The sails are 30 meters long, covered with solar PV panels that will provide 5 percent of the ships' electricity and will harness enough wind to reduce fuel costs by 20 to 40 percent. The sails are controlled by a computer that angles them for ma
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration is examining a range of options for providing emergency financial help to spur a merger between General Motors and Chrysler, according to government officials.
Virginia County Revolts Over HOT Lane Deal Prince William County, Virginia County Executive leads the charge against potential for financial bailouts in proposed HOT lane deal.Entered By: Forty Four O Nine
Ken Richardson does not have to ride in his 17-year-old daughter's Ford Escort to know when she takes a turn too fast. The camera system installed in her car [from a government program] will e-mail him about it.
The Tracinda Corporation, Mr. Kerkorian’s investment company, said Tuesday that it sold 7.3 million shares of Ford on Monday at a huge loss and intended to further reduce its remaining 6.09 percent stake.
Paul Moller's flying cars look like UFOs or vehicles out of the Jetsons. Moller explains how they work.
In their never-ending quest to be somehow relevant and “cool,” Scottsdale has introduced a new pedestrian signal. The system, which has no green lamp and stays dark when not being utilized, uses a flashing red to indicate to motor traffic that it’s s
The jury is still out on whether electric cars can ever be really practical, but the computer geeks in California are betting that their inventiveness can beat out Detroit's cumbersome bureaucracy in producing a viable e-car.
Free-piston engines could be used to generate electricity as efficiently as, and less expensively than, fuel cells.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $25bn package of low-cost loans to help hard-pressed carmakers
A light rail train slammed into a bus near downtown during Friday morning's commute, injuring 14 people, none seriously, officials said.
Do the big three automakers deserve $25 billion in federal aid?
Drivers could have their speed controlled by satellite to stop them from breaking the limit following a Government trial of new technology. Cars fitted with the system would have their speed automatically monitored by satellites, which would also be
...significant hurdles remain before the car can start rolling off assembly lines, chief among them the need for continued development of the car's main battery pack.
Tesla Motors Inc. plans to build a $250 million facility to manufacture a zero-emission luxury sedan in the heart of Silicon Valley. The nation’s leading all-electric car company will also relocate its corporate headquarters and research and developm
Virginia motorists paid $13.7 million in tolls to an Australian company that paid its former CEO $14.3 millionEntered By: Forty Four O Nine
California legislature creates new bureaucracy to expand the use of tolling on state freeways.....ARIZONA YOU'RE NEXT IF YOU DON'T WAKE UP! SB 1420 toll road billEntered By: Forty Four O Nine
Jake Loniak is a college junior, he's also the inventor of one of the most innovative concept vehicles we've seen in ages. Inside: the electric exoskeleton motorcycle and an exclusive video of the beast in action
GM is doing their best to save the HUMMER with young designers having fun.
Canada's control of the Northwest Passage is widely disputed internationally, including by the United States and the European Union. Most countries consider the passage to be international waters.
A look under the hood of the electric sports car that is generating a buzz.
Airports that receive federal grants are required to provide airlines with access to their facilities. 3 NY airports resist access to them auctioned to airlines by the feds.
WASHINGTON -- Automakers plan to urge Congress to support funding up to $50 billion in low-interest loans over three years to help them modernize their assembly plants and develop next-generation fuel-efficient vehicles.
It's not at all about speed, some say. The public never got to vote for photo radar. Many meet to protest about the fraud of photo radar. Channel 3 coverage.
It looks just like a normal sports car, has a top speed of 125mph and acceleration of 0-60 in 3.9 seconds. But the British-built Tesla Roadster, which goes on sale today, has one major advantage - you'll never need to fill it up.
The supreme court found that Minneapolis had disregarded a state law imposing uniformity of traffic laws across the state. The city's photo ticket program offered the accused fewer due process protections than available to motorists prosecuted fo
Now this is fun!!!! I just wouldn't want to have somebody passing in the oncoming lane who didn't see me.
[Because tyranny knows no limits.] With high fuel costs reviving memories of the energy crisis of that decade, proposals to bring back the "double nickel" or something like it are emerging, with backers saying federal speed limits could sav
[Couldn't afford Disneyland this summer.] Authorities say a grandmother was arrested for driving around the parking lot of a Marathon grocery store with her 3-year-old grandchild sitting on the roof of the car.
Greyhound has scrapped an ad campaign that extolled the relaxing upside of bus travel after one of its passengers beheaded and cannibalized another traveler. The ad's tag line was "There's a reason you’ve never heard of 'bus rage.