When Toyota launched the world's first mass produced hybrid in Japan in 1997, it felt like a bit of a gamble for the huge Japanese auto maker.
Honda has been pumping out its Accord model since 1976. In 2005, a short-lived hybrid model was launched, which, because of slow sales and not-too-impressive fuel economy, only lasted until the 2007 model year.
Ford has gone official with its long-awaited 2013 Fusion midsize sedan. The vehicle boasts a sweet new design with some definite Jaguar influence.
The Fisker Karma is one of the most attractive and expensive plug-in hybrid vehicles on the market today. The vehicle starts at a cool $103,000 and so far, only a handful of the cars have been produced and sold.
We've covered a few promising hybrid solar photovoltaic/solar thermal heating systems in the past.
The Toyota Prius C made its debut this year as a concept at the Detroit Auto Show.
When we see it at next year's show, the new, five-door subcompact edition of the popular hybrid will be ready for prime time.
Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes Benz is celebrating 125 years in business and debuting a brand new futuristic hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in Germany at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 to mark the auspicious occasion.
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.
Luxury manufacturer Fisker Automotive recently debuted the first production line model of its plug-in hybrid vehicle, called the Karma, at this year’s Formula One Monaco Grand Prix.
Automaker Toyota has announced a new on-sale date for its new Prius V.
We first noted the vehicle’s specifications at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, originally planned to become available later this summer.
CUPP Computing has debuted an unlocked module for x86 PCs that allows users to combine a high-performance PC processor (x86/IA) and a low-power chip (RISC/ARM) into a single platform. Oh, and yes, you can use PunkThis to run Android apps on your PC.
A Japanese website claims Apple is testing an ARM-based MacBook Air powered by the same A5 processor as the wildly popular iPad 2.
We first reported on start-up automaker Genovation earlier this year when they announced the development of a green car called the G2.
When we last reported on the Fisker Automotive Karma luxury plug-in hybrid, it was appearing at the Geneva Auto Show as word spread it would finally go into production in the month of March.
BMW and Peugeot have both announced their intentions to invest 100 million EUR ($139 million) into another joint venture that they've dubbed: "BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification."
The upcoming CT 200h is the most affordable of the Lexus hybrids, with a base price of $29,120, which might be exactly why the Toyota luxury division decided to spice things up a bit at the recent Chicago Auto Show, putting the car modifier Five Axis to work on it.
A lot of manufacturing plants go solar. Not too many, but some, use wind. But rarely if ever do we see something like what just went in at the Advanced Glass Industries (AGI) plant in Rochester, N.Y.: A combination of wind, solar and considerable storage capacity.
Porsche certainly has done a couple of cool things in recent weeks, including showing off its Boxster E electric car and a 911 GT3 R hybrid with the names of Facebook fans printed on it.
Both of these are overshadowed, however, by news that the automaker plans to debut at the Geneva Motor Show a hybrid based upon the popular Panamera design.
Infiniti boasted last fall that its M hybrid, due for a spring 2012 release, would be the only vehicle to offer more than 350 horsepower and 30 miles per gallon fuel economy, making it "the first true luxury performance ‘driver’s’ hybrid."
Volkswagen has created what it calls the world's most economic car, running for 313 miles on a single gallon of diesel.