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Tri-Fuel Fiat Panda
Written by Hank Green on 20/09/06   

The Fiat Panda has two models. One runs on either methanol or gasoline, while the other runs on methanol, gasoline or E85.  This is the try it what is viagra kind of multi-fuel vehicle that we will likely be seeing more of in the future.  Based on levitra professional no prescription the needs of the environment, the economy, the user and viagra on line canada the car, these multi-fuel cars can swap between fuel sources and even between engines (as we've seen in hybrid cars.)  The drawback is that these cars need to viagra canada online pharmacy be heavier, incorporating more tanks and fuel lines and, in the case of hybrids, even a whole other engine.

But the advantages often outweigh those problems, especially when calculating the effect on the environment, as both methanol and E85 are cleaner and have lower net CO2 emissions than gasoline.
Via Autoblog 

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Google Building Hybrid Engine?
Written by Hank Green on 15/09/06   
The philanthropic arm of only for you buy now levitra Google,, has started a project to create an inexpensive retrofit kit that will turn any car into an ethanol / electric hybrid. is a very odd charity.  It's not for profit, but it's also not a non-profit. can, and will, capitalize on the fruits of their labors. The trade off is that Google doesn't get to write off any taxes.  

On the whole, it allows Google greater freedom and secrecy, the can recruit money from venture capitalists, and capitalize when their projects gain.  Really, it's a very strange way for a charity to set up.  Obviously making money isn't the most important thing, but you can tell that they certainly wouldn't mind. 

The retrofit kit aims to reduce global warming by providing an inexpensive way to convert your average 20-30 mpg gasoline car to a 100+ mpg gasoline / ethanol / electric hybrid.  This isn't something I really expected from Google, but they have my permission.
Via TreeHugger and NYTimes 

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Ending Traffic Jams Without New Roads
Written by Hank Green on 30/08/06   
trafficTraffic is pretty near the best price for cialis top of the list of the most evil things in the world.  Traffic makes people angry and how does viagra work unhappy. Traffic wastes a colossal amount of fuel.  Traffic encourages the construction of massive, expensive and wasteful roadways.  But there's no good solution.  Not yet anyways. 

New research coming out of the University of Texas shows that there might be a way to avoid all the anger and waste that traffic brings on our society, and all they need is to put an RFID tag in your car.

Kara Kockelman has created a computer model that shows that per-mile tolls for congested roads at high-traffic times of viagra online sales the day will increase rush-hour traffic speeds by about 25 miles per hour.

The solution is an elegant one because it decreases traffic without added infrastructure.   It's inelegant because it raises all kinds of freaky privacy issues and also the technology would make it possible for the police to automatically give you a ticket if you ever drive over the speed limit.  And that would be lame.

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Bill Clinton's Pimped Hybrid SUV
Written by Hank Green on 09/09/06   
Bill Clinton just received a hybrid Mercury Mariner SUV from Ford that can get a max of 32 mpg.  "Ford and President Clinton share a commitment to promoting green solutions for transportation."  Also, Ford and President Clinton share a commitment to ridiculously sweet rides. 
Dual DVD players, a small refrigerator, a 110 volt plug, customized LED lighting, several fold-down desks, some top-secret 'electronics,' and extra leg room for the president (presumably at the cost of less leg room for the Secret Service Agents driving him around.)

A lot of those extra features will add up to a drain on the Mariner's battery, so it probably won't get the buy online pill viagra full 32 mpg in the city.  But, still, a sweet machine for a man who's presence I miss very much. 

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Insane Dutch Design, Ridiculous English Reporting, Excellent Top Gear Segment
Written by Hank Green on 22/08/06   

Quotes from the video below:

"I am in a miniature, road-going, fighter plane!  I want guns strapped to the side of this, something that fires missiles maybe."

"Absolute Hand on heart, I've never had so much fun in a car"

"He is my partner...and also my lover"

The Carver goes 115 mph, has one motorcycle tire, two car tires, banks into turns and gets about 47 mpg.  Currently they cost around $40,000, but they're aiming for a $18,000 pricetag and a hybrid version on the horizon.  You get the climate control and usa levitra comfort of a car, with the mileage and fun of a bike. I don't realy know why I want one so bad, but it looks like amazing fun.


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