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World's priciest and most luxurious golf cart features carbon-fiber roof, just like your BMW M3

The Garia Edition Soleil de Minuit Golf Car – Click above for high-res image gallery

Free Electric Car!

There has been talk of free neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) before, but Drive Electric is turning up the promotional hype. The company is selling golf carts for the sale price of $6,496.53. Why that amount? Because there is a f

Meet Garia, the World's Most Exclusive Golf Cart

Garia, the "World's Most Exclusive Golf Cart" - Click above for high-res image gallery

Meet the Garia, the World's Most Exclusive Golf Cart

Garia, the "World's Most Exclusive Golf Cart" - Click above for high-res image gallery

Yamaha tests golf cart powered with cow dung

What can you do with cow dung? We can think of at least one green car option: transform it into biomethane and use the gas to power a golf cart. This is what the engineers at Yamaha in Katori, in Chiba Prefecture. Osaka Gas Co. provided the methane at a low cost. It was then stored in a special tank filled with activated carbon capable of absorbing the methane at relatively low pressure. The tank was developed by Osaka Gas Co. as an alternative to a high-pressure pump and tank. The town of Kator

U.S. mililtary looking for a few good EVs

The U.S. military, like so many other giant organizations, is making the case for going green. From hybrid tanks to bio-fuel jet fuel, reducing fuel is becoming more and more important. The latest move is towards more electric cars, thousands of little NEVs to use on bases around the world. According to the

Man riding modified golf cart eludes police

Police in Utah observed a 26-year-old man doing donuts and wheelies in a golf cart at the city park, so they closed in on the suspect to issue a ticket. The cart driver decided that he wanted to test law enforcement in his modified super cart, so a five-minute chase through neighborhood lawns led the police and the cart-driving perp into an alfalfa field. Once there, the golf cart and its driver channeled the General Lee by jumping an irrigation ditch, leaving the police in the dust.

Greener golf with a solar golf cart

FYI: We'd have used "going green on the green" if Uncrate hadn't already beaten us to it. Clever tagline aside, what we have here is a solar-powered golf cart which uses 48 volts worth of batteries to power its 5.5 horsepower electric motor. According to the specifications, the roof-mounted solar panels increase its range by about sixty percent over regular electric golf carts. That solar installation offers th

Carting Under the Influence: Bill Murray busted in Stockholm

It's a Cinderella story gone all wrong! In Stockholm earlier this week on a quest to become the Scandinavian Masters champion, Oscar-nominated actor Bill Murray got his name in the papers following a run-in with police that involved the actor, alcohol, and a borrowed golf cart.

Custom golf carts earn style points for electric vehicles

Flush with plenty of disposable retirement income, many Arizona residents are ordering big-buck, customized golf carts. More than 50 dealers in the Phoenix area offer tricked-out carts, and not all are just for the links. One estimate says 30 percent are used as alternative transportation. So why not equip them with GPS, DVD, A/C, child seats and custom fiberglass bodies? One of the leading customizers is Aztec Golf Cars. A check of their Web site revea

Factory in Quebec to build electric car

Somewhere between your average car and a golf cart lies a middle ground of vehicles; low power, low or zero emission, quick trip vehicles that are not designed for road trips but for grocery trips. Reader CR sent in a tip (thanks!) that, according to CCN Matthews, a factory in St. Jerome, Quebec will soon be producing ZENN vehicles that fit into this middle