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Sex Sells: BRINK Golf Electric Bike

Whether it’s slinky lingerie, cheap beer, or electric cars: sex sells. I’m not gonna lie to you, either – I didn’t even notice the bike underneath the girl’s skirt on first glance. Hiding a product between a pretty girl’s legs is usually a bad sign, which makes me think that BRINK’s owners have made a […]

May 14th

Baby Got Back! New Aero Trailers Save Gas, Haul … Stuff

Mercedes-Benz introduced a new “Aero-Trailer” earlier this week, which the company claims will reduce wind resistance by 18% and improve truckers’ fuel consumption by 5%, cutting harmful C02 emissions by several tons and reducing overall fuel use (and overall fuel costs!) by millions of gallons (and dollars!) each year. The Devil Is in the Details, […]

December 3rd

UK Trucks "Go Long" for Cleaner Emissions

An independent UK study recently showed that increasing the overall length of commercial trucks could dramatically reduce overall emissions without compromising safety.  The study (available for download here) showed that a 2 meter increase in maximum length (without an increase in maximum weight) could “increase capacity for haulers transporting lightweight goods by up to 13%, […]

April 13th

Video: Revenge of the Electric Car Trailer

“Who Killed the Electric Car” was a documentary following the all-too-brief saga of California’s efforts to force automakers into making electric vehicles. It’s kind of a sad story. Now though, a sequel is in the works, and after reaching 10,000 fans on Facebook, the trailer to “Revenge of the Electric Car” has been released.

December 10th

Earthbound Travel Trailer Inspired By Spaceflight

So far as I know, not many people from my generation want to be astronauts. It used to be the other way around; everybody wanted to be an astronaut. While getting strapped to a giant rocket and shot into space sounds appealing, living in cramped quarters with a half-dozen other human beings for months on end […]

August 27th