Range Rover Hybrids Complete 10,000 Mile “Silk Trail” Journey

Not only did a group of Range Rover Hybrid SUVs complete the 10,452 mile Silk Trail, but they managed to return an average of 36 or 37 mpg over the course of the journey.

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Celebrating Progress: A Martian Rover Party On Earth

As most of you know, NASA landed their most advanced rover yet on Mars. However, many Americans were not aware that this was about to happen, or why they should care that we (the taxpayers) just spent $2.6 billion on a nuclear vehicle with a top speed of 5mph. That none of us will ever get to drive. What is the point of this vehicle, and why should we be glad to have spent that money?

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Video: Car Powered by Coffee Grinds Sets Land Speed Record

The technology to turn organic waste material into usable power has been around for a shockingly long time, though the large, unwieldly systems make applications…limited. But a team of British engineers managed to set a new (low) speed record for a car powered by waste organic matter…in this case, leftover coffee grinds.

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