Volkswagen has announced a series of ambitious goals to become more environmentally responsible – including a new program that will see a lineup of more efficient vehicles and more sustainable
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Inhabitat's Jill Fehrenbacher recently hit the scene of the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, where she toured the laser-filled show to bring you an exclusive look at the world's
When General Motors unveiled plans to temporarily halt production of the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt for five weeks, the announcement was widely portrayed as the demise of one of our favorite vehicles.
General Motors recently announced that it will halt production of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid for up to five weeks due to poor sales and rising inventory numbers. In February GM sold 1,023 Volts,
The Honda CR-Z was first introduced as a concept vehicle in 2007 with the production version finally arriving at the end of 2010. As soon as the CR-Z concept was unveiled, it immediately brought back
We were pretty sure that the Republican party was all for American-made cars and the American jobs they create, but we must be wrong because they've recently begun an all-out war on the American-made
GM has announced a new low emissions package for the 2012 Chevy Volt, which will provide a few extra green benefits for Volt owners in California. Volts with the special add-on, which is now standard in
Toyota’s newest Prius model, the 2012 Prius c, is set to hit dealerships next month. The Prius c is now the smallest Prius model available and sits at the opposite end of the lineup from the
Switzerland-based industrial machine behemoth ABB just announced plans to throw its weight behind a massive network of electric vehicle charging stations across Europe, the US, and Asia. The company plans
Though the matchup between the Patriots and the Giants might be drawing a lot of football fans, many people will be tuning into the Super Bowl just for the commercials! GM knows this too and this year,
President Obama decided to make a quick visit to the Washington D.C. Auto Show this week in order to applaud American automobile manufacturers for their recent green transportation successes. While at the
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address to the nation last night while standing firm on his believe that American ingenuity will carry us safely into a secure future. His overall
Tesla - the company that made electric vehicles sexy for the first time - just announced that they're on track to get the first Model S sedans on the road next summer. While talking to Autoblog at the
So far Cleveland has flattened 6,400 homes since 2005, and another 20,000 are slated for demolition throughout the county. Replacing these dilapidated areas will be parks, yards and community gardens
The original campus was designed by famed Barcelona architect Manuel Baldrich I Tubau. Batlle I Roig kept Tubau’s historic design, but added their own modifications to the complex, as well as an
The race for the coolest electric vehicle in the United States just heated up a little as Mercedes-Benz's Head of Sales and Marketing Joachim Schmidt just announced that a US-only range-extended B-Class
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Volkswagen is late to the hybrid party, but they're trying to make up for lost time by focusing on hybrid tech inside their new Jetta Hybrid instead of designing a new car
Often dubbed a “shrinking city”, Detroit has been plagued by urban decay and is known for its vacant houses and abandoned plots of land. But in some areas local residents are reinventing the
The designers who crafted the exterior and interior of the MiRay stopped by the stand to pose with the car while we were visiting, so we snapped a few photos of them by their creation while we were there.
The Prius c has the same basic bits you find in any small Toyota--nothing special here other than a digital nav screen that is necessary to monitor the hybrid system but seems slightly upmarket for such a
Volkswagon Electric E-Bugster Can you imagine being a fly on the wall when Volkswagen finally took the covers off of its closely guarded E-Bugster electric concept vehicle? The curvaceous auto
The car's interior layout marks a distinct turn from traditional models. Featuring a center driving position flanked by two rear seats, it can seat three people. The design allows for ample legroom, close
There is plenty of electric vehicle buzz at this year's North American International Auto Show and Volvo just added to the green transportation hype by showcasing the world's first (and second) plug-in
The Renault Zoe ZE Concept uses a 95-horsepower motor and a lithium ion battery to create a total vehicle range of 100 miles. The car features multiple hexagonal honeycomb details, even comprising the
Renault Showcases All-Electric Zoe Z.E. Concept Car at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show – Exclusive Photos!
The Zoe Z.E. made its initial debut in 2009 but it still has a fresh design sensibility, as we saw at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit -- it's futuristic enough to turn heads but
Tata Technologies decided to go small for the Michelin Challenge Design showcase and came up with the eMO electric mini car being displayed now at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
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