Eco Driving Archives

Here’s a followup to yesterday’s post. The city of Montreal, Canada has just introduced electric cars to its community car sharing program.

Have you considered driving an electric car around town? Wondered if you would save money by charging with electricity rather than filling the tank with gas? Here’s your answer…

Here’s a terrific way to enjoy the adventure of off road driving while still being environmentally friendly. Fasten your seat belt, adjust your goggles, turn on the ignition and conquer the trails.

Lightning McQueen and Mater are on another adventure in Cars 2. McQueen is racing in the World Grand Prix circuit. He has a new sponsor, Allinol, a new green alternative fuel. However, the big oil companies are determined to prove oil is still best at any cost.

An EcoCab is the ultimate green car. It’s driven by pedal power with a supplemental electric motor powered by a battery. The battery is recharged by a solar panel. It has zero emissions. This eco friendly vehicle is at the top of the list for green transportation. And, it’s fun!

In this video, Stacey David from the Gearz TV show upgrades a trailer in this do-it-yourself project. He adds two aluminum boxes to a trailer to hold all the equipment needed including a winch and compressor.

To power all this, he includes a battery which is kept charged with an easy to install solar panel on top of one of the boxes. It is connected to the battery stored in the box.