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Illustration: Randi KlettHow do you train a driver not to drive? That’s a question officials in California are wrestling with. The U.S. state …Driving
At last year’s Geneva show, an upstart company from Vaduz in the pocket principality of Liechtenstein made headlines by introducing a gigantic 5,100-lb electric “limousine” that could supposedly accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in under 3 seconds and travel 360 miles on a “charge.” Best of all, it could …Geneva
There was a time when concept cars exhibited such radical pie-in-the-sky thinking that you wondered whether the designers used LSD or had their six-year-olds draw the first sketches. With automakers now rigidly focused on making money, it seems the tire manufacturers are the primary generators of …Electricity
VW has announced a new version of its green electric car called the VW e-Golf Limited Edition. This special edition of the little electric car gets …Electric Vehicles
Update 5:16 p.m. ET: It seems the car is not autonomous after all. A spokesman told Mashable: "The car is operating in San Francisco for running footage and photography for future communication purposes."
That very futuristic F 015 concept vehicle from Mercedes-Benz won't be available to regular …San Francisco
Automated vehicle pilot projects will roll out in the U.K. and in six to 10 U.S. cities this year, with the first unveiling projected to be in Tampa …Transportation
Apple was issued a patent on Tuesday for vehicle navigation technology that can take wireless signal strength into account for planning a route. Apple first filed for the patent in August 2012, and Apple wireless executives Swapnil Dave and Devrim Varolgu are listed as inventors on the …Maps
While knowing that all eyes at the Mercedes stand would invariably be glued to the ready-to-rumble AMG GT3, Mercedes decided to bring some other stuff to Geneva, anyway. Including the Concept V-ision e. Based on the company’s Vito/V-class light van, the V-ision e’s name is painful, but we otherwise …Mercedes-Benz
By Andreas Cremer and Edward Taylor
BERLIN/GENEVA (Reuters) - German carmakers are shifting their focus toward high-end electric vehicles such as the …Electric Vehicles
2015 Tesla Model S P85D Supercharging in Rocklin, California, Feb 2015
Electric cars are a revolution in motoring; they're clean and …Electric Vehicles
We saw a teaser of the new NanoFlowcell Quantino last month and now the company has unveiled their new electric vehicle an the Geneva Motor Show. The …Electric Vehicles
What do cities look like in the world of Hyperloop transit? Will supersonic travel turn our cities into vast, intermodal suburbs? And what about the …Urbanism
In early 2012, Envia Systems, a small Silicon Valley start-up headed by an ambitious battery engineer, announced that it had discovered the key to an …Batteries
The Netherlands surprised us in January by reaching the mark of 2,500 registrations of plug-in electric cars (over 5% market share), which is the …Electric Vehicles
Apple's ability to make desirable iGadgets designed for easy portability is beyond question. Reports emerged this week that it is planning to make a mobile device that will instead carry its users--an electric car.
Apple's plans are unclear and unconfirmed. By some accounts it has put a few hundred …The Future
The 2011 Nissan Leaf was the first modern battery-electric car to be offered in large numbers, and it still leads the field in terms of sales four …Nissan Leaf
HOLLYWOOD has hot pink Rolls-Royces and Bentleys, the Middle East uses Ferraris and Lamborghinis as police cars, and Russia has gold-plated (and …Driving
With an increasingly saturated smartphone market, there's a growing war for new customer contracts – and AT&T just won a notable battle. The carrier will roll out its 4G LTE Wi-Fi service into Audi's entire 2016 model lineup, the two companies announced Tuesday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
With more people owning EVs, Southern California Edison realized it needed to deliver real-time information and incentives to make sure everyone doesn't try to plug in at once.
Electric cars suck a lot of power from the grid: A single car charging at a high speed can temporarily use as much …Los Angeles
If Infiniti and Cadillac can force us to relearn model names, so can a Chinese parts supplier hoping to revive a bankrupt automaker. The Fisker Karma will be renamed the Elux Karma, perhaps in a respectful nod to Electrolux dishwashers and a certain billionaire’s first name.
That’s the only …Karma
When Ford announced it was scrapping its cumbersome Microsoft-based MyFord Touch touch-screen infotainment platform and starting over with a new Blackberry QNX-based Sync 3 architecture, in the words of Monty Python, there was much rejoicing. Having already sampled Sync 3 at this year’s Consumer …Google
Chipmaker Freescale announced today the S32V microcontroller, capable of processing sensor data and controlling driver-assist functions in cars.
Guess how long it's been since the first Honda NSX caused jaws all over the world to hit the floor? 25 years. Yup, we feel old too. But now it's back …Honda
I must admit that I rather like the idea that commuters can store an e-bike in their car, park up on the edge of town, and then commute in on their …Commuting
TreeHugger Sami lives in Durham, North Carolina where they make the ELF, a solar and pedal powered hybrid vehicle that is "specifically designed to …Transportation
This might be the most interesting hypercar development in recent memory.
It's hard not to think of the hybrid supercar in Darwinian terms when you come to realize that the Koenigsegg Regera has transcended the transmission altogether in a rather incredible evolution. Instead of an electric motor …Koenigsegg
Quant's oddball nanoFuelCell technology has most of us scratching our heads, but its grand zero-emissions range claim has our interest piqued.Energy
Ford has unveiled two concept electric bikes at Mobile World Congress that aim to make riding around the city streets a little safer.
The two e-bikes, called MoDe:Me and MoDe:Pro, have a 200-watt electric motor and 9-amp-hour battery that can speed the rider along at speeds of up to 25km/h.
So far, …Prototype