Green Overdrive Video Showcases Jay Leno’s Green Garage

by , 09/16/10

sustainable design, green design, jay leno, green overdrive, electric vehicles, ev, electric car, green transportation

Comedian and talk show host Jay Leno sure has a lot of cars and motorcycles down at his garage in Southern California — his collection numbers roughly 200 vehicles. That’s not so great for the environment, but in GigaOM TV’s latest episode of its Green Overdrive show, Leno shows off some of the greener aspects of his solar-powered garage, including three of his 1900’s-era electric cars. Check it out:


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  1. Timothy Lynch September 28, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    This kind of article really bugs me. It is not “Green” by simply having more energy efficient features. There is no way of getting around the fact that it is an outrageously wealthy individual using a tremendous amount of resources for a hobby. The process of renovating those old cars is extremely messy and each of those cars has its oil changed on a fairly regular basis no matter how few miles have been driven.

    It is unfortunate that sites such as Inhabit don’t call it for what it is.

  2. Zaha Hadid's Peaceful N... September 22, 2010 at 9:39 am

    […] the plot of land even more. The meandering paths and ramps that connect the spaces dip down to a garage at the lowest level and then up to a peaceful pool and finally to the homes […]

  3. simplepastor September 22, 2010 at 8:00 am

    Actually owning that many cars is not such a bad thing. In effect Leno has taken 200 cars off the road because they can’t all be driven at the same time. The more cars Leno buys the better?

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