This Electric Motorcycle Has Storage Space Instead of a Petrol Tank

Unless you're on some giant Harley designed for a long cruise across the country, a backpack is probably the most storage room you've got on a motorcycle. But besides the savings on fuel, an electric motorcycle has other advantages, like a giant hole where the petrol tank and engine used to be—which this bike, the Feddz, repurposes as built-in storage. Read More >>

Razor Crazy Cart Review: Even More Fun Than it Looks

When I was a kid, the Big Wheel endgame was to pedal down the driveway, then peel out in a Mario Kart-esque sliding turn. That typically meant more grazed chins and elbows than glory. Razor's Crazy Cart, though, lets me drift to my heart's content. You want fun? This thing's got fun. Read More >>

Beating the Congestion Charge: 10 Planet Friendly Cars

Transport for London has recently announced plans to increase the congestion charge to £11.50. Combine this with the fact cars now have to produce less than 75g/km of CO² and commuting by car could get pretty expensive. Compiled below is a list of the greenest, cleanest running cars to help beat the congestion charge and save money in the long run. Read More >>

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Earth's Fastest Electric Car Just Keeps Getting Quicker

While cars like the Nissan Leaf and Tesla S are bringing electric vehicle technology mainstream, a team of student researchers are driving that technology to its very limit. The result: a record-shattering 480 kph bullet car that runs without a sip of gasoline. Read More >>

Elon Musk's Next Sci-Fi Trick is an "Auto Pilot" Self-Driving Tesla Car

Rocket and tube enthusiast Elon Musk says his Tesla electric car company has joined the race to build a self-driving vehicle, revealing plans for a Tesla that's able to operate itself mostly on "auto pilot" while you sit there being bored, within the next three years. Read More >>

This Super-Cool Scooter Is Made From... Hemp?

This sweet little electric scooter hits 50kph in seven seconds, has a 80 km range and is made from... hemp? Read More >>

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Future Stunt Pilots Could Train in These All-Electric Planes

Didier Esteyne and EADS turned heads at the 2011 Paris Air Show when they debuted the the world's first all-electric airplane, the single-seat Cri-Cri. Fast forward two years, and the miniscule Cri-Cri has grown into a sleek tandem-seat training craft that's as green as it is acrobatic. Read More >>

World's Fastest Electric Superbike: All the VROOM, None of the Gas

Electric motorcycles have been on the market for a few years now. Like all electric-power transports, they offer fantastic acceleration (there's no sliding scale for electric torque—it's either off or it's 100-percent engaged), zero emissions, and are far less expensive to refuel than gas engines. They do, though, suffer a limited range on account of the physical limitations of their Li-ion power supplies. That's about to change with the £40,000 Mission RS from San Francisco-based Mission Motors; it's a superbike in every sense of the word and it's about to bring the rukus. Read More >>

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The World's Fastest Electric Boat Skims Over the Sea at 86 Knots

What happens when you transfuse the 2,200 HP electric drive train from the world's fastest and most powerful production electric car, the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive, into a 38-foot racing hull? You get the world's fastest and most powerful production electric speed boat. Duh. Read More >>

Coal-Charged Electric Cars Might be Worse For the Planet than Petrol Guzzlers

The public's apathy for electric vehicles might turn out to be a good thing if research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology is to be believed, with the thinkers claiming that charging chemical car batteries using electricity from coal-fired power stations generates more pollution than building and running regular petrol engine models. Read More >>

An Electric Bike That Looks Like a Harley

Electric vehicles—from cars, to scooters, to bikes—all feature fairly conservative designs. But that doesn't have to be the case, as the Marrs Cycles demonstrates with its beautiful M-1 e-bike that looks like a cross between an old style bicycle and a modern Harley Davidson chopper. Read More >>

This Electric Hydrofoil Looks Straight Out Of James Bond's Arsenal

The Quadrofoil looks like a vehicle from a James Bond action sequence. But while the world's favorite spy seemingly has no regard for the environment while he's blowing things up, this personal hydrofoil is powered by an eco-friendly electric motor. Read More >>

This Audi Designed Electric Bike Is Pure Carbon-Fibre Porn

Electric bikes have always looked really dorky and cumbersome, and they just don't have the same design appeal as their more traditional, manual cousins -- especially gorgeous fixies. But Audi, of course, has taken the formula, cranked it up to 11, and came out with something that oozes sex appeal and will have any bike nerd lusting after it. Read More >>

A Battery-Powered Chainsaw For Eco-Minded Psychopaths

Chainsaws have been used to clearcut forests and terrorise teenage summer camps, so Stihl is hoping to put them in a more friendlier light with their new electric model that swaps the cord for a sixty minute rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Read More >>

2011 Is Not the UK's 'Year Of the Electric Car'

Brits aren't buying electric cars according to disappointing figures from 'plugged-in grant scheme'. That's not really a surprise considering how many are actually available in the UK, but only 106 were sold in the third quarter of 2011. Read More >>

DeLorean Back From The Past With New Electric Model

There will be plenty of jokes made about this one. 88mph, flux capacitors, fusion drives and so on. But the current license holder of the DMC name is serious about reintroducing the DeLorean, with an all-electric update set to arrive in 2013. Read More >>


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