Green Transportation

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

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.


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.


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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.


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.