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Build Your Kid a Drivable Electric Tank

See how one dad built a child-sized tank-like vehicle for his young son using an electric motor, a car battery, and a custom design.
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This High-Performance Electric Vehicle Kit Can Be Built in a Week

What started as an idea to produce our own simple, fun, affordable electric vehicle has evolved into a DIY project easily assembled by nearly anyone. The Switch defines a new class of auto — a lightweight, high-capacity, versatile electric vehicle (E…

Sourcing Parts to Create the Cutest Racing Go-Kart Ever

Designing and building the Chibi-Mikuvan go-kart for the Power Racing Series was no easy feat.
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Electric ATVs Are Coming to Farms Near You

Crouching in the corner at MakerCon is this futuristic looking utility vehicle named Farmdogg. This electric all terrain vehicle aims to solve many problems that you find in current systems used by farms, specifically targeting the “4 wheeler&#82…

Should You Back A Kickstarter If The Team’s Last Project Failed?

A group of HAXLR8R graduates say that their modular electric vehicle development kit, FlexPV, will be able to turn almost anything into a motor vehicle. The Kickstarter campaign for FlexPV is replete with crisp graphics and slickly produced videos…

What Do Jurrassic Park, Twisted Metal, and Waffles Have in Common? Power Wheels Racing

Coming to the 10th Annual Bay Area Maker Faire is the 7th season of Power Wheels racing. The Power Racing Series is a vaguely popular nerd “sport” that mods simple toy store ride-on plastic cars and converts them into $500 25mph electric racing …

DIY Electric Vehicle in Manhattan

Who says there’s no fountain of youth? Plenty of Teslas and Smart Cars tool around New York City these days, strutting their state-of-the-art stuff (while carefully avoiding potholes). But there’s a car in Manhattan more than 40 years their senior …

Chip Yates: SuperHacks, World Records and Risk

Chip Yates is an extreme electric innovator. He has 18 world records in battery-powered vehicles of his own design. He designed and built the world’s fastest electric airplane as well as the world’s fasted and most powerful electric motorcycle. And h…

Apollo’s Gift: Install Solar, Get a Free Car

A rooftop solar system can generate enough energy to zero out your home electricity bill. But it can also generate enough savings to buy you a new car with free fuel every three years for life.
 
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Tech & Startups: Top 7 Things You Missed Today

Tech & Startups:  Top 7 News Items From Across the Web July 29th, 2013 Tech Giants Beware! $35.1 B Merger creates World’s Biggest Advertising Agency
 
Omnicom and Publicis are merging to create the world’s biggest advertising … R…