2013 Automobile of the Year – Tesla Model S

Start-up electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Motors, has been working hard to bring to market an EV that is unique and packed with technology....
Volkswagen XL1's fuel economy prowess has as much to do with its lightweight construction as with it's powertrain and aerodynamics.

Lightweight Cars Will Drive Fuel Economy Future, say Carmakers

Fuel economy in the automotive industry has been largely dependent on aerodynamics and powertrain enhancements, but lightweight cars are going to take us into...

Tesla Motors Banned from Selling Cars in West Virginia

Tesla Motors has been banned from selling cars in West Virginia, and made Elon Musk to tweet a big "Oh, no!". If you were thinking...
Electric Vehicle Parked at a Charging Station

Are CAFE Regulations Pushing Electric Vehicle Development?

Well, it wouldn't be the first time that Corporate Average Fuel Economy regulations were the deciding factor in developing fuel efficient vehicles. Think...
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...
Consumer Reports Scores the Tesla Model S 99:100

Tesla Model S Gets Consumer Reports’ “Recommended” Status

Tesla Model S is certainly a one of a kind vehicle, an electric vehicle built by a startup company that has seen rousing success,...
Akio Toyoda Speaks at Congressional Hearing February 24, 2010

Toyota to Pay $1.1bln Settlement for Stuck Accelerator Lawsuit

In my mind, one thing that sets apart Toyota Motor Manufacturing Company from other automakers is their attention to detail and the general reliability...
Tesla Motors' Tesla Model S Trunk, Soon to be Seen Rolling Out of Ohio

Ohio ADA Amendment, Blocking Tesla Motors, is Defeated

Ohio Senate Bill 137 seems innocuous enough, requiring drivers to leave the lane open between traffic and highway maintenance crews, until you read the...
Electric Vehicles Can Be MUCH Cheaper to Own

Electric Vehicles Cheaper Than Conventional, Long Term EPRI Study

Some may balk at the higher price of electric vehicles, especially when you consider that there may be thousands of dollars separating even sister...
Henrik Fisker, Co-Founder of Fisker Automotive, Looks to Recover His Company

Henrik Fisker Wants to Recover Fisker Automotive

Fisker Automotive has been suffering of late, after a string of unfortunately occurrences, perhaps some poor decision-making by executives, and the exit of co-founder...