Marc Carter grew up in Los Angeles listening to the sound of vintage Chevys and Fords being tweaked in his parents' garage. Five years ago he founded The Torque Report, the "go-to" destination for late and breaking news on the auto industry. When he's not obsessing over the newest electric car, he can be found hanging out with his pug, Baxter.
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Following last year's debut of the saltwater-powered electric car – the Quant e-Sportlimousine, NanoFlowCell has revealed a redesigned version of the concept, that is now dubbed the Quant F.
California has detailed to put 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road in the state by 2025, which will help meet California's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below
Even though the Tesla Model X SUV has been delayed several times, Tesla is still working hard to deliver it by the end of 2015. Tesla is currently testing prototypes of the Model X and now we
BMW and Volkswagen have announced a new partnership with ChargePoint that will create express electric vehicle charging corridors along heavily-traveled routes on the both the East and West
Ford has announced the opening of its new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, California, which will help Ford accelerate its development of technologies and experiments in
Its predicted that self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020 and now Nissan and NASA have inked a new partnership to further research on autonomous vehicles. The five year research and
Google recently announced that functional prototypes of its self-driving car are now ready for real-world testing and now Google is reportedly reaching out to suppliers that will help build the
TEST DRIVE: 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the cheapest electric car you can buy, but can you live with it?
Lets say you’re in the market for an electric car, but can’t swallow the idea of paying over $40k for something like the BMW i3. Well there is one electric car that has a price tag much
Thanks to Google, residents of its hometown of Mountain View, California can now get around the city on electric shuttles—for free. Google provided funding and teamed up with
Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to launch ten plug-in hybrid models by 2017, and with that announcement, the automaker revealed its second PHEV: the C 350 Plug-in Hybrid. The C 350 Plug-in
Fuel-cell vehicles have been dominating the news the past few months and today at the Detroit Auto Show, Honda revealed its latest fuel-cell concept to the U.S. for the first time ever. The
Car buyers who aren't quite ready to make the switch to a full electric car, but still love the idea of driving at least part of their trip emissions free will soon have more options with the
Who hasn’t been stuck in traffic and wished that they could simply just hit a button and their car would fly over it? Flying cars have been a fantasy for decades and now they're finally
Mercedes-Benz just unveiled its vision of the future of the automobile at CES 2015 - and it drives itself. The F 015 Luxury in Motion research vehicle is "an illustration of how the car will
Detroit Electric’s SP:01 will be the world’s fastest two-seater electric car when it hits the streets in 2016
Detroit Electric just unveiled the production version of the SP:01 electric sports car, which the automaker says will be the fastest pure-electric, two-seater electric car when it hits the
Taking a page out of Tesla's book, Toyota has announced that more than 5,600 of its fuel-cell-related patents are available for use—for free. Toyota hopes that its announcement at the 2015
Audi wants to showcase its autonomous driving technology at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in an effort to demonstrate the technology's capabilities. To back
It looks like Google isn't the only company developing an autonomous car from the ground up, since Mercedes-Benz has just released a teaser of its new self-driving car. Mercendes-Benz hasn't
Last year, Tesla announced plans for a new battery swap technology that would give Model S owners the ability to replace their depleted battery with a fully charged one in less time than it
Lithium-ion battery technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the past few years - and Tesla just packed the state of the art into a Roadster update package that gives the electric vehicle
Several automakers are working on new safety technology that will connect drivers to pedestrians and cyclists, with the ultimate goal of alleviating collisions. Volvo has already revealed
Google has revealed the first functional prototype of its new self-driving car, following the debut of the "early mockup" this last May. The shape of the Google's self-driving car hasn't changed
Last spring, EDAG unveiled a 3D-printed car that was inspired by a turtle - and the German engineering firm just unveiled its latest car inspired by nature. The EDAG Light Cocoon has a skeletal,
Several cars on the market already have technology that allows them to park themselves without total interaction from the driver, but none of them allow you to completely get out of the car
Ford already uses plants like tomatoes to make several parts for the interiors of its vehicles and now Mazda has announced that it has furthered the technology to produce exterior car parts.
Just in time for Christmas, Egoista Motors has unveiled the ultimate present for Formula 1 fans - the EM01 Stradale Project. This mini Formula 1 car is a street-legal race car that also happens
Following the success of its electric i-sub brand, BMW has announced plans to introduce plug-in hybrid versions of all of its core-brand models, with the first model being the popular 3 Series.
Next year Audi's A3 e-tron will arrive with an electric driving range of around 31 miles. However, Audi has just confirmed that it is working on another electric vehicle with a much longer
The Audi Urban Future Initiative, a global platform for dialog between the city and the automobile, is meant to discover innovative ideas for tomorrow's mobility. Today cities are plagued with
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