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1970 Clean Car Race: How college teams helped bring about emission limits on new cars (and show up Detroit) after the first Earth Day.

1970 Clean Car Race: How college teams helped bring about emission limits on new cars (and show up Detroit) after the first Earth Day.

When it comes to changing the world, never count out a bunch of college students with pens and wrenches. In response to growing demands to clean up the air, particularly from automotive exhaust pipes, and growing pushback from automakers, a bunch of college students banded together in 1970 to prove... read more

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Waymo Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace electric car to join Waymo's self-driving car fleet

British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo said Tuesday the carmaker would sell Google's autonomous-car technology arm up to 20,000 of its new all-electric Jaguar I-Pace... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes-Benz takes the electric car plunge, but diesel is here to stay

Daimler AG executives said Tuesday that diesel power for Mercedes cars is here to stay, even as electric cars and electrified mobility spreads throughout its passenger and... read more March 9, 2018 by


 
Camouflaged 2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV on stage at 2018 Geneva auto show

Audi e-tron electric SUV appears in camouflage at Geneva show, on city roads

The Geneva auto show was expected to offer the first head-to-head comparison between the first two all-electric SUVs models from European luxury brands, both starting... read more March 7, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona Electric debuts before Geneva show; 292-mile range from top model

The lack of plug-in electric crossover utility vehicles with all-wheel drive is a growing and obvious gap in the market. And where there's a gap, aggressive South Korean... read more February 28, 2018 by


 
Self-dimming streetlights in Hole, Norway

How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

As children, we're all taught to turn off the lights behind us as we leave an empty room. But it seems Norwegians have taken that lesson one step further. Along a 5.5-mile... read more January 7, 2018 by


 
APR Energy's GE TM2500 Gen 8 mobile gas turbines in Puerto Rico

Why diesel beats solar for disaster recovery in places like Puerto Rico

Call it the Ikea mindset. On populated islands, space is at a premium, just like those stereotypical Swedish kitchens you see when you stroll through your local... read more December 28, 2017 by


 
Tesla-powered EPower Racing Cobra

Tesla motor, Shelby Cobra body, Kia battery: watch electric Cobra stun a race crowd

In 1962, a 39-year-old Carroll Shelby stuffed a Ford V-8 into an AC Ace to create one of the most sought after performance cars ever made, the AC Cobra. Some 50 years later... read more December 17, 2017 by


 
Nissan-Voltia eNV200 MAXI operated by Gnewt Cargo

Voltia conversion expands Nissan e-NV200 electric delivery van for London

As the United Kingdom joins other countries in committing to a future ban on fossil-fuel vehicles, commercial fleet operators that rely on diesel vehicles are left in a bit... read more December 15, 2017 by


 
UPS electric trike launch in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

UPS to deliver packages in Florida via electric bikes

If you're the type of person that stays at home listening for the UPS truck to arrive as you wait for a delivery, we have bad news for you: that just got a lot more... read more December 6, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging

BMW, Mercedes to offer wireless-charging options for plug-in hybrids next year

Every one of the modern electric cars on the market for almost seven years requires plugging in a cord to recharge the battery using grid electricity. Inserting the cord into... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell EQ Power plug-in hydrogen crossover launches at Frankfurt

It's a plug-in hybrid crossover, but it doesn't have an engine. It's a hydrogen fuel-cell SUV, but it has a feature no other hydrogen-powered car offers. It's the... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
BMW i Vision Dynamics concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show    [photo: Tom Moloughney]

BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept previews all-electric four-door sedan

If concept cars are meant to grab attention, then the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept—an all-electric sedan that debuted Tuesday at the Frankfurt motor show—may... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
'Faster Than You Think' electric-car marketing video from FleetCarma #EVsAreBetter campaign

New 'EVs are better' ads: how electric-car marketing should be done

People buy electric cars for many different reasons, only one of which is the environment. Others include their quieter, smoother performance; the immediate torque; the... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQ A Concept

Latest image shows shape of Mercedes EQA compact electric car for Frankfurt show

German luxury maker Mercedes-Benz has released another teaser photo of the electric-car concept it will reveal next week at the Frankfurt auto show. That vehicle will be the... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Buick Encore

All-electric Buick small SUV to be based on Bolt EV: report

The Chevrolet Bolt EV, initially intended to be adapted from the next-generation Chevy Sonic subcompact, ended up with unique underpinnings designed solely for use as a... read more July 30, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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