P100D: The Fastest Accelerating Production Car on the Planet

When I first drove a Tesla Model S in the spring of 2015, it was a P85D. I had never felt such acceleration and...

Electric Mini Hardtop Officially Revealed in July

Great news for the green fans of what is arguably the coolest-looking car around (personal opinion, no judgement). Mini joins the electric vehicle gang...

DIY Stirling Generator Goes to 1687 RPM

Stirling generators are rarely seen in the media, but they are actually one of the few options we have in turning raw heat to electricity. Indeed,...

EV4, Innovative Electric Quad Bike

Tired of being stuck behind the wheel in a tedious urban traffic jam, but missing the stability of four wheels in clean electric bike...

Almost-Overunity Motor Generator Recovers Back EMF

Every electric motor has a force that opposes the propelling electromagnetic field inside it, called "Back EMF". Thane Heins succeeded to recover this back-EMF and, instead of letting it cause resistance, he transformed it into useful power. This claim has brought him opposition for many years from the scientific community, because it seems to violate Lenz's law.

DEKA Revolt: First Hybrid Stirling Engine Car – Powered by Anything!

Dean Kamen, a UK inventor, has just released to the public a modified electric Ford Th!nk, hacked in his DEKA labs. DEKA is his company located in Manchester Millyard. Kamen's modified electric car has a Stirling engine onboard, into the trunk. He uses the stirling engine mainly to defrost and heat the car, because the systems doing that are huge power consumers.

Electric Cars Alone Not Enough to Save Us, Study Claims

A team of scientists has written to the Committee of Climate Change warning that if the UK’s 31.5 million cars are replaced by electric...

The Story Behind Ford’s Model E Isn’t So S-E-X-Y

You’ve heard of Ford CEO Mark Field’s upcoming electric vehicle, Model E, which is rumored to come in two body styles: a sedan and...

New Tesla Video Shows Fully Autonomous Car Capabilities at Work

Since a few years ago, Elon Musk has placed a bet on autonomous driving. Despite the few incidents that Tesla cars have been involved...
Might Electric Vehicles Adopt the Multi-Speed Gearbox?

Future Electric Vehicle Transmissions May Have Multi-Speed Gearboxes

For the most part, electric vehicle manufacturers have eschewed the multi-speed transmission in favor of a simpler and lighter single speed transmission. The reason for...