Classic 1966 VW Bus With Green Drivetrain: Solar-Powered Electric Motor

Classic 1966 VW Bus With Green Drivetrain: Solar-Powered Electric Motor

Solar-powered cars are typically custom-built affairs that prioritize function over form. Their shapes are usually dictated by aerodynamics and the placement of solar panels, and there's often room for only one occupant. But this solar-powered vehicle has a whole lot more style. DON'T MISS: VW Bus... read more

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Zero South plug-in hybrid Hummer H1

Plug-In Hybrid HUMMERs Headed For The South Pole On Biofuel

If you were going to drive to the South Pole, what vehicle would you choose? There's a team gearing up right now to undertake that very adventure--using a pair of plug-in... read more April 24, 2015 by 

Nissan e-NV200 "Ultimate Smart BBQ Vehicle" screencap

Nissan 'Ultimate Smart BBQ' Electric Van: Feast Your Eyes, Feed Your Body

As electric cars become more common, it's only a matter of time before more people start thinking of things to do with them besides drive to and from work. Like, for example... read more March 6, 2015 by 

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor electric ATV by Caddyshack Golf Cars

All-Electric Ford SVT Raptor Pickup Truck Hits (Some) Dealers (Sort Of)

The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor pickup wasn't designed for fuel economy. It's a souped up version of the outgoing version of the Ford full-size truck, created solely to cover tough... read more November 13, 2014 by 

Jaguar XJS

36-MPG Jaguar XJ-S: Hypermiling Owner's Great Lengths For 1984 Luxury Coupe

When thinking of fuel-efficient cars, the Jaguar XJ-S doesn't generally spring to mind. This luxury coupe initially launched with a V-12 engine was built for comfort and... read more October 24, 2014 by 

Saleen Foursixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Saleen Foursixteen Tesla Model S Burns Rubber, Not Gas

An electric car's main purposes are those of efficiency and reducing reliance on oil. But as cars, they're also objects ingrained into culture and often bought for emotive... read more September 9, 2014 by 

2014 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged

2014 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Gets Factory-Approved Supercharger Kit

Ask Honda fans what's wrong with the CR-Z hybrid coupe, and they'll give you one of two answers. Those who seek economy will tell you it's not frugal enough. Those after... read more August 21, 2014 by 


Saleen FourSixteen Is Modified Tesla Model S: Full Details

Saleen used the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to unveil its take on the Tesla Model S electric sedan, the FourSixteen. More familiar to fans of high-performance... read more August 18, 2014 by 

Saleen Tesla Model S

Famous Tuner Saleen Releases Tesla Model S Hot-Rod Sketches

No matter how fast a car is, there's always someone who'll want to make it faster. That's why you'll find as many companies tuning high-end cars as there are modifying pony... read more April 16, 2014 by 

2014 Tesla Model S

Had To Happen: High-Performance Tesla Model S From Saleen On The Way

Saleen Automotive is well-known for its high-performance tuning on familiar models like the Ford Mustang. But what car do you choose if you want to tackle an electric model?... read more January 31, 2014 by 

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Hybrid Corvette Is Now Real, With 773 Horsepower

Yes Virginia, there really is a hybrid Corvette. But it wasn't built by Chevrolet. The Quanta Corvette QHP770 features an aftermarket hybrid powertrain that's good for 773... read more November 11, 2013 by 

TGMY electric Toyota GT 86 prototype - Image courtesy of Technologic Vehicles

An Electric Toyota GT 86? Yes, But From A Tuning Shop

Toyota has hinted at the launch of an electric sports car in the past, and even has a couple of prototypes out testing, including one based on its legendary 2000GT. However... read more November 8, 2012 by  2

Supercharged Honda CR-Z concept, 2012 SEMA show

Honda Presents Supercharged CR-Z Hybrid Hatch At SEMA Show

There’s been talk of a more powerful Honda CR-Z in the works ever since the hybrid ‘hot’ hatch was first launched. This was mostly because the CR-Z, which... read more October 31, 2012 by  0

Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec 2012 SEMA concept

Small Cars Are Big At SEMA

Today is the opening day for the Specialty Equipment Market Association's (SEMA) main event, which takes place annually in the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The... read more October 30, 2012 by  0

Experimental 1972 Honda 600 modified for fuel efficiency, from eBay

Five Strange Eco-Mods For Getting Maximum MPG

There are several ways to better gas mileage--ensuring your car is in good health, making sure the tires are correctly inflated, getting rid of unnecessary weight, removing... read more May 11, 2012 by  3

Experimental 1972 Honda 600 modified for fuel efficiency, from eBay

Want To Buy A 173-MPG Honda? You Have One Day Left To Bid

Reading eBay auction listings, it's important to look at the disclaimers. Such as ... This is a non-running experimental vehicle being sold AS-IS / WHERE-IS. and Proof of the... read more September 20, 2011 by  8


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