Green Gears Featured in Forbes Magazine


  The Green Gears Eco-Driving class was featured in Forbes Magazine in 2008. Participants of the class learned how to use 30% less fuel or battery capacity while driving any vehicle. The unique tips and tricks that drastically reduce fuel consumption were be presented by Nick Rothman, Pat Cadam and Bradlee Fons and Justin Fons. […]

Green Gears signs on as installation partner for Plugless Power


Green Gears will be the first  installer of Plugless Power inductive charging systems in Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt vehicles. Green Gears will handle the vehicle technology adaptation while Sears will be the official installer of  home electrical portion of the Plugless Power inductive chargers. See the Plugless Power website for more info.   […]

Green Gears Books Available


Through the years we at Green Gears have been involved in numerous high tech vehicle builds. After carefully documenting the work we compiled two how to manuals that are now available to buy. Click on the cover image for more information.                    

Green Gears, ECOtality, and the DOE team to instrument SCAQMD Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrids


Green Gears, ECOtality, and the Department of Energy collaborated on a vehicle project with South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) . The project consists of 21 Ford Escape hybrid vehicles owned by SCAQMD converted to Plug-in Hybrid drive by Quantum.  ECOtality and Green Gears collaborated on the installation of cellular data loggers to record […]

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.  

A free Public Charge Station


Green Gears now offers customers and individuals a place to recharge for free. Were are in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco

Felix Kramer gets his PHEV

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Pat Cadam and Nick Rothman attended the celebration to commemorate the delivery of Cal-Cars founder Felix Kramers Chevy Volt Pictured from left to right: Ron Gremban – Technincal lead Cal-Cars, Andy Frank Professor UCDavis, Pat Cadam Founder of Pat’s Garage and Green Gears, Felix Kramer Founder Cal Cars, Nick Rothman Partner Green Gears

Green Gears attends Green Drive Expo


Green Gears attended the first San Francisco Green Drive Expo Saturday 10/9/2010. This amazing showcase of green vehicles is organized by the same group who created Hybridfest, one of the best consumer oriented hybrid shows in the United States.  Hundreds of die hard Plug-in, Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicle owners came and showed off […]

Green Gears Featured on Channel 7 Denver


Green Gears in a partnership with Pro Auto Care of Denver Colorado is now offering Plug-in Hybrid conversions in the Denver Area. Channel 7 Denver did a very informative story on the benefits of converting a Prius to a Plug-in Hybrid. Click on the link below then on the video window to see the story. […]

Green Gears attends Plug-in 2010


Green Gears has exhibited at the Plug-in Conference since its inception in 2008.  The Plug-in conference and trade show has been one of the leading venues for industry and manufacturers to meet and create new ventures and ideas. Pat Cadam and Eric Powers of Green Drive Expo in front of Chevy Volt at Plug-in […]