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Meet the high-speed bus of the future

Today’s buses have a reputation for being large, slow and — even when powered by electricity — rather inefficient. However, this could all be about to change thanks to a pioneering design from a Dutch scientist which was shown last week in Amsterdam. The “Superbus” is the work of the Delft University of Technology and [...]

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Murcielago Replacement to Go Green?

Lamborghini is to introduce a greener supercar that will replace the iconic Murciélago, which has been Lamborghini’s flagship for over a decade. Automotive News reports that the supercar’s replacement will slash carbon dioxide output by 20 percent, without sacrificing performance. It will feature a 6.5 liter, 700-hp engine and will emit 398 g/km of carbon [...]

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Luxury yachts fly the green flag

Luxury yachts that whisk their millionaire owners or charter guests to the world’s top beauty spots, guzzling gallons of fuel on the way, have long scraped the bottom of the green league tables. But as superyachts converged on the Riviera for this year’s 20th Monaco Yacht Show, a small but determined minority were flying the [...]

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How to find a green hotel

Many hotels promise to be green nowadays, but where can travelers find more information to help them choose the most eco-friendly hotel? Online booking site Travelocity believes that travelers actually prefer green hotels. According to its statistics, eco-friendly properties get higher reviews than their non-green counterparts. For many consumers, search sites such as Travelocity, Expedia [...]

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InterContinental Times Square opens in New York

InterContinental opened its much-anticipated New York property in the heart of Manhattan July 12, the latest in a string of high-profile openings for the city. The firm says that along with being the largest new-build hotel to open in the city since 2002, the 607-room InterContinental is also one of the most environmentally responsible hotels [...]

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Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell

The first details and images of the electric Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell have leaked over the web last night. The Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell, showing a bright yellow exterior paint job in these official images, is ready for its debut. Power for the E-Cell will be provided by four electric motors – one at each [...]

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