Automobiles

Recharge Vehicules Electriques: Self-Serve Electric Car Pools by Paris` Mayor

May 7, 2008 / No Comments

Bertrand Delanoe, the actual Paris mayor said that if re-elected he will build the "Autolib" which is a self-service electric and/or hybrid-electric car system, that will include 300 free re-charging stations in different parts of the city and 2,000 cars (electric and hybrid). This car-sharing system may be a solution that would reduce car congestion and may solve some of ...

The “Microjoule” does 7,148 mpg – beat that!

March 19, 2008 / No Comments

A new non-crowned "mpg king" is set to stir the market a little bit. Started as an experimental vehicle, the Microjoule was built by a team of students from the French Technical School, St. Joseph La Joliverie and managed to get the first prize at the Eco-Marathon, last year. This happened because the alien-like race-looking single-seater car (phew) that runs ...