Electric scooters cost you much less than gas scooters

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Scooters are fabulous for running around in urban areas. We’ve all seen them and been envious. Scooters are never waiting in traffic, they are cheap to run and parking is free! So you decide to get one and you’ve heard about these great new zero emission electric scooters, which are super cool and environmental friendly. But, […]

Solar FREAKING Roadways

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Solar panels that you can drive, park, and walk on. They melt snow and… cut greenhouse gases by 75-percent?!!! “Solar Roadways is a modular paving system of solar panels that can withstand the heaviest of trucks (250,000 pounds). These Solar Road Panels can be installed on roads, parking lots, driveways, sidewalks, bike paths, playgrounds… literally […]

Electric racing in South Africa at eco speed week 2013

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So, you’ve probably heard of Speed Week where every September you can scream your vehicle down a 5 km dirt track at Hakskeen Pan in the South African Kalahari desert.  What you may not have heard of is “eco speed week”, where you can do the same but with your alternative fuelled vehicle.   Don’t be […]

A full charge in 90 seconds – Telsa Model S

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It’s official.  Tesla CEO Elon Musk shows off their Tesla battery swap installation that changes the battery faster than you can fill a normal car with gas. FULL CHARGE IN 90 SECONDS Model S is designed to allow a fast battery swap, exchanging your battery for a fully charged battery in less than half the […]

Films & Talks: Revenge of the electric car

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29th May 2013, 19h00 for 19h30 @ Avalon Village, Hout Bay From the makers of “Who Killed the Electric Car?”, it follows Tesla’s industry-catalyzing role in the resurgence and rise of electric vehicles. Tesla gave director Chris Paine insider access to capture unprecedented footage of Tesla’s history and growth leading up to the launch of Model S, […]