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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
Readers may be familiar with the self-driving car, an emerging technology that offers both promise and peril. Google is perhaps the most high-profile developer of self-driving technology, though it is far
China… the final frontier. These are the voyages of a building that looks remarkably similar to the starship Enterprise. Except there aren’t any voyages for this Enterprise, because it’s an
Last week an article in the New York Times highlighted an unfortunate trend which has some hybrid owners trading in their Prius' for a straight-forwardly fuel-efficient gasoline-powered vehicle. The
Ever since Tesla started selling cars in the United States it has had to battle laws that have prevented it from selling its cars directly to customers. Laws in many states across the U.S. make it illegal
Newsfeeds have been abuzz lately with discussions about the safety of Google’s self-driving cars. On the heels of the news that none of the autonomous vehicles were at fault in the motor vehicle
Google says its self-driving cars have been in more accidents than recently reported, but the cars were not at fault in any. A recent report by the Associated Press said Google’s self-driving cars were
It’s small, cute, and sleek. Just another smart car, though? Hardly. The EO Smart Connecting Car 2, or “EOscc2” for short, does things like no other smart car we’ve seen, except maybe in sci-fi
Almost forty years ago, legendary astronomer Carl Sagan unveiled his plans for a spacecraft with large 'sails' that can harness solar radiation so as to push itself through the universe in much the same
The garage is located in the busiest district of the city where three main boulevards create congestions and produce high levels of air pollution. It has been built completely of steel construction and
Things at Tesla keeping getting bigger and better. On the evening of April 30, CEO Elon Musk announced details of their Powerwall home battery system, and earlier the same day another, quieter
It's no secret that "clunkers" on the road contribute to greenhouse gas emissions at an alarming rate. A new study from the University of Toronto confirms what ecologists have theorized for some time:
Watch out oil barons, Audi recently announced it has invented a new diesel fuel that could revolutionize the automobile industry and dramatically reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Even more remarkable, the
Those little seashells loitering on your bathroom shelf are hiding quite a secret—their teeth are—according to a new study from the University of Portsmouth—the strongest material found in nature.
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