Yes, Google Glass will help drivers navigate

Even with talking GPS like TomTom and Google Navigation, people still get lost. We second guess it, become so absorbed in a conversation that we ignore it, or are simply bad judges of whether “150 yards” means the next left, or the next next left.

EV charging units hit the home

In 2010, electric vehicle (EV) charging company Ecotality first introduced Blink, its line up of Level 2 EV charging units for the home and business. Now the company is offering two new EV chargers through its Blink HQ suite.

Mitsubishi goes for the EV racing win

So near, and yet so far. That’s probably how the crew over at Mitsubishi felt when the team placed second in the Electric Vehicle category at the 2012 Pikes PeakInternational Hill Climb (PPIHC).

Report: Forest and soil carbon do not offset fossil fuel emissions

Leading world climate change experts have thrown cold water on the idea that planting trees can offset carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels.

Drawing working circuits with electrically-conductive paint

Not so long ago we brought you word of the 3Doodler, a 3D printing pen that allows you to draw simple structures into thin-air.

Inching towards supergreen hydrogen fuel

Lawrence Livermore scientists have discovered and demonstrated a new technique to remove and store atmospheric carbon dioxide while generating carbon-negative hydrogen and producing alkalinity, which can be used to offset ocean acidification.

Hovertrax is an auto-balancing, electric vehicle with gyro technology

There are those times when walking a long distance can be overrated. Public transportation options exist, and you can always take your personal vehicle, but what about if you want to try and get to your destination in a more unique way?

Natural gas may be a temporary link to a clean-energy future

With 400 ppm of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, it might be that we have crossed the carbon Rubicon.

Nissan preps for Electric Microvan road test

The Nissan e-NV200 is a pure-electric version of the gas-powered NV200 microvan. The automaker has just announced it will start field tests of its e-van this month in Saitama City (Saitama Prefecture) in Japan.

Google eyes wind power with Makani acquisition

The prospects for high-altitude wind technology are looking a little more buoyant with the revelation that Makani Power has been acquired by Google[x], the semi-secret Google lab that’s dabbled in wacky stuff like driverless cars and wired eyeglasses.

A closer look at Acura's NSX supercar

Among car enthusiasts, the Acura NSX is “the bomb” (using today’s vernacular), one of a handful of retired supercars along with the Buick Grand National and Toyota Supra.

These glass windows are power-generators

The technology needed to turn windows, any type of glass window, into transparent power planets is almost ready for commercial production.

Solar-powered Impulse flies to Texas

The Solar Impulse took off from Phoenix at 4:47 local time yesterday morning and headed to Dallas.

Flexible solar cells, transistors and displays inch forward

Researchers have created a new type of transparent electrode that might find uses in solar cells, flexible displays for computers and consumer electronics and future "optoelectronic" circuits for sensors and information processing.

California EV drivers eye extended range

Californians like their electric vehicles, but a significant minority do wish their cars could go farther without having to be plugged in. That was the conclusion by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE), which did a study as part of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project.

A new method for producing clean hydrogen

Duke University engineers have developed a novel method for producing clean hydrogen, which could prove essential to weaning society off of fossil fuels and their environmental implications.

Boring electrical outlets revamped with Inlet

Did you know that the electrical outlet you use to charge your smartphone is virtually identical to the one Frank Sinatra’s parents used to power their living room lamp?

West Coast drivers accelerate Leaf EV adoption

Those shrinking sticker prices on the Nissan Leaf appear to be having the intended effect – on the West Coast, especially.

Smart ForTwo EV to hit US roads

The smart electric fortwo – billed as the least expensive electric vehicle on the U.S. market – is making its way to dealership, Mercedes-Benz USA said this week, with an interesting twist: You can buy the car without a battery if you want to.

Consumer Reports hearts the Tesla Model S

Tesla Motors is riding a bit of a high mark on a wave lately, recently having very favorable first quarter financial results.