It’s time to retire the trusty Roberts family minivan. What should replace it? A Prius v? The Ford C-Max hybrid?
Electric vehicles are great and all, but they’re not exactly practical for everyone. Like, how’s a farmer in rural China going to a) afford a pricey green car and b) get enough access to electrical outlets and vehicle charging stations? …
It goes 200 miles on a third as much battery power as an electric car. It has airbags and an enclosed cockpit. It’s gyroscopically stabilized, like a Segway. It could be the future of transportation.
Go to the Twitter feed of Smart Car of Argentina and hold down the J key. Go on. We’ll wait here for you.
The Shell Eco-Marathon is sort of a weird contradiction: It’s all about challenging students to make hyper-fuel-efficient cars, i.e. kind of the opposite of Shell’s goals.
The only thing better than a Velomobile is an electric Velomobile, which is the exact same thing, but with the addition of a kit to electrify the bike.
The sheer number of vehicles being added in Asia means a whole new level of competition for oil. It’s a competition that Asia will almost surely win, and will probably do more to drive the adoption of electric cars in …
San Francisco’s hipsters are about to get motorized: Scoot Networks rents scooters like Zipcar.
“Flow” batteries, i.e. batteries filled with a liquid electrolyte that can be pumped out and replenished, have the potential to transform the process of charging an electric vehicle into something that more closely resembles filling it up with gas.