Green Transportation

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

MAX Update No. 93: Plugging Away

By Jack McCornack

Jack has dismantled MAX's body and is making molds from the body parts, so other MAX-like car builders won't have to duplicate his work.


Wood Gas Meetup in Argos, Indiana

By Chris Saenz

What happens when you gather 100+ wood gassers in one place? They have a convention! The wood gas meetup in Argos Indiana was a blast, check out the photos!


Wayne Keith Shuts Down the Wood Gas Truck

By Chris Saenz

Here's how Wayne Keith he shuts down the wood gasifier when he gets to where he's going.


Wayne Keith Lights Up the Wood Gas Truck

By Chris Saenz

Here's Wayne Keith lighting up his woodgas truck. He's driving on wood before he gets out of the driveway!


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Hat Over the Fence: DIY Super Truck!

By Ben Nelson

So here's an idea - why not take existing technology and build a DIY diesel electric pickup truck? Is it even possible? I think it is, but I'll need your help!


MAX Update No. 92: Motivating Male Motorists

By Jack McCornack

How much power and performance does a car need for a guy to get a gal's attention? According to MAX fans, not very much.


Alternative Transportation Magazine Provides A Wealth of Biking Information

By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors

Alternative transportation magazine, A To B, is chock-full of innovative bicycle tecnology reviews and test drives for everything from folding bikes to E-motorcycles and all the accessories in between.


MAX Update No. 91: The Light Underbelly

By Jack McCornack

The tail end of MAX's bellypan (diffuser) gets tuft tested, and the attached video shows the results. This was the finishing touch that got MAX its 100 miles per gallon on the highway.




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Aug. 5-6, 2017
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