Are the arguments against electric vehicles still that strong? Tyler Massie takes a look at the big 5 arguments against EV’s.Read more
Yes, that is a car. As you may have guessed from its sleek and futuristic design, it’s a concept car. Actually, the Metromorph concept car—from Peugeot and designed by one Roman Mistiuk—is much more than just a car. When you’re done picking up the groceries or driving your kids to soccer practice, the car goes Spiderman all over your high-rise apartment.Read more
Britain has just announced the world’s first national EV charging network, according to the British paper The Guardian. Before we get too excited though, let’s delve into the particulars. Will they be free to use? Check. Will they be green? Check—every one of them will run on wind power. Will they be available in every part of the country? Check.Read more
In a nation suddenly concerned about squeezing as much mileage as we can out of our everyday consumer cars—and don’t get me wrong, we are correct in that goal—who’s paying attention to the big rigs?
The Federal government finally is, it turns out. For too long the large commercial trucks and buses have not been subject to the fuel-economy standards imposed on smaller vehicles, but that’s about to end with the imposition of new fuel economy standards on the larger vehicles starting in 2014.
Not too long ago I wrote about China’s deployment of over 1,000 EV garbage trucks to the streets of Beijing.Read more
Take that, “range anxiety.” AAA is now getting in on the EV bonanza by offering roadside assistance to EVs inRead more
So the U.S. Air Force is getting serious about biofuels. The Air Force’s grand plan calls 50% of its fuelsRead more
Well hello there, Nissan Leaf. My, how you’ve grown. I hear your 2012 model is getting some significant updates.Let’sRead more
I’ve found that writing about China is always fun. Maybe it’s because the Chinese are always doing something interesting—whetherRead more