Diseased trees may be a source of global warming

A recently published study has concluded that rising methane levels may not all be due to human activity.

Antarctica used to be a tropical oasis

Forget glacial melt - get a load of what scientists say Antarctica used to be like.

GE wants a more efficient motor

General Electric (GE) has been working to create a more efficient electric motor for battery-powered EVs and hybrid vehicles.

Oceans, forests absorb 50% of our carbon footprint

If you think we're emitting a lot of carbon dioxide, you have no idea.

Video: Green QBEAK is a long-range EV

I've often said that electric vehicle designers typically have questionable taste.

Video: Electric airplane loses power, glides home

One of the primary reasons many consumers shy away form electric vehicles is range anxiety, or the fear of a car battery running out of juice while still on the road.

This Stalker drone stays airborne using laser power

Unmanned aerial vehicles have seen extensive deployment in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tesla designer tips BMW 3-series rival for 2015

Tesla originally kicked off production of its electric vehicle line with the Roadster and only recently began selling its Model S four-door sedan.

Japanese researchers charge EVs - through vehicle tires

Bringing EVs to mainstream consumers is a challenge the auto industry has yet to overcome.

This Nissan Leaf charger powers homes

Electric vehicles typically slurp power from home electrical systems and the grid.

Video: This SeaOrbiter would make Captain Nemo jealous

The SeaOrbiter has yet to hit the water, but it's already being called a 21st-century version of Captain Nemo's Nautilus in honor of the classic novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" penned by Jules Verne.

EPA storms ahead on E15 despite threats from DC

For many years, most of the fuel we've been burning in our automobiles has included 10% ethanol to reduce the amount of petroleum consumed in the United States.

Student creates a burrito-"printing" machine

It's not exactly a 3D printer, but with some tweaks it probably could be.

Ford rolls out dedicated Focus mobile app

Ford has gone big-time with in-vehicle technology over the last several years, packing its cars with Sync, MyFord touch and more.

2012 Tesla Model S is ready to roll

There is certainly quite a bit of anticipation building up for Telsa's 2012 Model S electric vehicle (EV).

Robotic pollution-aware fish released to the wild

There are now robots swimming alongside real fish.

Porsche revs 918 Spyder prototype for testing

One of the highest performing and greenest vehicles ever produced by Porsche is the sleek 918 Spyder.

Tesla Model S could land 265-mile EPA driving range

The driving range of an electric vehicle is perhaps one of the most important factors in determining which EV a consumer will ultimately buy.

Honda's UNI-CUB: Segway or Wall-E's girlfriend?

Most of us tend to associate Honda with cars and motorcycles, yet the automotive company has a number of varied interests ranging from robotics to aircraft.

Claim: Tesla Model S offers 320 miles on a single charge

The Tesla Model S electric vehicle first broke cover last year at a base price of $49,900, with a driving range tipped at 160-300 miles.