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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Ride-Along

Watch this video showing a ride-along in a 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid on HowStuffWorks. During the Alternative Fuels & Vehicle Expo in Anaheim, Calif., the video crew with PodTech Networks had a chance to ride along in the new 2008 Ford Escape hybrid. This v


Watch this video showing a ride-along in a 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid on HowStuffWorks. During the Alternative Fuels & Vehicle Expo in Anaheim, Calif., the video crew with PodTech Networks had a chance to ride along in the new 2008 Ford Escape hybrid. This v
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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Ride-Along

For the first time in Orange County Choppers' history, Rick, Mike and Skeeter begin the complicated fabrication that a REVERSE trike (two wheels in front, one in back) requires.
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American Chopper: An OCC First

Senior, Mike, Rick and Jason share the challenges of building the first reverse trike in OCC's history, including having to custom-fabricate everything -- like, EVERYTHING.
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American Chopper: OCC Beck's Hybrids Aftershow 1

Find out how Jason made corn supercool and whether the OCC crew would ever build another reverse trike. Plus, Rick Petko reveals how long his commute is (which might explain all those cop pictures he takes).
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American Chopper: OCC Beck's Hybrids Aftershow 2

Watch this video from the University of Florida showing a new alternative fuel that grows five times faster than corn, the most common alternative fuel. The jatropha curcas plant has oils that can be made into bio-diesel.
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Better Alternative Fuel Than Corn

This video shows how the Hybrid Silicon Laser is integrated into a microchip.
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Building the Hybrid Silicon Laser

Watch this PodTech video to see an interview with Chelsea Sexton, one of the stars of "Who Killed the Electric Car" and "Plug-In America". Ironically she discusses the one of the hottest electric hybrid vehicles, the Chevy Volt.
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Chevy Volt, The Electric Car

Watch this video discussing the next generation fuel technologies such as biodiesel, hydrogen fuel cells, e85. In the future we will likely be running our cars on all of these technologies, but see which will have the biggest impact more immediately.
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Cool New Fuel Technologies

Tony Posawatz, the Chevy Volt vehicle line director, at an "Eco Road Show" on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. explained some of the challenges communities face preparing for electric vehicles.
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Earth Day 2009: Tony Posawatz on the Chevy Volt

In this video, Kasey-Dee Gardner rides along to find out how hybrid taxi cabs are changing the roadways. Check out this clip to learn more about the new wave of taxi cabs hitting the roads.
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Earth: Yellow Taxi Cabs Go Green

From the rising popularity of hybrid cars to the organic foods movement to all-natural cosmetics, almost everyone has jumped on the "reduce, reuse and recycle" bandwagon. And now that "go green" vibe has moved onto the home. Brad Staggs, host of the Talk
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Eco-Friendly Products for Your Home with Brad Staggs

Clarence P. Cazalot, C.E.O. of Marathon Oil Corp., discusses the importance of conservation, alternative fuels, and technology. Learn more about alternative fuels in this video.
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Energy Policy: Cazalot's Plan

Clarence P. Cazalot, C.E.O. of Marathon Oil Corp., explains some of the reasons the behind the oil industry's move to create clean, economically friendly fuels. Learn more about alternative fuels in this video.
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Energy Policy: Creating Cleaner Fuels

John Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil Corp., outlines his company's commitment to developing alternative energies. Learn more about alternative fuels in this video.
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Energy Policy: Shell's Alternative Energies

John Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil Corp., discusses the role of technology in producing alternative fuels. Learn more about alternative fuels in this video.
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Energy Policy: Technological Innovation

Clarence P. Cazalot, C.E.O. of Marathon Oil Corp., speaks about the need to diversify America's energy resources. Learn more about alternative fuels in this video.
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Energy Policy: The Need for Diversity

One entrepreneur in Arlington, VA recently opened an environmentally friendly cab company, allowing him to make a living and help the environment at the same time.
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Enviro Taxies

Watch this Medialink video showing the latest cars that are fast and furious about fuel economy. More mainstream car makers like GM and Audi are now making high-powered hybrid "supercars" that are high on horsepower and fuel efficiency.
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Fast and Furious About Fuel Economy

Science fiction novelist Jules Verne predicted that one day cars would run on air. Inventor Guy Negre just so happens to share his birthday and guess what he's invented. Watch the air car in action on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
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Future Car: Air Car

Most people don't realize just how much energy is lost when traditional gasoline is used. With corn made ethanol fuel, the oil sheiks of tomorrow just might be the farmers of today. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
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Future Car: Gasoline Inefficiency and Alternative Fuels

Hydrogen will be the fuel of the future and will bridge the gap between renewable energy sources and transportation. Learn more about hydrogen fuel on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
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Future Car: Hydrogen Cars

The Norwegians are way ahead of the game when it comes to hydrogen fuel. Norsk Hydro, a company based in Norway, already is setting up hydrogen stations for their incredible new hydrogen cars. Learn more on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
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Future Car: Hydrogen Pumps

On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the advantages and disadvantages of hydrogen powered cars. Also, learn about Hydro, a company in Norway that is able to produce hydrogen inexpensively by getting it from water.
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Future Car: Hydrogen Tanks

Learn how old car parts are being recycled into fuel on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
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Future Car: Recycled Fuels

On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," Luigi Colani shows off his superior big rig design that will finally make the blocky transports sleek and aerodynamic.
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Future Car: Reinventing the Truck

On Discovery Channel's "Future Car," learn about the latest technology surrounding solar powered cars and the commercial possibilities of this technology.
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Future Car: Solar Cars

Watch as David Newsom test drives the X1 Prototype, the electric car of the future, in this video from Planet Green's "G-Word" series.
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G Word: Electric Race Car

