One of the great ongoing discussions as electric cars gain in popularity revolves around the matter of how to ensure that the power source is as green as the vehicle. One Chinese solar company, Hanergy,
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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 connectivity, mobility
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 development
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 autonomous
If you’re planning on buying a hydrogen car – you should do it quickly. That's because the federal tax credit worth up to $8,000 for fuel cell vehicle purchasers expires on Dec. 31, 2014 due to the
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 traffic
There's no doubt about it - driverless cars are on the way. Everyone from Google to Tesla, Lexus, and Porsche are developing autonomous vehicles - but have you ever considered how self-driving cars will
Automobiles have pretty bad space economy, but it’s hard to visual just how bad. So a group of Latvian cycling advocates decided to create a visual demonstration for International Car Free Day on
Makers, meet your DIY dream car. Toyota's Calty Design Research Studio just unveiled its brand new Urban Utility concept car - an ultra flexible vehicle with a transforming interior designed to meet the
The internet is abuzz with news that Ford and Hyundai are currently working on new dedicated hybrid models that will compete with the top-selling Toyota Prius. Both Ford and Hyundai currently offer hybrid
Last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker will deliver 100,000 electric vehicles in 2015. The news sent Tesla's stock up five percent the morning after Musk released the statement.
Google has added another item to its lengthy list of services, and this one is something you really wouldn’t expect. Google’s Street View cars that map roads across the world are also being used to
Are you thinking about buying a green car but don't know where to start? Or maybe you can't afford a new car and want to improve the one you have? If so, this infographic from Southside Motor Factors
Testing automated vehicles is a risky process, which is why Michigan's Department of Transportation and the University of Michigan have joined forces to create a 30-acre urban environment that will be
Electric vehicle batteries are heavy and bulky, which limits EV range and cargo capacity. However that could change thanks to groundbreaking new research from the University of Central Florida.
Poetry has been used for ages as a tool to critique the social anxieties du jour. Now, for the first time ever, a poem is being used as a physical remedy to one of modern society's biggest challenges -
Liberty Electric Cars just unveiled the Deliver electric delivery van. The development of vehicle was partially commissioned by the European Commissions’ 7th Framework Program, which brought together 10
Carbon fiber is quickly becoming the material of choice for automakers as they seek to reduce the weight of their vehicles, but does bamboo have the potential to replace this material in the future?
The Chinese government announced on Monday that the country was in grave danger of failing to meet its emissions reduction targets for 2015. In response, the State Council issued a plan featuring a raft
A city in Sweden is testing a new program they hope will slash the number of cars on the road. The government is giving away free bikes for six months to three dozen test cyclists. All they have to do in
The ultra-light carbon fiber Vanhawks Valour bike uses sensors to warn you when cars enter your blind spots. The bike's handlebars vibrate when it picks up nearby cars, and it has a Bluetooth connection
Google’s Self-Driving Cars Can Now Recognize Cyclists, Jaywalkers and Other People on Congested Roads
When the idea of self-driving cars were first proposed, there were many that wondered whether a computer would be able to make the kind of decisions that a human driver could. However Google have now
What’s a bored city dweller to tip over when there aren't any cows around? Smart cars, of course. The act of tipping Smart cars became notorious after a Facebook page surfaced in 2011 showing Smart
At some point in April, the Nordic nation of Norway will become the first country in the world with one electric vehicle on the road for every 100 cars. Last September Norwegian auto buyers took to the
Most of today's autonomous cars rely heavily on GPS systems and cameras to drive on the road without intervention from a driver. But Volvo claims that GPS systems and cameras have limitations in certain
Imagine a future where you can step inside a flying car, buckle up, and then sit back and relax as it automatically takes off and navigates to your destination. That future may not be too far off, as
GalimotoCar is a small business in Tanzania that creates functional vehicles from trash and recycled materials! The GalimotoCar mission is to promote Uhuru (freedom) throughout Africa by building a
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