Green Transportation

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

12,000 Gasoline free miles and counting

By David Hrivnak

Life with an EV 12,000 miles later.


Collaborative Advocacy in Action in Portland

By League of American Bicyclists

Portland is the nation's most bike-friendly city, yet this Oregon community has had to deal with cycling disparities among its population. One nonprofit organization addressed this issue by developing new programs targeting low-income immigrant communities.


MAX Update No. 94: FrankenMAX

By Jack McCornack

MAX gets a temporary mash-up of old and new style body parts (the new nose is at the fiberglassers' having a mold made so we can make more of them) to get road-legal for a trip to Canada.


Mother's Wood-Powered Truck

By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors

Our research team's wood gas experiments have been so successful they've used their gas generator to run a wood powered truck.


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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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