Toyota rolls into TED with zippy new way to get around
Steve Gundrum was grinning on Thursday when he climbed out of a Toyota some might call a cross between a zippy scooter and an eco-friendly electric car.
Goodyear introduces tire concepts at Geneva motor show
Silk could be new 'green' material for next-generation batteries
Lithium-ion batteries have enabled many of today's electronics, from portable gadgets to electric cars. But much to the frustration of consumers, none of these batteries last long without a recharge. Now ...
Electric-car driving range and emissions depend on where you live
Many car buyers weighing whether they should go all electric to help the planet have at least one new factor to consider before making the switch: geography. Based on a study of a commercially available electric ...
Toyota unveils fuel-cell car assembly line
Toyota President Akio Toyoda on Tuesday unveiled the assembly line that is making the first mass market fuel-cell car.
Tesla, Google, Apple: is Silicon Valley the future of the US car?
Is the future of the US car industry in Silicon Valley?
More electric car charging points in Japan than gas stations
Green-car sceptics take note: Japan now has more electric vehicle charging spots than gas stations.
Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project (Update)
You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar?
QUANT F car will be shown next month in Geneva
Low gas prices, incentives change math for electric cars
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math.
Glass for battery electrodes
Today's lithium-ion batteries are good, but not good enough if our future energy system is to rely on electrical power. Chemists and materials scientists at ETH Zurich have developed a type of glass that ...
GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017
General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge.
Audi to develop Tesla Model S all-electric rival
Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live
Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within ...