[social_buttons] A remarkable new study predicts that at least 14 million electric cars will be zooming around the US by 2020, and reckons that EVs could account for a startling 75 percent of all light-duty miles driven by 2040. The ambitious claims form part of an in-depth study, called the Electrification Roadmap, backed by a [...]
[social_buttons] Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Corp (BAIC) has unveiled a new electric car, the BE701, in a bid to challenge domestic rivals BYD and Chery for a slice of the Chinese zero-emissions market. The BE701, (catchy name or what?), is loosely modelled on the sedan concept showcased at last year’s Beijing motor show (above), although [...]
[social_buttons] Some of you may not be aware of the intricacies of the British parliamentary system, but one of its stranger quirks is something called the House of Lords – an amalgam of hereditary aristocrats, ageing bishops and a range of other assorted oddballs. Over the years (centuries), this ‘upper house’ has cultivated something of [...]
[social_buttons] Back in September we reported that French Car-maker PSA had teamed up with Mitsubishi to make an electric vehicle based on the zippy i-MiEV. Well, this week it seems that the partnership has come to fruition, after Citroen unveiled the C-Zero, an all-electric car set to hit the showrooms late next year. The compact [...]
[social_buttons] British company e-Motive has launched a range of electric scooters in the UK and, at prices starting from just £1399 ($2300), is hoping to kickstart a zero-emission revolution. The e1, e3 and e5 debut models are powered by the latest electric motor and battery technology, are road tax exempt, and cost as little as [...]
[social_buttons] OK, I know this isn’t strictly the type of car that you’re used to hearing about on Gas 2.0. For starters, you can’t even drive it. But, with Christmas looming just around the corner, I couldn’t resist writing about this funky little hydrogen fuel cell-powered remote-control car. Called the H2Go, this is a toy [...]
[social_buttons] Spectators at next years Sonoma Showdown at California’s Infineon Raceway will be treated to something they’ve never seen before – the nation’s first ever zero-carbon motorcycle race. The Sonoma County event, known as the Time Trial eXtreme Grand Prix, will form part of the AMA Motorcycle Sonoma Showdown weekend, May 14-16.