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solar-powered prius

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New Fiskers will have V-8s or batteries, Wanxiang says

Chinese auto parts supplier Wanxiang plans to offer repurposed Fisker Karma's with V-8 engines capable of bringing the car to 200 mph.

By February 21, 2014

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2012 Car Tech Awards: And the winner is...

CNET reviewed almost 100 cars this year and attended auto shows around the world, finding the best in automotive tech. Here are the results of our annual awards.

By December 19, 2012

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Hybrids can be less polluting than coal-powered EVs

How green is an EV? A Union of Concerned Scientists report compares global warming emissions of plug-in vehicles to gasoline-powered cars.

By April 16, 2012

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Racing like the wind, powered by the sun

An American team hasn't won the international solar car race since GM took home the trophy in 1987. But a lighter, faster car could give the University of Michigan the edge it needs to cross the line first.

By October 14, 2011

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Why I bought two tons of wood heating pellets

With the winter coming, CNET's Martin LaMonica gets a fresh load of home heating pellets and takes stock of the growing mix of home energy options.

By September 25, 2011

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More details on Toyota's solar-powered Prius

Not only will the car feature a hybrid electric-gasoline engine and automatic self-parking, but it will soon get solar panels on the roof to power its air-conditioning system.

By July 8, 2008

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Toyota to launch solar-powered Prius

By using a solar panel and electric motor combo, Toyota is able to use the power of the sun against itself, save petrol, and reduce CO2 emissions

By July 7, 2008

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Toyota: Hybrid-home link cuts CO2 75%

Automotive News reports on how Toyota thinks a plug-in hybrid car could link to a smart grid to cut CO2.

By October 15, 2010

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Week in review: Dark tech days ahead?

Intel's chief executive issues a pessimistic outlook, as Gmail dials up voice calls. Also: HP versus Dell.

By August 27, 2010

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Lotus Eco Elise: Solar-powered sports car really is dope

Sports cars aren't supposed to be green. They're supposed to snort petrol, belch fumes and cause innocent passers by to develop nasty chest infections. Lotus disagrees

By July 28, 2008