Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Malibu Fun

Riding around Malibu checking out charging stations and a few shots of off-the-line acceleration.

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Sunday, July 28, 2013

2013 Teslive Event

Tesla Motors CEO and Product Architect Elon Musk speaks at Teslive 2013 in Northern California. This town hall was an opportunity for Tesla owners and enthus...

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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Dealership Woes – Another reason to cheer Elon Musk on

Elon Musk is in a pitch battle against the car dealerships countrywide, and I hope he prevails and I can buy his ‘LEAF Killer’ come 2015. Like many Americans, I hate buying  a car, not because I don’t like cars, … Continue reading

Thursday, July 25, 2013

City Walk: Baker Canyon, OC Parks, California

Discover docent-led tours at Baker Canyon, part of the Irvine Ranch Conservancy 30 miles within the city limits of Irvine in Southern California. No cars allowed. City Walk is a unique six-part...

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Transport Evolved Episode 160. Charging At The Speed of Light

Join EV journalist Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield, Mark Chatterley from  Zero Carbon World, film-maker Jordan Bloch, and ‘Brusa Branch” members Jason Anderson and Tony Williams as they discuss the week news in the world of EVs, including the successful completion of the 7.2 kW LEAF charger mod, reaction to the BMW i3 price, and why Bristol charging [...]

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E-Bike News: Benelli E-Bikes, Win a Pedego, Rubbee Friction Drive, & More! [VIDEOS]

Lots of e-bike news! Benelli e-bikes, win a Pedego, new Kalkhoff e-bike, the innovative Rubbee friction drive, mainstream media coverage & more!

New battery layout

EV sales are up… a lot ~!

This is a good time to be in the business of selling electric vehicles. Once moribund, sales of electric cars have more than doubled in the U.S. during the first six months of 2013 compared to the same time period … Continue reading

Back at it

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Long-ESA 2.0 Navigates Two TV Shoots

Only two days apart, Chip Yates piloted his electric Long-ESA for two lengthy photo shoots for upcoming TV specials. The site for both was Inyokern Airport, where the electric plane is berthed and tested. On July 20 Discovery Channel “Daily Planet”  filmed Yates in a variety of activity including a high-speed fly-by  at 50% throttle,

1st Anniversary Flight Uses Powerful New Battery

  After a year hiatus that included refining and testing his Long-ESA for planned groundbreaking flights this summer and fall, Chip Yates piloted his electric plane for a successful 20-minute flight at 5,500 feet to test his new battery pack from EnerDel…and all on the first anniversary of the plane’s July 19, 2012 record-breaking maiden

I Feel Like a Rockstar on my Zero DS

More Info & Demos: -- This video features Zero Motorcycles customer Todd riding his 2011 Zero DS through Santa Cruz, CA.

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Zero S--A Great Way to Have a Mid-Life Crisis

Zero customer Mark Barnette talks about his Zero S.

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The Most Enjoyable Motorcycle I've Ever Owned

Zero customer Tracy Hickson talks about his commute to work on his Zero S.

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