A recent Polk Automotive study reveals that many Model S owners traded in the cheaper Prius for Tesla's all-electric sedan. At first it may not make sense that Prius owners would switch to a vehicle that
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Edith Macefield: The 84-Year-Old Who Refused a Million Dollars and Forced a Shopping Mall to Build Around Her House
Have you heard of Edith Macefield? This old lady turned down a million dollar offer to sell her home to make way for a shopping mall in Seattle, Washington. Without Edith's land, the developer had to
Audi’s Traffic Light Recognition Technology Could Save Up to 238 Million Gallons of Fuel While Reducing Emissions
Everyone knows how annoying it can be to hit every red light on a daily commute, and how stopping and accelerating for those pesky red lights also costs you more at the pump. Fortunately, Audi's new
Artist Michael Rakowitz designed a smart urban shelter that uses excess heat from building HVAC systems to keep the homeless warm. Inspired by Bedouin tents that respond to different kinds of desert
'm emailing on behalf of owner and artist, Brad Kopek. We would love if you would consider Brad's fully sustainable Gallery/Residence/Work Space for a feature on your website. Brad owns a unique
Tesla is reporting that its sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 were the highest ever in the company's history, with almost 6,900 vehicles delivered. The sales in the last quarter of 2013 exceeded
Average fuel economy for U.S. vehicles set a record 24.8 miles per gallon in calender year 2013. This is up one gallon over 2012 and an increase of 4.7 mpg since October 2007, the month and year the
Ford's C-MAX Solar Energi Concept marks the first time a major automaker has unveiled a car that can harness enough energy from the sun to power its electric motor. The vehicle was developed in
Audi's Allroad Shooting Brake Concept is designed to handle "light off-road conditions," and as such it features a slightly raised suspension and large 19-inch wheels made from lightweight carbon
The Passat BlueMotion Concept is based on the production Passat, but features an all-new version of Volkswagen's 1.4-liter engine with direct injection and turbocharging with 150 horsepower and 184 lb-ft.
When Ford's engineers set out to redesign the new F-150, they improved the truck’s fully boxed ladder frame with more high-strength steel than ever – making it stronger and lighter. The last
Heads up transportation fans - today Inhabitat is reporting LIVE from the floor of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, where we'll be bringing you a first look at this year's most
Volkswagen’s New Passat BlueMotion Concept Has the Highest Fuel Economy of Any Non-Hybrid Midsize Sedan
Volkswagen just announced plans to unveil its new Passat BlueMotion concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show next week. The Passat BlueMotion shows the world that it's possible to get good gas mileage
They say that if you give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he'll eat for a lifetime - and social entrepreneur Veronika Scott is proving that the old adage rings just as
Hudson's was built in 1891 and served Detroiters for the next century. At its pinnacle, the store expanded to 25 stories and 2.2 million square feet. The store couldn't survive the economic decline of
Detroit-based EnVironmental Transportation Solutions (EVTS) has flipped the traditional car manufacturing model on its head in order to offer a low-speed electric vehicle (LSV) that costs just $12,000.
Hundreds of vacant lots in Detroit, Michigan will soon be transformed into the world’s largest urban farm. Governor Rick Snyder has just approved the plan proposed by a private company that has bought
“We wanted to create something that couldn’t be replicated,” explains Madeline Rhodes about the array of edgy thrifted furniture and upcycled barn wood tabletops. Rhodes, a master thrifter and
Cadillac recently announced pricing for its upcoming 2014 ELR coupe, which will start at $75,995 when it arrives in showrooms this coming January. The 2014 ELR was originally unveiled at the Detroit
Watch Ford and the AIANY’s ‘Design With a Purpose’ Webcast Featuring a Panel of Leading Architects & Auto Designers!
On October 3rd, 2013, Inhabitat kicked off NY's Archotober with a fantastic panel discussion and live webcast at New York's Center For Architecture, to talk about resilient design and the intersection of
INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Chats with J Mays, VP of Global Design and Chief Creative Officer at Ford Motor Company
Automotive designer J Mays has become well-known as the design director of Ford Motor Company. Born in rural Oklahoma, Mays started working at his family's auto parts store at an early age with
California's lawmakers have approved legislation that will extend the state's tax credits for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles until 2024. The bill, which is expected to be signed by Gov. Jerry Brown,
Although Detroit Electric shares its name with the famous Michigan city, the automaker is reportedly going to kick off production of its new SP:01 electric car in Holland. Production of the SP:01 was
Green Car Reports says that Tesla is on track to deploy more than 1.6 million kilowatt-hour worth of batteries in 21,000 cars this year, and so far the electric carmaker has already sold 14,000 of its
Detroit, the heart of the American automobile industry and the country’s 18th most populous city, filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history yesterday. The city experienced a dramatic
Watch Inhabitat’s ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces’ Webcast and Hear from Leading Auto Designers and Architects!
Watch the 'Big Ideas in Small Spaces: Proportion in Design' discussion right here! Our webcast has just ended, but you can still hear everything that was discussed by clicking on the video above. 'Big
LIVE WEBCAST: Join Inhabitat for the ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces’ Webcast and Talk to Leading Architects & Automotive Designers
Ford Motor Company and the Chicago Architecture Foundation have joined forces to bring you yet another amazing live webcast, following up on their successful Design with a Conscience discussion seen here
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