With at least 11,500 plug-in electric vehicles in the Bay Area, EV owners are bristling at being unplugged or having to unplug other idle, fully charged cars. It begs the question: what should EV charging etiquette be?
The city of San Jose installed eight miles of extra-wide bike lanes on downtown streets last summer. Nearly half a year later, some downtown residents complain that sidewalk bicycling is still a problem.
Stanford engineering students unveil their solar car, Xenith, which they hope will take home the World Solar Challenge championship in Australia this October. Stanford’s team placed tenth in the last world challenge.
Electric cars require heavy duty batteries that will need to be replaced in a car’s lifespan, but with battery recycling programs, electric vehicles are still a greener choice than gas-fueled ones.