Scientists design imprintable, flexible lithium-ion battery

Scientists from South Korea have developed the world's first imprintable and flexible battery.

Acura's NSX sports car is loaded with a V-6 and three electric motors

Honda manufactured the Acura NSX sports car for a number of years, with production running from 1990-2005 until the vehicle was retired.

2012 was US's hottest year on record

Last year was the ninth warmest since 1880, say NASA scientists, and the warmest recorded by far for the continental US.

Black carbon worse for climate than thought

Black carbon - soot to you and me - turns out to be causing twice as much global warming as previously thought.

World set for many more record-breaking heat waves

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.

2012 was US's hottest year on record

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.

Controversy over Ford hybrid mileage claims

I think we can all agree that driving style and road conditions have a significant impact on how fuel efficient a vehicle actually is.

Video: A closer look at Ford's EV+ hybrid vehicle tech

Ford recently introduced a new feature that allows drivers of plug-in hybrid vehicles to achieve more electric-only driving distance.

Ford C-Max Energi hits 100 MPGe combined efficiency rating

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 details Avalon Hybrid specs

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.

Nissan showcases self-driving car with LTE tech

Self-driving cars are becoming increasingly common, with Google-powered autonomous vehicles a popular sight on certain California highways.

Toyota showcases Smart Insect concept car

Toyota's latest concept car is dubbed the Smart Insect and is somewhat reminiscent of a Smart car, if only a tad smaller.

Mercedes gull-wing goes electric

When electric cars first started generating buzz, I couldn't help but wonder if they heralded the end of performance automobiles.

Toyota lowers expectations for electric vehicles

Toyota has invested a massive amount of R&D in an effort to accelerate the development of hybrid drivetrains for automobiles.

Ford takes on Toyota's Prius with C-Max hybrid

Ford has been spending quite a lot of time and money ramping up its green vehicle fleet.

Antarctica warmth is nothing special

The ice-filled continent on the southern edge of the planet is indeed warming up, but it isn't the first time.

Global warming leads to butterfly migration

It may not be grand enough of a topic for Al Gore, but Harvard is interested in seeing how climate change affects butterflies.

This folding car will sell for $16,000

Tiny little city cars aren't particularly common in the United States, at least not yet.

Brazilian rainforests see vanishing wildlife

It's not a great time to be an endangered species in Brazil.

Global warming may be caused by reservoirs, dams

Scientists have discovered another potential cause of global warming.