Throughout The Car Industry
Categories: Hybrid / Green
There is a strange, persistent irony that flows throughout history. A small group of visionaries comes up with an idea that challenges conventional wisdom. The concept is so radical that those in power either ignore the newcomers or revile them. Over time, however, the outsiders begin to transform the world.
Posted In: Hybrid / Green, Technology
Tags: electric vehicles, green cars, automotive technology
Anyone who thinks our economic system is sane hasn’t bought a gallon of gas lately. Whether the cost is up or down, it almost never stays the same for long. The price at the pumps gyrates up and down with the maddening frequency of a hyperactive hummingbird. Even more discomforting is the apparent lack of reasons for the constant shift. It’s as if a cabal of fickle service station owners is basing the cost on whatever direction the wind is blowing at any given moment.
Posted In: Car News, Driving, Hybrid / Green, Technology
Tags: gas prices, fuel economy, budgets
The electric vehicle market is about to receive a high dose of fashion and boutique cues thanks to the launch of an all-new EV car maker by Italian designer Umberto Palermo that will make its inaugural debut at the Turin Auto Show in June.
Tags: EV, EV news, Mole, Mole EV, Green, Green News, Report, Tesla, Tesla News
The i8 was a very compelling showcase for BMW when its made its debut back in 2014. Boasting futuristic styling cues and fuel-friendly power, the i8 proved to be a perfect showcase for the company's i brand, and it appears that it's about to receive its first major suite of updates, according to reports from several British media outlets.
Tags: bmw, bmw i8, i8, 2018 bmw i8, i8 updates, i8 news, i8 power, green, report, bmw report, rumors, bmw rumors
To some environmental skeptics, the idea of cars running on alternative fuels is a lot of BS. Well, it turns out they’re not far from the truth. A group of researchers at the University of California has developed a way to convert animal waste products (the aforementioned “BS”) into fuel that can power motor vehicles. The technology is currently in its infant stages. But, should it prove practical, the results could revolutionize the way the world gets from point A to point B. And that’s not just a load of cow dung.
Posted In: Concept Cars, Hybrid / Green, Reports
Tags: biofuels, alternative fuels, car technology
Volkswagen's ongoing emission scandal has revealed many troubling factors that were rampant in the company during the period that emissions control-cheating software was installed in diesel-powered Volkswagen models. Now, new evidence appears to suggest that VW workers actually had a list of code words designed to cover up the cheating in oral and document exchanges.
Tags: Volkswagen, Volkswagen news, Volkswagen diesel, diesel, dieselgate, report, green, green news, code, cheating code words
Tesla just recently unveiled its long awaited Model 3 sedan and, with the car expected to take on rivals such as the Bolt EV, it is only a matter of time before other automakers put the futuristic four door in their cross hairs. Case in point is FCA; the has company stated that it is willing to build a Model 3 fighter of its own, but only if it makes sense on a business level, according to recent statements by FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne.
Tags: FCA, FCA news, FCA EV, Model 3, Tesla Model 3, EV industry news, FCA News, Report, FCA Report
With Chevrolet putting the final touches on its Bolt EV, a new report from Automotive News says that Ford has not missed a beat and is preparing a new eco-friendly hatchback to target rivals such as the Bolt, Toyota Prius, and the Hyundai Ioniq and firmly establishing its position as a leader in creating innovative technology for the growth of EV and alternative fuel vehicles.
Tags: ford, ford news, ford report, ford rumors, e, model e, ford model e, ford model e report, ford model e rumors
Imagine a world where buying a car is a simple as going online, placing an order, and picking out your favorite options. Two days later a delivery truck brings your shiny new vehicle to your front door. That’s it; no car lots, no haggling, and no aggravation. Sound too good to be true? Actually, it’s an accurate picture of how 3-D printing is bringing seismic changes to the automotive world.
Posted In: Car News, Concept Cars, Hybrid / Green, Miscellaneous, Technology
Tags: 3-d printing, new car technology, green vehicles,
Among the longest-standing debates between car nuts is whether it's better to drive a slow car fast or a fast car slow. My patented response is “Which costs more?”
Posted In: Classics, Driving, Good, Bad & Ugly, Humor, Hybrid / Green, Miscellaneous, Racing, Professional Car Reviews, Reviews
Tags: Geo Metro rental car racing drag road supercharged turbocharged V8 I3 three cylinder hatchback coupe stick manual transmission
Tesla has always been a company known for being a leading figure in innovation, thanks in part to its Model S sedan, as well as its novel direct sales approach. However, according to a new report, Tesla has managed to become a triple threat of innovations when it comes to vehicle production, which could have implications for its upcoming volume entry, the Model 3 sedan.
Tags: Tesla, Tesla news, augmented reality, Tesla augmented reality, Tesla report, report, car news