Auto Cutting Edge
While every Volt owner has a story about
spontaneous arguments over the car with friends and strangers alike,
it's when passions boil over that things can get scary.
A new fast-charging device from
Swedish carmaker Volvo can replenish the batteries in the company's
experimental C30 all-electric in just 90 minutes, according to motor magazine Automobile.
Successful Inland Empire auto dealer Ramon Alvarez C. is driving into the future of the commuter car with a new line of get-around-town electric vehicles.
The five finalists are the Dodge Dart Aero, the Ford C-Max, the Ford Fusion, the Mazda CX-5 SkyActiv and the Toyota Prius c.
Japanese carmaker Nissan says it plans to sell cars with "steer-by-wire" technology within a year.
Toyota has a Goldilocks problem. As it tries to expand the Prius from a single car to a multi-model mini-brand, the automaker faces the reality that the first Prius was just right.
General Motors plans to build the all-new Cadillac ELR extended-range electric vehicle at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant.
Japanese carmaker Toyota is planning to
launch a hydrogen fuel-cell version of its diesel-electric Prius
hybrid by 2014, a senior company executive has told Germany's
Wirtschaftswoche economic gazette.
Tesla Motors unveiled a plan to build a nationwide network of high-speed "Superchargers" to make it possible for drivers of its all-electric Model S sedan to go on long road trips without having to make long stops to recharge their batteries.
Struggling niche U.S. automaker Fisker's top end Karma hybrid is a risky buy, product reviewing organization Consumer Report said.
General Motors plans to accelerate the replacement of steel with aluminum after researchers achieved what the company described as a "breakthrough" in welding technology.
Tesla has built its 100th Model S sedan, indicating that the electric car company is starting to ramp up production.
Motorists in Ann Arbor, Mich., have a chance to change the future of the auto industry and significantly reduce fatalities from car accidents.
French carmaker Citroen has announced that a new
model designed by potential buyers using Facebook has gone on sale.
No smartphone? No problem if you opt for a new Ram 1500 or SRT Viper this fall equipped with a smart radio that turns the vehicle into a cell phone under Chrysler's partnership with Sprint.