PlugShare App To Find Places To Charge Your Electric Car

Driving an electric car is like going through life with permanent food poisoning. It takes lots of planning to make sure you're not crapping your pants because you're stranded somewhere and can't get home. The PlugShare app lets you find outlets, EV plugs and charging stations so you're always prepared. Think of it as… » 3/07/11 4:52pm 3/07/11 4:52pm

Only 25 Tesla Roadsters Left On Sale For 2009

Tesla Motors has finally begun deliveries of its awesome 100-percent electric Tesla Roadster, but eco-conscious sports car fanatics willing to plunk down the $109,000 need to reserve one quick. The company said it only has 25 production slots left for the second quarter of 2009. Locking in a reservation will cost a… » 7/26/08 6:00pm 7/26/08 6:00pm

Hymotion Prius Plug-in Conversion Kit Gives 100+ MPG For Short Distances

Like the previously released EDrive kit, this Hymotion Prius conversion package lets you convert your stock Prius into one that can be plugged in for charging. After a 4.5-hour charge time, your Prius will be able to use more battery power over about 30-40 miles in order achieve that mileage. » 4/27/08 2:30pm 4/27/08 2:30pm

DIY Project: Motorbike to Electric Motorbike

There's a new Instructables page up that shows you how to mod your regular motorbike into an eco-warrior electric cycle. You'll be able to hit a top speed of 70mph after shelling out $3000 to complete the project. Thankfully, you'll probably make the money back in saved fuel in approximately a days use. The machine… » 4/13/08 10:00am 4/13/08 10:00am

Twike EV is the Flintstone's Wagon Painted Red

What can $26,000 buy you these days? Perhaps a pedal powered EV hybrid? The Twike was designed way back in the 80's, and it was put together by students in Switzerland who dreamt of the Flintstones every night a greener transportation mode. Germany's Fine Mobile GmBH took a liking to the invention, by adding electric… » 12/15/07 10:10am 12/15/07 10:10am

Tesla Whitestar Electric Sedan: 4 Doors, Half the Price of the Roadster

Tesla's plans for Whitestar, the sedan version of their electric roadster, are coming along nicely. Head honcho Elon Musk, just announced of a New Mexico factory that'll start construction no later than April 2007. The best part? The 4-door will not only haul more people, but will cost half of the $89,000 roadster.… » 2/19/07 6:21pm 2/19/07 6:21pm