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    Scania to introduce trucks with pantographs on Swedish highways

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    Sweden seems to have taken the cause of going green seriously. Recently, the Swedish company Scania and German company Siemens have joined hands to develop electric-powered commercial vehicles that power up with a roof-mounted apparatus connected to wires. These will … Continue reading3

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    Nissan Launches New Rechargeable Fridge Car

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    Nissan Motors have developed a refrigerator truck kitted out with a fully functional fridge, powered by a rechargeable-battery-powered motor. Whether the motor is running, in idle, or off, the fridge keeps food chilled, so deliveries do not spoil. The Atlas … Continue reading3

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    Solar powered ice-cream truck spreads the green and cheerful chill in New York City

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    Ice-cream trucks have always been chased down by kids right since someone decided to put up an ice-cream parlor on wheels and drive around town on hot summer days, spreading the cheer and cold amongst children and adults alike. And … Continue reading3

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    Sungevity unveils solar powered ice-cream truck

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    What better way to promote solar energy, than roll out a jolly-good ice-cream truck! California-based residential solar company Sungevity thought just that and unveiled the Rolling Rooftop. Unlike the other tinkle-bell ice cream trucks we’re all so used to chasing … Continue reading3

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    Recycled oil used to make French fries at McDonalds now powers delivery trucks

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    Well, oily French fries aren’t all that bad after all. Sure they make you obese, clog your arteries and make you suffer from various heart diseases. They also happen to power up vehicles too! In a bid to turn a … Continue reading3

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    Plastic bodied truck by UPS cuts off weight by 1,000 pounds, turning 40% more efficient

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    UPS has had enough with those heavy delivery trucks, and has opted to use ABS plastic instead of sheet aluminum, constructing a lighter fuel efficient and recyclable truck. Using the plastic shell instead of aluminum help cut the weight of … Continue reading3

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    A journey to the bottom of the earth, powered by biofuels, solar and wind energy!

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    Santa Claus heads off to the North Pole every year and this probably might not be fascinating news to him as it is to us. A Thomson Reuters sponsored team will head off to the South Pole by land this … Continue reading3

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    Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6 trucks overflow with luxury, powered by the sun

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    Beauty rests below one’s skin. These Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6 trucks proved just that. From the outside, these look like just about any off-road truck, probably belonging to the army. The interiors left us stumped complete with just about any facility … Continue reading3

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    The NutMobile is a solar and wind-powered truck that goes nuts about being eco-friendly

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    Seems like everyone’s gone nuts about the eco-friendly concept lately, nuts enough to roll out a vehicle, shaped like a nut, that’s eco-friendly! The NutMobile by Planters is a peanut shaped truck and is part of the company’s new Naturally … Continue reading3

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    Designed by supercomputer, SmartTruck UnderTray system makes semis energy-efficient

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    Supercomputers are built to be smart, and today, these man-made machines perform complex medical procedures, send stuff up into space and do a lot more. Well, they design green trucks too! The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) … Continue reading3

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