Ten Cars You Can Live In After Your Home Is Repossessed

As shelter is the largest single expense for most people, the ongoing " Financiapocalpyse » 10/20/08 4:00pm 10/20/08 4:00pm" could see more people trading that Tudor for a four-door. As your guides through this challenging time, we've identified ten cars you'd be happy to call home until your 401k is worth more than the postage used to send you…

Interview WIth The Teacher Behind The Algae-Powered VW Van

Since everyone has been so enthusiastic about the Algae-Veggie Van I thought I'd follow up with some bits that didn't make it into the original feature article, specifically a Q&A I did with teacher David Levine, who originally came up with the idea to do this with project his students. He's one of the incredibly… » 6/03/08 4:20pm 6/03/08 4:20pm

Sears Tower Or Bust: My Algae-Powered Car Adventure

It was when the oil light came on that I started to run through the appropriate next steps in my head...and realized that there aren't any appropriate next steps when warning lights start going off in a 1982 VW Vanagon camper. Particularly one converted to run on a mixture of vegetable oil and algae biodiesel grown… » 6/02/08 12:00pm 6/02/08 12:00pm

A Honda Element Camper For The Elements

There's nothing quite like the moment you first see the top pop off of a VW Westfalia for the first time. It's like the world and the roof open up at the same time. For those who want that same experience in a new vehicle, there's the Ursa Minor ECAMPER, which uses the Honda Element instead of a Vanagon. This sharp… » 11/13/07 2:45pm 11/13/07 2:45pm