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New Old-Style London Bus Hits The Streets--And It's A Hybrid

New Old-Style London Bus Hits The Streets--And It's A Hybrid

"New Bus for London" doesn't have quite the same ring to it as "Routemaster", but the mission is the same - to improve London's busy public transport system, just like the original Routemaster did from its introduction in 1956. But while the original was revolutionary for its lightweight aluminum... read more

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BMW ActiveE

BMW To Provide 4,000 Cars For 2012 Olympics, Electric Cars Included

The 2012 Olympics to be held next summer in London may be the greenest yet, with spectators and many participants moving by mass transit among the various venues. Still... read more July 15, 2011 by  0


 
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Urban Stage, London

2011 Smart Electric Drive On The Streets Of London: Driven

What makes the perfect city car? Compact dimensions are a good place to start, so you can sneak into small parking spaces on a crowded street and squeeze through gaps that... read more May 19, 2011 by  4


 
Eiffel Tower and green cars

Electric Cars To Help 2050 Europe Goal Of Zero-Emissions Cities

When looked at in pure dollars and cents, there are many cases in which electric cars don't yet provide a payback. But other forces will boost their chances of adoption... read more March 25, 2011 by  1


 
Fuel price in London, shown in pence per liter, February 2011

U.S. Drivers: Shut Up, Stop Whining, You Don't Pay $8/Gallon

Turmoil in Libya is making global oil markets nervous. That means higher gasoline prices. Cue the creeping unease and outright fear that Our American Way Of Life May Be In... read more February 28, 2011 by  37


 
Aston Martin designed London Routemaster bus

Can London's Mayor Make It The Electric-Car Capital of Europe?

Like most capital cities, London is choked with traffic, fumes and noise. But London's charismatic if disheveled mayor Boris Johnson hopes to change this, with grand plans to... read more February 8, 2011 by  5


 
THINK City on hire in the Alps

Can Electric-Car Clubs And Shows Really Bring In Buyers?

As an electric car enthusiast or recently-converted gearhead, you'll no doubt be aware of the huge variety of clubs out there for virtually any make and model or automotive... read more January 4, 2011 by  4


 
Eiffel Tower and green cars

Paris To Test Banning Gas-Guzzlers (Yes, SUVs!) In City Core

Why are many European carmakers now planning to build electric vehicles? Because many European cities are widely expected to ban high-emissions vehicles from their city cores... read more December 28, 2010 by  27


 
2010 Volkswagen Taxi Concept

Moving On Up? Volkswagen Considers Producing Electric Taxi

Whilst the 2013 Volkswagen Golf Blue eMotion might be responsible for many of the company's EV headlines, their smaller Up concept is possibly even more intriguing. The... read more December 16, 2010 by  0


 
G-Wiz charging in the U.K.

Fatal G-Wiz Crash: Confirmed - Another Car Was Involved

Just over a week ago we discussed the aspect of electric car safety, specifically that of Neighborhood Electric Vehicles or NEVs, after 47-year old mother Judit Nadal was... read more November 1, 2010 by  1


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Could Your Car's Body Be Its Battery Too? Volvo Is Trying

The biggest challenge for battery electric vehicles is clearly the cost and the weight of today's lithium-ion battery packs. Now Volvo is experimenting with a new composite... read more September 24, 2010 by  2


 
His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales

Coming to Prince Charles's Garden Party? Better Drive An EV

While his subjects love him--he is, after all, their future King--HRH Prince Charles is known to be grimly insistent on promoting certain of his pet causes. One is... read more July 23, 2010 by  0


 
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