April 17, 2009 By Dale VinceFiled under: Transport, Wind Car
Video production: Tim Walter Associates Limited
Here’s our latest video. The big focus of this episode is design and, as you’ll see, it’s definitely taking shape.
I’m off to Norfolk next week to meet the Sun, they love the idea BTW, and nail down a few questions on detail (with the A team).
Couple more weeks after that I hope we might be having our first test drive, perhaps in episode 9 of 6 – but let’s see…. 🙂
Some really cool names keep coming in. Though I’m back to thinking maybe zero. But as somebody said here, I reckon I’ll need to see the finished thing and drive it – then I’ll know its name.
There’s been a lot of electric car stuff in the news lately, particularly today with the Government’s announcement of a £5k bung to EV buyers and other initiatives.
The thing that excites me most of all though is the fact that the government has come out and said we all need to be driving electric cars, they even use terms like ‘green revolution’ these days – that’s just amazing, so far from where we’ve been.
It makes me think the changes we need to make are all the more likely. We know the technology exists or will exist and we know we need to live sustainably – now we seem to have political will behind us.
Just need to re invent capitalism to be orientated to social and environmental outcomes rather than monetary ones – and we’re there…..
March 27, 2009 By paulFiled under: Transport
Just thought you might like to know this bit of breaking news from over on the Greenbird site 😀
Richard and the Ecotricity Greenbird have only gone and smashed the World Land Speed Record for Wind Powered Vehicles!!!
Yay!! Big congrats from all of us Richard!
More details to come soon….
December 1, 2008 By Dale VinceFiled under: Transport
We thought the Greenbird had flown silently past the deafening roar of Top Gear towers, but we were wrong. Check out this link to watch the good ol’ Top Gear boys practically combusting internally at the prospect of cars powered by the wind. They got the wrong end of the stick of course – the fun end of the stick though – shame it ended up in the out-take bin…