How Do You Solve Traffic Congestion in Cairo? With Helicopters Taxis, Apparently

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Desperation and an entrenched car-culture is pushing Cairenes towards outlandish solutions to their hellish traffic congestion In the bursting-at-the-seams megacity of Cairo, it seems that there is no escaping the traffic. Roads grind to standstill for hours most days and the traffic jams are only getting worse as the Egyptian population simultaneously heads to Cairo […]

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New Chevy Volts Already Rolling Into Dealerships

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The Volt is already “charging” towards customers, and hopefully success Finally, after months of speculation, marketing hoopla, and just plain old media hype, the first GM Chevrolet Volt electric cars went out to waiting Chevy dealerships and the customers who ordered them months before. The Volts, containing an electric engine as the main power driver, […]

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Israeli Electric Cars on the Fast Track – Says Company’s Power Supplier

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This guy (Maurice) will have to wait till 2012 to have an electric car Contrary to reservations being made about the Better Place electric car company being a monopoly in Israel’s upcoming electric car market, it now appears that the head of one of the country’s largest holding companies, the Israel Corporation, is very positive […]

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San Francisco Taxis Make The Switch To Better Place Electric Vehicles

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San Francisco plans to join the EV fray with an electrified taxi fleet. In the short-term, electric vehicles (EVs) aren’t so sustainable. Although they reduce carbon emitted from individual vehicles to basically zero, they still require electricity, the bulk of which in most countries is produced by burning carbon-emitting fuels. They also require unfriendly batteries […]

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Will Israel be a Leader in Introducing Electric Cars? Ask the Tax Man!

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There’s more involved in running an electric car in Israel than just the electricity. The year 2011 is deemed by some to be the year when electric cars and their infrastructures will hopefully begin a trend in which people will begin using these environmentally friendly cars over those burning fossil fuels. The Better Place infrastructure […]

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Better Place Gets a “Charge” With GE Partnership

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GE’s  handsome designer car charging post the Watt Station even “talks” to drivers! Entrepreneur Shai Agassi’s Better Place electric car battery exchange infrastructure projects will probably get a new “power boost” vi an announced partnership with the American General Electric Company (GE) to develop electric car infrastructures in the USA and other locations, according to  the NY […]

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