The Chicago Auto Show is just around the corner and the word on the street is that Toyota, already the leader in green car design, is poised to steal the show by premiering their latest hybrid designs on
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Toyota just made a splash in the high-performance auto world as it unveiled its brand new hybrid TS030 - the gasoline-electric super car they'll be driving in 2012's 24 hour Le Mans Race. The Toyota team
The Toyota 2000GT is often hailed as the pinnacle of Japanese sports cars, and we were excited to see one of these babies turned into a solar powered electric vehicle. As reported
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
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
Toyota's goal with the NS4 was to create a simple and intuitive interior that brought the driver information more quickly than ever. Unique features include adaptive headlights that aim away from
With smoke machines, lasers, 360 degree giant monitors, and cars continually driving onto the stage, these Ford stage show planners really don't mess around when it comes to dramatic unveils at the NAIAS.
Daimler is working hard to integrate wireless inductive charging into their B-Class E-Cell plug-in hybrid, and they say they have nearly achieved success. Inductive charging is a system by which a vehicle
Volkswagen has just revealed its new plug-in hybrid AWD Cross Coupe Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, and it displays the direction the company will be heading in its design for future vehicles. We love
The rumor mill is hot this week with news that BMW and Toyota are about to announce a partnership to research the next generation of lithium-ion batteries for electric cars. If this partnership comes to
Toyota just unveiled their latest futuristic concept car - the Toyota Fun-Vii ahead of the Tokyo Auto Show. The innovative vehicle features a high-tech body embedded with a display that allows drivers to
Toyota is about to showcase a new low-emissions vehicle at the Tokyo Auto Show that could be the next big jump forward for them. But this new car is no Prius mini van - it's way cooler. Called the
Daihatsu is proving its ability to work with a diverse line of products: The FC ShoCase is a fuel cell vehicle that contains no precious metals, while the PICO EV works in a variety of configurations and
Fifty kilometers per hour isn't much--just 31 miles per hour--but that's still a reasonable driving speed for alternative energy cars built for city driving. Toyota Canada engineer Vinh Pham drove the
The brochure for the Japanese domestic market Toyota Prius C was just leaked ahead of the vehicle's official intro at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, giving us a sneak peak at its real-world numbers.
This Sunday, drivers in over 20 cities nationwide will celebrate the benefits of electric vehicles by staging the largest electric vehicle parade ever and hosting “tailpipe-free” tailgate
The inflatable concert hall is a giant amorphous amphitheater that seats 500 to 700 spectators. Rising out of a long tunnel entranceway, the stretchy, bright red skin encases the oval interior. A ramped
Toyota subsidiary Toyota Industries Corp. just set a new record for compressed air vehicles that proves this green technology really could be a viable option for powering production vehicles. The Ku:Rin
London's mayor, Boris Johnson, has been a big supporter of green transportation -- he's installed thousands of EV chargers around the city and opened a bike superhighway to make it easier for cyclists to
London, New York, Paris - what do they all have in common? Apart from being among the world's most energy-hungry cities, they all have underground subway systems. These public transport systems help
Toyota's TMG EV P001 just became the first electric car to shatter the 8-minute barrier at the Nurbirgring racetrack in Germany, with a blazing new time of 7 minutes and 47.794 seconds. Toyota Motorsport
Industry giants General Motors and LG Group have just announced that they are joining forces to design premium electric vehicles. LG will bring its expertise in battery systems to the relationship,
We love electric vehicles (EV), but personally we can't get enough of EV supercars. Now comes news that Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) will be attempting to make Nürburgring history on August 29th with
The most important thing we discovered while driving the plug-in Prius was that it is clearly designed for stop-and-go city driving. When we took it from stoplight to stoplight, gradual braking could put
The 2nd generation Yaris will soon be hitting local dealerships, offering increased fuel efficiency at an incredible value. Recently, Inhabitat was asked to preview the Yaris, and we were more that happy
Air Products, one of the leaders in hydrogen fueling technology, have just announced the official opening of the world's first fuel cell and hydrogen energy station in Orange County, California.
Rumors are flying around that WiTricity might be in the know about Apple's plans to put out a desktop that wirelessly charges itself and your other gadgets. In the video after the jump, WiTricity
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