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The vehicle uses a diesel engine as well as an electric motor and gets nearly 62 miles to the gallon.
September 26, 2011, 7:14 PM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser
The AutoTram could substitute both diesel buses and light rail lines in urban centers, cleaning up both air and visual pollution in the process.
September 25, 2011, 2:04 PM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser
Expressing doubts over the viability of a large-scale EV market, Hyundai says it will focus on hybrids and hydrogen fuel-cell cars and leave EV production to its affiliate, Kia Motors.
September 21, 2011, 4:16 AM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser
Japanese researchers are working on electric roadways that could charge a car while it’s in motion.
September 20, 2011, 10:50 AM PDT | By Ami Cholia
The refurbished Kawasaki bike, retrofitted with an engine from an electrical generator, reportedly gets 100 miles per gallon of veggie oil.
September 20, 2011, 4:21 AM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser
The electric Motocrossboard is technically a motorcycle, although you wouldn’t know it to look at it. It’s built for off-road terrain, and you ride it, well, like a skateboard.
September 19, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser
Revealed at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Audi’s all-electric A2 concept has a semi-autonomous drive mode that moves the car forward for you while you’re stuck in traffic.
September 15, 2011, 2:26 PM PDT | By Ami Cholia
In an attempt to increase gas mileage and reduce car weight, automakers are replacing the spare tire with sealant and an air pump.
September 13, 2011, 4:21 PM PDT | By Ami Cholia
Under California’s new law, cars parked in EV charging spaces can be towed if they are not plugged in - a move that threatens to throw off existing rules for EV etiquette.
September 13, 2011, 4:39 AM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser
Smart is set to release the Forvision, featuring innovations on energy, weight, and temperature management, at this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show.
September 12, 2011, 4:41 AM PDT | By Channtal Fleischfresser