Resilient Technologies Airless Tire - Indestructible and Reliable, But WHen Will We See Them On Cars?

Resilient Technologies’ Fuel-Saving Airless Tire to be Deployed on Military ATVs

Polaris, a world leader in off-road vehicles, recently acquired non-pneumatic tire startup Resilient Technologies, and is now supplying Polaris ATVs, equipped with airless...

DIY Electric Car Converters Requesting Government Incentives, Officially

A new petition on the White House website is requesting for the U.S. government to also give tax incentives to electric vehicle conversions, not...

Diesel or Hydrogen?

by Jack Peckham San Diego-Futurists talk dreamily of a "hydrogen future" where the internal combustion engine and fossil fuels are replaced by "clean" hydrogen and...

Michelin Active Wheel: All-In-One Standard for Engine, Brake & Suspension

The active wheel features an electric motor, a braking and an electric suspension system, which is something only seen in the military about two years ago. The electric suspension is basically the same with a classic one, except the central shock absorbers, that comprise active, step-by-step motors driving a rack-and-pinion system at each wheel, that can cancel out anything the computer tells them to.
Start-Stop Technology [SST] Could be the Next Logical Step in Helping Consumers to Adopt Hybrid Vehicles

Light Hybrid Vehicles May be The Next Best Thing

To reduce emissions and increase fuel economy, hybrid vehicles are a pretty good option that aren't nearly as expensive as pure electric vehicles. In the...

BMW’s Masterplan to Electric Car Transition

The Bavarian powerhouse is making all the right moves when it comes to electric vehicles. Maybe this is because they are watching the price...

New York on Most Ambitious Carbon Reduction Plan

New York state lawmakers passed one of the world's most ambitious laws aimed at countering climate change, under which fossil fuel power plants and...

Mercedes Says They Tried EV Battery Swapping and It Didn't Work

I happen to be an electric car enthusiast. I like the idea of driving clean and having silent power underneath me. It's been talked about project Better Place lately, as being a system who uses a battery swapping infrastructure. IBM and the Danish government have involved in such a project and found it reliable. Mercedes, on the other hand, says they have tested the system in the 70s and found out it's not so safe.

Hitachi’s New Electric Motor Not Using Rare Neodymium, Could Lower Market Prices

A new, highly-efficient permanent magnet synchronous motor has been unveiled by Hitachi. Nothing unusual so far. The only big and important difference between Hitachi's...
Panasonic Cobalt Automotive Batteries

Panasonic Decreases Cobalt Content Of Its Batteries

Panasonic, the exclusive battery cell supplier for Tesla, is making progress towards its goal of providing cobalt-free batteries. According to Reuters, a CEO of...