Transportation

Is This The Perfect Electric Car Tire?

What does it take to create a special electric vehicle tire, particularly one up to the standards of BMW’s new i3? Fairy dust? Scratching your head and patting your tummy at the same time? It is a question Bridgestone, the… Read More

Tesla Motors Recall Focuses On Possible Fire Risk

Remember the other day how we reported on Tesla Motors being proactive around overheating wall chargers for its Model S electric cars? Turns out there’s a recall issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in effect that address… Read More

New York’s MTA Likes Its BYD Electric Bus

A trial run of a BYD electric bus on the busy streets of New York City has concluded, and the results show it performed excellent during its evaluation. While it’s not immediately clear if this will mean one can expect… Read More

Onewheel Electric Skateboard A Self Balancing Gizmo

The Silicon Valley gives birth to many innovative green technology ideas, and now one of the latest is the rather unique Onewheel, a “self-balancing electric skateboard that lets you fly over pavement on only a single wheel using self-balancing technology.”… Read More

Fuel Cell Vehicle From Toyota Set For 2015

The yearly Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is known typically for showcasing the latest in gadgets and gizmos. In addition this go around however we are also seeing a number of alternative vehicle announcements. Ford is showcasing a solar… Read More

Electric Car Idea Very Wheelchair Friendly

A group of Croatian automotive designers who have worked with the likes of Lamborghini, McLaren, Chrysler and Alfa Romeo on future concept vehicles are now turning their skills towards various kinds of electric cars. Their first idea, which is up… Read More

BYD Electric Buses Get Longer, More Deployments

When we last looked in on Chinese automotive company BYD, they were easily dominating the world stage of electric buses and taxis with roll outs and pilot trials in markets all around the globe, including New York City. This dominance… Read More
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Do EV Incentives Impact Resell Value?

Do government subsidies, popular here in the United States to help lower the upfront costs of buying electric cars, impact used values when one goes to resell it later? That’s the theory from a new study out of Europe suggesting… Read More

Autonomous Nissan Leaf Drives Japanese Roadway

Nissan, in a bid to move forward the cause of autonomous driving vehicles, recently completed its first public road test on a Japanese highway of a robotic Leaf electric car. The automaker wasted little time in completing this test, as… Read More