Venturi Electric Vehicles       Category:
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Two radical designs from Venturi Automobiles. According to a company spokesperson, the second vehicle will be presented at the [...]


Energy Loss in a Typical Vehicle       Category:
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automobile energy lossIt is interesting to note the amount of energy that goes unused in a typical vehicle. According to the Dept. of Energy approximately 85% of the energy a vehicle consumes goes unused. [...]


Plug-In hybrids can Recharge the Grid says Google.org        Category:
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Google.org’s RechargeIT program promotes plug in hybrids. It seems Google is becoming a great think tank of modern day; their involvement with plug-in hybrids is no exception. Vehicle owners need economical transportation and power companies are desperately searching for ways to avoid building power plants. [...]


Bus Travels on Roads or Railroad Tracks       Category:
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Is it a bus? Is it a train? It's both: a Dual-Mode Vehicle (DMV) prototype in Japan. Details including cost, drawings, etc can be found at this University-of-Washington page.


Hypermiler Shares Some Tips       Category:
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Hypermiler Dan Bryant discusses techniques and attitudes to increase gas mileage. In regard to coasting, this hypermiler suggests driving a car like you drive a bike. Bryant boasted just under 80 mpg on his previous tank full of gas and claims he saved over $700 last year.


MPG or GPkM?       Category:
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A couple Duke professors recommend an alternative methodology for understanding gas mileage with the goal of making gas mileage more intuitive to consumers. [...]


~30 Quick M.P.G. Tips       Category:
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Katie Couric gets ~thirty gas-saving tips from consumer reporter Asa Aarons in a fast moving, to-the-point segment.


Vertigro: BioDiesel from Algae       Category:
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CNN interviews Glen Kertz about Vertigro, a quicker method for growing algae used in the production of biofuel. Kertz claims the company (valcent products inc.) has a unique vertical growing process for faster growth of algae that [...]


E-Bike: Practical Tips for Commuting       Category:
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A commuter, who recently sold her vehicle, now relies solely on her e-bike to commute to work, pick up groceries, etc. This is a good discussion with numerous practical tips from a rider whose sole means of transportation is her e-bike. [...]


Geothermal Heating for the Home       Category:
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A very brief overview of geothermal heating and cooling concept. [...]


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