Road trains may be coming soon to Europe (w/ Video)
Japan demo shows electricity entering EV through tires
Copenhagen plans super highways ... for bikes
Copenhagen, one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities, has begun turning its extensive network of cycle paths into bike highways in an effort to push more commuters to leave their cars at home.
Tesla chief expects US to clear Model S in fires
The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a U.S. investigation into two battery fires.
Finland aims to build first ever green highway
Finland wants to build the world's first "green highway," with service stations offering charging points for electric cars and pumps filled with local biofuels, the project manager said Thursday.
Black boxes in cars raise privacy concerns
(AP)—Many motorists do not know it, but it is likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride.
Cars that avoid crashes by talking to each other
The future of automotive safety is coming this summer to the U.S.: Cars that to talk to each other and warn drivers of impending collisions.
US to require electric cars to make noise
A U.S. government safety agency wants electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise when traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can hear them coming.
Strong, elastic 'smart materials' aid design of earthquake-resistant bridges
Bridges are a main component of the transportation infrastructure as we know it today. There are no less than 575,000 highway bridges nationwide, and more than $5 billion are allocated yearly from the federal ...
Declining road fatalities: Less driving not the only cause
(PhysOrg.com) -- Fewer Americans are dying on our nation's roads, not only because they are driving less, but also because the type of driving has changed, says a researcher at the University of Michigan Transportation ...
US to examine technology for automated cars
(AP)—Cars that drive themselves may hold the potential to save thousands of lives, an Obama administration safety official said Tuesday, as the U.S. government prepares to launch a research initiative to determine the safety ...
New mileage standards would double fuel efficiency
The Obama administration has finalized regulations that will force automakers to nearly double the average gas mileage of all new cars and trucks they sell in America by 2025.
Stop or speed through a yellow light? That is the question
Engineering graduate student Zhixia Li was attracted to UC because of the real-world education and experience the university provides. In return, he's headed a real-world project that every driver can relate ...
California mulls how to regulate driverless cars (Update 2)
Sooner or later, consumers will be able to buy cars that rely on computers—not the owner—to do the driving.