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Ask Me a Question!

Ask Me a Question!

If you’ve got questions about any of my inventions, let me hear them.  Just post your questions below and I’ll respond as soon as possible.  Thanks -Jay Perdue

Autopoia Road to the Future: Automotive X Prize Is Full of Surprises

Autopoia Road to the Future: Automotive X Prize Is Full of Surprises

It’s no surprise the folks behind the Progressive Automotive X Prize are thrilled by President Obama’s tough new fuel economy standards. After all, they’ve got 136 vehicles racing to build the world’s first mass-produced car capable of triple-digit fuel economy. Some of those cars are, shall we say, unusual. The 100 mpg the X Prize [...]

Hybrid Cars: 7 Far-Out Cars That Push 100mpg

Hybrid Cars: 7 Far-Out Cars That Push 100mpg

The ExerTrike Tri-Hybrid, a human-electric reclining tricycle, traveled 1,000 miles from Tennessee—where the ExerTrike company is headquartered—to Texas. It achieved 320 miles to the gallon while traveling between 45 mph and 62 mph. Now ExerTrike is producing the Tri-Hybrid Stealth, a two-seat three-wheeled vehicle that is completely enclosed. The vehicle, which the company calls “a [...]

Washington Auto Show 2009: ExerTrike Tri-Hybrids, including new Stealth model

Washington Auto Show 2009: ExerTrike Tri-Hybrids, including new Stealth model

The Tri-Hybrid Stealth (above) and Tri-Hybrid (below the jump) are on display at the Washington Auto Show in of the Green Car Pavilion. Not exactly cars, but certainly very green, the Tri-Hybrid is part recumbent bicycle, part covered trikes and part hybrids. A tribrid, actually, since it can operate on battery, leg, or motor power (not [...]