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Just in time for the New York Auto Show, the U.S. government has announced the first ever greenhouse gas emissions standards for cars and light trucks! As a result of the rules set by the EPA and the
Electric vehicles are pretty green in their own right. After all, the cars create zero carbon emissions. But imagine a vehicle that not only runs on electricity, but actually gives power back to the grid.
Although it's not particularly known for its autos, Hungary is taking a stab at the electric vehicle market with a futuristic new solar-electric car. Founded by auto enthusiasts and backed by local
German automaker BMW has announced that it is gearing up its Leipzig factory to manufacture electric vehicles, which are expected to roll off the factory floor starting in 2013. The news comes as the
If you're one of many greenies who recently purchased a 2010 Toyota Prius, turn that ride right around. The Japanese company has just announced that it's recalling 437,000 of its hybrid cars because of a
A person who drives 60 miles to work every day has different needs than someone who drives across town. So instead of designing electric cars to match the performance of petroleum-powered vehicles,
What if you could drive onto the highway, take your hands off the wheel, and sit back and read a book? That might not be as far-fetched as you might think if an EU-financed research project is successful.
It's almost time again for the Tokyo Motor Show, Japan's biennial auto show that is famous for showcasing the latest and greatest concept cars. This year's show doesn't take place until October 24, but
When Stonehedge was created, its builders used stones -- making the space all about stone and light. Cycles and spirits. Seasons and sacrifice. Today, the "beings" that dominate our physical and
The U.S. postal service currently owns of one of the largest vehicle fleets on the planet, and they recently announced a monumental measure to replace 6,500 aging gas guzzling vehicles with more fuel
This past Sunday, in New York City, the unthinkable happened: Broadway was officially closed... to cars that is. As part of Mayor Bloomberg's plan to reduce traffic in the city, two sections of Broadway,
These days it seems that every car manufacturer in the world is desperately trying to green their entire line of vehicles, and nowhere was this trend more evident than at this year's Geneva Motor Show. We
Mixing beer with driving is usually not a good idea, but throw in a political convention and you may be on to something. In an effort to green the upcoming Democratic National Convention, the Democratic
We are big fans of the TV show Mythbusters, so when we found out about their tests pitting gas vehicles against electric vehicles in 5 extreme tests, we couldn't help but take notice. The myth: gas
A panel lecture entitled "The Road to Widespread Adoption of Electric Vehicles" will be happening at the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) on February 11th, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The panel will
In the never-ending quest for technological advancement, Tesla has started rolling out the newest version of its Supercharger stations, which have a handful of obvious differences from the previous
Ford has announced the start of a new program that will give customers the ability to rent their financed vehicles to other drivers, to help offset the monthly ownership costs. The new Peer-2-Peer Car
Though it's fun, cost-effective, and great for the environment, replacing your car with a bicycle isn't without its snags. Biking in the rain isn't for everyone, sweating up hills can make you unpopular
When cracking down on food safety in China, authorities came across a most disturbing shipment of meat from the Hunan province- from the 1970s. The nearly 100,000 tonnes of meat, including beef, chicken
As 2015 speeds by, now so will Google’s self-driving prototypes, adorably referred to as “Koala” cars, albeit at a safe and steady 25 mph. It has been a few months since the announcement that
In the next few years hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars are going to become more readily available thanks to new models from Toyota, Honda and Hyundai. While automakers have labeled the fuel-cell vehicles
Green cars are more popular now than ever but the manufacturing process for even the greenest car is still pretty dirty. Automotive designer Kevin Czinger recognized the unfortunate irony, and founded
With nearly 200 Tesla Supercharger stations strategically placed throughout the continental U.S. and another 150 elsewhere on the planet, it’s easier than ever to ‘drive 65’ in an electric luxury
Chevrolet has just unveiled the last vehicle of its 2016 lineup, and it debuts on the heels of the company's most recent reveals integrating a lighter, more connected, and more energy-efficient design.
Self-driving cars will make stressful commutes a thing of the past, allowing passengers to relax or even take a nap on the way to work. But if the technology already exists then why are they taking so
The entire Hyperloop system, in Argo Design’s concept, is comprised of four levels, much like an airport terminal. The high-speed tube will be designed to carry vehicles and cargo as well as human
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