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Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd., (GAC) will be debuting two concept cars with electric powertrains in Detroit next week. The company says the WITSTAR and the GA6 GT are both prototypes of extended-range electric vehicles (E-REVs). The WITSTAR will be capable of “round-the-clock automatic driving” with a projected range that could reach 380 […]

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Consumers shopping for a plug-in hybrid in California get an extra incentive, but it isn’t expected to last long. Beginning this month, the California DMV will grant 15,000 Green Clean Air Vehicle (CAV) decals. These allow low emission cars to drive in carpool lanes, even when the lanes are reserved for high-occupancy vehicles (HOVs) carrying […]

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Although Toyota has essentially said the time of the electric car is not yet, Nissan’s all-electric Leaf’s 3,102 sales last month handily topped those of every alternative-energy cars save one, the Toyota Prius Liftback. The Prius is a long-established car since 2000 in the United States, but placing behind the EV from competitor Nissan were […]

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Can the Soul EV really attain its official UK homologated range of 132 miles? Next Green Car gave it a try. To prove the homologated range of 132 miles of the Soul EV, Kia Motors UK set up a real-world range test, neutrally conducted by external eco and green car experts, Next Green Car. For […]

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Autonomous driving is all the rage this week at the 2015 CES, so it came as a surprise to learn Jaguar Land Rover is focusing on technologies monitoring a driver’s alertness level. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced it is working in the U.S. with Intel and Seeing Machines to develop sensing technology that monitors the […]

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The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) has nominated Arizona, Michigan, New Jersey and Texas for a Luddite Award after the states moved to block Tesla from selling cars directly to consumers. Similar to a Razzie, a tongue-in-cheek award for the worst movies of the year, 10 organizations or individuals that have hindered technological progress […]

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The U.S. President had something to say on the wave of inexpensive gasoline sweeping the country. “I would strongly advise American consumers to continue to think about how you save money at the pump because it is good for the environment, it’s good for family pocketbooks and if you go back to old habits and […]

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Autonomous driving is the focus of many manufacturers and Mercedes-Benz is one of them. The German company has revealed as a world premiere the research vehicle F 015 Luxury in Motion at the Consumer Electronics Show. Mercedes-Benz said this fuel cell-powered vehicle provides a concrete example of the visionary ideas the company is developing with […]

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Controlling a car through hand gestures, leading it to park itself and creating various methods of monitoring an EV’s charging progress are all part of Volkswagen’s soon to be car technologies presented at the 2015 CES. Golf R Touch The Volkswagen Golf R Touch concept vehicle, displayed for the first time at the 2015 Consumer […]

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Audi’s semi-autonomous A7 successfully completed the 560 miles drive between the Silicon Valley and Las Vegas. And the goal for this drive was not a gamble. Audi stated the mostly hands-free Audi A7 Sportback piloted driving concept has arrived in Las Vegas in time for the Consumer Electronics Show held until January 9. Starting in […]

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