Nissan showcases new Friend-Me hybrid vehicle

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.

Electric car concept gets by on good old pedal power

With gas prices and the economy in such a dismal state right now, I feel bad for anyone shopping for a car.

Dual-fuel gets a run at U. of Wisconsin


Over the past 20 years, the University of Wisconsin Hybrid Vehicle Team has dominated the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Competition by winning the event six times.

New engine design halves fuel consumption - using nothing but air

A Swedish team has developed a technology that it says could halve fuel consumption by using the energy generated as a vehicle brakes.