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Local Motors 3D printing a Strati at NAIAS, announces two micro-factories

Local Motors is 3D printing and assembling a Strati—the first 3D-printed car—live from the show floor at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The design was chosen in May 2014 from more than 200 submitted to Local Motors by the company’s online co-creation community after launching a call for entries. The winning design was submitted …
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Lightning Motorcycle announces LS-218 electric superbike

Lightning Motorcycle has announced a new superbike, the all-electric LS-218. Pinboard (MacAaron) Lightning Motorcycle announces the ultimate Superbike LS-218 and it’s electric »

Lightning Motorcycle announces the ultimate Superbike LS-218 and it’s electric. It’s been a while in the making and the Lightning Motorcycle team is happy to announce the motorcycle that will change the face of the motorcycle industry, the LS-218. The first commercial electric motorcycle from the company will be revealed this weekend at the Quail …
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Axion Power announces ePower electric hybrid 18-wheeler

Axion Power announced that they will utilize an Indiana venue to display their PbC battery, and its use in an electric hybrid Class 8 truck developed by ePower Engines. The truck will be powered by a 56 battery array and will be available to a wide variety of drivers and truck fleet owners through a …
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Zero Motorcycles announces near-race-ready electric motorcycle, the 2014 Zero SR, while ditching dirt bikes

The 2014 Zero SR Zero’s first race-ready electric motorcycleIn the Laguna Seca corkscrew Zero Motorcycles has ditched their dirt bike roots, and added a race ready version of the Zero S.  While this is exciting for electric motorcycle racing fans, it means electric dirt bike fans might be disappointed.  Or maybe not, depending on how …
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General Motors announces bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala for 2015

General Motors has announced that the 2015 Chevrolet Impala will include a dual-fuel natural gas and gasoline option. Pinboard (MacAaron)