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Toyota Prius design, popular in Japan, not a hit in U.S.

Toyota Prius design, popular in Japan, not a hit in U.S.

With the fourth-generation Prius hybrid, Toyota focused not only on improving efficiency, but on making its halo car more appealing to a wider range of consumers. Part of that strategy involved adopting a highly-stylized exterior that differed radically from that of previous models. But could the... read more

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Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model X Sun Visor Design: Genius 'Delight' Or Overkill?

"I'm not sure anyone should have made this car," Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said at a press conference just before the debut of the Model X crossover last month. That... read more October 29, 2015 by


 
2015 Toyota Prius V

2016 Toyota Prius Was Delayed Due To Redesign For Sportier Style

Since his arrival about five years ago, Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda has pushed for more exciting styling and better driving dynamics in the carmaker's products. So with an... read more December 23, 2014 by


 
Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Hybrid Concept Unveiled At Paris Motor Show

Infiniti has made little secret of its desire to launch a new flagship that would finally fill the void left by the departure of its largest sedan, the Q45. Today, at the... read more October 1, 2014 by


 
Excerpt of rendering by Auto Express of possible design for 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car

2017 Nissan Leaf Renderings: How Conservative Will Design Be?

It's long been acknowledged that the current Nissan Leaf electric car is a radical and distinctive design, just as the landmark 2004 Toyota Prius hybrid was. But some portion... read more August 27, 2014 by


 
Top-secret Tata composite car styled by Marcello Gandini?

Top-Secret Tata Composite Car Styled By Lamborghini Countach Designer Gandini?

Humble cars designed by supercar stylists are nothing new. The original Fiat Panda, one of Europe's best-loved cars through the 1980s, was the work of Giorgetto Giugiaro... read more December 13, 2013 by


 
Cykno electric bicycle

Is This The World's Most Beautiful Electric Bicycle?

A complaint we hear a lot about electric vehicles is that they're simply not beautiful enough. We can't think of a good reason that few seem capable of making electric... read more April 12, 2013 by 9


 
Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Concept, 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force Photo Gallery: 2012 LA Auto Show

At the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Mercedes-Benz unveiled a striking new SUV concept said to be capable of packing a hydrogen fuel cell stack, lithium-ion battery... read more November 29, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, Newport Beach, California, July 2012

How Toyota Made The 2012 RAV4 EV More Aerodynamic

As most electric car fans will tell you, it’s much easier for automakers to build an all-electric car from scratch than it is to repurpose an existing gasoline model... read more August 23, 2012 by 10


 
2011 Nissan Leaf SL

Where Have All The Beautiful Electric Cars Gone?

There are people around who'll tell you that "all cars look the same". They are of course talking baloney. We aren't living in the 1980s any more, where cars were... read more December 9, 2011 by 36


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

Will Sensual Design Details Lure Buyers Inside Greener Cars?

One of the enduring stereotypes of economy cars is that they have to be boring to look at, and dismal to live in. But 2011 has brought us great transportation options that... read more June 6, 2011 by 4


 
IED Abarth scorpION Concept

Abarth ScorpION: The Electric Car With A Sting In Its Tail

What happens when you give an Italian design studio free reign to create an electric car wearing one of Italy's most celebrated badges? You get the Abarth ScorpION concept... read more March 10, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

The 2011 Chevy Volt: Made Alongside GM's Gas-Guzzling V8s

Think of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt and very little seems conventional about it. With a range of 40 miles per charge and a range-extending gasoline engine used to provide extra... read more August 4, 2010 by 12


 
2010 Scion xB 5dr Wagon Auto (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View

2010 Scion XB: Quick Review

The 2010 Scion xB is a little more curvy than the previous model.  However, it still has that boxy look that you either love, or hate.  Some buyers will think it's a quirky... read more July 12, 2010 by 0


 
Smart Expressions vinyl-wrap option - plaid pattern

If No One Notices Your Smart ForTwo, Why Not Wrap It In Plaid?

You've got to be at least somewhat extroverted to drive a 2010 Smart ForTwo minicar, the smallest car sold in North America. People stare at it, point at you, and often ask... read more July 10, 2010 by 0


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5: New Looks, Wheels, Seats, Less Noise

Tesla's on a roll, it seems. Two days after its successful public stock offering, the company has released details of the latest updates to its Roadster electric sports... read more July 1, 2010 by 1


 

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