14 May
No harm in doing good while you shop

Skateboarding brand etnies is partnering up with Trees for a Future creating an environmentally-minded one-for-one initiative for their Summer 2012 ‘Eco’ shoe line. Similar to the TOMS shoe-for-shoe social activist platform, for every pair of The Jameson 2 Eco shoes purchased (above) or Caprice Eco for women, a tree will be planted in Brazil’s endangered Atlantic […]


8 May
Znug Design's sustainable ode to the most famous bike in manga

Taking some serious cues from the most famous motorcycle in manga, the zecOO mOtOrcycle from Japan’s Znug Design is one of the more headturning electric motorcycles to have left the EV dream studio. Loosely inspired by Tetsuo Shima’s famed motorcycle in Akira, the zecOO is only matched in futuristic looks by the likes of the […]


5 Apr
The world's first zero emissions luxury vehicle

Yesterday we brought you the Worldwide Premier Sneak Peak of the Infiniti LE Concept Luxury Electric Vehicle before its official premier, which happens today at 11:30 am EST. Yesterday was just a quick peek — Nissan and Infiniti Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura simply couldn’t resist the temptation to show off his latest gem, so while talking […]


4 Apr
Combining luxury & sustainability as complimentary forces

We had the honor of being personally invited by Infiniti to be part of a year long panel titled the EV Insiders which will follow the development of Infiniti’s much anticipated first-to-the-market luxury EV, titled simply the “LE Concept” (ie “Luxury Electric”). The first event takes place this week in New York during the auto […]


16 Mar
Turbines, recycled wood from Venice canals & projection artwork: quite possibly the most innovative luxury EV ever

Sure it’s very early in the Auto Show season, but it would be hard to beat Pininfarina’s brilliant Cambiano concept. Moreso than most concept vehicles, the Cambiano is Pininfarina’s authoritative statement of purpose. One of the preeminent design houses on the planet, Carozzeria Pininfarina has crafted the Cambiano as a very definition of what it […]


2 Mar
Sure you could just jump in, but what would be the fun in that?

Have you ever been lounging on a boat, and wished instead of floating on the water all warm and dry you could be floating on the water wet and hot? If so, the people behind Hot Tub Boats can help you fulfill your absurd well thought out desires. These floating jacuzzis can accommodate up to […]


14 Feb
Modular design, sustainable, 186 mph, handmade German EV

Regensburg, Germany-based PG made quite a splash a couple summers ago with the Blacktrail — the World’s Fastest Carbon Fiber and Titanium Electric Bike. The $80,000 sustainable vehicle stunned eco-fans with a futuristic design and tech-heavy engineering that made many take notice. Building a respected collection of handmade e-Bikes, Pedelecs and UrbanBikes, PG has now […]


1 Feb
The emissions-free sustainable appliance city bike

What some might deride as an abomination of design we think makes a pretty stunning urban transport. Sure BOXX corp‘s electric bike looks surprisingly like a well designed slim fit toaster, but the bike has the stats to make it a real city getaway option. The all-electric scooter is entirely emissions free, can carry 300 […]