Articles in Mobility

$10,000 Car - AirPod - That Runs On Air (Video)
An amazing affordable auto that runs on air!AIRPod is the culmination of MDI studies on pollution and urban mobility.This concept will be the first to leave the production line in spring 2009. MDI will respond to an invitation to tender of the city of Paris, "Autolib'", and is already the subject of...
1905 Woods Electric Car - An Era Gone And Back Again
The Woods Motor Vehicle Company was organized in Chicago in 1899. From the beginning, the company was destined for success as it had considerable financial backing, including $10 million in capital stock. The list of wealthy backers included a number of Standard Oil executives and wealthy ...
1939 Nimbus Wood-chip-powered Motorcycle; Bio-char-Bikers' Dream
This is a motorcycle that is fueled by a biomass gasifier. Heating biomass in a restricted supply of air produces an energy-rich gas that can be used to supply heat or to run engines. The gas station isn't going to do any good in this instance.... I suppose keeping a saw handy to stop on the ...
2-wheeled untippable EV gyrocar from SF automaker startup
Published on Mar 3, 2014 When Danny Kim founded his car company in 2010, he was confident that at even 30-year-olds, he could take on the big automakers. When we interviewed him in 2011, he called San Francisco the next electric Detroit and showed us his cardboard mockup for his C-1: the two-wheele...
38 Amazing Custom Trailers: Mind Blown!
Collectors have been preserving and customizing automobiles since they were first invented. There is something about cars, that make men and women invest a fortune in trying to restore them to their former glory or just own because there is an emotional attachment to it. In this article we are going...
39 foot Thomas Bus Conversion to RV
You would be surprise to find out how many objects can be turned into a living space or even a house. You already know about grain silos, but did you ever think about a school bus as your next home? This amazing 1998 Thomas Built school bus has been turned into a tiny house. The designers did such a...
A 64-Mile Bike 'Superhighway' Will Connect Fort Worth To Dallas
Cyclists and city planners dream of a 64-mile bike superhighway connecting Dallas and Fort Worth. With the opening of the new Lone Star-Campión Connection Trail between Irving and Grand Prairie, they’re inching closer to those dreams. Bicyclists in car country just got some good news: ...
A Bus Can Be Many Things, Which Bus Suits You?
// // // // // // // // Big Wheel Bus Seat belts kids! Muscle School Bus Always on time. Big Rig Bus Optibus Prime! Inception Bus Hope we flip! Chrome Bus The shiniest bus.   Buggy Bus Scooby gang! Muscle Bus Be cool, stay in school! Off Grid Bus Somet...
A Mysterious Carmaker has it's sights on Challenging Tesla Motors
A mysterious electric car startup, Faraday Future, is promising to not only ape Tesla's success but raid its talent pool to do that. Established in 2014, the Californian company has already picked up a number of employees from rival car firms, including several with experience on well-known EV proje...
A New World Record Is Broken: The Magic Of Flight That Has Captured Our Imaginations
Straight from something out of the future, Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru's propeller-based hoverboard managed to travel a total distance of 275.9 m (905 ft 2 in) to achieve a new Guinness World Records title for Farthest flight by a hoverboard.   In the incredible footage below Cata...
A Solar Powered E-Bike That Goes Over 30 Miles Per Hour!
Like most plug-in battery-powered items, it can be a bit of a drag to find an outlet for one’s electric bike and then sit around waiting for it to charge. Copenhagen-based engineer Jesper Frausig has come up with a solar-powered alternative that never needs to be plugged in. Instead, the ...
A Teacher And His Students Build An Electric Car For $1,000
Teacher Edwin Fernandes and his students who created an electric, solar powered vehicle.   Tiverton High School in Rhode Island has received a lot of attention recently by the press as a result of their class project: creating a fully functioning EV. The teacher of the engineering students, Ed...
Afraid Of Heights? Visit These 17 Roads Online! Or Who's Game For Real Adventure?
