Green Transportation

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

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.



Wood Gas With Wayne Keith

By Chris Saenz

Wayne Keith and Chris Saenz have been making woodgas history. Follow their achievements via the Wood Gas Adventures blog!


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Types of Biodiesel

By Todd Kaho

Check your vehicle owner’s manual for guidance on which types of biodiesel and biodiesel blends you can use in your car.


Do You Need to Warm Up Your Car?

By Richard Backus

Although you might think warming up your car is best on a cold morning, doing so is a bad idea — and not just because it wastes gas.


Expensive Hybrid Car Battery Replacements Are Unnecessary

By Jim Motavalli

Hybrid cars now have a 12-year history in the United States, but hybrid car battery replacements have been surprisingly unnecessary. Most of the hybrid cars on the road are still using their original battery packs — even many of the 300,000-mile Ford Escape Hybrids used as taxis in New York and San Francisco. 


Hybrid Minivan in the Near Future

By Bradley Berman

Been on the hunt for an electric or hybrid minivan? The options are currently limited in the United States, but a wider selection of green minivan options should be on the market soon. 




Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

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