In the 1960's a giant chasm in the middle of Mexican Town was cut to make way for I-96 and I-75, as part of an effort to ease congestion on the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit to Windsor in Canada.
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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is the twelfth busiest airport in the US. The new North Terminal replaces the Smith and Berry terminals and sits on the site of the former Davey Terminal,
Tesla's exploded Model S Alpha Build Prototype is an incredible display that piqued the curiosity of many Detroit Auto Show attendees. The prototype is the exact model that engineers are using in the
Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car Porsche kicked off the Detroit Auto Show with a bang as they unveiled the pulse-pounding 918 RSR, a brand new powerhouse hybrid racer. The smoothly sculpted 767 horsepower
Today at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz made the public unveil of their new electric sports car, the SLS AMG E-Cell prototype! The new supercar features four electric motors, and has a killer
This week we've brought you the hottest new electric vehicles from the Detroit Auto Show, but one beauty that really caught our eye is Li-Ion Motors' Inizio electric supercar. One of the world's first
GM’s EN-V concept cars are the future of urban mobility! The small, light vehicle comes in three different pod-like designs that function like a Segway-Smart car mash up.
We've seen some really awesome sustainable sports cars unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this week, and yesterday, the French EV specialists, Venturi, added to the list with the introduction of the
Today, Ford announced the addition of two more electric vehicles, both eco-versions of the company's C-MAX, a five-passenger wagon: the C-MAX Energi, which will be a plug-in hybrid similar to the Chevy
BYD, which is 10 percent owned by billionaire investor Warren Buffett is a growing enterprise that has already established itself as a leading green automaker in China. Not shy about their aspirations,
Yesterday at the Detroit Auto Show, Hyundai unveiled its all-new Veloster, a sporty, energy-efficient gasoline car that boasts 40mpg and low hydrocarbon emissions.
Porsche's new hybrid supercar takes design cues from classic racers like the 908 and the 917, fusing these classic profiles with cutting-edge hybrid technology. The vehicle's carbon fiber-reinforced
Set for release by 2014, VW will equip the Golf blue-e-motion with an instrument panel, featuring a kW gauge replacing the traditional tachometer, that will engage the driver in keeping the kilowatt
Just minutes ago, Toyota unveiled their new family of Prius vehicles at this year's Detroit Auto Show. Once the gold standard for energy-efficient cars, the company has faced rapidly
Back in November, Volvo announced that comprehensive safety tests, including crash tests, were underway on the company's electric cars. Volvo told Inhabitat that they will unveil a crash-tested C30
Detroit was one of the US cities hit hardest by the recession, and this winter it finds itself with 18,000 individuals without a home - a quarter of whom are children. To help these individuals achieve
Environmentally friendly automobiles are popping up all over the place these days and BYD Auto of China is set to throw two more models into the mix at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. At the show --
Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for Chevrolet Hot on the tails of the first Nissan Leafs to be shipped to dealerships, Chevy announced yesterday that the first load of Volts is en route to customers throughout
Detroit was one of the places hit hardest by the economic crisis, and as such it's dotted with an abundance of empty lots sitting completely unused. The fallow spaces have become a constant reminder to a
The downturn in the economy only added to what was already a desperate situation in Detroit, Michigan. Over at the Architect's Newspaper we spotted this great idea to bring the bustling atmosphere of
Step right in ladies and gentlemen, and gaze at the marvels of modern technology! Allow us to show you the most amazing car of the century: The magnificent Detroit Electric, the car of summer luxury! This
Most people have heard of China’s appalling dog meat trade, but did you know that dog and cat skin is also used to create leather goods like gloves, belts and pet toys? According to a new report from
Green Car Reports: 2016 Chevrolet Volt, China’s armored electric police car, and an EV that could help you quit smoking
What defines a "green car" can be the source of much discussion among environmentalists, advocates, and actual buyers. Every week Green Car Reports shines a light on the industry with coverage of
Moving with furniture can be a pain, especially with big pieces like tables, but what if you could take your table apart? That's the concept behind the Floyd Leg, a super sturdy steel table leg that can
We've seen vehicles with solar roofs that provide an extra boost of power, but the gorgeous Mercedes Benz Vision G-Code takes energy generation to a whole new level. The secret is the car’s paint, which
General Motors is set to officially unveil the all-new 2016 Chevy Volt at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show in January, but GM has decided to give the world a few teasers now. In addition to a few photos of the
The Indian government announced on Monday that as of next month it will no longer permit the importation of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. The embargo comes less than five months after a
General Motors executives recently confirmed that the company is working on an all-electric Chevrolet with a range of 200 miles and an expected price tag of around $30,000. Details on the new EV are
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