It's a no-brainer: The seas of barren asphalt we devote to cars can bloom with solar car charging--and provide shade at the same time. Throw away that cardboard sun shade!
The mid-60s VW Beetle was a green icon in its day, but in terms of smog it's a gross polluter even when compared to a Hummer. So converting old Bugs to electric drive turns out to be a great idea.
Wednesdays, Tom and Ray often find themselves slaving away (translation: an hour or more of work) across town, at WBUR. This week, we were joined by our pal Jim Motavalli, our new blogger on the web site. What's it like having lunch with the guys?