Today we begin here at Navelgazing's "Ride Me" lot one in an occasional--and someday, perhaps, weekly--series on consumer vehicles powered by water, natural gas, electricity, hybrid motors, high-efficiency gasoline engines, my tears or other alternative sources.Kicking things off is the peppy litt ... More >>
Put the key in the ignition, press it forward, hear that click, then the bronchial "ruhr-ruhr-ruhr," then the mechanical whimper and finally this lament screamed into the overhead lamp: "This car is a piece of crap."Been there.Ironically, a piece of crap may soon power your car.
Ware Disposal just announced 32 of its 70 solid waste and recycling vehicles have now converted to cleaner-burning Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), making the Santa Ana-based waste hauler and recycler that much closer to its goal of having one of the cleanest burning fleets in the nation by the end of ... More >>
As expected, the state this afternoon put teeth in its landmark regulations enacted in 2006 to combat global warming, adopting the nation's most comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Such emissions must be cut 30 percent by 2020. But that is not enough for the editorial board ... More >>
Can one activist fight off Detroit, Japan, Big Oil and the Bush administration to keep EVs alive?
Head Supervisor lacks the vision thing