F1 gearing up for new 'green' and 'cool' future
Formula One is preparing itself for a period of progressive change towards greater fuel efficiency, clearer 'green' credentials and much bigger popularity with car makers and racing fans.
Green tech cleans up with investors
Is there still big green to be made in green tech? A few years ago, investing in green technology companies in Silicon Valley was as de rigueur as vertical social-media sites. Those sites went away, but money continues to ...
Tesla Motors to raise up to $214.3M (Update)
(AP) -- Electric car upstart Tesla Motors Inc. will sell common stock again, this time with hopes of raising $214 million to expand its limited model lineup.
Powerful sportscars revived at Geneva Motor Show
Forget the people carrier and electric runabout: with the economic crisis over, the low, sleek and powerful supercar regained its place at the Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the public on Thursday.
Ford plans to team with Sollers in Russia
(AP) -- Ford Motor Co. is teaming up with Russian automaker Sollers to make and distribute cars in Russia, one of the fastest growing auto markets.
Electric vehicles: How we get there
During the State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated a goal that surely set the hearts of electric car makers revving.
Toyota developing alternative electric motor
Toyota Motor Corp., maker of the popular Prius hybrid car, is developing a new type of electric motor to cut its dependence on rare earth metals and lower costs, a company spokesman said Monday.
Car tech dazzles at Consumer Electronics Show
Automakers are taking a drive into the future at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Cars the next frontier for Pandora
Internet radio star Pandora has topped 75 million users in the United States and is expanding into cars but it will be awhile before music fans abroad can enjoy their own personal stations.
Panasonic invests $30M in electric car maker Tesla
(AP) -- Panasonic Corp. is investing $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing expansion in the global market for green vehicles, both sides said Thursday.
2009 global research outlays down, but not China
(AP) -- The economic crisis cut corporate research and development spending 1.9 percent worldwide in 2009 but China defied the trend, increasing its research investments by a whopping 40 percent.
German electric car sets new distance record
An electric car drove from Munich in southern Germany to Berlin without recharging its battery on Tuesday, setting what organisers hailed as a new world distance record for an everyday vehicle.
Automakers go 'green' in Beijing
Dozens of carmakers are showing off "green" vehicles at the Beijing Auto Show as they position themselves for a hoped-for alternative-energy boom in the world's biggest auto market.
Intel Plans New Intel Atom Processor-based System-on-Chip
Two Intel executives today outlined the latest Intel system-on-chip (SoC) products for embedded applications and described new research to allow homes and small businesses to better use and manage energy. The forthcoming ...