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Dubai has added 50 Teslas to the city’s taxi fleet, part of a green economy initiative. While it may seem like a surprising choice for a city that was built on oil revenues, fossil fuels now represent less than 5 percent of Dubai revenues. The rest now comes from real estate, trade, and the growing […]

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Internal combustion hold-out Mazda is planning to electrify, by 2035, according to a new report. Mazda is currently having great success when it comes to emissions with its gas-powered cars and CUVs. Mazda’s full-line fuel economy is the highest in the industry and the company’s 30.7 miles per gallon 2016 average beats number-two Honda by […]

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The aCar is a new EV, with all-wheel drive, rugged suspension, and designed to improve life in rural Africa. It was designed as an off-road ready electric truck at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and intended to transport cargo and passengers in areas far from cities. Its makers say it is ideally suited for […]

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Cruise Automation is calling its newest model the first production self-driving car, at least it will be once it gets the software sorted out. “Today, we’re unveiling the world’s first mass-producible car designed to operate without a driver,” Cruise Automation CEO Kyle Vogt said of the highly modified Chevy Bolt. “This isn’t just a concept […]

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Ford and Virginia Tech are shedding a light on pedestrian and self-driving car communication, and testing it with a clever disguise. When pedestrians and drivers need to communicate, it’s a simple task. A gesture as subtle as a nod can do the trick. Eye contact, a wave, a flash of the headlights – all easy […]

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Tesla’s semi-truck launch has been delayed, pushed back until the end of October. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk revealed the delay yesterday via Twitter. Musk said in the June shareholder meeting presentation that the semi-truck’s reveal would come in September. But as is often the case with innovation, and with Tesla launches, the truck […]

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Toyota’s got the fuel efficiency part of the hybrid equation down, and now it’s trying to make them sporty too. Speaking at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Dr Johan Van Zyl, president and CEO of Toyota Europe, said that Toyota is working to make hybrids more attractive to more people. What customers want, he said, are […]

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The latest concept from Mercedes-Benz is an all-electric stunner, the EQA is the first compact concept for the EQ brand. It’s the second concept in the EQ line, the brand that will be seen on the new electric cars from Mercedes. This one is a compact, called the EQA. “The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA proves that […]

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There’s a new plug-in hybrid electric range champion and it’s Honda’s latest, the Clarity plug-in has the highest range in its class. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has an EPA rated range of 47 miles on a single charge. That makes it tops in class amongst mid-size plug-in hybrids. It has a big lead […]

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Nissan has wasted no time firing up the assembly line at its Oppama plant in Japan of its just-revealed Nissan Leaf. The 2018 model is for sale now in its home market, and plans for other markets including North America are for introduction in early 2018. SEE ALSO: 8 Things You Need to Know About […]

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