Chevy Volt's Drivetrain: A Big Lie From GM, Or A Last-Second Desperate Measure?

Politicians lie, husbands lie, wives lie, even your local grocer lies about something, sometimes, to get his merchandise sold. If everybody lies, why shouldn't GM? The fact is, if you haven't already heard, that GM promised for years that they'll have an electric car coming with the Chevy Volt.
Electric Vehicle Alert Sound Could Prevent Pedestrian Injury but Mitsubishi and Nissan Think it Hurts Sales

Automakers Buck Against Electric Vehicle Alert Sound Laws

In 2010, the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act required that hybrids and electric vehicles generate a certain amount of sound, an alert sound, to...
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...
Tesla Motors, Open for Business in New Jersey

Tesla Motors is Now Open For Business in New Jersey!

Tesla Motors’ direct sales model has repeatedly drawn fire from the ADAs (automobile dealership associations), which has led to prohibition in a number...

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...
No Air Pollution Inside this Volvo, Even in China

Chinese Air Pollution Makes Volvo Cabin Filter a Safety Feature?

China is still trying to get a handle on its growing air pollution problem, and air masks and traffic shutdowns aren't going to be...
Not Efficient Enough, at Least Toyota Robot Can Still get a Job

Toyota Claims Manual Labor is More Efficient than Automation

Industrial robots, such as those used by automakers, make it possible to automate many repetitive tasks that would require many hours of manual labor,...

Audi Increases Fuel Economy by Monitoring Traffic Lights

How you drive has just as much impact on your fuel economy as what you drive, and Audi Traffic Light Recognition could help drivers...

Ford to Introduce Start-Stop Mechanism to Conventional Cars in North America Starting 2012

Just like you see all the latest automotive technologies applied to high-end class Mercedes cars, the newest innovations in the field of electric cars of a few years ago start to show up in "regular" automobiles, to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
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...