Congressman John Garamendi and Green Gears at Innovation Hub

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Pat Cadam and Nick Rothman of Green Gears had the opportunity to meet Congressman John Garamendi at the opening of a Livermore technology center. Garamendi and Rothman spoke in depth about electric motor technology and rare earth metal content of various types of electric motors.  

Green Gears Inc. Maintains PHEV Prius for Jim Woolsey former Director of the CIA


Pat Cadam and Nick Rothman of Green Gears inc. with Jim Woolsey Jim Woolsey surprised many critics by becoming a strong advocate of Alternative fuel vehicles. He has sited importing oil as our formost national security issue. Green Gears Inc. keeps his PLug-in Hybrid Prius updated and also performs regular service on the vehicle.

Green Gears partners with Coulomb Tech, City Car Share and San Francisco to bring infrastructure to city hall


Green Gears worked to install front mounted charge ports and facilitated the partnership between Coulomb Tech and the City of San Francisco. This link goes to an article in Eco Geek that describes the project in greater detail. San Francisco Major Gavin Newsom announces the introduction of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in front of city […]

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom commits to bring infrastructure, electric vehicles to the San Francisco Bay Area 11/20/08


Shai Agassi of Project Better Place, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Robert Kennedy Jr. talk after a press conference at San Francisco city hall. Pats Garage/ Green Gears was mentioned as one of the contributors towards making San Francisco the leader in adoption of Electric vehicles and reduction of CO2 emissions.San Francisco City and county […]

San Francisco Press Conference


Mayor Gavin Newsom announced the San Francisco has added 3 PHEVs to the vehicle fleet. The Mayor made a very compelling speech about the importance of switching to electricity as an alternative to gasoline for social, economic and environmental reasons. Pat Cadam and Gavin Newsom pose for a photo in front of one of the […]

San Francisco County Three Vehicle Conversion


John Peters of Pat’s Garage and Green Gears is in the process of installing one of San Francisco City and County’s PHEV systems. PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) technology adds to the efficiency of regular hybrid-electric vehicles and minimizes your carbon footprint. Lithium-ion batteries in the rear of the vehicle store electricity that feeds an […]