Articles Tagged ‘Electric Cars’

Forget Electric Cars, Electric Planes are the Future

Forget Electric Cars, Electric Planes are the Future April 12, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Could electric planes be the future of flying? It’s pretty damn hard to imagine a commercial flight between New York and London flying off of batteries alone. But it’s all about the baby steps and there are engineers all over the world working on greener technologies for airplanes. Elektra...

An All-Electric Trip Down Old Route 66 May Be Possible

An All-Electric Trip Down Old Route 66 May Be Possible February 3, 2011 | Eco-Travel, Travel News, USA | Read More
If you have ever tried to create an off-the-wall road trip, you know that a good eye for gas stations can be important in rural areas, or in the Great Plains states. But for those with faith in scientific research, all-electric vehicles (we’re looking at you, Nissan Leaf) could still make the same...

Electric VW Beetle Making Historic Trans-Canadian Trip

Electric VW Beetle Making Historic Trans-Canadian Trip September 1, 2010 | Canada, Eco-Travel, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Last week a group of students from the University of British Columbia left Vancouver in an electrified 1972 Volkswagen Beetle on a 4,000 mile road trip to the other side of Canada.  The UBC Electric Car Club members are hoping to not only set a record for the fastest coast-to-coast trans-Canadian trip...

California City Home to Car Charging Stations Including Rapid Option

California City Home to Car Charging Stations Including Rapid Option May 26, 2010 | Eco-Travel, San Francisco, Travel News | Read More
Vaca is Spanish for cow, but the California city of Vacaville is more bullish about the prospect of electric car technology among its nearly 100,000 residents. It’s a haven for eco-conscious tourists and travelers who enjoy festivals near the Vaca Mountains, and it now has the country’s first...