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Classic 1966 Volkswagen Bus Goes Solar

Originally published on EV Obsession. Solar-powered cars are all over the place theses days… but I’m talking about indirectly solar-powered cars, or, at the least, electric cars that use solar-powered EV chargers. Directly solar-powered are basically limited to very specialized car races (+ this Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept). But that’s not to say there […]

August 4th

Armored Plug-In Hybrid Truck Scheduled For 2016

North American Repower and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc, are set to convert 6 Class-5 medium-duty armored vehicles (each weighing ~26,000 pounds, or 11,793 kilograms) into plug-in hybrid vehicles running on electricity and renewable natural gas. Technically, such vehicles are called “Zero Emission with Range Extension Vehicles” — so I hear. The 6 trucks to be converted to […]

August 4th