Videos

Electric Cars1/16/2017

How high a hill could recharge a coasting Tesla electric car completely?

One of the benefits of electric cars is that slowing down becomes a useful activity. Regenerative braking recovers energy normally lost as friction heat, as it does when the accelerator pedal is not pushed and the car is coasting. In some cars, regeneration is aggressive enough to allow "one-pedal... read more
Auto Shows1/7/2017

Ford F-150 pickup to get V-6 diesel engine in spring 2018 (updated)

Formerly the domain of heavy-duty pickups, diesel engines are slowly creeping into smaller trucks... read more
Electric Cars1/13/2017

Tesla P100D 'Ludicrous Plus' mode makes electric car even faster

As well as software updates to add back Autopilot functionality in its latest cars, Tesla CEO Elon... read more
Auto Shows1/10/2017

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid: two different battery packs, 'best-in-class' fuel economy claimed

Masato Katsumata is Toyota's chief engineer for the global Camry sedan program—so when he... read more
Hybrids1/5/2017

Explaining how Honda Accord Hybrid system works: video

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan returned last year, ending a one-year hiatus for the... read more
Electric Cars12/21/2016

Now, a $500 electric Tesla: it's a holiday gift for your kids (video)

With the holiday season in full swing, here's a gift idea that will indoctrinate tomorrow's... read more
Hybrids12/19/2016

2018 BMW 530e 'iPerformance' plug-in hybrid sedan for U.S. unveiled

The latest model in BMW's expanding lineup of plug-in hybrids sold in the U.S. is a version of its... read more
Europe12/16/2016

VW will now sell you a car online, but only in Denmark, not the U.S.

These days, it's possible to order virtually anything online—but for the most part, buying a... read more
Electric Cars12/9/2016

GM Europe exec sees 10 to 15 percent electric cars by 2030

The 238-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car should begin deliveries in the coming weeks. But... read more
Electric Cars11/30/2016

Lucid (nee Atieva) to build luxury electric cars in Arizona factory

Lucid Motors has become the latest startup automaker proposing to build electric cars in the U.S... read more
emissions11/24/2016

Tesla, SolarCity, and Ta'u: sun, storage batteries, clean energy (video)

The combination of Tesla and SolarCity is already promoting its potential synergies, albeit in a... read more
Electric Cars11/23/2016

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency... read more
Electric Cars11/21/2016

What a prototype self-driving Tesla 'sees' on public roads

Like a human driver, a self-driving car needs to "see" its environment in order to navigate through... read more
Auto Shows11/16/2016

Mazda diesel to arrive fall 2017, it says, in new CX-5 crossover (updated)

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover is an entirely new design, Mazda says, although you might not... read more
Auto Shows11/18/2016

2017 Jeep Compass launched in LA, new small SUV for growing Jeep lineup

Jeeps are no longer exclusively classic SUVs (and actually haven't been for a while now). Despite... read more
Auto Shows11/18/2016

Jaguar I-Pace electric concept at LA Auto Show: video walkaround

Electric vehicles are hardly a new concept any more, but they've largely been the province of... read more
 
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