I suffer from Vertigo, needless to say this article was a bit nerve racking to write. The roads pictured below are some of the most dangerous to drive through. Since ages, roads have been the cheapest and oldest means of transportation though it takes more time to reach the place. Not only this, som...
Air Powered Cars Are Here!
So it's hard to imagine that simply air pressure could power a real car and for a reasonable amount of time, but here you have it, the first air powered cars! With a range of over 100 miles, and a cost of about $1.00 per tank of air for the cost of electricity to fill-er-up, the prospects are stell...
All Terrain three wheeler
Looking at these vehicles I am reminded of the movie Mad Max, they seem to be all terrain home built 3-wheelers with a bed. The man that posted the video claims that they've been in use for seven years, never have overturned,float and go through swamps. They are used for fishing, for hunting and for...
Alvis Stalwart 6x6 amphi: The Norwegian way to go into the water...Remember 9 tonnes
Driver: Jo Holdhus, from Eidsvoll-N Norway I was inspired yesterday to research this fantastic vehicle when one showed up on Ebay.  It was bidding at $12,000, which is a terrifically cheap price for something like this.  It had a crane in the rear, and was quite fantastic!  As I...
Amazing highway in Norway into the ocean
This is an Amazing Highway in Norway, the drive is surrounded on both sides by the ocean... Gorgeous! //   // Amazing highway in Norway into the oceanCarBuzz Posted by CarBuzz on Thursday, June 4, 2015     via facebook...
An Adventurous Couple A VW Bus And Solar Power
The Dangerz are a clever couple who recently abandoned the "normal" life and hit the road in a sweet, retrofitted 1967 Volkswagen van! Their souped-up VW is outfitted with eco-friendly finishes and topped with a solar system that provides power wherever their journey may take the...
And We're Off! But First - Make It Beautiful
I sit now inside our little wheeled home with a self-contented grin on my sweat-dripping-face, and marvel at what's been accomplished. We've done it! We've managed to transform this humdrum white camper embellished in generic decals into a jubilant caravan that feels like us.  Despit...
Are Tiny Houses Over-Priced? Over-Rated?
If you ask a senior citizen about tiny houses, they know that years ago, most homes were small, so it's really nothing new. Travel trailers used to be smaller too, and they've gotten bigger and bigger with more slide-outs. Now a travel trailer can be as big as a small house! The tiny-house movement ...
At First This Looks Like A Normal Camper, But When You Open It Up, Wow!!!
These days architecture is all about comfort and luxury without taking up too much space. We've learned how to maximize small square footage, while still getting everything we want out of a home. This mobile home is called De Markies, and is no exception to that theory. Taking this thing camping wou...
Awesome House Truck In Golden Bay Sleeps Four In Style
House truck is a lovingly restored and beautifully presented old house truck with fantastic sea and mountain views in a private bush location. This fully equipped wagon is a cosy sanctuary to restore your pioneer spirit. With no neighbors looking on, the tub is outside, and the views are spectacula...
Beach Bikes lets you customize your perfect ride
Born and raised in Naperville, IL, Dustin and Mike always had a dream of living by the beach.  They had been friends since they were children and always shared a love for bikes, fun, and the great outdoors.  They had always loved the Midwest, the different seasons, and the snowy winters, b...
Beautiful Handcrafted Travel Trailers With Purpose In Mind
This is not your grandpa's Airstream. It's more like your cool hipster cousin's mobile tiny house, with a sustainable twist. Camping doesn't always have to include a tent and sleeping on the ground (don't throw your shoes at me, fellow camping purists), so there will probably always be a need for RV...
Boondocking with Solar - Wild and Free Camping in an RV
Creating usable electricity from the sun all starts with solar panels that collect the readily available energy from the sunlight, just like leaves on a tree.  The energy then flows from the panels to a controller that monitors and manages the flow of power so that the maximum amount of energy ...
