Green Gears to become Fisker Automotive Service Partner

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Pat Cadam and Nick Rothman of Green Gears trained with Fisker engineering staff in repair, maintenance and upgrade techniques related to Fisker Karma vehicles.      

Green Gears participates in high speed rail planning forum

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Nick Rothman of Green Gears was invited to a formal dinner and meeting at the Japanese Consulate General’s home in San Francisco. American and Japanese transportation industry leaders and experts were invited to discuss the mechanics of introducing high speed rail to California. Nick Rothman discussed Car Share systems as well as Bike Share systems […]

Green Gears invited to speak at Stanford University


  Nick Rothman of Green gears was invited to present on the subject of Electric Bicycles at Stanford University.       Link here:   In preparation for the electric bicycle lecture portion of Nick Rothman’s presentation Nick Rothman met with Thomas Binggeli founder of Swiss Stromer Ebikes  

Green Gears featured in Tech Shop Magazine


Tech Shop is a magazine that is distributed to auto repair shops. We were happy to be featured in this article. This is a link to the Tech Shop website.

Green Gears Fleet Training

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Green Gears offers a fleet hybrid maintenance training program. Fleet technicians can learn how to repair and maintain hybrid and electric vehicles. Traditionally fleets send hybrid vehicles to the dealership for repairs. The number of hybrids in fleet operation has grown to the point that it is economically feasible to maintain and repair the vehicles […]

City Carshare EV program


Green Gears assists San Francisco based City Carshare with Electric vehicle system integration. The IQ EV is an innovative inner city vehicle designed with efficiency in mind. Green Gears is assisting in integrating the City Carshare member login system to the IQ EV. This has been a difficult yet rewarding task. An article on the […]

Green Gears Installs Gen II Inductive Charger at Google


This is the second iteration of the cutting edge wireless Charging system installed at the Google Campus by Green Gears Photos show Nick Rothman and Brendan Cadam of Green Gears installing hardware on site at the Google Campus  

Green Gears Teaches Hybrid Maintenance at Wyotech

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Pat Cadam and Nick Rothman of Green Gears have continued to train both beginner and advanced technicians the tips and techniques needed to maintain Hybrid Vehicles. Please contact us regarding Hybrid Vehicle (HV)  Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHEV)  Electric Vehicle (EV)  and eBike training. See our training page here                

Green Gears installs the first inductive charge station on the West Coast at Google

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The cutting edge inductive charge station installed at the Google campus August 2 2012 is one of only a handful of fully functional automatic inductive charge stations in the United States. This ground breaking technology allows an EV driver to simply pull into the charge station parking space and charging of the battery begins automatically. […]

V2G becomes a reality

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A new technology called Vehicle to Grid (V2G) energy transfer is currently available to consumers in Japan and later elsewhere. The technology allows a Nissan Leaf owner to power home appliances with the vehicle battery during a power outage. In addition to functioning as emergency power back up the system can help save money on […]