AeroVironment Delivers Near-Megawatt Scale Electric Vehicle Test System to Department of Defense for

Aerovironment is a technology R&D organization focusing on what’s now called green technology.  They have long history in developing electric vehicles and related technology, including the original prototype vehicle (the Impact) which led to GM’s EV1.  Today they announced development of a high speed high power electric vehicle charging system…

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Turning over the Nissan LEAF (to look inside)

It’s risky to closely examine any product which isn’t going to be available until at least 1 year into the future.  The manufacturer may change some things before finalizing the product.  Still Nissan has published enough information about the LEAF to give us room to examine the details and do…

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Walkability for green healthy transportation

Perhaps the greenest form of transportation is walking.  We’re all born with the ability to walk (well, save for the few with birth defects) and it is a very low impact way to transport ourselves from place to place.  Walking is good exercise, it promotes blood circulation, and can increase…

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