Apple Should Buy Tesla Motors, Financial Analysts Think

Why limit yourself to one apex technology when you can have two? This is the thought of some influential financiers when considering acquisition opportunities...
Gotcha! Fiat 500e Fine Print

Fiat 500e’s $199/mo Lease Deal Negated by The Fine Print

Fiat CEO Marchionne has already hinted that producing the Fiat 500e, an all-electric version of the popular Fiat 500 series, is tantamount to fiscal...
Can we tune this for Fuel Economy?

Can New Nissan Engine Make for Better Fuel Economy?

A lot of racing technology trickles down to mainstream vehicles, including everything from tires to aerodynamics and even seatbelts and fuel economy tweaks. A new...
Green Cars, More Complex than You Think

Green Car Rankings, an Overview

Wait, don’t jump the gun and says, “solar electric” is the green car with the best carbon dioxide emissions. Well, you’re right, but bear...
Big Oil Doesn't Like Ethanol. No, Really!

Big Oil Behind Blocking Use of Ethanol? Say It Isn’t So!

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), higher percentages of biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, are to be blended...
Electric vehicles should pay their fair share, but how?

Electric Vehicles and the Future of Paying for the National Highway System

For decades, it seems that the best way to unobtrusively pay for, at least the maintenance of, the national highway system has been to...
Tesla Motors Sells Direct, but Dealer Associations Oppose

Bill to Block Tesla Motors Direct Sales Idles in New York

We've been following Tesla Motors for a while, covering both its successes and its failures. Wait, failures? Tesla Motors is the most successful electric vehicle...
GM Ultralite Concept 1992

General Motors’ 100 mpg Car – The Platinum Anniversary That Could Have Been

In 1992, I built my first PC, the same year Microsoft Windows 3.1 and Works hit the market. Bill Clinton became President of the...

Tesla Motors 2012 Financial Report, Getting Down to Business in 2013

Yesterday was the day when Tesla Motors, as a public company, had to unveil their financial report to the shareholders and the world. Unlike many...

Hold Your Horses, Ferrari Releases Hybrid Supercar this Holiday Season

As it is, the LaFerrari was already a beast of a car at 963 horsepower.  But the folks at Ferrari had other ideas, they...