Yokohama Fin Tire Aerodynamics

Radical Tire Design Reduces Overall Vehicle Drag

One might assume that a smooth surface is the most aerodynamic, which is why keeping cargo off the roof rack gives you better gas...
A Carbon-Fiber Supercapacitor Trunk Lid For Better Fuel Economy [Note that it's practically weightless!]

Spiral Effect – Volvo Structural Batteries Increase Fuel Economy

Better than eighteen months ago, Volvo Car Group started a project that was meant to start a spiral of increasing fuel economy, starting with...

Tesla Motors Looking for “Ultra Hardcore” Vehicle Engineers

A little test: if you think the car in the image above looks sexy to you, don't go to a mental institution - you...

Tesla looking to double production of Model S by using California Tax Breaks

The Elon Musk-led EV paragon, Tesla Motors, has plans to use a generous California tax break to ramp up production of the Model S...

World’s Top Automakers Venture $90 Billion into EVs and Batteries

It is an outstanding moment in the outlook of the EV industry, as expectations rise with the commitment from top players of more than...

Gigafactory Key to Next Chapter in Toyota and Tesla Relationship?

Back in May 2010, Toyota and Tesla announced a deal to jointly develop electric vehicles and parts, and to cooperate on engineering and production...

Ford to Launch Electric Cars, Currently Working on Intelligent Vehicles

Ford is not only planning on putting batteries and electric drivetrains in the cars, but also wants to re-think the whole purpose of the car. As far as we know it, a car serves mainly for the transport of people or goods. Ford is thinking further, about how this transportation is being done: is it safe enough, does it guide you well enough in traffic?

Tesla Motors Preparing for Some $60 Million Profit from the Alliance With Toyota

Tesla Motors is responsible for many innovations from the electric cars field lately. Their recent contract with Toyota, having as objective the production of a new version of the electric RAV4 is said to bring the Silicon Valley firm some $60 million.

New Carbon Collecting Car – Really That Green?

Georgia Institute of Technology has created a concept of a car in a pretty new polluting fashion: it uses petrol as a fuel, but...
Toyota Avalon Hybrid - 40mpg Luxury Vehicle

Toyota Avalon Hybrid – 40MPG Luxury

For the most part, the bigger the vehicle gets, the more you'll have to pay for it and the less fuel-efficient it is. Similarly,...