How does this sound to you? A V-12 hybrid powertrain which the gas engine pumps out 790 ponies while the electric motor blasts 160 for a total of 950 horsepower. Torque’s a near mind-numbing 627 lb.-ft. of low end acceleration. Zero to sixty?
The notion of a car which is lighter, more affordable and environmentally friendly continues to elude automakers.
A concept vehicle, the so-called “Wild Rubis” is a mid-sized crossover that looks to take on rivals like the Audi Q5 andBMW X5.
The concept of the flying robot has rarely had positive connotations. Usually the very mention of the words “flying robot” or “drone” leads to talk about government intrusion or terrifying, secret high-tech warfare. Rarely does it conjure images of benign uses (or even mechanical best friends).
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a low-cost, stable, effective catalyst that could replace costly platinum in the production of hydrogen.
240 million Chinese born in the 1980s, known as the “Bālínghòu,” are a tempting audience for an automotive company to target, especially with a green vehicle design idea. Nissan has done just this, showcasing in Shanghai recently its Friend-Me concept hybrid.
Determined to make their mark in any way possible, sustainability advocates have taken to the internet. No longer satisfied with .com and .org, a company called DotGreen Community, Inc. has been pushing for a new web address extension: .green.
There is currently a global effort to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and foreign oil, particularly in the United States and European Union.
Volkswagen, at the recent Detroit Auto Show, showcased a mid-sized SUV hybrid concept known as the CrossBlue.
After years of speculation, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have managed to demonstrate how trees help create one of society's predominant environmental and health concerns: air pollution.
General Motors continues to tinker with its green car strategy on a global level. Whether its the Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, Chevy Volt, Chevy Spark EV or Cadillac ELR, the American automaker is throwing its creativity at a variety of ideas to see what will be a hit with drivers.
GM has some good news to share today around its upcoming Spark EV, wich will go on sale this summer in California and Oregon around $25,000 after tax incentives.
The most comprehensive evaluation of temperature change on Earth’s continents over the past 1,000 to 2,000 years indicates that a long-term cooling trend - caused by factors including fluctuations in the amount and distribution of heat from the sun, and increases in volcanic activity - ended late in the 19th century.
Add Winflo to the growing number of floating turbine designs that looks like it might make it onto the water in the next few years.
Waves may not be that predictable, even though technology and forecasting has improved (from World War II, when wave forecasting began in earnest, thanks to the requirements of the D-Day landing, up through the sophisticated models used by sports organizations like Surfline today), but the tides are thoroughly predictable.
In 2010, Lynchburg-based Edison2 won the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize with its Very Light Car (VLC) concept.
In what may be one of the most potent recent symbols of the spirit of Earth Day in the green building movement, a new apartment complex in Hamburg, Germany, has op
Fueled by industrial greenhouse gas emissions, Earth's climate warmed more between 1971 and 2000 than during any other three-decade interval in the last 1,400 years.
The advent and rapid proliferation of cloud computing has revolutionized the way we store, process and manage data, but it comes at an environmental cost that’s not always obvious.
Renault, in planning what kind of future urban cars it might unveil in key markets, recently showcased the Twin’Z as its fifth iteration of its new design strategy.