Portland Taxi Service To Use Tesla Model S

On one hand, most electric cars are unlikely candidates for taxi service, with their limited driving range and long recharge times. On the other hand, the Tesla Model S is unlike any other electric car on the market, and it may be very well suited for livery work. Portland, Oregon-based Tesla Trips is set to find out thanks to their newly-granted livery license.

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Carbon Motors Presents Police Command Vehicle With CNG Option

Remember Carbon Motors? The police car company that hoped to bring a purpose-built police cruiser to departments across the country? After their initial design was rejected for low-interest government loans, many of us thought Carbon Motors was on the outs, but it turns out the company has another card up its sleeve, the CNG-powered TX7 Multi-Mission command vehicle.

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Green News Roundup: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Another day, another batch of day-old news. Today’s green news story highlights include Bob Lutz joining electric car maker Via, the German Pirate Party (logo above!) demands free public transportation, and Tesla asks for more government money.

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EVCONN 2011: Mike Picard's Electric Willys Jeep Conversion

  Mike Picard’s cooler-than-yours electric car, based on a vintage Willys military Jeep, was present and accounted for at EVCCON

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Green News Roundup: Thursday, September 22nd

Happy Thursday! Only one more day until the weekend, and there is some pretty cool green tech stuff making its way across the web. In this morning’s roundup, a post-apocalyptic EV, Kia will focus on electric, plug-in, and fuel cell vehicles, and a train car turned into a mobile garden.

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