Autonomous Driving, a la Minority Report, Coming Soon?

Ford S-Max Autonomous Driving Features – IFA Consumer Electronics Show

There has been a lot of focus on autonomous vehicles in the last few years, but development of the technology is complicated and expensive....

Bad Karma for Fisker: 16 Karma Hybrids on Fire After Sandy

Electrified vehicles have had some serious setbacks in public perception, including their limited range, excessive charging times, and higher up-front expenses. Another problem comes...
Corning's Gorilla Glass Could Help to Improve Vehicle Fuel Economy By Reducing Weight

Gorilla Glass Windshield Could Improve Vehicle Fuel Economy – See How

Jeff Evenson, Corning Senior Vice President, says he expects that at least one high-end automaker to use Gorilla Glass in the next year, realizing...

How Early Autonomous Vehicle Adoption Could Save Thousands of Lives

The idea of autonomous vehicles is based on both the convenience and the potential to eliminate hazardous, fatal, and costly human errors. According to...
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles on the Horizon

New Regulation in Japan Advancing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

While hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure seem to be an oddity outside Japan, the Japan Ministry of Economy is working hard to improve...
Mercedes-Benz SLK, Not Exactly Emissions-Friendly

Automotive Emissions Reduction Could Save Billions, Germany Fears Change

Automakers really don't have much incentive to reduce emissions, at least not financially. Two main factors drive the development of automobiles with fewer emissions: legislation...
ARPA-E Funding to Extract Magnesium from Seawater

ARPA-E Funding Lightweight Materials for Greener Automobiles

The US Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy has made funding available for many projects that could revolutionize energy,...
Tesla Model S is Now [slightly] Easier to Finance

Tesla Model S Just Got Affordable: $580 a Month!

Considering Tesla Motors is not for the faint-of-wallet, to be sure, but then, the Tesla Model S is a high-tech luxury vehicle. The base Tesla...
The Tesla Roadster - Top Gear's Victim of Choice?

Tesla Motors vs Top Gear, Appeal Turned Down

This may sound like old news, but back in December 2008, BBC's Top Gear test drove and released a scathing review and video of...
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...