The Three Fears I Had to Overcome Before Buying My Prius

So I bought a Prius - a 2004 one, which is the first wave of the second iteration Toyota took to the market. And...

BYD Tang 542: Cheapest Hybrid SUV Priced Just $35,000

BYD is taking high-performance hybrid SUVs to the next level by entering the cheap car market with the heavy Tang 542. The car has the comfort one expects...

Hydrogen Vehicles Among London’s Taxis, Soon

London has a new kind of taxi in town. Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles operated by a company called Green Tomato Cars, started to pick up...
Germany, Center of EU Automakers (and Emissions?)

Will EU Emissions Regulations Buckle Under Pressure from German Automakers?

Much like the United States CAFE regulations seek to gradually reduce vehicle emissions, the European Union's Euro-6 standards limit emissions in new vehicles...

Toyota's New Compressed Air-Powered Vehicle Reaches 80.3 MPH

Toyota Industries has successfully developed a compressed air-powered vehicle dubbed Ku:Rin that was able to reach a top speed of 129.2km/h (80.3 mph) during...
Toyota TS030 Hybrid Electric Vehicle - Supercapacitor Inside

Supercapacitor Hybrid Electric Vehicles Even More Efficient

Researchers at the Electric Vehicle Symposium have presented some pretty compelling data that may change the way we see hybrid electric vehicles in the...
CNN Money's Peter Valdez-Dapena Recreated the Test Drive from Washington, DC to Boston, MA - Without a Problem

Tesla Model S Review by CNN Reporter Proves John Broder is Wrong

CNN Money's Peter Valdez-Dapena does a Tesla Model S review by taking the car on the same road trip as  John Broder, proving his...
Fuel Economy Improved On the Ground by Running Electric Taxi Gear Instead of the Jet Engines

Airplane Fuel Economy on the Ground Improved by New Electric Taxi Gear

We've covered airplane fuel economy before, and there are a number of approaches to improving it, including use of lighter materials, lighter hybrid control...

Tesla Model S and X to Get More Efficient Electric Motors

Tesla is upgrading the Model S/X electric motor with a more efficient permanent magnet reluctance system. This idea is based on the motor Tesla...

Tesla Model 3 Attacked by BMW in Acid Advertising

BMW’s new aid campaign is nothing short of misleading. In attempt to put down Tesla’s Model 3 in exchange for highlighting BMW’s plug-in hybrid vehicle,...