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Top 25 Eco Transportation Ideas in October

From Crowdfunded Solar Cars to Sleek Hybrid Supercars

— October 30, 2016 — Autos
Trains powered by hydrogen fuel cells, small-scale city cars and transformative e-bikes are a few of the innovative ideas in October 2016 eco transportation.

There are plenty of small-scale eco vehicles that have been specifically designed for use in the city, but they are now being given ultra-specific jobs. For instance, the New York Police Department is now employing a fleet of Smart Fortwos for meter enforcement, while the Amber One is a vehicle that's meant for shared use rather than individual ownership.

One of the most notable eco car designs is the Sion from Sono Motors, which was branded as an "affordable solar car for everyone" as part of its successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
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China-Specific Hybrid SUVs
China-Specific Hybrid SUVs
The BMW X1 xDriver25Le iPerformance will Only be Available in China
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Sleek Hybrid Supercars
Sleek Hybrid Supercars
The Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Four Door is Powerfully Efficient
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Bilingual Gadget Apps
Bilingual Gadget Apps
The Gadgets 360 App is Available In Both English and Hindi Versions
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Community-Decorated Stations
Community-Decorated Stations
The Brooklyn Subway Stations Are Calling Local Artists For A Redesign
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Extended Range Electric Cars
Extended Range Electric Cars
The New Chevrolet Bolt EV Range is an Estimated 238 Miles Per Charge
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Miniature Electric City Cars
Miniature Electric City Cars
The Smart Electric Drive Vehicles Pack Up to 160km of Driving Range
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Hydrogen-Powered Racing Vehicles
Hydrogen-Powered Racing Vehicles
The Pagani Ganador Concept Racer is Eco-Friendly on the Track
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Compact Police Cars
Compact Police Cars
The New York Police Department Received a Fleet of Smart Fortwos
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Quick-Charge Electric Automobiles
Quick-Charge Electric Automobiles
The Volkswagen ID Concept Sedan Charges to 80% in 15-Minutes
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Shared Electric Cars
Shared Electric Cars
The 'Amber One' is Designed for Sharing Rather Than Ownership
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Energy-Efficient SUVs
Energy-Efficient SUVs
This Compact Luxury SUV Offers Plug-In Hybrid Performance
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Zero-Emission Hydrogen Trains
Zero-Emission Hydrogen Trains
Alstom's Coradia iLint Train is Powered by a Hydrogen Fuel Cell
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Swinging Subway Seats
Swinging Subway Seats
The BART Subway System Adds a Swing in The Middle of a Train Car
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Crowdfunded Solar Cars
Crowdfunded Solar Cars
Sono Motors' 'Sion' Introduces an Affordable "Solar Car for Everyone"
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Energy-Providing Bikes
Energy-Providing Bikes
The 0±0 Electric Power-Assisted Bicycle is Versatile with Power Usage
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Waste-Reducing Food Trucks
Waste-Reducing Food Trucks
This Truck Reduces Food Waste by Creating Dishes from Unusual Animals
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Boosted E-Bike Batteries
Boosted E-Bike Batteries
Bosch's New Double Battery Pack Offers Improved Charging and Riding
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Lightweight Folding Bicycles
Lightweight Folding Bicycles
The Hummingbird Bike Makes Ample Use Of Carbon Fiber Construction
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Rugged Rescue Vehicles
Rugged Rescue Vehicles
Nissan's Navara EnGuard Concept Packs a Portable Battery Pack
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Folding E-Bicycle Designs
Folding E-Bicycle Designs
The Gi FlyBike Spins the Benefits of Power Assistance and Portability
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Sports Car-Inspired E-Bikes
Sports Car-Inspired E-Bikes
Pininfarina's E-Voluzione is Based on Its Experience with Ferrari
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Multi-Functional Bike Sidecars
Multi-Functional Bike Sidecars
This Detachable Sidecar Makes Transporting People and Things Easier
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Camper Van Conversion Kits
Camper Van Conversion Kits
The Hymercar Ayers Rock Kit Turns an Ordinary Van into Luxury Camper
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Space-Saving Camper Vans
Space-Saving Camper Vans
The Vantana's Interior Design Makes Prudent Use Of Vertical Room
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Modern Mini Camping Trailers
Modern Mini Camping Trailers
The Airstream Basecamp is a Camper for Young Adventurers
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