Green Transportation

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

Negative Effects of Pollution on Traffic

By Roger Lovin

E-Commando Tactics columnist Roger Lovin discusses a reader's letter commenting on how heavy pollution appears to slow down the efficiency of cars and motorcycles. Originally published as "E-Commando Tactics" July/August 1971 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

Buy A Good Used Car for Under $100

By Paul Weissler

Get great tips on finding a dependable used car, while never paying over $100.

Old Delivery Trucks: Keep on Truckin'

By Stephen Kovaka

Learn all about the hidden uses for these old used delivery trucks and how to find one for a good deal.

Design Your Own Mobile Home

By Don Stephens

Tips on custom designing your own motor home and saving some money.


Water-Powered Car

By Rod Chadwick

Lean about a unique water-powered car engine invented by Eduard Estevel. Originally published as "And Now...Aquaman!" in the March/April 1971 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

Power Your Vehicle With Chicken Manure Fuel

By Rod Chadwick

Learn how one British farmer uses chicken manure to power his own natural gas vehicle. Originally published as "Harold Bate and His Marvelous Chicken-Powered Car" in the March/April 1971 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

Solving Power and Transportation Needs

By Ed Robinson

A solution to your transportation and power needs, from the Have-More Plan. Originally published as "Transportation and Power" from the March/April 1970 issue of  MOTHER EARTH NEWS

The Steam Car: The Little Car that Could

By Mason in the Berkeley Tribe

A modest proposal to revive the steam car as a commercially sold vehicle. Originally published as "the Little Car That Could" in the Jan/Feb 1970 issue of  MOTHER EARTH NEWS.