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+ Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture's charging stations are designed to be fabricated entirely from FSC-certified, locally sourced wood. Cars are separated from bikes and scooters via an elevated ramp
Several years ago the Korean Advanced Institute of Technology (KAIST) unveiled their On Line Electric Vehicle (OLEV) charging system, which promised to charge cars and even city buses wirelessly through
General Motors just announced that pricing for its 2014 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid will now be almost $5,000 lower than the 2013 model at $34,995. This means that after available tax credits the starting
Earlier this morning, BMW unveiled the brand new 2014 i3 at an exclusive event in New York City - and Inhabitat was on the scene to get a first look at this hot all-electric vehicle! The i3 will be the
One of the greatest challenges to the widespread adoption of renewable energy and electric cars has been the issue of affordable, high-volume energy storage. To scientists at Penn State however, the
Photo via Shutterstock Range anxiety isn't holding back the electric car. Sales figures are in for the first half of 2013, and they show that 100% electric cars, buoyed by the Tesla Model S and Nissan
What would have happened if GM's EV1 electric car wasn't killed in 2003? Electric drag car racer, John Wayland, aka Plasma Boy, brings this question to light with the EV2, a second generation electric
The basis of Pure Tension's design is that of a tension tent: stress applied equally from all angles of a structure helps to keep the canopy taut and standing erect. SDA's approach was to use the car’s
The Tesla Motors success story keeps getting better - this week shares of the electric car maker reached an all-time high after it was revealed that Tesla will soon be added to the Nasdaq 100 index.
This spring, one year after rolling out an extensive vehicle charging network in Israel, electric car company Better Place filed for bankruptcy. Better Place was the first major electric car maker in the
ABB, a company that specializes in electric vehicle power solutions, recently announced plans to build the world’s largest nationwide network of EV fast-charging stations in the Netherlands.
BMW has yet to officially unveil the production version of its upcoming i3 electric vehicle - however BMW's execs recently dropped a few hints about its impending launch date. According to Autoblog we can
DC quick chargers are set to revolutionize the electric vehicle segment, because they will dramatically drop the amount of time it takes to re-charge an EV. Nissan has announced plans to install the new
The Netherlands' Solar Team Eindhoven just unveiled Stella, the world's first solar-powered family car! The team comprises a group of 22 students who want to show the world that a family car that runs on
To demonstrate just how fuel efficient the Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid is, and to engage with local communities, Toyota has launched the 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge. The challenge is open to
Communauto, the oldest car sharing service in North America, has introduced a 100% electric one-way car sharing pilot program in the Montreal borough of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal called Auto-mobile. One-way
Drayson Racing just set a new land speed record for electric cars, reinforcing its position as one of the world's top EV manufacturers. With chief executive and former science minister Lord Drayson behind
Jaguar just unveiled its streamlined, sexy C-X75 supercar, which features the company's first carbon composite monocoque chassis and a plug-in hybrid powertrain with over 850 horsepower. The vehicle is
Scientists at the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Wurttemburg (ZSW) have developed one of the most efficient lithium-ion batteries yet. The super li-on batteries herald a bright future
Bloomberg got the rumor mill running with a recent article speculating about whether Google might have eyes for high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors. The Palo Alto-based car company was
Nissan just unveiled the world's fastest electric race car - the ZEOD RC! The ZEOD RC uses the same lithium-ion battery technology as the Nissan Leaf, but it's able to achieve speeds in excess of 186 mph.
The new Southern California Breezehouse is a four-bed, four-bath prefab home that features a separate 24 ft pod for additional living space, a guest room or an office. The 2,900 sq ft home features an
The new 2013 Lincoln MKZ is offered with three engine options, a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder, a 3.7L V6, and the 2.0L hybrid system. The MKZ Hybrid is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that is
Tesla could revolutionize the electric car industry by solving one of the main reasons why buyers don't make the switch from gasoline - range anxiety. Tesla already announced plans to expand its
When it comes to hubs of alternative transportation and the sharing economy, one usually thinks of progressive hotspots like San Francisco or Portland. Thanks to French car-sharing service Autolib,
A team of scientists from Australia's University of Wollongong have developed a way to turn sea water into hydrogen in order to produce a virtually unlimited clean energy source. They believe that their
Part of what makes the Tesla such an attractive option for an electric vehicle is its supercharger network, which provides free, clean juice to keep the journey going. But right now, there are only eight
In a recent study comparing grid-powered electric car emissions around the world, Shrink That Footprint found that when electric cars are charged with low-carbon power, they have just a quarter of the
Just when you thought the original Fiat 500 couldn't get any cuter, Italian home appliance manufacturer Smeg has gone and turned the front end of the car into a stylish mini fridge. The two iconic Italian
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