Featuring Jim Woolsey, Chelsea Sexton, Larry Brilliant and others, this video describes plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and vehicle to grid (V2G) as part of Google.org's RechargeIT project.
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Google.org RechargeIT: Plug-in Hybrids

Watch this video about the Honda Civic Hybrid on HowStuffWorks. During the Alternative Fuels & Vehicle Conference, the PodTech Networks video crew rode in the Honda Civic hybrid with Barry Carr from Honda's Alternative Fuel Vehicle platform program. See h
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Honda Civic Hybrid Ride-Along

Solar cells use sunlight to produce electricity. But can they really generate enough energy to power a car? Find out in this HowStuffWorks video.
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How Solar Cars Work

Electric vehicles are a compelling alternative to gasoline-powered cars. Learn what materials were used to make the Chevrolet Volt in this HowStuffWorks video.
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How the Chevrolet Volt Was Made

Electric vehicles are a compelling alternative to gasoline-powered cars. Find out about Chevrolet's latest electric concept car in this HowStuffWorks video.
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How the Chevrolet Volt Works

Learn about Mazda hybrid car technology. Watch this video from HowStuffWorks recorded on site at the 2006 Chicago Auto Show.
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How the Mazda Hybrid Works

Some special poplar hybrid trees can grow almost twice as fast as a regular tree. Watch how this crossbreeding is done on Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show.
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HowStuffWorks Show: Episode 3: Poplar Hybrid Tree

In order to keep up with the demands for timber, scientists are developing a new breed of super tree. Visit a modern timber plantation on the "HowStuffWorks" show on Discovery Channel.
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HowStuffWorks Show: Episode 3: Timber Super Tree

Scientists are working on a Mobile Laser Beam Humvee which is expected to hit the battle field around 2013. Learn more about this vehicle on The Science Channel's "Kapow! Superhero Science."
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Kapow Superhero Science: Mobile Laser Beam

Discovery Turbo takes you inside the Los Angeles Auto Show 2006 and explores the world of alternative fuel and new concept cars.
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LA Auto Show 2006: Going Green and Concept Cars

Los Angeles Auto Show 2006 looks at Ford's solution for our love/hate relationship with the SUV.
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LA Auto Show 2006: The Ford Escape Hybrid

We had the opportunity to discover the world's first hybrid luxury car in the biggest Toyota showroom in Japan. We also were able to test this first gas/electric engineered Lexus afterwards. This GS450h (h for hybrid) is based on the high-end GS350 model
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Lexus GS450h, First Hybrid Luxury Car

In this video from Planet Green's "Mean Green Machines," an experienced pilot attempts to cut power at 500 feet.
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Mean Green Machines: Hybrid Helicopter

Watch this video from Medialink and GM introducing GM automotive marketing theme called "GM Next". This video shows you some of the cars on the horizon and the people in charge of bringing them to market.
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Meet GM Next

Watch this video from PodTech showing why the L.A. Auto Show awarded the Chevy Tahoe Hybrid SUV with the honor of being the "Green Car of the Year". See how hybrid cars work.
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Meet the Chevy Tahoe Hybrid SUV

Do you know who makes the "smartest" car in the world. Daimler Chrysler thinks they do. Watch this video to see Pitt Moos, Product Manager for the Smart EV, a prototype electric vehicle developed by Daimler. Video courtesy of PodTech.
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Meet the Smart EV

Watch this video about hybrid SUV on HowStuffWorks. UC Davis engineering students designed a car that allows people to drive up to 45 miles on electricity alone - no gasoline required. See how electric cars and hybrid cars works in this video from UC Davi
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No Gas - No Problem for New UC Davis Hybrid SUV

An Obscura customer brings in a curious object: a conjoined alligator boy. But is it the real deal?
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Oddities: Alligator Boy

A new customer enters Obscura in search of a huge, magnificent piece of taxidermy to become the centerpiece of a jewelry store in Soho.
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Oddities: Taxidermy Request

Mike unveils the largest piece of hybrid taxidermy the store has ever created. Will his customer be satisfied despite the hefty price tag?
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Oddities: The Horaffe

Watch this video about a car repair shop called Pat's Garage that has been working on hybrids since the early 1990s. Pat Cadam is owner of Pat's Garage, and his mechanics work primarily on hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. See how to fix hy
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Old Garage Works on New Hybrids

Watch this PodTech video featuring a ride-along in a 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid. Hybrid cars offer the best fuel economy of any car on the market, but until now hybrids were small and lacked horsepower. See how the Ford Escape Hybrid changes this.
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Ride Along in a Ford Escape Hybrid

Watch this PodTech video showing a ride-along in the Honda Civic Hybrid. Barry Carr from Honda's Alternative Fuel Vehicle Platform Program provides all the details about hybrids and how the Honda Civic Hybrid stacks up.
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Ride Along in a Honda Civic Hybrid

On the Discovery Turbo show "Street Customs", the West Coast Customs crew puts the finishing touches on a custom car, a Toyota Prius.
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Street Customs: Customizing a Prius

Learn about the Hybrid Experience with an in-depth look into Hybrid Technology in this video from WebRidesTV.com. For more in-depth auto explanations, visit <a href="http://www.webridestv.com/showvideo.aspx?video=11202">WebRidesTV.com</a>.
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The Hybrid Experience

Aside from being delicious, corn, potatoes, sugarcane and yams can all be used to produce biodegradable plastics. Join the crew of MythBusters as they break down the science behind the biodegradable plastics used in the Toyota Prius.
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Toyota Prius: Biodegradable Plastics Advertisement

The Toyota Prius is chock-full of technological innovations, and they don't stop at the hybrid engine. Join the crew of MythBusters as they take a closer look at Toyota's solar-powered ventilation system
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Toyota Prius: Solar Panel Advertisement

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