Occasionally, our search to cover all types of battery-powered vehicles takes us off road and on to paths less traveled. That's the forte of UK-based Avid's newly launched electric utility vehicle, the E-Warrior. Boasting superior off-road performance, the E-Warrior is designed for applications ranging from agriculture, landscaping and facilities management to more on-road-oriented tasks like closed campus operations at universities, ports and airports.
The town of Century, Florida may soon be the home of a new electric-car factory. The new company, operating under the name of Project Green Leaf, is said to be investigating a site in Escambia County on which to build a plant to assemble the all-electric Tender Scarlette. Already on sale in France, the Scarlette features four wheel drive (each wheel gets its own motor) and uses lead acid batteries. Although it can reach at least 50 mph, it would likely be limited to 25 mph NEV status on public r