The revenge of the Electric Car

On 19 October 2011, in Andy Le May, News, Transport, by Andrew Bennett

Revenge of the Electric Car is hitting theaters the weekend of Oct. 21-23. From the makers of Who Killed the Electric Car?, it follows Tesla’s industry-catalyzing role in the resurgence and rise of electric vehicles.

Williams F1 trains Sainsbury drivers and puts them on the road to energy savings

On 25 May 2011, in News, Transport, by Andrew Bennett

FORMULA ONE’s Williams team is used to fine-tuning the performance of drivers such as Rubens Barrichello. Now it has taken on a challenge by adapting its simulation technology to help Sainsbury’s van drivers minimise fuel consumption as they deliver the weekly shop. The F1 team is also drawing up plans to develop technology that uses the […]

Cycling for a cleaner city

On 9 March 2011, in News, Transport, by Andrew Bennett

In the lead up to the annual Tour d’Afrique Bicycle Race & Expedition’s arrival in Cape Town on 14th May, The City of Cape Town, The Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN), Tour d’Afrique and NCASA (National Cycling Academy of South Africa), will be embarking on a campaign to encourage locals to use non-motorized transportation for a […]

Porsche 918 Spyder front view

Putting the sexy into Green

On 31 March 2010, in Transport, by Andrew Bennett

Who says electric cars are boring!! One of the cars at the recent Geneva Motor Show left even the most cynical visitors speechless. Engadget dubs it”the most beautiful hybrid we’ve ever seen”, while Autoblog raves that it is”even hotter in person than it is in photos”. And while the Porsche 918 Spyder – the first ever plug-in hybrid – is a concept car, as the chairman of Porsche mentioned at the unveiling event, the company has never made a concept car that it didn’t bring to production.