutus the badass electric motorcycle, and the EV Cup has been cancelled…for now.

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Is the Future of EV Racing…Slot Cars?

Before electric vehicles can ever truly go “mainstream,” automakers have got to figure out how to race them in an exciting fashion. The problem is that even the heaviest, most expensive batteries can only provide power for a few minutes of racing. But a clever idea that looks to classic slot cars for influence may give EV race cars a competitive edge.

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