Electric Vehicles

Reuters

The Unpopular Step That Would Popularize Electric Vehicles

Two words: tax carbon.

Nate Berg

What Running Out of Power in a Tesla on the Side of a Highway Taught Me About the Road Trip of Tomorrow

A lesson in range anxiety on the country's emerging Supercharger network.

Green Energy Motors

Ride Your Suitcase to Work With the Ridiculous 'Commute-Case'

It's what James Bond would do, apparently.

Behold, the Bizarre Mash-Up of a Vespa and a Segway

It has all the ridiculousness of the Segway, and none of the romanticism of the classic Italian scooter.

Honda

In the Future, We Will All Scoot Around on Robotic Stools

That's the vision of Honda, anyway, which has invented a Segway-like pedestal for personal mobility.

Reuters

Should All New Homes Be Pre-Wired to Charge Electric Vehicles?

Palo Alto thinks so.

Shutterstock

It Takes Drivers 3 Months to Warm Up to Electric Vehicles

A trial in Berlin found that people stopped worrying their battery would run out after about 12 weeks with an EV.

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Should We Be Embracing Golf Carts as a Cheaper Alternative to Electric Vehicles?

The trend is a reminder that cities could be doing more to promote EV use.

Group Antro

Introducing an Electric Scooter That Folds Up Into Luggage

Hungary's MOVEO scooter looks like something baggage handlers might lose at the airport.

Reuters

Should Hybrid and Electric Cars Have to Sound Like Regular Cars?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided that they do.

Segway Accidents: An Ongoing Crisis?

Segway Inc. has fallen out of the news. Perhaps it shouldn't have.

Mark Sanders

The 'World's First Chainless E-Bike' Raises Some Questions

It's a bike that's built for people who hate bikes, basically.

Boosted Boards

This $1299 Electric Skateboard Kind of Misses the Point

The "world's lightest electric vehicle" has the backing of Stanford engineers. But is it really skating?

RYNO

Who Will Ride This Electric Unicycle?

A Portland company is betting that urban trend-setters will love this one-wheeled wonder.

Hiriko

Go Ahead, Cram 3 of These Folding Cars Into 1 Parking Spot

The Hiriko electric vehicle is so cute you might just want to pick it up and carry it home.

Steven M. Johnson/Txchnologist

What Might Gas Stations Look Like When Hardly Anyone Uses Gas?

Some whimsical responses to a serious question.

Mark McKeague

In the Future, Traffic Might Sound Less Like 'Honk' and More Like 'Eee-Beep-Boop'

A British designer wants to turn the noise of electric cars into a city-wide, experimental symphony.

Could Electric Truck Lanes Reduce L.A.'s Horrific Pollution?

Plans are emerging for an electric-powered truck highway in the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.

Finally, a Nano Car That Can Withstand Bullets and Grenades

Tata Motors, the maker of the world's cheapest car, has unveiled an armored electric microcar that climbs stairs.