772 Miles In a Tesla Roadster, Across the UK

High mileage electric cars are considered to be a thing of the future, because, with today's average driving style, no electric car is able to run for more than two hundred miles on a single charge. That is the Tesla Roadster, the first EV that broke the ice, launched in the age of performance-driven gasoline engines.
Hybrid Vehicles Aren't That Great on the Highway. Really!

Hybrid Vehicles Make No Sense on Long Commutes, Says CMU Study

According to a recent study completed by Carnegie Mellon University, drivers with long commutes won't necessarily be doing the environment any favors by spending...

New Technologies for Hybrid Cars

Considering the constant threat of global warming, hybrid vehicles are here to stay, but their success isn't yet a noticeable one. U.S. consumers are...
The Lamborghini Urus could be the first to get the hybrid treatment.

Urus SUV Could Be Lamborghini’s First Plug-In Hybrid

A new Lamborghini hybrid vehicle could be on the horizon. The business case has not been signed off on just yet, but the Lamborghini Urus...

Ford Prodigy: The 80 MPG Diesel Hybrid Car Built in The 1990s

So it's possible to build an 80 mpg (2.3 L/100km) car, with all the accessories it needs, and still claim it can't be done. This pisses me off. The Ford Prodigy concept, unveiled in 2000 at the NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) in Detroit, featured such savings and, above all these, it was a hybrid!

Dutch e-Traction Hybrid Bus Has In-Wheel Electric Motors

The diesel charges a battery, and the battery propels the bus for as long as fuel exists in the tank. A dutch company, called e-Traction has developed a new type of hybrid bus. It has the same working principle, but the difference is that the electric motors are embedded in the wheels.
Princeton University to Develop Alkaline Electric Vehicle Battery Packs

Princeton University to Develop Alkaline Electric Vehicle Battery Packs

Electric vehicle battery technology is constantly advancing and, thanks to Department of Energy grants and loans under the Robust Affordable Next-Generation Energy Storage...
Renault Twizy, Just a "Toy"?

Renault Electric Vehicles Slow to Start, Needs to Educate Clients

It is interesting to note that, in the EU, 50% of all electric vehicles are made by Renault. Allied with Nissan, Renault has sold nearly...
KSPG's Electric Vehicle Range Extender, About as Quiet as the Spare Tire Cubby it Fits Into

New Electric Vehicle Range-Extender Allays Range-Jitters Quietly

Extended-range electric vehicles (EREV) such as the Chevy Volt and BMW i3, actually suffer from a noise problem. Range jitters are pretty close to the...
Ferrari F150 Hybrid Power-Train

Next Ferrari Enzo Supercar is a Hybrid

Can a hybrid car be fun? Can a hybrid car be fast? Ferrari says “Yes!” with their latest toy, the replacement for the Ferrari...