Buying a car could soon be a thing of the past, and Ford is desperate to find what’s next
Ford last month sent letters to 14,000 of its American drivers with an unusual suggestion: For extra cash, they could rent their cars to fellow urbanites wanting a cheap ride. America's second-biggest auto giant wouldn't directly sell any additional cars or trucks off the arrangement; it wouldn't ev...
Camp For Free In One Of These Great Locations!
Welcome to Harvest Hosts®, a network of wineries, farms and agri-tourism sites that invite self-contained RVers to visit and stay overnight for free!  Are you looking for new opportunities to explore and enjoy the RVing lifestyle? Our goal at Harvest Hosts is to provide exciting...
Car Dealerships Fear Tesla, Block Democracy. According To Musk, The People Will Prevail.
You can see that Elon Musk was disturbed by this question as he responds at the shareholder meeting to the blockade against direct sales in certain states. Watch as he responds to a share holder question about the NADA blockade and it's impact on sales projections: Musk recognizes that there ...
Cessna Takes Off In A Very Unusual Way (Video)
Cessna only needs 50-55 knots airspeed for takeoff. But I bet you,  you never considered you could do that with a truck & trailer! Let's Hope they don't have an emergency landing on land, those floats won't fair so well!       // You have to see this takeoff! Poste...
Chainless Bicycle Set to Launch This Year!
The SLADDA bicycle relies on a corrosion-resistant drive belt, rather than a traditional bike chain. IKEA claims the drive belt will last up to 9,320 miles, which is two to three times longer than the average chain drive. The company partnered with Oskar Juhlin, Jan Puranen, and Kristian Eke of...
Charge-as-You-Drive Could Ease Electric Vehicle Range Anxiety
Overview of the wireless inductive power transfer pads embedded underneath the roadway at Utah State University’s test track. Image source: Utah State University. Efforts to curb carbon emissions via government automobile regulation means that ultra-low emission vehicles, including pure ele...
Cheaper Than Pavement And A Lot More Fun! They Need To Make Every Sidewalk Like This!
by BRANDEN KLAYKO.   Talk about extreme walking! How about using a trampoline to get to work instead of a boring concrete sidewalk? Fast Track is a springy trampoline sidewalk that really gets you moving in a whole new way. The trampoline sidewalk prototype was built by Estonian firm Salt...
Check Out This Flying Two-Seater Car!
Now that flying cars are being talked about as a possibility, imagination has no more limit ... Here is the magnetic levitation spherical vehicle! The People's Car Project is an initiative launched by VW in China to design the new people's car, an open-source project where citizens can submit idea...
CNG Minitrucks and Trikes Up To 100 Miles On $1.00 Of Fuel
So in America, we have been just sitting here waiting for this wave of transportation to make getting around street legal as well as cheap... when vehicles like these get 60-100 miles per gallon on CNG, so at 90cents to $1.60 per gallon across the country, travel is very very inexpensive.  That...
Coctails Delivered To Your Home In A Stylish Volkswagon Bus Bar That Will Keep Coming Back With More
One company is putting a real highlight in the cocktail experience, offering catering to your home... It's just like pizza delivery, but 1000 times better!  They make your drinks on the spot!  Experience the art of mixing cocktails and enjoy liquid creations in a relaxed atmosphere. M...
Converted Mercedes Van Into a Camper For You And Your Pets
For those who like to travel with their pets, this Converted Mercedes Van did not cut any expense to make sure "a man's best friend" had all the comforts and safety when traveling across the country. The price tag is hefty, as inspiration this van is free. adsense version=7} From&n...
Couple converts a double-decker bus into a private retreat home
Andrew and Lisa-Jane Powis, from Ryton, Shropshire, bought the Lleyland Atlanteen bus off eBay for £2,500 They were sick of being rejected by cottages who wouldn't accept their two dogs, and a caravan was too small  Double-decker bus has a bathroom and furnished kitchen on the lower level...
