The Evolution of the Electric Car

Originally published on Sustainnovate. Following up on my articles on the history of solar power science, history of solar power

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EV1 + Honda Insight = EV2, An Electric Car With A 400 Mile Range

John Wayland’s drag racing electric Datsun, White Zombie, has graced these pages many times before. But Wayland is currently undergoing a project of a different kind, sourcing parts from GM’s original electric car, the EV1, and swapping them into a Honda Insight hybrid. The resulting car Wayland calls the Silver Streak, could go as far as 400 miles on a single charge.

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Honda Showcases Three New Hybrid Systems

Hybrid technology will play a large part in Honda’s future plans, and the Japanese automaker has rolled out a preview of three new hybrid systems with different goals. There’s one for small cars, one with options, and one all about performance. This is a step in the right direction.

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