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Electric tuk-tuk from Terra Motors hopes to clean up in Southeast Asia

Auto rickshaws, also known as tuk-tuks, three-wheelers or by numerous other names, are a common sight on the streets of many Asian cities. An evolution of the traditional pulled or cycle rickshaw, the gasoline-powered vehicles, which are used as taxis, are a major source of pollution in many Asian cities.

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Geek

A teenage dream comes true - Part of the team building an electric car

When I was 14, I wanted to be an animator, my most successful animation today reached 42’000 views on youtube while the other is still being used by teachers for education purposes. 157 more words

The Chinese electric-car firm that hopes to win over Americans by building them taxis

If you drive around Los Angeles you just might spot a silent-running sport utility vehicle sporting an unfamiliar automaker’s badge. The electric car can go nearly 200 miles on a charge, and at the touch of a button its battery will power your house if there’s a blackout. 571 more words

Social Entrepreneurship In Holland

This blog is not called Green And Lean just because it rhymes :)  If I were to start my own business, my big idea would be to provide marketing advice to the green organisations as well as social enterprises, green or not. 335 more words

Green

Sao Pualo Begins Nissan Electric Taxi Study

Sao Paulo Municipality, along with the Renault-Nissan Alliance, AES Eletropaulo and Adetax (Association of Taxi Fleet of Sao Paulo), presented a pilot program yesterday that will evaluate the viability of having electric vehicles operating as taxis in Sao Paulo City. 447 more words

Cars

Better Place tests tech with taxis

A three-month trial of the Better Place battery-swap concept has just finished in Tokyo, to positive feedback; three electrically-powered taxis operating around the central business district trialled the infrastructure, swinging by their swap-station three or four times a day. 23 more words

Infrastructure

Island generates sustainable future

Published in The Financial Times 15 April 2008

By Andrew Bolger, Scotland Correspondent

 

Cutting edge initiatives may not generally be associated with the Orkney Islands, whose sleepy pace of life tends to attract more holiday makers than policy makers. 390 more words

Environment