Gavin Shoebridge – an electric vehicle nut, a keen environmentalist

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The Toyota Prius Faces a New Chinese Competitor

November 4th, 2011 at 1:43 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_889" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="The Toyota Prius Copycat - Should Toyota be Worried?"][/caption] The Chinese have been at it again, knocking off their own cheap versions of existing cars from reputable ...more »

The oil’s running out. What shall we do?

July 5th, 2011 at 1:28 am » Comments (2)

I'll resist the urge to be dramatic, but we must face facts: Oil is running out. The price is increasing on a monthly basis, and we are getting closer to ...more »

Why why why why why, why why why why, why?

September 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="630" caption="Finally! A sports-hybrid-family-sedan-pickup-truck!"][/caption] This thing has been named a "Pruck" by it's creator, Steve Woodruff. I put it to Mr Woodruff that he has too much time, ...more »

One Step Forward; One Step Back

July 4th, 2010 at 3:53 pm » Comments (4)

Auckland's (New Zealand) effort at eco-friendly public transport has been scrapped, with the announcement that their fleet of three diesel hybrid buses have been taken off the road. The buses ...more »

So Long Aptera, We Hardly Knew You

April 9th, 2010 at 6:15 pm » Comments (0)

Despite it's odd external shape, it had a lot of potential. Just like the also quirky-looking G-Wiz, the Aptera 2E could have been a revolutionary vehicle. It would have been ...more »

The Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Mythology

September 11th, 2009 at 3:00 am » Comments (0)

There are so many unknowns to electric cars, and so many reasons to fear them. Or at least that seems to be the consensus when you ask Joe or Joanne ...more »