Green Overdrive [video]: We spend a day driving the i MiEV

For our latest episode of the Green Overdrive show, we took Mitsubishi’s all-electric i MiEV out for a full day of driving — on the highway, in the city, searching for a charge, and packing it with people (and stuff). Here are our impressions:

Green Overdrive [video]: We test ride a Tesla Model S Beta!

For our latest Green Overdrive show, we bring you our ride in one of Tesla’s electric Model S Betas (a burgundy beauty), and we show you how an electric vehicle designed from the ground-up handles. Bonus: we interview Tesla’s Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen.

Green Overdrive: An exclusive look at Getaround’s new app

If you thought renting out a room in a house via Airbnb was cool, try renting our someone’s car. That’s what Getaround does, and for this week’s Green Overdrive, we sit down with Getaround to check out the company’s brand new, yet-to-be unveiled, iPhone app.

VIDEO: Volvo Cranks Up C30 Electric

Volvo has started producing its all-electric C30, and will start shipping cars to fleets (mostly under leases) in Europe by the Summer. Watch our video test drive of the C30 Electric and our interview with Volvo’s President of Special Vehicles.

GreenRoad Raises $13M (and Check Out Our Video)

GreenRoad’s greener, safer driving technology has gotten another round of investment. The startup, which is backed by Al Gore and Richard Branson’s funds, as well as Benchmark Capital and others, has raised another $13 million and brought on new CEO Jim Heeger.

Green Overdrive: Tesla Takes a Cue from Apple Stores

The exec formerly in charge of Apple’s famously successful in-store experience, is paving a new path for electric vehicle company Tesla Motors. Tesla’s VP of Worldwide Sales and Experience, George Blankenship, shows us around Tesla’s first experiential store on Santana Row in San Jose, Calif.

Green Overdrive: Safer, Greener Driving With GreenRoad!

Safer driving isn’t only better for your car and your personal well being, it can also lead to more fuel efficient driving. For this week’s episode of the Green Overdrive show we check in with GreenRoad, which helps companies drive more safely and fuel efficiently.

Green Overdrive: Cruisin’ In An Electric VW!

Entrepreneur Al Bullock electrified his classic VW and has been driving it around the streets of Livermore, California for the past three years. For this week’s Green Overdrive show we interview Bullock and go for a test drive in his e-VW!

Green Overdrive Video: Gettin’ Greasy With Got Grease!

This week’s Green Overdrive is the greasiest yet! We go on a grease pick up and factory tour with the Got Grease crew, which makes a living off of recycling cooking grease from restaurants and hotels and sells it to biodiesel producers.