Beneath the hoods of the cars showing in Detroit this week lie engines that are as powerful as ever, but are smaller and, helped by direct injection, guzzle less gas.
Researchers have worked out how some bacteria rip hydrogen apart to produce energy, just like a biological fuel cell. In the process they question the current ideas of how this happens and possibly move one step closer to ...
The thin, lightweight glass on your smartphone could soon be found on your car.
To hold up its end of the landmark climate deal signed in Paris last week, the U.S. will need to make cars and trucks of the future far more fuel efficient.
Attempts to inscribe a long-term goal to phase out carbon emissions in an envisioned global climate pact are facing pushback at U.N. talks from big developing countries including India and Brazil.
Vehicle fuel economy standards as global climate policy: How much can they deliver and at what cost?
Over the past decade, many countries and regions seeking to reduce climate-warming carbon dioxide emissions have adopted more aggressive fuel economy standards designed to boost the efficiency of new, light-duty cars and ...
In stock car racing, there's an old adage: If you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'. You could say the same sometimes for auto makers up against stricter environmental rules.
If you're driving a diesel-powered four-cylinder Volkswagen, you're stuck with a fun-to-drive machine that's belching unhealthy pollutants from its tailpipe.
Where does a practical car like the Toyota Prius go to reinvent itself? The same place many people go to let loose and have fun: Las Vegas.
The 2016 model year has plenty of workhorses, including new versions of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Titan pickups, Chevrolet Malibu and Kia Optima sedans and the Honda Civic small car.