Crawling Landing Craft: A Self Docking Boat By Hard Drive Marine (Videos)
Watch this amazing boat, designed by Hard Drive Marine, "walk" on the beach with self-docking capabilities. Serving the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and Alaska with commercial aluminum fishing boats and landing crafts designed for industrial and recreational use. Designed for extended stays ...
Custom 3D Printed Insole: And All You Have to Do Is Take A Picture From Your Phone?
BASE by Wiivv is a body-perfect insole that is engineered to maximize comfort, promote alignment and lessen fatigue. Your pair of BASE insoles will closely follow your unique foot curves to give you the support and stability that you need to keep going. To customize your pair of insoles and get meas...
Cycling and Re-Cycling: This Bike Is The Result
Israeli industrial design student Dror Peleg has designed a colorful concept that combines two of our favorite things: cycling and recycling. Peleg’s Frii bike strays far from the norm – not only in materialuse, but in production – it’s made from recycled plastic that has bee...
DIY Camper: From Rusty Van To Cosy Home In 5 Months
Making a old empty van into your home can be daunting project if you’ve never done it before. I mean, where do you start? What do you need? How much will it cost? And how can you be a plumber, electrician and joiner all at once when you know nothing about that stuff? Do you think you can ...
Does Your Boat Drive Out Of The Water? Hidrobot Does!
HIDROBOT is an affordable amphibious boat for everyone which also helps you sail without help. Did you know that parts of the Hidrobot were made in a small garage ? The HIDROBOT is not the only amphibious vehicle in the world. There are boats like Hidrobot. But they are too expensive.  A b...
EarthCruiser: Expedition Campers for Extended Travel across Australia and the World
Designed, manufactured, built and tested in Australia and the World. For the serious adventure traveller nothing but the original all-terrain expedition vehicle EarthCruiser will do. They demand the one vehicle that was created from extensive experience in some of the world's toughest conditions. Th...
Electric cars 'will be cheaper than conventional vehicles by 2022'
Analysis predicts that the total cost of ownership of electric cars will dip below those with internal combustion engines in 2022 Electric cars will be cheaper to own than conventional cars by 2022, according to a new report. The plummeting cost of batteries is key in leading to the tipping point, ...
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler for $6500
One company offering a high-efficiency vehicle has big plans, buying a former General Motors assembly plant. Elio Motors is the company behind a three-wheeled car capable of 84 mpg highway, on nothing more complicated than gasoline. Reuters reports the company has bought an old GM plant near Shrev...
Elon Musk says Tesla could have a 600-mile range electric car by 2017
Currently the Tesla Model S surpasses any other electric vehicle on the market with its 265-mile driving range, but the automaker isn’t stopping there. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk recently announced that Tesla may be able to increase that range to 600 miles as soon as 2017 and by 2020, the dri...
Elon Musk’s latest idea for electric transportation: a supersonic jet
The busiest man on the planet might be taking on yet another project. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently made a casual comment during an interview that has the green transportation world all abuzz. Musk has an idea for a supersonic electric airplane with some amazing capabilities. Will the rock...
Extreme Combi Busses: Off Road Flying Warriors. (Video)
Presenting the most Durable vehicle in the world. The VW VAN!!!!!. Any Climate,Any Terrain , Any Where In the world. via Facebook...
Extremes: Success and Failure In The Snow ~ A Flip and The Longest Jump
The Winter Olympics venue of Tignes in the French Alps is well known for its amazing skiing and freestyle off-piste. Going downhill is one thing. How about going uphill. And then doing a backflip. In a Mini? Former extreme ski world champion Guerlain Chicherit was fresh from competing in this year's...
Find A Car, Get In, And Go
Wouldn't it be nice if when you paid your $2.00 at the parking meter, you actually got something for it?  How bout a little electricity?  Well that's what I was thinking when I first saw this picture above.  It was posted by Lucia Bondar who stated "This electric car is quit...
Five Years Livin' In A School Bus.... Would You?
