Long-term global warming has brought the world five times as many record-breaking hot months worldwide - ten times as many in parts of Europe, Africa and southern Asia. And it's only going to get worse.
Last year was the warmest on record for the contiguous United States, say NOAA scientists, with an average temperature of 55.3°F - 3.2°F above the 20th century average, and 1.0°F above 1998, the previous warmest year.
I think we can all agree that driving style and road conditions have a significant impact on how fuel efficient a vehicle actually is.
Ford recently introduced a new feature that allows drivers of plug-in hybrid vehicles to achieve more electric-only driving distance.
Ford has confirmed that its new 2013 C-Max Energi has received an official EPA certified fuel efficiency rating of 108 MPGe in the city and 92 MPGe on the highway - for a combined rating of 100 MPGe.
Toyota has kicked off production of a number of new vehicles, including its flagship Avalon Hybrid which is slated to arrive at dealerships by the beginning of December.
Self-driving cars are becoming increasingly common, with Google-powered autonomous vehicles a popular sight on certain California highways.
Toyota's latest concept car is dubbed the Smart Insect and is somewhat reminiscent of a Smart car, if only a tad smaller.
When electric cars first started generating buzz, I couldn't help but wonder if they heralded the end of performance automobiles.
Toyota has invested a massive amount of R&D in an effort to accelerate the development of hybrid drivetrains for automobiles.
Ford has been spending quite a lot of time and money ramping up its green vehicle fleet.
The ice-filled continent on the southern edge of the planet is indeed warming up, but it isn't the first time.
It may not be grand enough of a topic for Al Gore, but Harvard is interested in seeing how climate change affects butterflies.
Tiny little city cars aren't particularly common in the United States, at least not yet.
It's not a great time to be an endangered species in Brazil.
Scientists have discovered another potential cause of global warming.
A recently published study has concluded that rising methane levels may not all be due to human activity.
Forget glacial melt - get a load of what scientists say Antarctica used to be like.
General Electric (GE) has been working to create a more efficient electric motor for battery-powered EVs and hybrid vehicles.
If you think we're emitting a lot of carbon dioxide, you have no idea.