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Little is known about the Lamborghini Asterion that will reportedly be revealed this week at the Paris Motor Show. The name “Asterion” comes from Greek mythology and speaks of a half-man, half-bull creature, hinting at its hybrid powertrain. The car looks to be a four seater with styling cues borrowed from the Aventador. Lamborghini has […]

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Car fans are lamenting the likelihood that there will be only 917 out of 918 Porsche 918 Spyders remaining in the world after one appears to have been incinerated in Toronto over the weekend. The $845,000-plus plug-in hybrid supercar was seen in flames at a gas station in Toronto. The cause has not been verified […]

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Autonomous vehicles may be nearing technological readiness, but may be delayed for legal reasons. This is according an Autonomous Driving Legislation and Liability report by ABI Research released Friday. “Legislation and liability issues and uncertainties are expected to remain the main obstacles for autonomous vehicles becoming widely adopted in the next decade,” said VP and […]

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Green Automotive Company (GAC) announced last Thursday its core activity, Newport Coachworks, is expanding its production facility in Riverside, California. This growth, says the company, is being done in order to meet the increasing demand from customers for its shuttle buses. GAC said today all Newport Coachworks production activity is carried out in its 20,000-square-foot […]

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With BMW’s new line of electric vehicles, the company is also offering a complete line of charging equipment to complement them. The BMW i Wallbox now comes in two variations: the already released Pure and the new Pro. Both deliver charging rates of up to 7.4 kilowatts, but the Pro can charge an i3 to […]

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Nissan is highlighting London’s battle with air quality by using the Leaf EV to power a striking piece of street art in Waterloo, London, UK that depicts the Capital’s iconic skyline. The car manufacturer said it commissioned Reverse Graffiti artist, Moose – the founder of his field – to create the mass-scale mural which was […]

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How can cities address urban sustainability and the complexities of connected technology and connected vehicles? Toyota leaders will join 350 of the world’s greatest thinkers at the Meeting of the Minds 2014 summit next week, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, to explore this urban transformation and ways of harnessing the power of technology. Toyota stated […]

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This one comes under the “kids don’t try this anywhere” category. To test the semiautonomous adaptive cruise control plus active lane control in an Infiniti Q50S Hybrid, a German publication posted a 2-minute clip of a solo driver hopping out of the driver’s seat and into the rear seat while the car careened downed the […]

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California is already recognized as the beating heart of electric vehicles, and current Governor Jerry Brown wants the state to keep its leadership position. Brown recently signed a number of bills and approved legislation aimed at getting 1 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2023. Arguably the most important portion is aimed at making […]

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Given the increasing popularity of luxury automakers stuffing plug-in-hybrid systems into increasingly decadent vehicles, it should come as no surprise that Porsche is following suit. Porsche already has two plug-in hybrids in its stable — the 918 Spyder and Panamera S E-Hybrid — and is adding a third ahead of next week’s Paris Motor Show: […]

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