There's nothing like the husky growl
of an automobile engine. Of course to some people its just noise
But what if cars were quiet
? That's right .... we'd complain they were too quiet
. Then we'd have to fix
posted by ElvisJesus
on Jul 6, 2009 -
Want a highway-speed in-production electric car right now
and can't afford a Tesla Roadster
? The now defunct Corbin Sparrow
has been re-born as the NmG
("No More Gas") from Myers Motors. It uses 12 lead-acid batteries (1-4yr life), 70+mph, 30 mile range, about $50k. It's not for everybody but - in the US - it's currently the only other pure EV option available (that's not a conversion
or low-speed). However if you can wait a couple years more EV's are in development
posted by stbalbach
on Apr 30, 2008 -
Wired, which famously included
the Tesla Roadster in its annual roundup of vaporware, takes on another electric car firm
Over the years, ZAP has taken millions from investors and dealers eager to see the company's line of green cars hit the road. But that line has never materialized. Of nearly a dozen groundbreaking eco-vehicles ZAP has promised in public announcements and on its Web site, only the Xebra and its sibling, a truck version, have ever made it to market. [more inside]
posted by M.C. Lo-Carb!
on Apr 8, 2008 -
Blogger server down?
Well, a least for me all night and all morning. I don't know if everyone is getting this error: HTTP Error 500-13 - Server too busy
says he will be at O'Reilly's P2P Conference for much of the rest of this week.
Anyone knows any other news about this?
posted by neo
on Feb 14, 2001 -