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Hardly A Vehicle, MIT's Electric Cheetah Is Still Impressive

Hardly A Vehicle, MIT's Electric Cheetah Is Still Impressive

While plug-in cars remain a small niche, electric power is displacing internal combustion in a completely different type of "vehicle." Meet MIT's battery-powered robotic cheetah. The school's Biometrics Lab built it to study and replicate the movements of animals. Normally, these types of robots... read more

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New York food cart hooks up to the grid. [Photo by Simply Grid]

Reducing Emissions, One NYC Street-Vendor Cart At A Time

Almost anything can be run on electricity these days. Add to the list, now, even New York City's numerous food carts. In a new pilot program, street vendors are testing out... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
GreenWing International eSpyder

Would You Pay $40,000 For An Electric...Airplane? Now You Can

If you get from place to place on four wheels, there are plenty of ways to go green. But what if you prefer wings to wheels? GreenWing International has announced the release... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
Nissan Leaf Charging Port Cover

Five Official Nissan Leaf Accessories You Can’t Buy In The U.S.

As with many other cars sold around the world, there are small differences between the 2012 Nissan Leaf sold in the U.S. and the 2012 Nissan Leaf found in other countries... read more August 29, 2012 by  8


 
Lightning McQueen Toy Electric Car

Lightning McQueen Electric Toy Car + Speed Shop Dad = Kid Heaven

If you’ve got children of a certain age, you’ll know how fond they are of the plastic ride-on electric cars you can buy at any toy store in the U.S. You’ll... read more August 9, 2012 by  3


 
GE WattStation Publicity Shot

GE Charging Stations: Now You Can Pay With PayPal, SmartPhone

If you drive an electric car, you’ll be familiar with the frustration that occurs when you arrive at a charging station to find you can’t use it because you... read more July 13, 2012 by  11


 
Jaguar XJ_e prototype

Jaguar Displays XJ_e Plug-in Hybrid At GoodWood Festival Of Speed

In the automotive world, development and commercialization of plug-in vehicles has varied from company to company. While some, like Nissan and General Motors, sell plug-in... read more June 29, 2012 by  4


 
Smart eBike  -  April 2012

Smart eBike: First Ride

Going electric makes a lot of sense for the smallest city-commute vehicles—like the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, which is still on the way. But in the meantime, it... read more May 11, 2012 by  12


 
Fiat 500 LimoPresidential By Italian Coachbuilder Castagna Milano

Meet The Next Presidential Ride: An Electric Fiat 500 Limo?

Think of Presidential state cars, and you’ll probably think of the Cadillac-badged limousine the President Obama uses, a car that many of us know as The Beast. Now an... read more January 20, 2012 by  0


 
Santa In A Tesla Roadster

Santa Wants You To Drive A Tesla Roadster This Christmas

Still looking for a holiday gift for an electric car enthusiast who hasn’t yet experienced the sheer thrill of an accelerating electric sports car? If you live in... read more December 20, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011

Ford Shares More About Delayed 2012 Focus Electric Car

Ford’s first all-electric mass-produced car, the 2012 Ford Focus, isn’t yet available to buy in the U.S., but Ford thinks the delay in bringing it to market will... read more December 14, 2011 by  3


 
Kids buckled up in the back seat

Long Drive Today? Try Our Thanksgiving Recipe For Green-Car Spotting Games

If you’re a parent preparing for that long-distance Thanksgiving trip with your kids, you’re probably dreading the fights, arguments and general boredom that... read more November 23, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011 - Nancy Gioia

Ford Focus Electric Vs Chevy Volt: Which Would You Buy, And Why?

Well, now the news is out: The 2012 Ford Focus Electric, the company's first-ever mass-market battery electric vehicle, will be priced at $39,995. Perhaps not coincidentally... read more November 2, 2011 by  35


 
DeLorean - front

All-Electric DeLorean DMC-12 Gullwing Coupe Coming For 2013?

Has a slow, heavy, wedge-shaped car with no paint ever captured public fascination like the DeLorean DMC-12? Sure, a pretty successful movie introduced the car to a global... read more October 18, 2011 by  7


 
Parker Brothers Custom Tron Legacy Electric LIght Cycle

Want To Own The Tron Electric “Light Cycle?” Now’s Your Chance

Last year Tron: Legacy, the remake of the 1982 classic film Tron hit cinemas around the world. Following the story of Sam Flynn as he tries to find his lost father who... read more September 26, 2011 by  3


 
Gordon Murray & Toray's TEEWAVE AR.1 electric sports car

Gordon Murray Announces New Teewave AR.1 Electric Sports Car

Gordon Murray may need little introduction among gearheads following his work on the McLaren F1 supercar back in the 1990s, but his most recent projects, the T.25 and T.27... read more September 20, 2011 by  4


 
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