Green Transportation

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

My First DIY Solar Car

By Ben Nelson

What's it take to build your own SOLAR-POWERED Electric Car? How about starting small with some hardware store parts and an old child's ride-on toy? Read how a tinkerer Dad builds a Solar-Powered Power Wheels with just basic tools and skills.


Wood Gas Speeding Ticket

By Chris Saenz

Wayne you'd better slow down! The master of vehicle gasification is hard pressed to stay within the speed limit.


Making Hay With Wood Gas

By Chris Saenz

Hay season on the Keith farm means lots of work for the wood-powered truck! Check out these videos of Wayne's farming operation.


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.


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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!


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!