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Sandwich Bike is Appetizing

Sandwich Bike is Appetizing

Here’s a little design eye candy for y’all… Dutch designers Pieter Janssen and Basten Leijh came up with the idea to put a bicycle on the market that is useful, trendy and twice as cheap to produce, so that when people buy the product for a regular price there are enough means left to donate...
A Luscious Garage

A Luscious Garage

Tucked in the trendy SOMA neighborhood of downtown San Fransisco is Luscious Garage, an auto repair shop that is taking on the reputation of its industry norm of noise, waste and greasy men.  Its unique business model promotes sustainability and technology, two terms that can also describe their target market: hybrid vehicles. Ones first impression...
Smart Hypermiling

Smart Hypermiling

Have you ever been in a hurry to get somewhere and you’re stuck behind a car that drives at a snails pace?  You know, the car that seem to taunt you with their slower-than-molasses acceleration… incredibly infuriating, right?  I mean, get the hell off the road!  This is 2009… people have stuff to do, places...
Feeling the Pininfarina Blues

Feeling the Pininfarina Blues

Europe is about to get the HOOK UP with a new set of electric wheels by Pininfarina… their innovative BlueCar is sure to not only turn heads, but raise the bar in what’s currently possible for production vehicles capabilities.  This sweet lil ride straight up surpassed the concept phase and will go straight into production...
Three Wheeled Adventures with Peugeot and Piaggio

Three Wheeled Adventures with Peugeot and Piaggio

A two wheel in front, one in back configuration is starting to pick up some traction in the scooter scene, offering more stability without sacrificing mobility.  A couple European manufacturers are leading the charge in this innovative concept.  I want to first highlight Peugeot, who has created a flippin’ sweet little getup called the HyMotion3...
2010 Hybrid War | Prius vs. Insight

2010 Hybrid War | Prius vs. Insight

Metro Hippies the world over have been waiting for this showdown of the two greenest car companies next eco-offerings.  I’m talking 3rd generation Toyota Prius vs. 2nd gen Honda Insight, both of which will hit the mass market next year.  These hybrids are both refined, streamlined, and kind… to the environment that is!  Let’s face...
Aptera: Teardrop from Eco-Heaven

Aptera: Teardrop from Eco-Heaven

So this has been on the blogosphere for ages now… my apologies if you’re uber hip to the green scene and demand only the freshest content… if you aren’t fully dialed in, prepare to be amazed!… This teardrop shaped Aptera Typ-1 has fallen from the heavens and is headed straight for American roads… Yes, it...
BRABUS smart fortwo Wins Cannonball Run

BRABUS smart fortwo Wins Cannonball Run

Nothing says America quite like the Cannonball Run… Juiced up, six-figure exotic cars completely disregarding speed limits with cross country glory on their minds… ah yes!  Too bad the race no longer takes place in America… The run, which was started in the early seventies by then Car and Driver editors Brock Yates and Steve...
How Walkable is Your City?

How Walkable is Your City?

My friends, I’m gonna let you in on a little secret… walking is the new driving! Many are discovering the benefits of living in dense areas that are packed full of nearby amenities.  Staying in shape and not contributing any greenhouse gases (unless you’re walking away from a Taco Bell) are just two of the...
All My Friends Know the Glow Rider

All My Friends Know the Glow Rider

Puma has been at the top of the performance styling totem pole for a good while now…  Well, they just raised themselves a notch higher with their recent release of the Glow Rider, their third edition of the Puma bike.  This thing is mad sick… it is a single gear, foldable bike that has, you...
Care to Tango?

Care to Tango?

Meet the Tango, a micro-sized electric vehicle that will add a rush of adrenaline to your daily commute.  Developed by Commuter Cars Corporation, the Tango is a prototype that’s already hit the streets and turning heads in Cali.  The ultra-narrow vehicle combines the performance of a motorbike, the safety of a sports car, and the...
RoboScooter | Urban Hipster's Ride of Choice

RoboScooter | Urban Hipster’s Ride of Choice

MIT, Sanyang Motors and Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute have teamed up to create the RoboScooter, an all electric, emission-free transport solution.  Check this cute little fella out! This thing’s pretty rockin’ for a handful of reasons… first and foremost, the scooter runs gas-free, and obviously that’s cool.  It is also made with only 150...
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