Tag: Green

Paris Will Ban Cars for a Day in September


If you live, work, or plan to travel through parts of Paris, France in late September, you might want to don a pair of walking or biking shoes. The French capital will hold its “la journée sans voiture” (or “car-free day”) on September 27, which will restrict cars from operating within five city areas between the hours of 11:00am and 6:00pm.  Continue Reading »

Solar Cars Celebrate 60 Years

Immmortus Take time today to pay homage today to Ra, the Egyptian sun god. It’s the 60th anniversary of the solar car. Continue Reading »

Chinese Startup Le Supercar Plans to Take on Tesla With New EV


The name Le Supercar may sound like some bad car joke, but it’s a very serious business venture by Chinese electronics mogul Jia Yueting. If you happen to be familiar with Chinese businessmen, that name should sound familiar. Yueting created LeTV, essentially a Chinese equivalent to Netflix. Continue Reading »

Used Hybrid, EV Prices Falling, Means Great Deals for Buyers


We are in a unique trend for the classic car market. While you may think that only vintage sports cars are the type of used cars that grow in value, but the reality is, late model used car values are actually on the rise. But it is not all rosy for used car salesman, as the exact opposite is happening for hybrids and electric vehicles.

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Ubco 2×2 Electric Dirt Bike Can Go Almost Anywhere, Charge Power Tools

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The Ubco Electric Bike seems poised to revolutionize the industry. Finally a dirt bike has been developed that serves a practical purpose after you stop riding it—besides being a tempting target for thieves.

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Startup Developing Batteries to Charge Electric Cars in Minutes


When it comes to the future of hybrid and electric vehicles, battery technology is the single largest hurdle to progress. Chassis parts may be getting lighter, and engines more fuel efficient, but getting a battery to charge quickly, last a long time, and fit in a package-able size is proving difficult. But there may be hope.

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Kiira Motors May Bring Hybrid Car Production to Uganda


A decade ago, students from Uganda’s Makerere University participated in a vehicle design competition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, aiming to build a more efficient car. They learned a lot, then returned home, but over time that passion for car design never faded.  Continue Reading »

Is Plug-In Hybrid Automaker Fisker Ready for a Comeback?

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Is Fisker done? Maybe not. The brainchild of Henrik Fisker has been the on-again/off-again saga of the hybrid-EV world. The latest news reveals the that the plug-in hybrid automaker could be gearing up for a comeback.

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Scubster Is the Personal Electric Submarine We’ve Always Wanted


It’s not quite a flying car or a jetpack, but the personal submarine is one of those fantastical personal vehicles that always seem just “a few years away.” Well, the development of a personal electric-powered sub is under way, and they want your help.

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West Coast Customs Boss Drives a Beautiful Protonic Blue BMW i8

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You’d imagine the boss of West Coast Customs could have whatever kind of car his heart desires and then totally have his mad way with the thing. There are a lot of interesting choices, but CEO Ryan Friedlinghaus opted for a BMW i8 as his personal ride.

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