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I dedicate a special page to Vermont. Even though I only spent two days in Vermont, I liked it very ...

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15.09.2008Speaking at HARVARD, MIT and TUFTS in Boston

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So I made it to the three major universities of Boston, MIT and HARVARD and TUFTS, and I gave a ...

12.09.2008UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon commutes in the solartaxi

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Secretary-General’s press encounter upon arrival at UN Headquarters
New York, 12 September 2008 (unofficial transcript)

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11.09.2008The Solaire: a sustainable building in Manhattan

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For New York we have planned the longest stay ever during our world tour, for 8 days we are sleeping ...

07.09.2008New York! New York!

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So on Friday night we have reached New York. I wanted to cross Holland Tunnel, but the Police did not ...

06.09.2008From Washington DC to Philadelphia

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I love computers. Specially when I sit here for an hour, write all I remember from my Washington DC visit ...

24.08.2008Visiting General Motors

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On our long tour around the world it was time for the first visit of an automobile manufacturer. We were ...

20.08.2008From Chicago to South Bend

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Today we had our third very exciting day in Chicago, and then we drove out in the evening to Michigan...



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After 7 days crossing the Midwest, we reach the third biggest city in the U.S., Chicago. Our press conference ...

08.08.2008Bonus Video (Solartaxi in the Wild Wild West)

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We were hanging around in L.A. at Ted Levine's place, when he suddenly came up with an ingenius ...

08.08.2008from Moab to Carbondale, Colorado

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It was a long journey to Colorado but we finally made it.See the pictures!

04.08.2008Solartaxi makes it to Monument Valley

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A long drive through the desert climate from Las Vegas and we decide to stop in Monument Valley. Here, the ...

01.08.2008Solartaxi goes to Vegas!

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So after leaving Los Angeles we rolled into Barstow, California for a night. We stopped at a roadside campground sometime ...

31.07.2008Jay Leno meets the Solartaxi

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Another day in smog-smothering city of Los Angeles. Today started with a trip to Venice beach with the Solartaxi to ...

29.07.2008From LA to San Diego

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The revolution of automobiles: Visit Aptera near San Diego!


28.07.2008Around Los Angeles

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See who we met in Los Angeles!


24.07.2008From Merced to Los Angeles

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We are glad that we made it to Los Angeles! More news soon.


20.07.2008Love, Peace and a Broken Shaft

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The Solartaxi conquers the hippie-city of San Francisco: Louis Palmer zooms across the mighty Golden Gate Bridge. But not before ...

19.07.2008Bye bye San Francisco

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Taking it across the Golden Gate Bridge, presenting the solartaxi at the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Electric Vehicle ...

16.07.2008In San Francisco

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Lots of things to do in San Francisco: Berkeley, Downtown, Tesla Motors etc.


13.07.2008A broken trailer and a flat tyre in Davis

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What a great ride across the Redwoods and Northern California. Friendly and very helpful people, great weather and touring with ...

10.07.2008From Seattle to Northern California

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We are now surfing down the wild Oregon Coast to California. Nice sunshine, great scenery, big fun! From Seattle to ...

05.07.2008Welcome to the USA

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Today we made it to Seattle! More pictures and tecxt soon to come.