Electric Vehicles

Entrepreneur Helps Cyclists Electrify Their Own Bikes

Entrepreneur Helps Cyclists Electrify Their Own Bikes

Micah Toll moved to Israel to build electric bicycles for the masses. Now, he's teaching the masses how to build their own.

In Pictures: Solar-Powered Plane Completes Epic Transcontinental Flight

 Solar-Powered Plane Completes Epic Transcontinental Flight

Bertrand Piccard has grown accustomed to the skeptics. He's used to people talking about its cruising speed of just 30 mph while dismissing the fact that his aircraft has but one seat and is powered solely by the sun. But ...

In-Flight Google Hangout: Ride Along in a Continent-Crossing Solar Plane

 Ride Along in a Continent-Crossing Solar Plane

Join Solar Impulse Pilot Bertrand Piccard for a live Google Hangout -- in mid-air.

Review: 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV

 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV

Pay no attention to the Toyota badge on the boot. This is Tesla's first crossover, albeit one dressed in the sheet metal of Toyota's last-generation compact SUV.

Being Electric Doesn’t Keep This Plane From Serious Aerobatics

Being Electric Doesn’t Keep This Plane From Serious Aerobatics

The Airbus A380 is among the biggest stars of the Paris Air Show, but no less impressive is the sleek electric aerobatic trainer that is it distant cousin.

Will low EV prices bring in buyers who aren't ready for plug-in vehicles?

Honda Fit EV - on the move

Car shoppers are getting some pretty sweet deals on plug-in electric vehicles lately, with Honda joining the price cutting war with its Fit EV. Now that the early adopters are no longer in the market - they have theirs now - automakers are being pushed to bring down sticker prices to increase sluggish sales. The big question has become: What if these new car owners are dissatisfied with the EV experience?

 read more »

Electric Bikes Get Up to Speed at Isle of Man TT

Electric Bikes Get Up to Speed at Isle of Man TT

Electric race bike manufacturer MotoCzysz has taken home its fourth consecutive TT ZERO win at the Isle of Man. And for the first time since the introduction of the all-electric series in 2009, the electron-charged bikes are up to the ...

Electrified, Student-Built Karmann Ghia Runs on Tweets

Electrified, Student-Built Karmann Ghia Runs on Tweets

A group of Kansas City high school students and their mentors have electrified a Karmann Ghia, modifying it so that it will only run when it gets mentioned in social media. If that sounds like a publicity stunt, that's because ...

Review: Zero DS Electric Motorcycle

 Zero DS Electric Motorcycle

Ditch the internal combustion engine, but keep the speed and the euphoria. We test the latest electric motorcycle from Zero.

Meet Project Zero, the World’s First Electric Tilt-Rotor Aircraft

Meet Project Zero, the World’s First Electric Tilt-Rotor Aircraft

European helicopter maker AgustaWestland has unveiled the world's first electric tilt-rotor aircraft.