"Take a tour of our 1993 Ford school bus! We converted a 1993 Ford school bus with a Thomas chassis and a diesel engine into a mobile living space. The conversion took us three months and a lot of love! We have been living this way for over four years."...
Flying Car - Okay Now, It's 2014 Already, Let's Get It Up There
Okay, so ever since take-off when man went to the moon, we all expected to be flying cars by now.  The down side to Aircraft has always been the fact that they must go fast and have a lot of room to take off and land.  Helicopters never went mainstream like cars did.  They are difficu...
For $3000, You Can Own One Of The World's Smallest Cafés
Move over, Starbucks. The future of hip coffee might come from baristas on bikes, and Wheely's wants to get you turning the wheels of an ecological café bike. The trend of upscale coffee shops such as Starbucks has been crowding small independent café owners out of business over the last couple o...
For the Ultimate Garage
Wouldn't this be a great solution for your Garage instead of having to lay flat on the dirty floor and be totally uncomfortable? With something like this there is no excuse to even change the oil! For the video follow this Link via Facebook...
Forget crowded hotels! The beauty of France as experienced in an RV
In a bid to relive her childhood camping holidays, Jennifer took to the road with her husband in a rented RV The six-berth vehicle featured a spacious shower room and toilet, a fridge-freezer, sink and gas hob Their journey began in Marseilles and headed to La Yole, before looping back via the ...
From Rusty Van To Cozy Home - The Van Converstion Is Finally Complete!
My DIY camper – from rusty van to cosy home in 5 months  The van conversion is finally complete. I love the idea of living in a van But I don’t really find the look and feel of most motorhomes or campers very appealing (I mean home like). Months of daydreaming allowed me to get a ...
From Wine Glasses To Flat Screen: This Trailer/Caravan Holds It All!
Travelling cross-country is an adventurer’s dream but it often means you have to adjust to fewer comforts. Conqueror Australia has broken that myth with a camper trailer packed with features. The UEV- 440 is compact, extremely versatile and depending on the model packs everythin...
Ghe-O Rescue - The Offroad Punisher
  Looks like 'the Punisher' and is larger than a Hummer H1 . This Off-road vehicle just wants to help! Ghe-O Rescue comes from Romania and is here to save the off-road terrain people. It is one of a kind built in Romania.           This second video gives you all...
Google Puts Doodles On Its Self-Driving Cars
Do autonomous cars give you flashbacks to the movie Christine, with images of evil cars run amok? Google hopes to change that perception by making their already-adorable self-driving cars just a little bit more cute. Google called out to the local artistic community to find people to paint their car...
Google’s Self-Driving ‘Koala’ Cars Now Out in the Wild
Google  Last month, Google announced that its homemade autonomous vehicles — funky two-seaters, built to move with a touch of a button, sans steering wheels and brake pedals — would be arriving on public roads “this summer,” joining its fleet of self-drivi...
Gorgeous Vintage RV Camping Trailer. The Only Way To Travel.
Stumbled upon this Vintage 1962 RV trailer on Facebook, and decided to share it with our readers. The condition of this beautiful trailer is impeccable, it looks like great love went into remodeling and bringing it up to living standards. Not much information was found about the trailer on FB, but...
Have You Heard Of An OM-ni-bus? This Former Greyhound Will Wow You!
By Jari Brenner Have you heard of an Omnibus? Well, a real OM-ni-bus is traveling through Washington State!  It's blue, it used to be a Greyhound, and It's got all the luxuries of Home!  Check This out.... read on!  An OffGridQuest Exclusive! Peter Schneider, originally from Ch...
Hey, Let's Take The Electric Car!
Welcome to Zero Emission driving. My husband started the new year with  a brand new electric car.  Follow along as we try to survive “range anxiety.” Learn from our tips for finding charging stations, getting cash for going electric and plugging in at home. And, share your stor...
