August of 1916 was our first issue to cover a hybrid gasoline-electric automobile. The car combines the “utility of both a gasoline and an electric automobile”. In lieu of pedals, a lever was used to control the throttle. The result was a dual-passenger car that was, even in 1916, marketed for its fuel-efficiency.
Read the full story: A Gasoline-Electric Automobile
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.