SolarCity to back up solar with Tesla batteries
The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power's big drawbacks: The sun doesn't always shine.
Saab is back: First cars produced under new owners (Update)
Two and a half years after Saab shut down production due to financial trouble, the Swedish car rolled a new sedan off its assembly lines in Trollhattan, in south-west Sweden, on Monday.
Molecular motors involved in chromosome transport observed
Researchers at Waseda University in Japan have for the first time directly observed the "molecular motor", called Xkid, that plays a critical role in facilitating the proper alignment of chromosomes during ...
Two-way traffic enable proteins to get where needed, avoid disease
It turns out that your messenger RNA may catch more than one ride to get where it's going.
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.
Hyundai to market hydrogen vehicle next year (Update)
For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away.
Nissan to introduce the 100% electric commercial vehicle 'e-NV200' in Japan
Nissan Motor today announced that the 100% electric commercial vehicle, the "e-NV200," will arrive in the Japanese market during fiscal year 2014, and will eventually be sold worldwide.
Three injured at Tesla factory in California
Tesla Motors says three employees have been injured after an aluminum casting press failed at its factory in the San Francisco Bay Area.
All aboard the nanotrain network
Tiny self-assembling transport networks, powered by nano-scale motors and controlled by DNA, have been developed by scientists at Oxford University and Warwick University.
Japan PM Abe rides around Tokyo in self-driving vehicles
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took a ride in several self-driving vehicles on the public roads in the capital on Saturday, showcasing the technology ahead of Tokyo Motor Show.
Tesla falls most in two years on battery shortage (Update)
U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn't have enough of them.
Intelligent training with a fitness shirt and an E-bike
Fabric manufacturers are experiencing a revolution: If clothing previously offered protection against the cold, rain, and snow, the trend now is toward intelligent, proactive, high-tech textiles like self-cleaning ...
GM announces 1.8 megawatt solar project in Ohio
General Motors announced today that a 1.8-megawatt rooftop solar array at its Toledo Transmission plant in Ohio would be completed next month.
Tesla hires Apple engineer to develop new cars
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has hired Apple Inc.'s chief Mac engineer to lead new vehicle development.