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Electric Vehicles/Electric Grannies
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson (info [at] raginggrannies.com)
Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
The Raging Grannies spiced up the 34th annual Electric Vehicle Rally in Palo Alto September 30, vamping with cars and electric/hybrid vehicles of all types. The Granny show included a special appearance by "Granny Beyondananda" who looked into her crystal ball and predicted Electric Vehicles could save our Earth!
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http://cbs5.com/localwire/localfsnews/bcn/2006/09/29/n/HeadlineNews/ELECTRIC-VEHICLE-ADVA/resources_bcn_html
CBS affiliate channel 5 in the SF Bay Area covered the event with this preview and with a news report on KPIX-TV evening news

http://paloaltodailynews.com/article/2006-10-1-pa-electric
See above link for coverage of the event in the Palo Alto Daily News
§Granny Beyondananda up front
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Recently "Absurdified" by Swami Beyondananda, Granny B called out for more use of low/zero emissions vehicles. More about His Holiness the Swami, spiritual father of Granny B at http://www.wakeuplaughing.com/
§Beauty Queens
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Electric vehicles of all kinds! Granny beauty queen and court posed here
§Hybrids Not Hummers!
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Grannies Barbara and Shirley send out a message
§Grannies LOVE EV's
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Grannies Jane and Barbara sport another message
§Granny Parade of Hybrids
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Front to back: Honda Insight, Toyota Prius, Toyota Hybrid Camry. Grannies arrived in their own Hybrid Parade of Grannymobiles!
§Buscycle ride
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Grannies used strong legs to power the buscycle!
§Grannies zoomed off in scooters
by K. Kinoshita/R. Robertson Monday Oct 2nd, 2006 1:22 PM
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Ouch! Shorlty after this shot was taken, Granny Jane landed safely from a test ride that included two unscheduled flights over parking lot curbs! Grandpa Gary didn't fair as well, as he took a spill on soft ground after hitting a curb. Grannies say: Electric scooters are fun, but please wear a helmet!

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by Washington Lucero
Tuesday Dec 5th, 2006 7:02 AM
I am working on a new electric motor,that use more magnets and less
electric coils.In my work I find two phenomenons that I want to share
whit the world,so maybe helpful for some inventor.So far I can get people interest it on it.Is like you lose before you star.Gov,manufactures ect. And for other side physis,enginiers laboratories etc. They all seems to work as team.They do not want the EVs to progres.Principle of work of electric motor has not change much
since it invention,So until this part not change,The problem with the heavy batteries remain.I want to congratulate all of you.Is good to know I am not alone on this fhigth.
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