His car got 463 MPG and ran on fumes
John Weston’s Air/Vapor Flow System, AVFS Literally running on vapor! -over 900 mpg on Coleman camping fuel, or white gas (see 918 mpg below) John Weston stands next to his 1992 Geo Storm GSI, which is equipped with his invention dubbed the Air Vapor Flow System. He claims the car can run...
How About We Go Back To Steam Power.... Maybe We Missed Something There
When you hear this thing coming down the line with a steam whistle and the puff puff puff, you can't help but be excited about what's a comin!...
How to build your own Ultimate Survival Vehicle: 10 Part Step by Step Build Instructions
This 10 Part Video series shows the construction of an Off road Personal Tracked Vehicle built from scratch.The first few videos explains the plans for the frame build and engine/fuel tank positioning.Part four explains the tracked suspension mock up and build.  Part five and six mentions the s...
Hummer H1 Off Road Driving COMPLETELY Underwater Experience!
Hummer H1 Off-Road EXTREME!!!  Amazing footage of a Modified Hummer H1, or Humvee, or a КАЛИСТРАТ!!? off road driving under water in a river, will he make it???? What an experience!! The hummer's(?) exhaust is completely submerged and the rest of the Hummer goes under water. The Hu...
Iconic VW Camper Van To Be Revived As An Electric Vehicle!
Since its launch in the early 1950s, the Volkswagen Westfalia Camper has been an enduring classic, an icon of cross-country adventures and the traveling lifestyle. Production ceased in 2003, but speaking to Autocar at last week’s New York Auto Show, board member Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser revealed...
In 1900, Los Angeles Had a Bike Highway — and the US Was a World Leader in Bike Lanes
Los Angeles' partially-completed California Cycleway, in 1900. I love to read stories about the history of things, stories like this, somehow we think that what is happening now days is groundbreaking and that we are innovating. It turns out that more often than not we are just going back to the ba...
In A New Drag Race, Tesla S P90D Humiliates A Hellcat (Video)
Who doesn't love car racing? This is a video where you see a Tesla S P90D vs a Dodge Challenger Hellcat. The new version of Tesla model S, which is already known as Tesla S P90D with Ludicrous update meets a Dodge Challenger Hellcat in a new drag race.  The previous model of Tesla S, the old P8...
In Case You Get Stuck, You Need A Bush-Winch: Watch This
Rain season is very quickly coming upon us here in Florida and this tool is definitely going to come in handy! Living in the city, you might not even consider having much less having the need for four wheel drive, but in this video, they show you a hack to convert that regular truck and turn it into...
In Search Of The Ultimate Hot Spring
I had the best time of my life living in a '67' Volkswagen Dormobile in search of the ultimate hot-spring... In a period of fourteen months I only sat in 163 hot-springs ( Started in Seattle Washington and only made it as far as New Mexico on this trip) and we never went on a major interstate [ as p...
Incredible Amphibious Ocean Going Vehicle: The Dobbertin Surface Orbite
The Dobbertin Surface Orbiter is a hand built amphibious vehicle built by Rick DobbertinThe Orbiter was fabricated completely from stainless steel and was designed to circumnavigate the Earth, over land and sea without any type of support vessel.For nearly three years, Rick was in an unprecedented p...
Incredible Napmobile lets you test drive a cozy mattress on the road
by Lidija Grozdanic   New York company Casper has created Napmobile-a modern trailer that tours around American cities and invites people to try out different mattresses without having to go to the store. The company teamed up with IDEO and NASA to design mattresses made from CertiPUR-US, foa...
Innovation With Light Will Save Lives On The Road - by Darkside Scientific
When Andy Zsinko’s buddy asked him to paint his motorcycle, he decided to do something different—make it glow. After some experimentation with photo luminescent paint, he decided simply glowing wasn’t enough. Instead, he invented the world’s first electroluminescent paint tha...
Inspiring Volkswagen Camper Van Conversions
As far as cars go, the Volkwagen Camper Van has to be one of Gearhead’s favorite vehicles to customize. Not only has it become one of the most iconic vehicles of the 20th century, they’re pretty easy to pimp out. For example, did you know that you can (with relative ease) switch out ...
