This electric quad is clean and green

Most greenies, in general, wouldn’t be caught dead on a quad. But what if that four-wheeled, off-road vehicle were running on clean, green electricity? 


Stealth debuts all-terrain electric bikes 


Stealth Electric Bikes has launched two new all-terrain models in the American market: The Fighter and The Bomber. 



Zero XU electric motorcycle saddles up

It wasn’t too long ago that electric motorcycle company Zero Motorcycles overhauled its 2011 lineup, unveiling what was said to be "sweeping technical improvements."

Taurus electric glider takes to the skies

The Taurus Electro G2 is not a new electric vehicle from Ford - it is, rather, a new breed of light aircraft from Pipistrel.

Hyundai's hydrogen Tucson ix FCEV debuts

Hyundai introduced their latest hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV), the Tucson ix FCEV, at the Washington, D.C. Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Conference recently. 



Antarctic images show ice sheet forming in unexpected way

The Antarctic ice sheet is forming and reforming in a completely different way to what was previously believed, a new study has revealed.

Researchers design new hydrogen fuel cell

Bing Energy has announced it is partnering with Florida State University to develop a new form of fuel-cell under an exclusive agreement. 



More big snowstorms on the way as world's climate warms

Massive snowstorms like those that hit the US and Europe last winter are likely to become more frequent, says the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), thanks to global warming.

Urban League wants inner city green zones


The National Urban League, looking to leverage the Obama administration's interest in boosting renewable energy development, is calling for the creation of Green Empowerment Zones. 

This Lexus CT 200h Hybrid is one tricked-out vehicle

The upcoming CT 200h is the most affordable of the Lexus hybrids, with a base price of $29,120, which might be exactly why the Toyota luxury division decided to spice things up a bit at the recent Chicago Auto Show, putting the car modifier Five Axis to work on it.


Are LED lights hazardous to your health?

Reds are the worst. They have eight times the amount of lead allowed under California law. But all of the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) tested by UC Irvine scientists were brimming with toxins - lead, arsenic and many other potentially hazardous substances - linked to cancer and other horrible diseases and maladies.

Zero-emission vehicles finish 17,000-mile race

An 80-day, 17,000-mile electric car road race has ended in Geneva, with three of the original four entrants reaching the finishing line.

Firm makes diesel directly from sunlight

Massachusetts biotech company Joule Unlimited says it's demonstrated a process for generating pure diesel directly from solar energy.

New electric bike emerges from the Shadow

You might remember the Shadow Ebike from last spring, when we introduced the electric bicycle and reported that manufacturer Daymak was planning to do a production run of 300 bikes in June 2010. We also told you the bike would go for $1,499.

Volvo touts V60 plug-in hybrid


Volvo is turning up the volume on what looks to be a pretty loud launch of its new plug-in hybrid diesel. The company said it would display the car at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and dropped some tidbits of info about the vehicle.



Team proposes floating solar panels

One of the biggest problems with large-scale solar power is the vast amount of land area required. Deserts such as the Sahara have been suggested, but a team from Israel's Solaris Synergy and France's EDF Group have another idea - put them on the water.

NOAA cleared of data misuse

An independent federal review has concluded that scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration did not manipulate climate data to shore up the evidence for global warming.

This PiCycle has WiFi Tracking Tech


Interested in electric bicycles, but hesitant to invest the necessary cash, seeing as how your last bike got lifted? 

Fear not, as the new PiCycle e-bike offers the option of integrated Wi-Fi-based technology - not only to remotely monitor the bike’s performance, but to track it if it’s stolen. 


Canadians more likely than Americans to believe in global warming

A new survey - the first explicitly to compare US and Canadian attitudes to climate change - has found that Canadians are vastly more likely to believe in global warming.

Porsche to showcase Panamera S hybrid


Porsche certainly has done a couple of cool things in recent weeks, including showing off its Boxster E electric car and a 911 GT3 R hybrid with the names of Facebook fans printed on it. 

Both of these are overshadowed, however, by news that the automaker plans to debut at the Geneva Motor Show a hybrid based upon the popular Panamera design.