02 Oct '13, 5pm

Japan Grants Autonomous Nissan Leaf Driver’s License (w/video)

Japan Grants Autonomous Nissan Leaf Driver’s License (w/video)

Nissan hopes to start selling self-driving cars as soon as 2020, and this license goes a long way towards that goal. Nissan also believes that self-driving cars and electric vehicles go hand-in-hand , which is why the LEAF was chosen as the test vehicle. For now, Nissan is going to keep testing its self-driving Leaf on public roads, analyzing the data and improving the technology until it is ready for prime time.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/10/02/japan-grants-autonomous-nissan...

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Dutch Students Break Electric Car 0 to 60 MPH Record (w/video)

Dutch Students Break Electric Car 0 to 60 MPH R...

gas2.org 01 Oct '13, 2pm

It’s even faster than the 500-horsepower Ariel Atom, the world’s fastest-accelerating production car, which makes the 0 to...

Japan Wants To Harvest Solar Power From Space By 2030 (w/video)

Japan Wants To Harvest Solar Power From Space B...

gas2.org 04 Oct '13, 2pm

Visions of massive energy beams from space destroying everything we hold dear aside, the idea has plenty of merit. The geo...

I Would Drive 500 Miles – in a Nissan Leaf (w/ video)

I Would Drive 500 Miles – in a Nissan Leaf (w/ ...

gas2.org 29 Sep '13, 6pm

Those guys up there? They’re the Proclaimers, and they would walk 500 miles and they would walk 500 more just to be the gu...

Infographic: WSJ Charts the Growth of Electric Cars

Infographic: WSJ Charts the Growth of Electric ...

gas2.org 29 Sep '13, 5pm

Using information gathered from the recently bankrupt Ecotality vehicle charging company, the WSJ has put together this ha...

Bike Share Programs Are A Huge Success In Metropolitan Areas

Bike Share Programs Are A Huge Success In Metro...

gas2.org 30 Sep '13, 6pm

I first experienced a bike share program while I was traveling overseas in 2008. The bike share programs that I experience...

Recycled Hawtness: Junkyard Cars at the Empire Drive In Movie Theater

Recycled Hawtness: Junkyard Cars at the Empire ...

gas2.org 05 Oct '13, 4pm

It’s worth noting, perhaps, that the people promoting the Empire don’t seem to know much about cars, with the words “In (t...

Hertz Adds Tesla Model S To Select Rental Fleets

Hertz Adds Tesla Model S To Select Rental Fleets

gas2.org 30 Sep '13, 1pm

Alas, the Tesla will only be available for rent in Los Angeles and San Francisco at first, though Hertz has said that incr...

Renewable Fuels Standard Saves You $0.50 – 1.50 per Gallon

Renewable Fuels Standard Saves You $0.50 – 1.50...

gas2.org 05 Oct '13, 1pm

The reasons for the savings involve the lower cost of domestic ethanol compared to gasoline, as well as the effect of incr...

Volkswagen XL1 Makes US Debut (Important Media Exclusive)

Volkswagen XL1 Makes US Debut (Important Media ...

gas2.org 06 Oct '13, 5pm

hybrid supercar to the American press last week at the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) conference in Chattanoog...

GM is Using 3D Scanning to “Benchmark” Competitor’s Cars

GM is Using 3D Scanning to “Benchmark” Competit...

gas2.org 28 Sep '13, 7pm

The beginning of the teardown process is a friendly pass. “First, we want to scan as much as we can without disassembling ...

@TeslaMotors Model C under 25.000 Euros? Deutsc...

gas2.org 27 Sep '13, 10pm

I’m not sure how old this post is, but Tesla’s Model E is supposed to be a BMW 3-series beater, NOT a Nissan Leaf, Chevy S...

Joe Barton (R-TX) Thinks Sailboats Cause Global Warming, I Have Enough

Joe Barton (R-TX) Thinks Sailboats Cause Global...

gas2.org 06 Oct '13, 4pm

That’s a fact, but many of the mental-midget teabillies who support Barton’s particular brand of bullshit would call it an...

VW’s 260 MPG XL1 Supercar Gets More Super With Help from Ducati

VW’s 260 MPG XL1 Supercar Gets More Super With ...

gas2.org 28 Sep '13, 2pm

is a marvel of low weight and aerodynamic design – and the XL1 has always struck us as a new breed of supercar that used a...

It’s Really Real: Toyota i-Road Production Begins

It’s Really Real: Toyota i-Road Production Begins

gas2.org 28 Sep '13, 5pm

EV concept from this year’s Geneva show was hailed by the company as a production-ready concept, leading to a number of sa...

The Future of Electric Bicycles | Interbike 2013

The Future of Electric Bicycles | Interbike 2013

gas2.org 24 Sep '13, 7pm

What would it take to cross the chasm between early adopters, (aka brave/crazy/poor) people who actually pedal to work and...