Is It Illegal to Live in a Van?
This video answers questions regarding Living in a Van, and the relationship with the POLICE and the LAW around it. Will Burson of WillBurson.com shares his experiences and thoughts regarding van dwelling and dealing with police and parking laws. Follow Will Burson via Youtube &n...
Is That A Caravan or A Yacht? Both!
The Sealander is a caravan and yacht in one. The high quality and aesthetics of boat-building are combined with the flexibility of a mobile home. Its dynamic and modern design expresses lightness and agility. For your perfect day out in every environment. Campers come in many shapes and forms: fro...
Is That A Quad? No, It's A Jetski ... Wait! It's Both! (Video)
After existing only in prototype form since at least 2006, the GIBBS Quadski is finally about to become a commercially-available product. The amphibious vehicle can be driven like a regular 4WD quad while on land, but it draws in its wheels and becomes a Jet Ski-like contraption upon entering the wa...
Is This The Future Of Plane Travel?
Take a first look at the AWWA-QG Progress Eagle, a concept aircraft that would generate its own electricity and be 75% quieter than current airliners. Aircraft in the future could feature three decks, generate their own power. The Progress Eagle would have capacity for around 800 passengers and wo...
Is this the way we're headed? Which future do you prefer?
A.  Interesting concept... instead of carrying a phone around, making your car into a phone.  I think that takes care of the always looking down at your screen to text part of life.  Very forward looking tech.  Add solar powered and endless range, and we quit needing gas!  ...
It's a tricycle, it's an EV, it's another solar-electric Velomobile!
mö is a solar urban vehicle that will be approved as a tandem tricycle, fully enclosed to protect users from the weather conditions, and capable to hold two people and some cargo and/or one or two child seats. mö it's ultra-efficient and built with sustainable materials. The fully-enclosed...
Kim Bought A Uhaul, And Turned It Into Her Own Little Taj MaSmall!
"After a year or more of researching vans, shuttle buses, short buses, school buses, box trucks, sprinters- and investigating all the details like diesel vs. gas, dually vs. single, etc- and combing the local ads, craigslist, and endless phone calls and test drives- I finally made my decision!! ...
Kubota unveils SVL95-2s compact track loader with more powerful hydraulics, improved cab
A year after introducing the company’s first ever skid steer loaders at the show, Kubota has launched the SVL95-2s compact track loader with more power and an upgraded cab at World of Concrete 2016. Powered by a Tier 4 Final turbocharged diesel engine pushing 96 horsepower, Kubota says the S...
Living Full Time in A Teardrop: How This Retired Woman Does It
How a retired woman lives in a teardrop trailer made by T@B. She tows it with her 4-door Jeep Wrangler, and loves it! The trailer (a TAB MAX-S) weighs 1670 pounds and is 15 feet long. She gets an impressive 13-17 mpg while towing the trailer! And 19-21 with the Jeep empty. from Enigmatic ...
Man Builds His Own Adventure Truck
For Tyler, an inexperienced builder but always a tinkerer with a knack for design and invention, decided to build his own Adventure truck. This is how he put it: "My background in building is relatively limited. I took one quarter of wood shop and a few quarters of welding in high school, but ...
Meet Stella, the Electric Family Car That Goes 500 Miles on a Charge and Is Powered by Sunshine
San Franciscans are a jaded lot when it comes to electric cars, what with Tesla Model Ss clogging the city’s pricier precincts along with a forest of Leafs, Nissan’s battery-powered vehicles for the middle class. Not to mention the Chevrolet Volts, BMW i3s, and Ford Focus Electrics plying the hi...
Mind Blowing: Amazing MTT-136 Electric Sled
Looking like a mix between a snowmobile, a dog sled and a miniature World War I tank, Yvon Martel’s electric creation is nothing if not versatile. Known as the MTT-136, this French Canadian all-terrain, all-electric pulling device is one of those enigmatic all-purpose machines whose appeal ext...
