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Renault Twizy F1

Renault Twizy F1 Has Cutting Edge Racing Technology

| Electric Golf Carts, On the Street | April 26, 2013

Some of the major auto manufacturers are seeing the potential in golf cart sized NEVs and French manufacturer Renault launched the Twitzy last year. This is the Renault Twizy F1 concept which has advanced technology culled from the world of Formula 1 racing. The regular Twizy has dual electric motors which produce around 17BHP, but…more »

aarp-villages-golf-cart-report

This is a report by the AARP’s “One More Thing” segment about The Villages in Florida. More specifically about the golf carts that the residents use to get about the community. The Villages is home to thousands of carts, with more than one golf cart per household, many of them are custom electric carts that…more »

golf-cart-crash-phoenix-international-raceway

The mother of Nascar drivers Kyle and Kurt Busch was injured in a golf cart crash at the Phoenix International Raceway over the weekend. She was traveling in a limo golf cart along with five other passengers when it flipped over on Saturday during the Nascar race. Four passengers were taken to local hospitals for…more »

Golf Cart Ambulance Villages Hospital

The Villages retirement community in Florida has the highest concentration of golf carts of anywhere in the U.S. with over 50,000 golf carts for the 90,000 residents. Practically everything is within a short cart ride, whether you need to shop at the grocery store or enjoy a round of golf at one of the many…more »

Reef Wranglers Golf Cart

Golf carts are a convenient means of transport. Just jump in push the pedal with your right foot and you’re away. So convenient that Roger from The Weather Channel’s Reef Wrangler program drives all of 10 yards to collect some rocks. Roger’s helping with a project and is asked to go get some rocks.  Rocks…more »

Dodge Viper Golf Cart

Florida is full of golf carts. Lots of them. The Villages alone is home to several thousands of carts. The odds of running into a golf cart are high as one Florida criminal found out. After trying to rob a cashier in the gardening section of a Lowes store in Osceola County Florida and being…more »

EZGO Street Legal Cart

Florida LSV (Low Speed Vehicles) owners are up in arms due to high insurance costs to drive their vehicles on the roads. It’s so much of an issue that state lawmakers are going to take action to help reduce insurance costs for seniors in retirement communities. Many people in retirement communities own LSVs or street…more »

Custom Rolls Royce Golf Cart

Rolls Royce automobiles are heralded as the best cars in the world and are owned by the well heeled. This custom Rolls Royce golf cart does not look out of place sharing a garage with a Ferrari and a Range Rover. This street legal cart will not look out of place driving down the local…more »

wind-powered-club-car-golf-cart-texas-univ

Two enterprising students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have created a system that converts wind power to charge their Club Car golf carts. A small wind turbine was constructed to provide the power for a golf cart battery charging system. Engineering students Jonathan Gorman and Dennis Guleiof were inspired by going “green” and energy conservation for…more »

Mad Men star January Jones takes a golf cart ride

Man Men star January Jones is seen here catching a ride in an E-Z-Go golf cart while at a studio set in Culver City, Los Angeles. Ms Jones has been getting some steady acting roles since Mad Men premiered in 2007, including X-Men and the upcoming western Sweetwater. January’s steed of choice today was a…more »

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