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Planting the Leaf: Nissan Breaks Ground on a Lithium-Ion Battery Plant for Its Electric Car
Electric cars like the Nissan Leaf need batteries, and a new lithium-ion battery factory in Nashville will boost U.S. capacity for electric vehicle batteries.
At the EcoCar Summit: Green Car Challenges for Young Engineers
Highlights from the EcoCar Challenge, an engineering challenge for students to build a consumer-friendly fuel-efficient car.
Do You Know How to Get Better Gas Mileage?
6 Gas Mileage Myths
Do you know how to get better gas mileage? There are a lot of myths when it comes to improving gas mileage. Here are some of the most common.
A Dark Ride (in a Lexus) with Boondock Saint Norman Reedus
Exclusive interview with Norman Reedus, who stars in the new Lexus hybrid SUV commercial that looks like an action video. It sells the "dark ride" Lexus CT 200h.
Cape Wind Project Blows Away Opposition, But Controversy Continues
The Cape Wind offshore wind farm off Cape Cod has been approved by the federal government, though opponents are still trying to block it, mostly on viewshed issues.
Battle for Electric Cars Heats Up with Ambitious Battery Swapping Project
Shai Agassi's Better Place has kicked off a pilot project of swappable batteries for Nissan Rogue electric cars in Tokyo.
Your Next Car: Five Things to Think About
Tips on buying a car, from considering MPG to style, drivetrain, electric vehicles and more.
New App Makes Car Pooling Simple and Safe
Avego is an iPhone app that makes car pooling simple and safe.
See How Printer Cartridges Are Recycled
See how HP printer cartridges are broken down for recycling and remade into new products by the Lavergne Group.
"Hydrogen Highway" for Fuel-Cell Cars Coming to East Coast
Tom Sullivan of SunHydro and Proton Energy is working on building a Hydrogen Highway along the East Coast, with hydrogen fueling stations for the next generation of clean cars.
Racing Around the World in Electric Cars, Dodging Minefields
Who will be the first to race electric cars around the world? Tesla Motors or project Evie?
The New MyFord Touch Is All About "Driver Connectivity" ... So You Can Queue Up Beyoncé, Your Next Destination or the A/C
Test driving the MyFord Touch, powered by Sync. Does it revolutionize voice-activated music, climate control and navigation like Ford promises?
Hyundai's Sleek New Hybrid Suggests Style, Value and High MPG
The Hyundai Sonata hybrid is unveiled at the New York Auto Show 2010.
At Last: Behind the Wheel of Chevy's Bold Experiment
Test driving the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid electric car.
Fast Times on Finland's Highway: The Little Electric Car That Could
A factory visit to Turku, Finland provides a close look at the new Think City electric car, which looks promising.
The Top Ten Green Cars of 2010
While the Toyota Pris is embattled, other fuel efficient cars nip at its heels in 2010.
With New Lithium-Ion Batteries, Can Honda Hybrids Overtake the Embattled Prius?
Honda hybrids may have a chance to gain market share from the embattled Toyota Prius, and Honda aims to be the first to deploy lithium-ion batteries in its fleet.
Can Electric Cars Save Detroit, Jobs and the Economy?
Electric cars hold a lot of promise, but if they are to gain market share and stimulate green jobs a number of challenges have to be met.
Auto X Prize Field Narrows in $10 Million Race to Build a Green Super Car
The remaining teams compete in the Progressive Auto X Prize with electric cars, plug-in hybrids, biodiesels and more.
Toyota Denies "Ghost in the Machine," While Reports of Post-Recall Fix Sudden Acceleration Pour In
Toyota insists there is no "ghost in the machine," while drivers suspect electrical problems after recall-fixed vehicles fail.
Despite Economic Collapse, the Greenest Country on Earth Innovates
From hydrogen fuel cell cars to flex fuel cars that run on methane landfill gas, Iceland is innovating with green cars, despite the economic collapse.
First Test Drive of Wheego Whip LiFe Affordable Electric Car
The Wheego Whip Life is the latest affordable electric car, but will buyers take notice?
You May Soon Be Able to Charge Your Electric Car for Free, While You Shop
Big box retailers may soon offer free charging for electric cars, to keep customers in the store. Companies are hesitant to talk details, however.
Finding the Best Fuel-Efficient SUV Crossover
The most fuel efficient SUVs include the SUV crossovers, a growing and popular fleet of fuel efficient performance vehicles. Here's a look at some of the best SUV crossover, all fuel-efficient compared to traditional SUVs.
