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Explanation of How an Electric Car Works

This video demonstrates how an electric car works and the differences between an electric car and a convention internal combustion vehicle.

Toyota's Green Cars Displayed at NAIAS 2009

A look at some of Toyota/Lexus' green cars as shown at NAIAS 2009. These include the Lexus HS 250H, the first luxury hybrid car, the tiny Toyota FTEV and the 3rd generation 2010 Toyota Prius.

The Different Types of Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Explained

The different types of environmentally friendly vehicles are explained. These include: Solar cars; Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV); Hybrid vehicles and; Hydrogen vehicles. It should be noted that these are not just restricted to cars. They relate to other forms of transport such as scooters, planes and submarines.

Composite Materials Help to Reduce Enviromental Impact

Bronwyn Fox, a senior lecturer at Deakin University tells us about the the importance of composite materials in the areas of aerospace, automotive and alternative energy. In particular how they have been used to create lighter weight parts which reduces the impact on the environment.

An Introduction to the Vectrix High Performance Electric Scooter

We are introduced to the Vectrix high performance electric scooter which features Ni-MH batteries that can be charged up in 2.5-3hrs, regenerative brake and costs about 2 cents per mile to run, with virtually no maintenance costs.

Muscogee County, GA Tests Alternative Fuel

A video showing the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office in Georgia test driving propane-driven vehicles

A Detailed Look at the Chrevrolet Volt

A detailed look into the Chevrolet Volt electric car, which will get a lithium ion batteries from A123.

Review of the Hottest Green Cars from the 2009 LA Auto Show

A review of the hottest green cars from the 2009 LA Auto Show. The contenders include: Toyota Prius; Chevrolet Silverado; BMW 7-Series; Mini E and: VW TDi.

The Vectrix Electric Superbile at the Milan Auto Show

The Vectrix electric superbike at the Milan Auto Show.

Kerry Kirwan from WMG Speaks at Science Capital

In this video, Kerry Kirwan from Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) talks about the “green” Formula 3 racing car at Science Capital.

Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations Tutorial

A short discussion on EV charging stations with Coulomb Technologies CEO Richard Lowenthal

Webinar On The Installation Of Public EV Charging Stations

A detailed Webinar on how to begin planning and installing public electric vehicle charging stations, presented by Plug In America

Test Drive And Public Opinion Of The Mitsubishi MiEV

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is driven around the streets of London by the toughest critics in the world-the general public. Presented by the knowledgable Mike Brewer.

Electric Powered Volkswagen Beetle

A Volkswagen Beetle converted to run on electricity

Top Gear Test of The Tesla Electric Sports Car

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson reviews the Tesla Electric car as only Top Gear can. The Tesla is an electric sports car based on the Lotus Elise that is powered by 6831 batteries, does 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds and is claimed to be capable of 200 miles. Clarkson describes it as a astonishing technical achievement, but somehow lacks the practicality to be used in the real world.

The Genesis Hybrid Electric Motorbikes

The Genesis hybrid electric motorbikes

Transport Pollution - Using Infrared Cameras to Observe Pollution in Real-Time

FLIR’s infrared imaging technology is being used by researchers at Kings College London to visualise, in real-time, the pollution caused by transport in the UK.

Explanation of How a Hybrid Vehicle Works

Explanation of how a hybrid vehicle works. Hybrid vehicles being those vehicles with two power sources, which can use used individually or in combination. This demonstration features the Toyota Prius.

Review of the Aptera 2e Electric Vehicle

A review of the Aptera 2e all electric vehicle that is available from October 2009. The design of this car is extremely aerodynamic and features light weight materials, while the interior is made from recycled and recyclable materials. It has a range of up to 100 miles and features a host of useful high-tech electronics, crumple zone like most passenger cars and roomy interior, as well as solar powered cooling system that keeps the cabin cool, even when parked.

The Brussels Motor Show from a a Green Car Perspective

Associated Press takes a look at the the Brussels Motor Show from the angle of green cars, looking at the angle of cleaner fuels such as bio-ethanol, bio-diesel and hybrid vehicles. They also hear about the difficulties faced by car manufacturers and their efforts to produce more environmentally friendly vehicles.

A Review Of The Safety Of The Volvo C 30

A short summary of the saftey features of the new Volvo C30. Produced by Fully Charged.