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Enertia TTR Electric Motorcycle in Select Best Buy Stores NOW

Brammo followed up the massive hype of the brand’s initial launch with by taking on the famous Isle of Man TT motorcycle race back in June with the Enertia TTR sportbike (shown, above). As impressive as their racing efforts were, however, the latest news out of Brammo is even more impressive:  the bikes are on […]

August 31st

Ethanol STi Means Big Power and Big Savings

[social_buttons] We’ve covered the numerous benefits of ethanol-based fuels over and over on this blog, but rarely through the eyes of the gearhead speed-junkies that make up the core of America’s automotive enthusiasts and enthusiast press.   If you’ve spoken to this bunch, you already that most talk of climate change and Peak Oil concerns fall […]

August 20th

15 Bikes Competing In Today’s World First Electric Grand Prix

[social_buttons] Today’s the TTXGP – the Time Trials Xtreme Grand Prix. And don’t let that misspelled word fool ya. It’s going to be one heck of a ride! In fact, it’s going be the world’s first zero-carbon, clean emission Grand Prix. With twenty-three different electric bikes and sixteen riders, seven different countries will compete in […]

June 12th

Electric Superbike Uses iPhone For Its Dashboard

[social_buttons] Apple fanboys might still be drooling from yesterday’s iPhone 3Gs announcement, but I bet they never saw this coming: an electric superbike with an iPhone for all its instrumentation! Heck, I was happy to finally get MMS support! The MotoCzysz E1pc is one of the many entries in the TTXGP race this Friday. How […]

Chocolate-Powered 145 MPH Racing Car is Made of Vegetables

[social_buttons] A team of British designers have created a new racing car made entirely of vegetables and powered by … chocolate. The car, named the ecoF3, has a steering wheel made of carrots, a body made of potatoes and a seat made of soybeans. The team, from World First Racing, hope that environmentally-friendly technology used […]

April 23rd

World’s Top 10 Fastest Electric Cars

Think a Ferrari is fast? Watch one get schooled below. Electric cars are no joke. Yes, it’s true that many EVs are small, ungainly-looking oddities, but the other end of the spectrum—the realm of high-performance supercars—might surprise you. [social_buttons] After re-discovering a 1972 electric datsun that can accelerate from 0-60 in 3 seconds, we decided that […]

March 29th

World’s Fastest Electric Car is a 1972 Datsun

[social_buttons] Out on the dragstrip, one hardly expects the car kicking ass and taking names to be an old ’72 Datsun 1200. Especially when the losers are driving BMWs, Corvettes and Ferraris. But those guys didn’t get pwned by any ol’ Datsun…this one’s electric! It seems a bit like a paradox. Drag racing is flame-dipped […]

March 25th

GM Boss: F1’s New Rules are Greenwash

“Racing is one of the few things that can foster innovation faster than war”, said GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz during a bloggers round-table discussion on the eve of this year’s Geneva motor show. Describing some of the future challenges that will be faced by global manufacturers such as General Motors, Bob lamented the fact […]

March 5th

Tazzari ZERO Electric Car Goes Live With Interactive Website

[social_buttons] Just a few short months after the announcing their new Tazzari Zero EV, the Tazzari company has gone live with a proper website for their slick little electric vehicle — a welcome change from most vaporware peddlers, who build websites first and products last (if ever!). The Zero’s new website includes a full gallery […]

February 18th