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Detroit auto show, 2019 pickups, Fisker EMotion, Honda Insight, Tesla history: The Week in Reverse

Detroit auto show, 2019 pickups, Fisker EMotion, Honda Insight, Tesla history: The Week in Reverse

What tricks and technologies did Chevy engineers use to boost the fuel economy of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck? Which state will likely counter any proposed weakening of corporate average fuel-economy standards by the Trump administration? This is our look back at the Week In... read more

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Infiniti Q Inspiration design sketch

Pickup truck tech, revised CAFE rules, China EV sales, 'historic' opportunity for carmakers: Today's Car News

Today, we've got data from China on plug-in vehicle sales, an intriguing hint on pickup powertrains, a date for revised CAFE rules, and an affirmation of electric cars by an... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
McLaren Monocage II carbon fiber monocoque structure

Carbon fiber from plants close to carbon-neutral? Scientists hopeful

When it comes to materials with the most promise in automotive applications, carbon fiber and graphene each rank high on the list. Unlike graphene, however, real-world carbon... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

What will your next new car be? Twitter poll results

Experienced survey companies know that what people say they will do and what they actually end up doing are sometimes two different things. They also know that picking the... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 Concept

Fisker EMotion, electric-car tax credit, plug-in cars for Costa Rica: Today's Car News

Today, we've got some wrapup articles from both last week's Consumer Electronics Show and this week's Detroit auto show, thoughts on the electric-car tax credit, and greener... read more January 16, 2018 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker EMotion: what we learned about 400-mile electric car at CES

Fisker Inc., the second namesake automaker from the Danish auto designer, rolled out its first model at the Consumer Electronics Show last week and gave us some details on... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS53

Detroit auto show, Ford Mach 1, profitable Chevy EVs, cheaper renewables: Today's Car News

Today, we've got news from the Detroit auto show, promised profits on electric cars, yet another teaser from Ford, and some great news on renewable energy. All this and more... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
Wind farm outside Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada   [photographer: Joel Bennett]

All renewable energy types to be cost-competitive by 2020: report

Renewable-energy generation costs are falling like photons onto a solar panel. By 2020, it's expected all types of renewable-energy generation will be able to compete with... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Niro EV, Nexo at CES; driverless Bolt EV; Tesla Model 3 teardown; gas mileage stays flat: The Week in Reverse

Why do a majority of auto executives believe that hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will dominate plug-in electric cars in the future? What do individual Tesla Model 3 parts tell... read more January 13, 2018 by


 
Land Rover to restore 1948 pre-production model

Electric-car vs gas costs, self-driving Bolt, more 2018 diesels, Workhorse orders open: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a Chevy Bolt EV without a steering wheel, an update on available 2018 diesel vehicles, an analysis of the per-mile costs of electricity versus gasoline, and... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
AutonomouStuff self-driving prototype running Baidu Apollo 2.0 software

50-mpg 2019 Honda Insight, Tesla Model 3 parts, electric Corvette, climate trolling: Today's Car News

Today, we've got more details on the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid, some deep research into where Tesla Model 3 parts come from, an amusing troll by one head of state on another... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
French President Emmanuel Macron

Troll of the month: France gives grants to US climate scientists imperiled by Trump

It's a high-level troll, and an expert one. French president Emmanuel Macron announced in December that his country would offer grants totaling $70 million to 18 climate... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Vanderhall Edison² electric three wheeler

Green-car deals, Porsche Mission E specs, 300,000 Leafs, California's EV lessons: Today's Car News

Today, we've got some tantalizing performance specs on the future Porsche Mission E, electric-car lessons from California, our monthly green-car deals roundup, and a ringing... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry in 2008, when he was governor of Texas

U.S. regulator rejects coal, nuclear bailout, says renewable energy may double by 2020

For much of last year, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry pursued a plan that, in essence, would prop up the financially challenged U.S. coal and nuclear industries. His... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for January 2018

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go green? We're here to help with this month's deals on electric, plug-in hybrid, hybrid, and other efficient vehicles. Against last... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Flooded Cars 01

How optimistic are you on efforts to address climate-change impacts? Twitter poll results

It remains entirely unclear if the world as a whole will be able to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide fast enough to keep the global temperature rise below 2 degrees C over... read more January 10, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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