Choosing technology for cars


Electric Vehicles

EV (Electric Vehicles)
Hybrids (Gas/Electric Hybrids)



Largely a response to California's tough emission standards, there are some electric vehicles actually available (Corbin Sparrow, ZENN from Montrealís Not much speed or range but quiet and non-polluting. (You do need a long extension cord, though.) Now that emission standards are relaxing, development dollars seem to be moving to other technologies. 

Recommendation: steer clear unless you want an urban commuter car(t) and a clear conscience.