US coast-to-coast driving for EV drivers possible with new Electrify America route from LA to Washington

A new coast-to-coast network of electric vehicle charging stations in the United States has been unveiled by Electrify America. Electric vehicle (EV) drivers in the US can now travel from coast-to-coast using the largest open DC fast-charging network.  The route from Los Angeles, CA to Washington, DC is one of two cross-country routes in the company’s initial plans to expand its open DC fast-charging network. It spans 11 states … Continue reading US coast-to-coast driving for EV drivers possible with new Electrify America route from LA to Washington

Electric motorbikes helping rural women in Zimbabwe earn an income and pick up essentials for their families

Women in Zimbabwe are being given access to electric tricycles helping them to transport and sell their goods, as well as shave off hours usually spent walking to pick up essential items for their families. Powered by a solar-charged lithium ion battery, the three-wheeler, known as the Hamba, is being piloted by start-up Mobility for Africa, which leases the motorcycle to women in Wedza in … Continue reading Electric motorbikes helping rural women in Zimbabwe earn an income and pick up essentials for their families

Alternative Energy Sources to Power your Car [Animated Visual] — ecogreenlove

With growing concerns about the environmental impacts of using gasoline and diesel — including the automotive industry’s carbon dioxide emissions, massive petroleum leaks and destructive mining practices — many drivers, companies and scientists are looking for alternative energy sources to power their personal cars and automotive fleets. Whether you’re considering buying an alternatively powered car or want to decrease your carbon footprint by renting a … Continue reading Alternative Energy Sources to Power your Car [Animated Visual] — ecogreenlove

Nissan’s all-electric ice cream van prototype presents a zero-emission solution to vendors

Nissan has partnered with ice cream makers, Mackies of Scotland, to create an all-electric, zero-emission ice cream van complete with a fridge, freezer, solar panels and soft-serve machine. The ice cream van concept is based on Nissan’s all-electric e-NV200 light commercial vehicle, which combines a zero-emission drivetrain, second-life battery storage and renewable solar energy generation for the home as well. Through a V2G (Vehicle-to-Grid) charger, … Continue reading Nissan’s all-electric ice cream van prototype presents a zero-emission solution to vendors

First of its kind sustainable EV charging station focuses on creating a green space for drivers to recharge

A series of sustainable charging stations for electric vehicles in Scandinavia have been designed in line with creating a relaxing green space for drivers to recharge mentally and physically. The stations are constructed in certified wood and surrounded by trees, grass and shrubs with the aim of enhancing biodiversity around the station. Danish architecture studio COBE’s charging stations – the first of which has opened in … Continue reading First of its kind sustainable EV charging station focuses on creating a green space for drivers to recharge

Natural Car Cleaning Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Phosphorous, nitrogen, ammonia and chemicals known as “Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)” are the worst environmental hazards in household cleaners. VOCs and many of the aforementioned chemicals are found in some of the most popular car cleaning products. Not only do using natural household products help save the environment, but also helps save you money. Check out this infographic below to learn the best green cleaning … Continue reading Natural Car Cleaning Hacks [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Vespa’s electric scooter set to brace the roads from next month

It’s one of the most iconic set of two wheels there is, and now the Vespa is set to go electric as it launches it’s first electric scooter next month. Vespa Elettrica, which goes on sale in Europe in October, will produce between 2kW to 4kW of power, according to Vespa manufacturers Piaggio. The company also claims that the electric scooter will give more power than … Continue reading Vespa’s electric scooter set to brace the roads from next month

Sweden’s first electrified road could help cut the cost of electric vehicles

An electrified road in Sweden – that is the first in the world to charge vehicles as they drive along – could potentially help cut the high cost of electric cars, according to project backers Vattenfall and Elways. The 1.2mile stretch of “road” or electrical rail, named eRoadArlanda, has been built into a public road just outside Stockholm, The electrified road works by transferring energy from the … Continue reading Sweden’s first electrified road could help cut the cost of electric vehicles

How to turn your Car into an Eco-Friendly vehicle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Luckily, you don’t need the latest techy car cut down on your car’s carbon footprint. Here are nine proven ways to make your car more eco-friendly, regardless of make, model, or year. via How to turn your Car into an Eco-Friendly vehicle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to turn your Car into an Eco-Friendly vehicle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Metalworker Josh Hadar’s solar-powered bikes making sustainable design “sexy”

Metalworker and designer Josh Hadar is on a mission to make eco-conscious and sustainable design “a little more sexy” with his head-turning solar-powered bikes. The intricate bikes, made using metal and glass, may not be eye-catching for the fact that they run on 100% sustainable electricity, but for those who look at the bigger picture and beyond the transportation’s sculptural splendours, there is something even … Continue reading Metalworker Josh Hadar’s solar-powered bikes making sustainable design “sexy”