EICMA 2014 Quick-take: Motorcycle Super-Gallery

The automotive world has massive, industry-defining press events at Geneva, Detroit, and Tokyo every year, and every year these shows

Read more

Washington Man Drives 100,000 Miles in a Nissan Leaf (w/ video)

With a daily commute of about 130 miles, I’ve saved more than $9,000 compared to my old gas-powered car since I bought my LEAF. With plenty of public charging options, as well as a charger installed at my office, my LEAF is a perfect car for my commute…

Read more

Students Help Develop Plug-In Hybrid Retrofit Kit

Ever wish you drove a hybrid, but can’t stomach paying a premium price for a new or even used model? You’re not alone. For many Americans, the extra MPG’s aren’t worth the extra cost, and some hybrids can take decades to pay off that price premium. But what if you could pay a lot less for a hybrid retrofit kit that could double your MPG’s? That’s what students from Middle Tennessee State University have been developing with help from their professor, and the results are promising to say the least.

Read more

Ford Plant in The United Kingdom is Now 100% Wind Powered

There’s more to pollution than the emissions that come out of a tailpipe. The process of actually building a car is energy intensive and contributes its own fair share to the world’s pollution output. However, Ford’s Dagenham Diesel Engine Assembly Line located in the United Kingdom recently erected its third wind turbine. The result—a saving of 5,000 tons of CO2 each year and an engine plant that runs 100% on wind power.

Read more