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

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 stretch of road in Hole, Norway, smart streetlights automatically dim when nobody's around—then come back to full power... read more

January 7, 2018 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


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

2017 Tesla Model 3 prices, features, details, specifications from Handover Party

Thirty of the earliest Tesla Model 3 buyers took delivery of their electric cars last night in a gala event for owners, investors, and friends the company had dubbed the... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx range-extended electric car at 3 years   [photo: owner Tom Moloughney]

BMW i3 REx: owner's 3 years with range-extended electric car

This week, my 2014 i3 REx turned three years old; I picked it up on May 21, 2014. For the most part I’ve been very pleased with the car. It’s definitely not... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 test car, Los Altos, CA, Apr 8, 2017  [clip from YouTube video by OMG_Tesla}

Tesla Model 3 caught on video during daylight testing

The emergence of spy photos, and more recently video, has always been one of the standard indicators of a car nearing production. With production still said to start this... read more April 9, 2017 by


 
Section of 2018 Nissan Leaf spy shot  [image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien, as used on Motor Authority]

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots: our question on electric car update

It's the long-missing member of the trio, the last of three affordable electric cars with 200-plus miles of range expected to go into production this year. But until now... read more February 11, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air

Lucid Air electric car video shows luxury sedan on the road

Lucid Motors, the California automotive startup formerly known as Atieva, unveiled its Air electric car in December 2016. But so far, the car hasn't been seen on public... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
Arnold Schwarzenegger with Kreisel Mercedes-Benz G-Class electric conversion

Schwarzenegger's hydrogen Hummer gives way to electric G-Wagen

Arnold Schwarzenegger has always had rather unusual taste in vehicles. The movie star and former California governor previously drove a hydrogen-fueled Hummer H2, symbolizing... read more January 27, 2017 by


 
Alta RedShift SM electric motorcycle

Alta Motors electric motorcycle: racing victories, test ride video

Alta Motors has jumped out of the starting gate with an electric motorcycle designed for the race track. The company has been taking its bikes to the races and, even more... read more January 23, 2017 by


 
Elio Motors 84 mpg 3-wheeler [Image: Elio Motors]

Will 3-wheeled so-called 'autocycles' break out this year? We're skeptical

Three-wheeled vehicles have never been remotely popular in North America, but some new makers of these unusual vehicles are hoping for a resurgence of interest. Falling into... read more January 9, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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