Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid hits the track

German automaker Porsche is responsible for some of the most iconic sports cars ever designed, including the venerable 911 and other notable vehicles for both the street and the racetrack.

Mitsubishi shrinks EV engines

Mitsubishi has announced a new electric motor that could shake up the green car industry in a good way.

Volkswagen goes green with Formula XL1

Volkswagen recently showcased a concept car dubbed the Formula XL1 - a cool green ride packing an 1.0-liter engine.

Mercedes teases SLS AMG E-Cell vehicles

For many years, I worried the green vehicle movement was going to do away with performance cars.

EV reality sets in as consumers favor fuel-efficient vehicles

For many years, major auto shows attendees could count on seeing new hybrid or electric vehicles being heavily marketed.

California senator wants to legalize autonomous vehicles

There are several states and various industry heavyweights that envision an autonomous future for automobiles.

GM preps Cruze diesel engine for US roads

GM has confirmed that it will be leaning on some of its European expertise to develop the diesel engine that will power the Cruze when it hits US roads in in 2013.

High-speed maglev blazes a green trail

While California and other states continue to grapple with the logistics and cost of high-speed rail, a Czech designer has come up with an idea for the ultimate green high speed rail system. 

'Green' cement modeled on Roman buildings

Engineers have found a way to cut the CO2 and energy footprint of cement by 97 percent - and the recipe's much cheaper, too.

Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf sales dip in January

GM and Nissan have published their respective January (2012) sales figures for the green Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf.

This green wireless mouse has no batteries

I will be the first to admit that I hate wires running around all over my desk. 

Weathering the apocalypse in green Santa Fe

Worried about extreme weather in connection with greenhouse gases and global warming? How about rising sea levels, earthquakes, tornadoes, and nuclear generators? 

U.S. military touts benefits of energy advances

A lean, mean fighting machine - that's the old expression. But by embracing new energy technologies, the U.S. military is aiming to be a lean, mean and green fighting machine. 

How green is your hybrid?

It should come as no surprise that not every hybrid vehicle is created equal.  

Japanese company plans green-energy cellphone masts

Some people may not be familiar with Japan's largest mobile phone operator, NTT DoCoMo. But their efforts to generate renewable energy are certainly worthy of attention.

China takes lead in renewable energy investment

China's now the world's biggest investor in green energy, according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment trends from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

Green becoming a theme in U.S. cities

Yes, the Feds may routinely hem and haw about climate change legislation. 

The test-tube burger is coming soon

Scientists claim the first test-tube burger will be ready in about a year.

Stock and Trade: Soylent Corporation

In Stock and Trade, our latest genre fiction feature series, we’re looking at fictional corporations. Today, we’re featuring the Soylent Corporation.

New manufacturing method could lead to LED TVs

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have taken a big step forward in the development of high-quality LED televisions and displays.