China, long known for its high levels of smog, is soaring to new air pollution heights as car sales also hit the highest numbers in years.
Some lawmakers feel that electric cars are a little too quiet, posing a risk to pedestrians. As a result, several are in the process of drawing up legislation that will require car companies to add noisemakers to electric vehicles.
Tata Nano, the world's cheapest new car, will soon unveil a diesel version to take advantage of India's exploding diesel market.
More plug-in electric cars were sold in the US than ever before in their third year of sales. The 2013 total of roughly 90,000 electric vehicles didn't quite double the 2012 total of about 53,000, but the numbers seem likely to grow again this year.
We pay a lot of attention to biofuels' potential in the auto industry, but the aviation industry could be their ideal market.
According to EPA statistics, 2012 model year cars and trucks which have now hit a record 23.6 mpg on average. Vehicles are also dropping in weight and horsepower, but performance has not suffered.
Japanese automakers are exploring electric vehicle-to-building systems that could provide backup power in the case of outages. Electric car power could also help large companies reduce energy costs.
Drivers in California are sure to see plenty of electric cars – from the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid up to the Tesla Motors Model S – but in other parts of the country, you may go months without seeing a single plug-in car. A new ranking lists the top states for electric cars.
At the unveiling of the 2015 Ford Mustang, powertrain chief Bob Fascetti said the company is considering green versions of the model including diesel, hybrid and even electric versions. Could Ford transform the muscle-car industry forever?
Large companies may be willing to pay for their emissions. Major companies including Walmart, American Electric Power and the five major oil companies have all incorporated carbon emission costs into their financial plans, according to a report by environmental data company CDP.
2015 Ford Mustang is sleeker, crisper, and more modern than the outgoing model, Voelcker writes. The 2015 Ford Mustang will also get its first four-cylinder engine since a 105-horsepower 2.3-liter four was dropped after the 1993 model year.
Most electric cars currently offer a range of 80-100 miles. That's fine if you're just driving around town, but a few extra miles surely couldn't hurt. Renault says that more could be on the way--and by 2020, the range of a subcompact electric vehicle like its Zoe could be as much as 250 miles.
November car sales were strong for most automakers, and it looks like deliveries of plug-in electric cars were about level with last month's car sales, Voelcker writes.
Audi Q1, set to appear in 2016, is one of dozens of new crossovers to join the auto market. The Audi Q1 will find a niche below Audi's Q3 and Q5, Ingram writes.
Tesla woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. First, the NHTSA issues a new set of publicity rules for its cash-testing results that explicitly threatened Tesla. Then, Sale VP George Blankenship reportedly left Tesla. What's next for Tesla?
For the first time in two decade, the U.S. is now producing more oil than it imports. This means pricing stability and greater economic growth but some skeptics argue that the increase in U.S. oil production is a sign that we're using too much oil in the first place.
Apple co-founder and Silicon Valley luminary Steve Wozniak picked up his own Tesla Motors Model S electric luxury sedan Thursday. His Model S ownership isn't the only connection between Tesla Motors and Apple.
British Columbia's electric utility says it will install electric car fast chargers to expand the West Coast green highway in Oregon and Washington.
When will the last gasoline car be built? No later than 2070, Shell Oil predicts.
Enough Tesla Superchargers have been established to make possible a trip from the Mexican border to the Canadian border along the West Coast. Tesla Superchargers can be used only with the Tesla Model S.