Toyota has announced plans to begin verification testing of its new wireless battery charging system for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. Doing away with today's charging cables, the system can
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While electric vehicles (EV) are a huge boon for the environment, it is unclear what will become of all the used batteries. Sumitomo Corporation may have the answer - they've created a large-scale power
Kia just unveiled its first electric vehicle, the 2015 Kia Soul EV at the Chicago Auto Show. The EV looks nearly identical to the standard Soul, but under the hood lies a fully-electric powertrain with a
Photographer Olivier Grunewald took these stunning pictures of an Indonesian volcano and sulfur mine that erupted with a spectacular display of brilliant blue lava. The photographer and his friend Regis
Watch any nature special or visit an aquarium, and chances are you will be amazed by the intelligence, adaptability, and beauty of the cuttlefish. Part of the class Cephalopoda, these amazing molluscs are
Kia is hard at work on a new electric version of the 2015 Kia Soul, which is set to arrive in the U.S. next year. On the outside, the 2015 Soul EV will look almost identical to the standard Soul, and
Nissan just took the wraps off its new BladeGlider EV concept, which is set to debut later this month at the Tokyo Motor Show. The three-seater electric vehicle features closely-set front wheels to reduce
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.
Tesla doesn't have enough lithium-ion batteries to keep pace with their booming electric vehicle sales. Although the car maker sold 5,500 Model S sedans in the third quarter, sales might have been stunted
Tesla Motors just completed the West Coast Supercharger Corridor, a network of electric vehicle charging stations that stretches all the way from San Diego, California to Vancouver, British Columbia.
Tesla and Panasonic just announced a new agreement that will allow Panasonic to expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to the EV manufacturer. The new agreement expands on the
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
Many people will remember that this isn't the first time that Honda has produced a hybrid version of the Accord. Back in 2003 Honda released an Accord Hybrid that mated a V6 engine to an electric motor,
The incredibly light structure forms an ever-changing landscape which is affected by environmental conditions. The dome is eight meters in diameter, four meters high and weighs less than one hundred
The XL1's unique design is based on three simple design principles: light weight, aerodynamics, and a low center of gravity. It weighs in at just 1,752 pounds and measures 153.3 inches long, 65.5 inches
The first Tesla Model S to catch fire was reported this week in Kent, Washington, and as news swept the internet the electric automaker's stock dropped to $169.50 from a 52-week high of $194.50. But
Marine engineer Graham Hawkes spent his life designing submersibles for both the military and the oil and gas industry before he happened upon the idea of creating a vehicle that could 'fly' underwater.
Kia has just announced that it will release its first ever electric vehicle next year, the Soul EV and that it will be offered in the U.S. The all-electric Kia Soul will join the Optima hybrid as part of
The University of Michigan’s (U-M) solar car, called the Generation, is a strange beast. A curved, asymmetrically lopsided vehicle that looks more like a motorcycle with a sidecar, the car's solar panel
Over the years, one of the biggest obstacles to widespread electric vehicle adoption has been the issue of how far the car can travel on one charge. Cars that can only travel 100 miles without plugging in
Electric vehicles are really hitting their stride this year - and we're not just talking about cars. The world's first road-charged bus and an electric tricycle also made their debut, and now an
Electric cars are going vroom. Earlier this week, FIA President Jean Todt and Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag revealed the new Spark-Renault SRT_01E fully electric single-seat racecar on the opening
Small delivery vans spend countless hours delivering packages all over city centers - however they also deliver harmful emissions into the atmosphere. Well, Nissan is set to offer an alternative when the
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
Smart has unveiled its newest concept car, the fourjoy concept, which is slated to debut next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The compact four-seater is an electric concept car that previews the next
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
Although it looks like a something out of the Batman franchise, the Scrooser is a real foot-powered scooter that helps commuters cruise the city at speeds up to 15 miles per hour without using a drop of
BMW has unveiled the new BMW X5 eDrive Concept ahead of its world debut next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The X5 eDrive Concept is based on the 2014 X5, but features a new plug-in hybrid system that
A team of Korean researchers just unveiled a tiny electric vehicle that can fold down to 5.24 feet - which is one third of the space that makes up a standard parking spot! Urban centers around the world
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