A tour operator plans to launch an all-electric raft this spring.
Japanese Hot Springs Maintain Serenity With Nissan Leaf Electric Cars
Nissan Leaf electric cars will be used for a new car-sharing program in rural Japan.Stephen Edelstein
Nissan Suggests 'Five Most Breathtaking Electric Drives' In Europe (Video)
Nissan suggest five electric-car driving routes in Europe.Stephen Edelstein
Renewable 'Pedal Power' To Light Times Square Ball Tonight
Never let it be said that New York City doesn't get everything it can out of its 50 million-plus tourist visitors each year. In this case, it's pedal-powered energy to offset the roughly 50 kilowatt-hours of electricity consumed by the famous lighted ball that drops to signal the New Year. Times...John Voelcker
New Effort: Electric-Car Rentals And Charging For Orlando, Florida
What's the best way to persuade people that electric cars are a viable alternative to gasoline cars? Get "butts in seats." And what's one of the largest car-rental markets in the United States? That woud be Orlando, Florida. Now a new initiative, Drive Electric Orlando (DEO), is coordinating rental...John Voelcker
Electric Vehicle Tourism Sparks Washington State: TEDx Video
Back in February, the folks at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington hosted a TEDx conference. One of the event's speakers was Ron Johnston-Rodriguez. Johnstron-Rodriguez founded Plug In North Central Washington. That sounds as if it might be a regional chapter of Plug In America, but its...Richard Read
The Pacific Northwest is a remarkably scenic corner of the continental United States. The striking coastal ranges of Washington and Oregon offer dramatic vistas, temperature (if often damp) weather, and dozens of outdoor activities within a few hours' drive. Now those drives can be done in electric cars, courtesy of the country's first scenic byway and tourism route designed specifically for electric cars. Washington State and several businesses together plan to install a series of charging stations along U.S. Route 2, starting in Everett (just outside Seattle) and reaching 120 miles over the...