The Fiat 500e is the best electric vehicle that doesn’t cost $100,000. And it’s the first EV I’d consider owning.
The car of the 21st century is an ultra-efficient, slippery sled on wheels that’s half plane, half pod, 1,400 pounds and capable of triple-digit fuel economy. At least, that’s what the crew at Edison2 believe.
Most people know about Google’s famous multi-colored bikes. They’re hard to miss, scattered around the company’s Mountain View campus like hundreds of discarded toys.
Right now, they are expensive, inconvenient, and not very good for the environment.
Next month, Smart USA will launch the first US market electric vehicle with a separate rental program for the battery pack.
With an ever-expanding number of plug-in hybrid cars and fully electric vehicles on the market, it's easy to wonder if plugging in is a better alternative to filling up. But there are many factors in determining if an electric car is right for your s
Hackers could use vulnerable charging stations to prevent the charging of electric vehicles in a certain area, or possibly even use the vulnerabilities to cripple parts of the electricity grid, a security researcher said during the Hack in the Box co
A team of student engineers from a Canadian college have built a car that could get you from Caribou, ME to San Diego on a single gallon of gas.
The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, took to the seas once more on Thursday – this time, in the name of science.
Students at the University of Warwick have announced their intention to build a human-powered submarine to compete at that highlight of the human-powered submarine events calendar, the European International Submarine Races in 2014.
Americans are using cellphones and other gadgets behind the wheel as much as ever, despite widespread awareness of the risks involved, a federal government agency said Friday.
At one time or another, everything was transported.
After buying a 1992 SC400 to get its suspension for restoring a different car, Murilee Martin set out to make his money back by parting out the 20-year-old luxury car. In this final installment, he sells parts on eBay to see whether it's possible to
Next, he appealed to the three-judge panel of Fresno Superior Court. That hearing last all of 30 seconds because no one from the CHP or district attorney's office appeared to oppose the appeal by Spriggs. He still lost.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin attacked the start-up company Tesla Motors on Friday, describing the California-based car manufacturer as “losers.”
An amphibious vehicle (or simply amphibian), is a vehicle that is a means of transport, viable on land as well as on water. Amphibious vehicles include amphibious bicycles, ATVs, cars, buses, trucks, military vehicles, and hovercraft. Check out so
A ground-breaking car battery that requires no mains recharging may revolutionise ecofriendly transport..
I live in California, home to all sorts of environmental nonsense. We couldn’t build our house where we wanted to because of a tiny plant you can hardly see and a grasshopper that might – just might – live there.
Tesla just dropped the barrier to entry for Model S ownership with a leasing program that will let those who don’t have a broker on speed dial get behind the wheel of the all-electric sports sedan.
Envisioning cars that can go “coast to coast without using a drop of oil,” President Barack Obama on March 15 urged Congress to authorize another $2 billion over the next decade to expand research into weaning automobiles off gasoline.
Tesla’s innovations in batteries give it an edge that Fisker, focused on design, lacks.
Detroit Electric, a startup electric-car maker reviving a brand that dates back more than a century, unveiled its first model on Wednesday: a $135,000, battery-powered sports car that is to go into limited production in August.
Propulsion systems that could carry astronauts to Mars and beyond.
It’s amazing how frustrating it can be to drive in L.A. Superhighways are jam-packed, cars crawl along in the worst rush hour of your life even though it’s only 2 p.m., and yet no one rides the scary subway.
Police officers used rubber bullets and a cherry-picker to remove protesters from tall pine trees in northern California on Tuesday.
Imagine an electric vehicle that can get you to work -- or anywhere in a six-mile radius -- quickly, without traffic frustrations or gasoline. Now imagine you can pick it up and carry it with you.
Tesla Motors is expecting to report its first-ever quarterly profit after sales of its all-electric Model S exceeded expectations.
New walls in the Rockaways will protect a vulnerable stretch of the A train tracks.
Technology is helping Peruvian miners working in far-flung places.
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. It’s a name that hits all the Californian pleasure receptors.