Originally posted on EVObsession Though Elon Musk may be the primary shareholder and CEO of Tesla Motors, he didn’t getRead more
The incredible turbine-powered Corvette built in 1978 by Vince Granatelli will be offered for sale at the Barrett-Jackson auction soon.Read more
West Coast Associate Editor Susanna Schick takes the Wrightspeed turbine truck for a spin around the block. Only this block happens to also be a racetrack.Read more
Watch Wrightspeed’s jet powered truck hybrid blast across the desert at high speed, drifting, and sliding all over. It’s called the Route, and you are going to want one for your business.Read more
You hear some pretty stupid arguments against clean energy these days. From people who don’t know anything about farming bleatingRead more
First unveiled in 2010 as part of a joint venture between Jaguar and Formula 1 team Williams, the C-X75 Jaguar was a plug-in hybrid supercar powered by a range-extending gas-turbine engine mounted behind the seats. Here’s a video explaining the whys and hows of it all!Read more
Concept cars rarely translate into reality, and when they do, it is often without gullwing doors and turbine engines. So it is that Jaguar’s much ballyhooed C-X75 concept car, which did actually debut with turbine engine, will replace the turbine-hybrid setup on the production line with a high-revving, small-displacement 4-cylinder engine making around 550 horsepower.Read more
While oil may be a very potent power source, most of the energy is wasted via heat when put into a traditional internal combustion engine. Hence why engines get so hot. BMW thinks it can use that lost heat energy to improve fuel consumption…and they’re making good progress.Read more
Just imagine that the oil dried up, some big war was fought, and all the people who worry about stock algorithms were taken out as collateral damage. Imagine, in other words, that the s*** went down, and only the nice guys were left. Real “the meek shall inherit the Earth” stuff.
That rig up there? That’s what those nice guys will be driving across the deserts.