Arnold Schwarzenegger has always had rather unusual taste in vehicles. The movie star and former California governor previously drove a hydrogen-fueled Hummer H2, symbolizing both his love for militaristic vehicles and a general concern for the environment. Now, the "Governator" has another SUV that is both gigantic and green. DON'T MISS: Electric Ford Transit van conversion shown by Inventev at Detroit Auto Show It's a Mercedes-Benz G-Class converted to electric power by Kreisel Electric, a firm specializing in electric powertrains that—like Schwarzenegger himself—hails from...
Tesla Model S Body Kit: Definitely Different, Range-Robbing Too?
Body kits--add-on components and replacements for a car's front and rear fascias and door sills--are often a good way for owners to make their vehicle stand out from the crowd. Often used on luxury brands and tuner cars, the updated looks are usually edgier and more aggressive than the factory...John Voelcker
Coke Tests Add-In Hybrid System For Better Gas Mileage On Service Vans
Coca-Cola plans to have over 200 hybrid-van conversions in operation by 2015.Stephen Edelstein
Tesla Model X Exhaust Systems: Best Online Ad Of The Week
A website lists exhaust systems for the Tesla Model X electric crossover.Stephen Edelstein
Echo Automotive Fails: Bolt-On Plug-In Hybrid Kits Used Bright Technology
Starting a company is tough; starting a company in the green automotive field may be even tougher. So it seemed like the engineering team from defunct startup Bright Automotive, once granted investment by GM, might have a second chance to see their technology on the road. The assets and...John Voelcker
2012 Nissan Leaf Gets Unofficial Jet-Powered Range Extender, Quick Charger
Since the Nissan Leaf first launched a year ago, we’ve seen leaf enthusiasts produce a whole range of unofficial modifications for the all-electric hatchback, ranging from the extremely useful to the downright bizarre. We’re not sure which category a propane-powered gas-turbine range...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield