Category: green

Air is in

(almost) Zero Pollution Motors will soon be accepting pre-orders for its up-coming Air Car, due to be delivered late 2009/early 2010.

Not quite gas-free (see below), The Air Car relies on compressed air rather than gasoline to power the 6 cylinder, 75 hp engine. It has an estimated top speed of 96 mph and an …

Less printing = more trees, more $$

I just stumbled across GreenPrint. The company aims to reduce the amount of wasted paper and ink by allowing users (currently Windows only) to send each print job through its GreenPrint World software.

The standalone program was recently released as freeware for home (non-commercial) users. After a quick installation, GreenPrint will appear as one …

Ready, Set, Tesla Roadster

Tesla Motors is set to begin production on its long-awaited Roadster on March 17, 2008. The initial batch of Roadsters will be slightly less than perfect, sporting a work-around transmission, increasing the all-electric sports car’s 0-60 time from 4 seconds to 5.7 seconds.
Tesla is promising to retrofit earlier cars at no cost once it’s …

Dodge ZEO: electric concept vehicle

Dodge has released a new electric concept vehicle, the ZEO. According to the company’s press release:
The advanced propulsion system powering the Dodge ZEO concept is electric-only with a 64 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack capable of at least 250 miles.

Resting in a rear-wheel drive layout, Dodge ZEO’s 200 kilowatt (268 horsepower) single-electric motor contributes to a …

Lets get this (solar) party started!

California is one of, if not the most, environmentally progressive states in the Union. This is not about politics (well, at least this post isn’t), but more about being realistic and taking steps to help slow down (and eventually eliminate) the global warming problem.

A privately held, SF-based company, Cleantech America, is funding a new project …