Snowmageddon? More Like Global Warming Doing What Comes Naturally
Snowmageddon has some questioning climate science, while leveler heads point out that it does not derail global warming.
Weed to Wheels: '60s Pot Anthem Star Blazes New Trail with Solar Cars and Super Bikes
Tom Shipley of the 60s hit folk duo Brewer and Shipley is a videographer for solar car and super bike competitions. Who knew?
The "Spreading Mess" of Toyota's Sudden Acceleration Recalls Now Includes Investigation of Electronic Interference
The Feds are now looking at the possibility of electronic interference in the Toyota recalls for sudden acceleration.
Runaway Toyotas: What You Should Know
Learn what to do if your car experiences sudden acceleration, like the Toyotas recalled this week.
More Drivers Come Forward with Sudden Acceleration Nightmares
The Toyota recalls for sudden acceleration have shut down the production of many of the company's cars, and have sent shock waves through the auto industry as investigators look for the source of the problem.
Toyota's Sudden Acceleration Nightmare May Not Be Limited to That Automaker
The sudden acceleration nightmare blamed for at least 19 fatalities has resulted in a Toyota recall of millions of vehicles. Analysts are looking at reports of the same problem in other cars.
6 of the Greenest Cars You Can Buy (Plus 6 of the Meanest)
A look at the greenest, and least green, 2010 cars, according to the ACEEE.
Early Glimpses of BMW's Urban Car of the Future
On display at the Detroit Auto Show is the BMW ActiveE, an electric car concept that hints at the company's megacity project.
Test Driving the Electric Car That May Save a Rust Belt Town
Test driving the Think City electric car at the Detroit Auto Show, soon to be made in Elkhart, Indiana.
America's Incredible Shrinking Car Population
Fewer Americans are buying or driving cars, which means trouble for the auto industry but good news for the environment, as other forms of transportation become more popular.
Finally, Some Good News for the U.S. Auto Industry?
Chrysler still struggles, but GM and Ford show improvement.
How to Get the Best Year-End Car Deal
How to get the best deal on a new car at end-of-year sales events.
Saab Story: The Future of the Saab Brand
The future of the Saab brand is murky, given that it's best chance is to become a boutique brand and that it's suffered indignities under GM ownership.
Four Fast Electric Cars That Are Also Affordable
Four fast electric cars: the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Ford Focus and Mini E.
Hope and Progress in Copenhagen: What You Need to Know
Although some see stalemate and point to protests and raucous street theater, others are optimistic that a global warming deal will emerge from the Copenhagen Conference.
Five Fun Sports Cars with Surprisingly High MPG
Road-testing the Mazda Miata and a look at efficient small sports cars that ride well and get good MPG.
See the Gas-Sipping New Cars Everyone Will Be Talking About
At the Los Angeles Auto Show 2009 green cars are on display, including the Lexus LF-Ch hybrid, clean diesels, BMW Vision EfficientDynamics hybrid, Honda P-NUT and many more.
On Fox: Stolen Climate E-mail and the Integrity of Science
Pundits pounce on "ClimateGate" just days before the Copenhagen summit on global warming.
Thanks to Computer Hacker, Global Warming Skeptics Make Last-Ditch Effort to Derail Copenhagen
A computer hacker leaked internal documents from climate scientists that global warming skeptics are using to try to derail the COP15 talks in Copenhagen.
As the Founders Allegedly Walk, Trouble Looms for this Space-Age Electric Car Maker
The Aptera 2e electric car has been delayed, and the founders have left the troubled company.
Test Driving the Nissan Leaf Electric Car in Los Angeles
Test driving the Nissan Leaf electric car in Los Angeles.
Wall Street Is Bullish on Electric Cars
Wall Street analysts are bullish on electric cars, from Tesla, Fisker Karma, the Chevy Volt and more.
Toyota "Owners' Rebellion" Alleges Dangerous Runaway Cars
After reports of dangerous runaway Toyotas causing accidents, questions are being raised about possible causes.
New World Record for Electric Car That Went 313 Miles on a Charge?
A Tesla electric car makes 313 miles on a single battery charge in the Global Green Challenge in Australia, by Australian tycoon Simon Hackett.
Why Obama's $3.4 Billion Smart Grid Investment Matters
Obama's smart grid investment makes sense. Here's why, for solar power, wind power, electric cars and smart meters.
Is the Tokyo Motor Show a Green Car Lover's Dream?
Hybrids and electric cars are a big deal at the Tokyo Motor Show 2009, with models from Nissan, Toyota, Honda and more.