China's auto market is booming. Despite some signs of a slowdown, sales remain very, very strong, showing double-digit gains.
A San Francisco start-up has developed a car that could be a game changer for the auto industry.
Researchers in Switzerland propose an ultra-efficient hybrid electric vehicle that runs on natural gas and diesel.
Various queries have already been raised about Musk's design. For example, the need to rapidly compress air to provide the air cushion would generate tremendous heat inside both pod and tube. With the tube too narrow for air conditioning, the Hyperl
Land Rover, for whatever reason, has decided now seems to be the time to throw itself into the green vehicle arena.
Bamboo is cheap, strong and absorbs vibration, plus it's a local material in transportation-challenged places like Africa with no bike-building history.
A tunnel or bridge between Britain and Ireland has been discussed for decades. It would boost tourism and business activity on both sides of the Irish Sea, supporters argue. But what about the engineering? A tunnel could provide an alternative to
You might be able to park two Smart cars in the same space as one real car, but what if your electric runabout had the same footprint as a Honda Gullwing? The Armadillo-T does exactly that by folding onto itself.
The world of autonomous electric vehicles as a form of mass transportation is something we’ve mostly seen in science fiction movies to date.
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has been impressing us with the electric vehicle research it has been doing of late, such as the development and trial of technology that allows electric buses.....
One of my favorite things about St. Augustine are the tourist trolleys that shuttle people around the historic sites and let you learn the history of that old city without worrying too much about the traffic, pedestrians, drunken pub-crawlers, etc.
The award-winning UNSW Solar Racing Team, Sunswift, is making a big transition this year – from racing a solar module on wheels to what team members think might be the future of the car; a solar electric hybrid vehicle.
The Tesla Model S may be the safest vehicle ever tested by the feds. So safe, in fact, that according to the automaker, the all-electric sedan broke the testing equipment at an independent commercial facility.
It was 1955 when I came of driving age. What a glorious year on the automotive scene.
It’s known by many names: the Microbus, the Minibus, even the Hippiemobile. But Volkswagen’s official moniker was the Kombi or the Type 2. And now it’s dead. Not that you knew it was still alive.
In the world of automotive design, South African Gordon Murray is considered a legend.
A study rejects the commonly held view that the proliferation of cell phone use among the driving public has made travel more dangerous. Politicians have seized on the perception and outlawed driving while talking on a handheld cell phone
A fleet of sleek, high-performance vehicles zoomed around the track - but in near silence.
Elio Motors had their new Reverse Trike in St. Louis, Missouri on May 15, 2013 for a show open to the general public in Stacy Park.
This week, robots and the people who love them gathered at the AUVSI's annual Unmanned Vehicles conference in Washington, D.C.'s downtown convention center.
Some neighborhood grids just aren’t built for huge spikes in power demand. The rise of the electric car has utilities scrambling to adjust.
I put the car in park, unplug the phone, and put Google Glass on my face. Within seconds, I’ve got step-by-step directions to a coffee shop down the street beamed directly to my eyeballs.
Even as Elon Musk got everyone’s attention with the Hyperloop, his wild idea to remake mass transit, his engineers at SpaceX did something far cooler: They proved their reusable rocket can go sideways.
When I got home last night, I read every page of Elon Musk's 57-page plan for the Hyperloop.
The New Zealand developers of a personalised jetpack said Tuesday that aviation regulators have issued the device with a flying permit, allowing for manned test flights.
The underlying motive for a statewide mass transit system is a good one. It would be great to have an alternative to flying or driving, but obviously only if it is actually better than flying or driving.
Elon Musk will release his plans for the "Hyperloop," a super fast form of transportation this afternoon at 1:30 Pacific time.
Elon Musk wants to revolutionize transportation. Again. The serial entrepreneur envisions a future where mag-lev trains in enormous pneumatic tubes whisk us from Los Angeles to New York in 45 minutes.
The idea of a motor home from the makers of the diminutive Mini Cooper sounds like a joke—and it actually started out that way.
It is called “The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and automobiles. Billionaire Elon Musk’s CV is impressive, to say the least.