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April 26, 2010
Physics Lab of Lake Havasu collaborates with Global E


November 13, 2009
An Old, Green Blazer with Lots of New, Green Technology
So what's a big green Chevy Blazer doing on Subcompact Culture? This little big gem is actually a showcase of various cutting-edge electric vehicle (EV) technology. It's clear that this truck isn't your ordinary EV, either ...


November 6, 2009
Ecozome Journal - 5 Sexy Alternative Fuel Cars We Love
Sometimes it’s not the outside of the car that’s sexy, but a unique feature that draws all the attention. Such is the case with Physics Lab’s Regen-EV-Shocks on their “Big Green” Chevy Blazer.


November 4, 2009
SEMA 2009 - All Shades of Green Project Cars
There are almost as many ways to go green at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) show as there are choices of chrome wheels, but not quite. Here's a quick look at a few of the diverse vehicles on display at the"Making Green Cool Zone."


July 28, 2009
Motor Trend Magazine - Technologue: Shock D'amping - Getting a Charge Out of Life's Bumpy Roads
Read how Physics Lab of Lake Havasu is making inroads in the area of regenerative shocks.


Feb 11-12, 2009
Jim Stansbury presents his shock technology and big green truck at 2009 SAE Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Symposium


Nov 25, 2008
Local entry accepted into X Prize competition
On Nov. 19, the Physics Lab of Lake Havasu took one major step forward in changing that outlook when their “Green Giant” Chevy Blazer was accepted into Progressive Insurance Automotives prestigious X Prize competition.


Nov 23, 2008
Arizona-Based Physics Lab of Lake Havasu Announces Status as Registered Team in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE

Physics Lab of Lake Havasu today announced its acceptance into the multimillion dollar Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE...


Nov 19, 2008
Physics Lab of Lake Havasu | Progressive Automotive X PRIZE
Physics Lab of Lake Havasu is focused on exploiting regenerative technology, and showing that heavy vehicles especially, can benefit from EV technology.


Nov 19, 2008
Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Announces First Round of Registered Teams in Competition to Develop 100 MPGe Vehicles
Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE announced that 22 contenders have applied and been accepted to Registered Team status...


Nov 14, 2008
X Prize Chevy Blazer is back, now with regenerative shocks
Back at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, we talked with Jim Stansbury, the founder and CEO of the Physics Lab of Lake Havasu, about his company's slightly quixotic quest to modify a Chevy Blazer so it wins the Progressive Auto X Prize. ...


Nov 5, 2008
X PRIZE Contender: Electric Blazer At SEMA!
This '85 Blazer, built by Physics Lab of Lake Havasu, is powered by dual electric motors and draws some of its power from regenerative shocks—energy is generated every time they bounce, and it's then stored in an accumulator under the ...


Nov 4, 2008
Havasu man blazing new trail in Chevy
And, behind the wheel will be the mad scientist, himself, Jim Stansbury director of the Physics Lab of Lake Havasu, the group responsible for creating what ...


Mar 22, 2008

Havasu Team competing in hybrid car contest

Except for its bright green exterior, at the moment this late 1980s Chevy Blazer looks pretty much like any other gas-guzzling, pollution-spewing sport utility vehicle on the road. But when a team of local engineers and mechanics are finished tricking it out, it will get at least 100 miles per gallon, accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in at least 12 seconds and emit a fraction of the carbon emissions of a regular car...


Jan 8, 2008

Detroit Auto Show Painted Green

Representatives from six teams that intend to compete in the Automotive X PRIZE competition were on hand to speak about there quest to build the 100 MPG vehicle. Competitors range from highly publicized companies, like Tesla Motors, to Jim Stansbury, the founder and CEO of the Physics Lab of Lake Havasu...



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