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Electric Cars For Speed Freaks: Which One Is Quickest?

Electric Cars For Speed Freaks: Which One Is Quickest?

Debate still rages on the best way to sell electric cars. Should automakers be boasting of their environmental credentials? Or should they talk in a language people understand--money--and highlight the economic benefits? Maybe it's all about silence and refinement? Rarely mentioned is just how fun... read more

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Yvon Martel's MTT-136 electric tracked sled

Is This The World's Most Capable, Adaptable Electric Vehicle?

Modern electric cars are nice enough, but ask them to climb a snowy bank or forge through a forest and we suspect you'd quickly find their limitations. For truly tough... read more February 24, 2014 by

Nissan Leaf powers a Christmas tree in Tokyo (Image: NISSANEV)

Lighting A Christmas Tree The Modern Way: With An Electric Car

Should you be one of those people among our readers who celebrates the Christmas holiday, you might be interested in having a greener Christmas. Did you know, for example... read more December 24, 2013 by

Scrooser electric scooter (Photo: Scrooser)

Scrooser Electric Scooter: "A Harley-Davidson For The Sidewalk"

One of the main criticisms of electric cars is that they often lack the sort of raw appeal that makes you want a product, transcending any notions of buying because you need... read more August 23, 2013 by

GreenWing eSpyder electric aircraft (Image: GreenWing International)

Fun For $40,000? Electric Plane Beats Electric Car Every Time...

$40,000 will get you plenty of electric cars these days, including the recently-unveiled 2014 BMW i3. They can be fun on the right road, and it's great knowing you aren't... read more August 2, 2013 by 4

Razor Crazy Cart electric ride-on

Razor Launches New, All-Electric Performance ... Ummmm ... Vehicle

The trouble with kids is that they just don't have enough ways to injure themselves these days. If you're a parent who thinks this should change, then we can't think of... read more July 19, 2013 by 9

Czech flying electric bicycle

Flying Electric Bicycle Debuts In Prague, Will NYC Ban These Too?

New Yorker? Own an electric bicycle? You're probably pretty angry right now, since the city has just banned the use of electric bikes on its streets. Which would be fine, had... read more June 14, 2013 by 5

Toyota Camatte57s concept

Toyota's Kid-Friendly Electric Concept Stars At Tokyo Toy Show

If you've ever seen a child zipping along on a bicycle at breakneck speed the concept of putting them behind the wheel of a car is truly terrifying. Toyota still wants to... read more June 14, 2013 by 4

Vin Diesel reacts to Singapore Prius pricing... (RazorTV screen grab)

Toyota Prius Over $150K In Singapore, Vin Diesel Not Impressed

If you ever feel cars are getting too expensive, consider yourself lucky you don't live in Singapore. The country, an island located on the tip of mainland Malaysia, is... read more May 31, 2013 by 0

Nissan Leaf solar charging station on EA's SimCity game

Nissan Leaf, Solar-Canopy Charging Station In New SIMS Game

The Nissan Leaf is no stranger to videogames. Last year, we had a little race between a Leaf and the Toyota Prius--albeit in the realistic but completely virtual world of... read more May 24, 2013 by 3

Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover (Image: NASA)

Electric Vehicle Sets Longest-Distance-Traveled Record...On Another Planet!

A vehicle journey of just over 22 miles hasn't really been cause for celebration since the dawn of the motor car itself, when low speeds and unpaved roads made it more... read more May 18, 2013 by 2

Consumer Reports drifts the Telsa Model S (video screengrab)

New Tesla Testing Technique From Staid Consumer Reports: Drifting!

We'd not normally advise getting information directly from Wikipedia, but its opening line on the sport of drifting is as good as any other definition you'll find: "Drifting... read more May 10, 2013 by 15

Thames & Kosmos Eco-Battery Vehicle kit

Build Your Own Metal-Air Battery Car: Now There's A Kit

Most of us, sadly, can't afford a brand new Tesla Model S electric sedan. Even less so, a Tesla Model S with the latest metal-air battery technology, hinted for use in the... read more April 26, 2013 by 5

1900 New England Electric vintage car

Electric Cars Are Fast: First-Ever U.S. Speeding Ticket

Speeding is big business. There's no money to be made from it as an individual of course, unless you subscribe to the theory "time is money". But the U.S. Census Bureau... read more April 20, 2013 by 4

Outrider Alpha recumbent electric adventure bike (Image: Outrider)

Can An 'Ultralight Adventure Vehicle' Be An Electric Bicycle?

Got some money to burn and in need of a hobby? Perhaps some sort of adventure sport, but nothing too crazy--off-road bikes, perhaps? Not just any off-road bike though. It has... read more April 19, 2013 by 6

1947 Nissan Tama EV (Image: Nissan)

Nissan Leaf's Great-Grandfather: The Tama EV

You might think high gasoline prices are a problem now, but at least it's relatively easy to get hold of. The same couldn't be said in Japan after the end of World War II... read more April 2, 2013 by 4


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