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Ford's upcoming small off-road crossover SUV

Ford's performance future is electric, and here are the vehicles that will deliver it

Ford unveiled its plans for the future at a press conference Thursday in Dearborn, Michigan, and announced a sweeping push toward electrification, crossovers, trucks, and SUVs—many with a performance bent, hybrid powertrain, or in some cases, both. “Being frozen in the past is a death... read more

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Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Gears Up For Another 35,000 Cars With Factory Upgrades

With help from the state of California, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is looking to significantly expand its production capacity. Tax breaks will allow the company to save up to... read more December 18, 2013 by

2014 Cadillac ELR at Detroit-Hamtramck

2014 Cadillac ELR Luxury Coupe Begins Shipping To Dealers

General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant has begun shipping the 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupe to dealers, ahead of the car's January on-sale date. The beginning of... read more December 17, 2013 by

Saleen S302 2011 Ford Mustang GT

Saleen Confirms Electric Car Development

Now that Steve Saleen, founder of tuning firm Saleen Automotive and creator of the original Saleen S7 supercar, has won back the right to the legal use of his name on new... read more December 4, 2013 by

Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

Tesla Battery Fires: NHTSA Seeking Detailed Info, Germany Finds No Defect

While some see a recent string of three battery fires involving Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S electric sedan as nothing more than unfortunate happenstance, the National... read more December 3, 2013 by

Honda Vezel (Japanese market model) at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Honda Vezel Unveiled At Tokyo Motor Show: Photo Gallery

At the Tokyo Motor Show today, Honda unveiled a new model that it calls the Vezel, which will go on sale in Japan before the end of the year. That name may well not be the... read more November 19, 2013 by

Simulation of Tesla Model S as a police cruiser

Is The Tesla Model S Electric Car The Perfect Police Cruiser?

The city manager of tony Atherton, California, thinks he'd like some new police cruisers. In fact, George Rodericks suggested to the San Jose Mercury News, "I'd love to see... read more November 6, 2013 by

Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Science Turns Solar Cells Into So Much Krylon

Solar panels are popular for everything from heating water to charging electric cars like the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S, but they can be expensive to manufacture and hard to... read more September 20, 2013 by

2013 Tesla Model S P85 service loaner vehicle [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Model S Maintenance: Almost None Required, Actually

The Tesla Model S battery-electric luxury sedan is a remarkable car, and it's elevated the public perception of electric cars to a new level. It's won awards, thrilled... read more September 20, 2013 by

2013 Toyota Prius liftback

Five Green Cars That Make Supercar Drivers See Red

You're finally living the dream, with that exhaust note ripping and shrieking behind you, the leather-covered, heavily bolstered carbon-fiber seat holding you snugly in place... read more August 16, 2013 by

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

Porsche: Hybrid Versions Of Every Model Planned In Brand's Future

Porsche is going hybrid—with plug-in hybrid versions of all its major models, eventually. And yes, that means not just the upcoming 918 Spyder and the 2014 Porsche... read more May 16, 2013 by

Display at Lamborghini’s factory showing solar power production

Lamborghini Working To Protect The Environment

When it comes to automakers that are perceived to be “green,” Lamborghini probably isn’t the first company to come to mind. After all, it’s product... read more November 26, 2012 by

BMW engine

Close Look At BMW’s New Three-Cylinder Engine Family

BMW has finally taken the wraps off its new three-cylinder engine family, which is expected to debut in the production version of the recently revealed Concept Active Tourer... read more September 14, 2012 by

54.5 MPG CAFE standard for 2025

54.5 MPG CAFE Standards For 2025 Now Confirmed

Following a long political battle, 2025's Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards have now been confirmed. Announced last year by President Obama, the standards will require... read more August 29, 2012 by

Car2Go Smart ForTwo in Austin, Texas

Daimler’s Car2Go Car Sharing Scheme Spreading Across North America

Daimler’s Car2Go car sharing scheme is expanding in North America after trials in Austin and San Diego, among other locations, proved quite successful. The next... read more June 14, 2012 by

2011 Lexus HS 250h

Slow-Selling 2012 Lexus HS 250h Hybrid Killed, Very Softly

Beware, green luxury shoppers: If you like the Lexus HS 250h hybrid sedan, get one now—and you might even score the rare discount on a Lexus. Lexus has confirmed that... read more May 17, 2012 by


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