Motorcycles Used as Emergency Transportation
Using Public transport services in Uganda, means having to take a ride on the infamous motorcycle taxis commonly known as boda-boda. Which more often than not, don't respect any traffic rules in the country's capital, Kampala. But in some rural communities, the motorbikes are better known...
Nevada Hit The Jackpot With The Tesla Gigafactory Deal
September 5, 2014 |By Julia Pyper and ClimateWire  Tesla Model S. Credit: Steve Jurvetson via Flickr Nevada hit the jackpot yesterday in a five-state bid to host Tesla Motors Inc.'s $5 billion battery factory, which could help achieve a mass market for low-emissions electric vehicles by the...
New Reisemobile RV Is More Like Home - Oh, and park your car inside!
German RV manufacturer Concorde Reisemobile unveiled the imposing new Centurion 1200 motorhome this week at the CMT Exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany. German motorhome manufacturer Concorde Reisemobile GmbH today unveiled their stunning new Centurion 1200 motorhome in Hall 3, Stand B12 at the CMT Ho...
NYC announces plan for largest electric fleet of municipal vehicles by 2025
New York City’s sustainability plan reached a new milestone this week as Mayor Bill de Blasio rolled out NYC Clean Fleet, a comprehensive initiative to create the largest electric vehicle fleet of any U.S. city and cut municipal vehicle emissions in half by 2025 and by 80 percen...
Off Grid RV-ing - 22 Styles: Which One Suits You?
Okay, so there's a lot of cool stuff here!  But there's one trait in common among most of them!  There has been a big shift in recent years even in RVing!  Most of them offer Solar to save on the generator gas bill (and noise).  Some of these are just plain fun, and others look p...
Off The Grid Transportation Methods - How Do You Get Around?
It keeps coming back to this is or isn't off grid, or that is or isn't off grid.  Those who are new to the concept think they know what off the grid is all about, while those of us who think we know alot have realized that we are only scratching the surface of what being off the grid means...
Off-Grid Rodeo Truck-House Is Amazing, and it's For Sale!
Here is the unit of a lifetime, if your into reliable family camping, off grid living, or just wanna get out and enjoy nature! Rodeo rig, oil mans camp shack, or what every your imagination can muster!   Tim Edge is a rodeo announcer in Alberta Canada who lived in this sweet portable hom...
Old Model T Countryfied Is Pretty Fantastic
I've run into this cool ride several times floating around South Florida, and I can't help but share these shots I took in front of a restaurant...  one cool cat has built this one, utilizing whatever was close at hand to make it country rustic, from the mailbox engine ornament.... To the bott...
Pack Better, Travel Lighter, And Happy You Will Be
Those who go off the grid are often preppers, survivalists, campers, outdoors men and women who love to trek and backpack through the wilderness.  This young lady sent us a great survival video about packing right for the trip.  Her hike is Camino De Santiago.  Check it out... "Have ...
People Are Stealing 420 Mile Marker Signs In Colorado... Hmmm
Now that recreational marijuana use has been legalized in Colorado, people in Colorado like the 420 signs. I mean, they reallyyy like them. So much that they steal them. It was such a big problem that the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) had to come up with a solution....
Quinny Longboard Stroller Is Making Waves!
Skate-savvy moms and dads don’t have to abandon their love of skating because junior is with them. The LongboardStroller has a child seat affixed to the front of the long board, with a handle for parents to steer. The kiddie in question, wearing a helmet of course, gets a firsthand view of the...
Riversimple launches a 250 mpg hydrogen-powered car
“To pursue, systematically, the elimination of the environmental impact of personal transport” UK transportation company Riversimple just revealed their 250 mpg hydrogen-powered car for the masses, called Rasa. Designed by Chris Reitz, who worked on the Fiat 500, the car will be powere...