Prius of the sea: Battery pack will make Viking Lady a hybrid ship
June 25, 2012, 10:28 a.m. by InnovationNewsDaily
A new battery will reduce the already eco-friendly transport's fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 20 to 30 percent.
Selling electrics, one car at a time
June 1, 2012, 2:48 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
For the start-ups, selling unfamiliar electric cars to Americans means a lot of guerrilla marketing. That's why Coda and Tesla are opening stores in malls, and Wheego is co-sponsoring contests and selling into police fleets.
4 cool tech ideas for green cars and renewable energy
May 25, 2012, 3:37 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Maybe tech won't save the world, but these innovative concepts will make it just a little bit better: River power, pedal power, battery power and iPhone app power.
New electric car conversion kit will charge your car (and wallet)
May 23, 2012, 10:40 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
It may take a while for automakers to build enough EVs to matter, which is why conversion companies are looking to electrify our current fleet. The drawback is that it's still pretty expensive. Fleets are likely to be the early adopters.
Slow and steady: The Wheego tortoise may win the race
March 13, 2012, 11:48 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
Lots of other electric car companies are flashier, but this China/California hybrid has a hyper-cautious strategy that makes sense as the electric vehicle market gets off to a slow start.