Design firm NAU has presented a concept for an Eco-friendly camper that is both out of this world, yet totally practical.
The D-Dalus propulsion system is unlike another other current airborne production technology in that is does not use propellers, helicopter blades or wings for lift.
The Department of Defense (DOD) is at the genesis of large-scale integration of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) into its non-tactical ground fleet as part of federal government efforts toward expanding usage of alternative fuel vehicles.
Renault and Better Place Partner in Australia to Launch First ‘Unlimited Range’ EV, the Fluence Z.E. in 2012.
Students from Virginia Tech University learned June 16, 2011 that their teamwork, perseverance and hard work have led to top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an exceptional extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol).
A radically new approach to the design of batteries, developed by researchers at MIT, could provide a lightweight and inexpensive alternative to existing batteries for electric vehicles and the power grid. The technology could even make “refueling” such batteries as quick and easy as pumping gas into a conventional car.
via Organic Connections Magazine, Near the end of Chris Paine’s razor-sharp 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? we witnessed hundreds of electric cars—fast, almost silent-running vehicles with zero emissions that were in demand by consumers—being taken right out of the hands of drivers, hauled away, crushed and shredded. After…
Imagine rolling down the sidewalk, beach, forest path or park trail on an electrified, tracked snowboard. It appears that this will be just the thing for future shredders who want to zip up to 28 miles per hour without expending leg power.
One of the main drawbacks in selling the idea of an electric vehicle to the buying public is the time it takes to recharge the batteries. Of course, if you are just using the car for commuting every day, then you can get away with recharging on cheaper, off-peak power…
Denmark is going to be the first test market for Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology, it was announced yesterday. Electric Vehicle owners will be able sell back power from their EV batteries to the grid, with estimated compensation for EV owners of about $10,000 over the lifespan of the car.