Elio Motors is building a three-wheeled, 84 MPG vehicle that will cost just $6,800 and be even more environmentally friend than a cow.
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US President Barack Obama has set aside some $4 Billion for energy independence in the form of subsidies and loans.
Back in November, the US military announced that it would be putting more than $30 million into Hawaii’s Energy Excelerator, a small business incubator that exists help energy startups “navigate” the perilous business waters of Hawaii and the Asia Pacific regions while encouraging the sharing of know-how, technology, and strategies between the companies. Last week, […]
The US Navy recently announced that it would be putting more than $30 million into Hawaii’s Energy Excelerator green energy projects, which help energy startups “navigate” Hawaii and the Asia Pacific region and encourage sharing of know-how, technology, and strategies among clean energy startups. The investment comes as part of a larger US military initiative […]
Take a drive around town and you will notice that gas prices are up once again. Previously we had written how the price at the pump had dropped and we speculated how long it would last. Well we now have our answer – On February 23rd oil prices hit a 9 month high and the […]
Remember those years before 2008, when all the cool kids drove around in jacked-up 4×4 Hummers? The boys at British luxury brand Bentley sure do, and (in the spirit of sincere, environmental responsibility) they’ve confirmed to Auto Motor und Sport that they’re cooking up a new, massively expensive, 3 ton (!) SUV. Why, you ask? […]
Electric carmaker Coda released a new video, cleverly titled “End Dependence Day”, just in time for the 4th of July! Of course, Gas 2.0 has been covering a world that is coming to terms with its oil addiction – with its oil dependence – since 2007, so the ideas put forward in Coda’s video are […]
Yes, Virginia, that is a Chevy Aveo looking every bit as big as a 2nd-gen Chevy S-10 pickup. My, my. I snapped the picture a few months ago, and had intended to use it as a comparison shot between the Aveo and its replacement, the Chevy Sonic. Sadly, I forgot all about the snapshot until […]
I tried driving in today, and down that road lies madness, so I’m taking the train. I wrote that email – those exact words – a few weeks ago, when a I started commuting from the ‘burbs into downtown Chicago on a regular (daily) basis. I stand by those words, too, as the stress, rage, […]
The United States Postal Service is headed off a cliff, and – according to the US Government Accountability Office – few are even giving its demise a second thought. That’s the same USPS, by the way, that was once a great source of national pride, that united America’s coasts and transmitted vital information at incredible speeds, […]
It is telling of my age, perhaps, that I had originally thought to begin this article with a reference to “Voodoo Economics.” Even so, there is very little voodoo in the idea that reducing America’s foreign oil dependence/addiction is a good thing. It’s such a good idea, in fact, and so integral to “national security […]
Yesterday’s Daytona 500 NASCAR race was a historic event in more ways that one. For starters, it was the first time since the event’s inaugural running that a first-time entrant had won, Trevor Bayne became the youngest NASCAR/Daytona race winner in the sport’s history, and it was the first Daytona 500 to feature cars fueled by E15. […]