During last year's Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit, Energy Efficiency + Building Science co-chair Dennis Creech speculated about a future where electric car drivers could charge their vehicles during the day and, at night, use that charged battery to power their homes. Well, Honda, Ford, Tesla Motors, and Toyota are looking into cars that can help create self-sufficient homes, The New York Times reports. To this point, the University of California, Davis, is working with Honda to create the Honda Smart Home, a 1,944-square-foot home that uses a battery similar to the one that powers the automaker's electric Honda Fit. Read More