Quantcast

Hot Topics

Install ceiling fans. They’ll cool you off in the summer and promote heating efficiency in the winter.
Search

Follow Us

facebook_logo Twitter_promo

My Twitter Friends

Friends: Followers:

Story Archive

Tagged : electric-vehicles


URB-E foldable Electric Vehicle solves the ‘last mile’ problem

March 13th, 2014

URB-E is a personal electronic vehicle built for people that need some flexibility with mass transit, and will run up to 20 miles on a single charge with a maximum speed of 15mph. CEO Grant Delgatty says the company just reached its fundraising goals on Indiegogo and expects to begin shipping product this year.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , ,

This ‘vending machine’ rents electric cars hourly

January 24th, 2014

Huge buildings in a Chinese city have been stacked high with electric vehicles, ready for drivers to rent. The aim is to get more people thinking green when it comes to driving.


[Read more →]

Tags: · ,

Chevy Spark EV: Greener, faster, better

September 26th, 2013

The 2014 Chevy Spark EV is an electric vehicle with 134 horsepower and it can still zip around town in grid-lock traffic.


[Read more →]

Tags: · ,

Fun facts about electric vehicles: A Q&A with ourselves

July 3rd, 2013

A new Electric Vehicle Guide by Sierra Club features 14 EVs and Plug-In EVs available to American consumers. They’re here to stay, so let’s consider the field and answer some of those nagging questions.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How ‘The Washington Post’ got it dead wrong

September 19th, 2012

Electric car supporters and companies have responded to a slap down by the Washington Post editorial board last week, which accused the Obama Administration of wasting money to help launch electric vehicles, such as GM’s Volt and Nissan’s Leaf.

The opinion piece “GM’s Vaunted Volt is on the Road to Nowhere Fast ” accused the administration both of having “paltry” goals for electric vehicles — 1 million by 2015 — and of spending too much money on subsidies for the new technology.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Spring, a time of hope and revolution (on four wheels)

April 9th, 2012

April, a celebratory time for Christians and Jews, not to mention landscapers, also is a season of hope for greenies.

This spring, like Trekkies, eco-minded people will band together at festivals to celebrate new frontiers — though they’re looking for the next new thing on this planet, in their backyard even, and won’t arrive in costume.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , ,

Eaton and Coulomb Technologies team up to expand North American EV charging network

January 9th, 2012

Eaton Corporation and Coulomb Technologies announced plans today to expand the North American footprint of charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs).

The partnership will connect Eaton’s quick-charging Level II and DC “Pow-R-Stations” to Coulomb’s ChargePoint® Network, which is the largest network of independently owned charging stations in the world with more than 4,500 charging locations in North America.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , ,

Get charged up for National Plug-In Day this Sunday

October 14th, 2011

Did you know that electric vehicles are so reliable because they have 10 times fewer moving parts than a gasoline powered car?
That’s right, there’s no engine (OK, you knew that already) and no transmission, spark plugs, valves, fuel tank, tailpipe, distributor, starter, clutch, muffler or catalytic converter.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , ,

Study suggests electric cars could have a large market

January 12th, 2011

Many automobile industry executives believe that sales of traditional vehicles will peak before 2020 and expect electric-only vehicles (EVs) to be one of the next hot products, according to a new IBM survey of consumer attitudes and a recent study of auto industry executives. But the studies also suggest that automakers will have to address consumers’ concerns about EV performance, recharging issues and convenience factors.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , ,

Is your city ready for electric cars?

October 21st, 2010

EV leader cities are shown in green; "fast followers" are designated with orange; "aggressive followers" with yellow, and followers are labeled red (Image: Electric Vehicles in America report.)

Do you want to find out if your city is getting ready for the wave of electric vehicles? Policy and environmental analysts want to know too. The Rocky Mountain Institute in partnership with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants took the lay of the landscape in America’s top 50 largest metro areas this past year, producing a report “Electric Vehicles in America.”


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , ,

Green transportation innovators praised at Clinton Global Initiative

September 28th, 2010

The Clinton Global Initiative is literally all over the map — working to solve poverty, promote peace, improve lives and curb pollution around the world.
But the CGI has always recognized that climate change is an overarching problem that must be addressed, or all other goals for bettering human existence will not matter.

And so, the promise of electric and other low-carbon transportation basked in a moment at the 2010 CGI meeting. Former Costa Rica President José María Figueres presented awards to several innovators for transportation advancements that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Recipients included:


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , ,

Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer EVs

July 28th, 2010

Enterprise Rent-A-Car will offer electric vehicles at select rental locations in the U.S. starting in 2011, the St. Louis-based company announced today. The company will begin its EV offerings with 500 Nissan LEAFs, the first of which will be delivered in January. The company will add other electric cars to its fleet as they become available. Enterprise, which operates a network of auto rental outlets at more than 5,000 locations in the U.S., already has added about 7,000 hybrid vehicles to its fleet in recent years as it strives to be more sustainable and green-friendly.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , ,

Stella Veterans Memorial

The village of Stella, Missouri, has constructed a veterans’ memorial of attractive design in the center of the village. Read more

Featured Bloggers

Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Subscribe to Our Newsletter


E-mail Address:
HTML         Text
Writer Bios | About Greenrightnow | Contact Us
© Copyright 2014 Greenrightnow | Distributed by Noofangle Media