CNG Taxi Van Maker Suspends Operations, Will Be Sold

Call 2013 the Year of Reckoning for alternative fuel vehicles. There has been a seemingly endless parade of green car companies shutting down, and it isn’t over yet. The latest victim is natural gas taxi builder VPG, which has suspended operations and will soon be sold to the highest bidder. But VPG has the best chance of rising from the ashes as a bigger, better automaker.

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Offset Automotive Emissions With Pear Energy

Electric vehicles are great, and hybrids are just swell, but not everybody is able to make the financial commitment required to buy a brand new, fuel efficient vehicle. Maybe your choice of careers means you’re stuck driving a gas guzzling truck or van all day, but you still want to try and offset your energy usage in a meaningful way. Well Pear Energy offers just such a service.

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Rolling Sunlight Brings Free Power To Sandy Survivors

Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast hard, with New Jersey and New York taking the brunt of the storm. Now a Nor’easter has brought snow to the region setting back the hurricane recovery even more. While the Red Cross and FEMA are working to rebuild and supply aid, Greenpeace has appeared to help with a solar power array strapped to a truck. The vehicle is called Rolling Sunlight.

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Video: A Sustainable Island Yacht For Escaping The End Of Days

Are you very wealthy yet still very paranoid? Do you think the end times are nigh, and that the huddled masses of the poor and downtrodden will soon rise up in angry vengeance against your merciless addiction to profits over people?

If so, then the sustainable floating Island-e-Motion is the place for you!

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England Launches World's First National EV Charging Network

Britain has just announced the world’s first national EV charging network, according to the British paper The Guardian. Before we get too excited though, let’s delve into the particulars. Will they be free to use? Check. Will they be green? Check—every one of them will run on wind power. Will they be available in every part of the country? Check.

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