Self-driving cars hold key to future highway: Google exec
Self-driving vehicles hold the key to reducing traffic fatalities and will transform the automobile industry, a top Google executive predicted Tuesday.
Will Facebook make a car? Zuckerberg: Focus on the network
No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems.
NTU unveils Singapore's first 3-D printed concept car
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) students have built Singapore's first urban solar electric car with an innovative 3D-printed body shell that has 150 parts.
Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power (Update)
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Recycling old batteries into solar cells
This could be a classic win-win solution: A system proposed by researchers at MIT recycles materials from discarded car batteries—a potential source of lead pollution—into new, long-lasting solar panels ...
Monitoring neighbourhood electricity consumption
With more and more households owning one or even two electric cars requiring charging overnight, how will we manage without sacrificing our hot morning shower and fresh bread for breakfast?
Iran entry finally ready for US solar challenge
A solar car built by Iranian students has finally arrived in the United States for an international competition after a race against the clock, their spokesman told AFP on Monday.
Dutch team wins Australian solar car race
Dutch team Nuon on Thursday crossed the finish line in an epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the Australian outback ahead of Japan's Tokai University, avenging their 2011 defeat.
U-M solar car: Sleek, reliable and ready to race (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —With a bold, asymmetrical vehicle that's logged thousands of test miles on two continents, students on the University of Michigan's top-ranked Solar Car Team say this could be their year for ...
World Solar Challenge: Resolution ready to shine down under
Built by undergraduates working for their exams, with funds raised by the students themselves, Cambridge's solar car is the only British entry into the World Solar Challenge. Despite the odds, however, its ...
Not a car or bicycle, but a blend—an ELF vehicle
A Massachusetts man is taking his car-bicycle blend "Organic Transit Vehicle"—also known as an ELF bike—on a 1,200-mile trip from North Carolina to Massachusetts this summer, turning heads as the unusual-looking ...
New and under the sun
A group of Cambridge students are hoping that their game-changing design of solar car will make them the first British winners of the World Solar Challenge.
Student team unveils world's first solar-powered family car
The Solar Team Eindhoven (STE) of TU/e in the Netherlands presented the world's first solar-powered family car today. 'Stella' is the first 'energy-positive car' with room for four people, a trunk, intuitive ...
A plane that runs on the sun to end US journey
A revolutionary solar-powered plane is about to end a slow, symbolic journey across America by quietly buzzing the Statue of Liberty and landing in a city whose buildings often obscure the sun.