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Author Archives: Charis Michelsen

Nissan’s Electric Leaf Becomes a Van: The e-NV200

May 27th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Nissan has been quite enthusiastic about its electric car, the Leaf -- and with pretty good reason. It goes, it's comfortable, and it's cute to boot. The next step, clearly, is to take the tech that works so well in the Leaf, and turn it into a miniature cargo van


Rocket EV Electric Bike Sets a New Quarter-Mile Record (201 MPH in 6.94 Seconds)

May 10th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

One of the advantages to driving an electric vehicle is all the torque --- you get off the line super fast. Where that has typically started to go ever so slightly downhill for the average EV drag racer is in sustaining a quicker top speed than drivers in a conventional gas-powered vehicle for an entire quarter mile. This is no longer quite the case.


Support the Solar Industry, Boost the Economy

April 19th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

The Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing (CASM) published a survey of itself this week, stating that four of its founding manufacturers purchased upwards of $400 million in goods and services last year in an effort to keep American solar industry



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