Green Transportation

The latest and greatest on the many ways to move around, from electric cars and hybrid vehicles to commuter and electric bikes.

PulseTech Introduces QuadLink Battery Charger and Desulfator

Press Release

New 4-Station QuadLink Kit maintains and desulfates up to four lead-acid batteries at a time.

Daedong Industrial Celebrates 66 Years

Press Release

Daedong Industrial, a global agricultural manufacturing company, celebrated its 66th anniversary in May 2012.

MAX Update No. 101: Who Knows What EVL Lurks

By Jack McCornack

Our friend Pat Sweeney has built himself an Electric MAX - a DIY Locost with a DIY electric power plant.

Tool Measures Fuel Cost of Electric Cars

By Joanna Hlavacek

A new tool released by the U.S. Department of Energy allows drivers to compare fuel costs of electric cars with those of gas-powered vehicles.


American Trails Recognizes Nation's Best Trails

By American Trails

Missouri comes out on top with the 2013 Best Trails State Award, recognizing innovative and successful trail sharing efforts, programs and systems.

Shakedown Bicycle Ride

By Rick Stiles

Checking out our bicycles, our gear and ourselves.

Ford Fusion Energi at the FAIR

By Rebecca Martin

Visitors enjoyed hundreds of test drives of Ford hybrid and electric cars at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.

Can You Ride a Bike on the Sidewalk?

By The League of American Bicyclists

The presence of bicycles on sidewalks has long been debated: Is it legal? Is it safer than the road? Shouldn’t children be able to ride on sidewalks?

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Aug. 5-6, 2017
Albany, Ore.

Discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.