Nissan Leaf recharged by a volcano? Well, sure. A volcano has to be useful for something, right? In this short video, we see Neal Wagner use the volcano at Haleakala National Park on Maui to charge his Nissan Leaf.
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NRG Energy offers a “No Charge to Charge” program to new Nissan Leaf buyers in Texas. “No Charge to Charge” includes twelve months of unlimited charging at eVgo’s Texas Freedom Station network of public charging stations at no cost to new Leaf owners.
French oil giant Total SA has pledged not to conduct any oil exploration in World Heritage Sites. Ain’t that big of them?
What if we had fewer crude oil spills as a result of train derailments? Greenbrier Industries is designing a Tank Car of the Future to deal with the risks of transporting crude oil and other flammable freight by rail.
VL Automotive is buying any Fisker they can find. VL started out buying Fisker Sunsets and replacing the innards with a Chevrolet Corvette V-8. Since Fisker stopped production in 2012, the number of Sunsets is limited and VL has been having trouble finding enough new or used Sunsets to transform.
The new 2015 Ford Super Duty trucks may not make the transition to an all-aluminum body anytime soon, as new fuel economy rules don’t apply to them…yet.
A BMW executive said electric vehicle owners don’t need public chargers.
The 2015 Ford F-150 will be an all-aluminum pickup truck and the first large-scale rollout of aluminum vehicles, which could seriously change the automotive landscape.
In the State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama talked about his energy strategy for the United States. One part of his overall strategy is to set new fuel efficiency standards for trucks.
President Obama encouraged more natural gas infrastructure in Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.
Despite the growing popularity of hybrid vehicle taxes and electric vehicle taxes among state legislatures, Virginia has decided to repeal their hybrid vehicle tax.
Cadillac’s new luxury plug-in hybrid and winner of the 2014 Green Car Technology Award, the Cadillac ELR, is leasing at a nice $699 per month.
North Carolina has joined the growing list of states taxing electric vehicles to make up lost tax revenue. While electric vehicles have a lot to recommend them – lower emissions, tax rebates, fun to drive – the biggest problem with electric vehicles seems to be that they don’t use gasoline, which means they don’t pay gas taxes.
A high speed rail line proposed between the U.S. and Mexico could improve trade, reduce travel time, and increase tourism between the two countries.
The 2014 Toyota Prius safety rating lost a star last month when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ran the car through a new set of crash tests. Previous models had a five-star safety rating.