Montana Electric Car Owners Enjoy Freedom from Oil
Titus and six other electric-car owners, enthusiasts, developers and dealers drove their vehicles in downtown Bozeman on Friday in a parade-style display to promote electric vehicles.
Sick and tired of relying on foreign oil, Steve Titus fought high gas prices
his own way: He developed a solar-powered electric car.
“The bottom line is it gives me energy independence,” the Bozeman resident
said. “I don't have to rely on oil anymore.”
He can drive his vehicle, known as the Solar Bug, which he designed and
manufactured himself, up to 20 miles a day on free energy provided by the sun.
If he needs to plug in for a charge, it costs him a little more than a penny a
There are so few green 'stars' at the British International Motor Show this year because there doesn't seem to be that much demand for them. Pictured is Axiam microcar similar to electric version debuted in London this week, along with Smart EV.