Electric Vehicles Can Be Twice As Bad For Global Warming So Stop Being So Smug, You

At a glance, the environmental benefits to electric vehicles seem obvious. No exhaust pipe means no harmful pollutants, right? Well, wrong, of course. It's well known that where the electricity comes from to power the car is a huge factor, and the manufacturing of electric cars is more environmentally taxing than… »10/05/12 2:30pm10/05/12 2:30pm


In This Electric Motorcycle Lies The Future Of Hoonage

I've seen the future, and it's a grim place for hoons like you and me. Cameras will monitor our speed. Congestion will reduce our opportunities to drive fast. Our own vehicles will report driver behavior back to the authorities. Hell, it's 2012 and it'd be socially unacceptable to enjoy our vehicles' performance even… »8/30/12 2:00pm8/30/12 2:00pm

Renault's 17-Horsepower Electric Pod Is Not Your Friend

Just about any other day of the year, you can find Chris Harris four-wheel drifting through some Bristolian roundabout in a 600-horsepower Caterham (at least that's how we picture him getting the mail.) Today, however, it's a 17-hp electric reject from the Century Village shuffleboard lot. Did we mention it's French? »4/12/12 1:30pm4/12/12 1:30pm