Bits and pieces:
"they have announced a partnership with coach makers Jones and Sons Chassis. Their plan is to make a hybrid motorhome with a 150 mile all-electric range and a total hybrid range of 500 miles. Cross the country in just six stops? Sounds good to me."
- Maybe my dream of a hybrid RV isn't so crazy after all:
- Also, new of electric trucks
Company officials at the UK-based Smith Electric Vehicles announced on Friday that they will begin manufacturing “The world’s largest battery-electric-powered truck” at a new plant in Kansas City, Missouri.
The battery-powered Newton will be the first vehicle to be produced at the new plant, but starting next year, the plant will manufacture an electric version of the new Transit Connect light-duty vehicle in collaboration with made by Ford Motor Co. ... The company hopes to begin rolling Newtowns out of the new Kansas City plant by the third quarter of 2009.
- I thought this was a neat piece on vertical gardens.
- And a nice write up of dealing with a share of a split hog.