The Cadillac ELR is the luxurious sibling to the more pedestrian Chevrolet Volt. Recently, General Motors released info on the ELR’s "Regen on Demand," a feature unique to the latest Caddy.
SIM-Drive in Japan, a coalition of 34 different companies tasked with creating a Japanese, all-electric prototype vehicle, announced recently it was now on the third iteration of its vision.
The change of seasons on Titan is creating new cloud patterns at Titan's south pole.
New research could speed the nascent switch from ethanol to butanol.
Dramatic underground explosions, perhaps involving ice, are responsible for the pits inside these two large martian impact craters, recently imaged by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express.
The Maya are famous for their complex, intertwined calendric systems, and now one calendar, the Maya Long Count, has been empirically calibrated to the modern European calendar.
Deserts are stark environments where extreme heat, cold, and lack of moisture mean only the hardiest of species can survive there.
Thirty years ago, Claude Chudzik of France developed the CC01, a single-pilot plane. The CC01 is a "canard" style aircraft due to its unique design and propeller in back.
Quantum computers offer us the potential of performing certain types of operations much more quickly than conventional digital computers.
An international team of researchers, including a paleontologist from the University of Bonn, have determined that a set of dinosaur embryos are the oldest ever found. Indeed, the specimens of Lufengosaurus discovered in China lived during the lower Jurassic about 200 to 190 million years ago.
A new study tracking the "rain" of charged water particles into the atmosphere of Saturn has found there is more of it and it falls across larger areas of the planet than previously thought.
The nonprofit National Research Council (NRC) recently issued a report on how America can reduce its petroleum, or gasoline, use and greenhouse gas emissions by vehicles by 2050.
Stars the size of the Sun typically end their lives as tiny and faint white dwarf stars. But as they make the final transition into retirement their atmospheres are blown away into space.
The same material that formed the first primitive transistors more than 60 years ago can apparently be modified in a new way to advance future electronics.
University of Michigan researchers have demonstrated a simpler, more efficient single-photon emitter that can be made using traditional semiconductor processing techniques.
Significant advances in micromotor technology is paving the way for broad new medical and industrial uses of the tiny devices.
ESA’s Herschel space observatory has provided the first images of a dust belt – produced by colliding comets or asteroids – orbiting a subgiant star known to host a planetary system.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has concluded that rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening" of the Arctic by mid-century, as a result of marked increases in plant cover.
In 2011, we reported that the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) would be coming to the U.S. We posted a follow-up that the information was inaccurate … at the time.
The World Car Awards started in 2004. Candidates for the four categories – Design, Performance, Green, and the overall World Car – are selected by some of the most well-known and respected journalists covering the automotive industry.