Green Transportation

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

Test Driving the Karma GS-6 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Sportscar

By Seth Leitman, The Green Living Guy

When electric meets luxury, you get Karma’s 2021 GS-6 plug-in hybrid sportscar. It’s sleek, low, and just plain sexy. I had a lot of fun test driving it.

4 Electric Pickup Trucks Hit the Road This Year

By Ted Flanigan, EcoMotion

We present four all-electric trucks available in 2021, and 10 more in the next three years. But which all-electric pickup truck will enter the market first?

EV Sales and the End of the Internal Combustion Engine

By Ted Flanigan, Eco-Motion

GM plans to invest $27 billion in electric and autonomous vehicles by 2025. It’s the end of ICE cars!

Homestead-Homeschool 101: Teaching Teens Vehicle Maintenance Lesson

By Kerry W. Mann, Jr., HomesteadHow

We are homeschooling our homestead girls and I created an auto maintenance lesson plan for them (things they should teach in public school).


Cycling During the Pandemic: The Bicycle Industry Booms in the U.S. and Europe

By Ted Flanigan, EcoMotion

The coronavirus has accelerated the shift to pedal power in Europe and the United States, with e-bike sales up 85 percent.

Back to School With Reduced School Bus Pollution

By Erika Bentson

School buses are heading back to school with reduced school bus pollution. Those familiar yellow school buses may be the safest way to get our children to school, but they also subject children to harmful pollution. Thankfully, there are many emerging means for communities to clean up what carries our most precious cargo. Originally published as "Back to School with Better Buses" August/September 2007 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

Electric Driving in an Oil State

By Haden Kirkpatrick, Esurance

Texas has become one of the better states for electric cars ownership, with favorable tax incentives, increased charging station availability and local governments that are investing in the electric infrastructure needed for a greener future. Here’s how one of the biggest oil states in the U.S. is rethinking driving — and what other states are doing to follow suit.

Electric Trucks and Buses Plug in for Power

By Lydia Noyes

Market growth of heavy-duty electric vehicles is expected to be rapid as charging infrastructure improves nationwide.

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