Embarq video looks at two bus rapid transit systems: Mexico City and Instanbul and their successes in reducing travel time, accidents and air pollution.
This commentary discusses the various ways that use of Magnetic-Levitation (MagLev) in standard-speed rails could have avoided the the recent derailment of a commuter train in the Bronx, New York City. It also discusses the technical aspects of adding Danby-Powell MagLev equipment to existing rails.
Continuation of three-part series on the factors driving the adoption of EVs.Reviewing the 2013 LA Auto Show
Part 1 of EV World's annual review of the Los Angeles Auto Show
24 Total Articles for Week of 08-Dec-13 to 14-Dec-13
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The Electric Car That Might Have Changed History
Legend has it that then-governor Ronald Reagan wanted to build a factory in California to produce the Enfield 8000 electric car.
Are We Headed Towards A Rare Earth Shortage?
Most people have never heard of rare earth elements, but they are central to our modern life and demand them has driven prices sky high.
Kia Soul EV Could Become Kiwi EV
Kia has confirmed it will be introducing the Soul EV into Britain, which means it may eventually also find its way to New Zealand
French Postal Service to Test Fuel Cell Range Extenders
La Poste will equip a number of its Renault Kangoo-based electric delivery vans with hydrogen fuel cell range extenders for better rural operations.
New York City Ordinance Would Require EV-Ready Parking Facilities
Proposed amendment to New York City's electrical code will require all new parking lots and garages to be electric car-ready.
Shortcut Discovered For Creating Hydrogen
Mix a pinch of aluminum with common olivine rock, pressure cook it for 24 hours and you end up with a less energy-intense way to generate hydrogen.
48V Mild Hybrids May Be Best Path Forward to Meet Emissions Goals
Offering 48V hybrid systems across a manufacturer's entire product line may be the most practical and affordable way to meet gov't emission standards.
Audi Rolls Out Next Gen. R18 Hybrid Racer
New Le Mans Prototype racing rules for 2014 mean Audi will be fielding the next generation e-tron quattro LMP-1 race car.
Can Fuel Cell Cars Be Competitive with Battery Models?
Travis Hoium sides with Telsa's Elon Musk that battery technology is going to evolve faster than the introduction of a hydrogen refueling infrastructure.
Pure Speculations: Death of the Honda Insight?
The rumor is Honda could be preparing to 'kill' its second generation Insight hybrid, to be replaced by either a new model or the Fit Hybrid sedan.
Lawsuits Mount Against Tesla Over Battery Fires
Multiple law firms have filed class action lawsuits against the electric car maker stemming from the fires that destroyed a trio of Model S electric cars.
New 12V Battery Slays One Tesla Owner's Energy 'Vampire'
When Model S owner David Noland reported large energy drains from his electric car, Tesla responded.
Test Drive: Ford's Fusion Energi Electric Hybrid
Reviewer Dan Wiese reports on his test drive of Ford's plug-in hybrid and concludes that its economic value depends on how short your work commute is.
Cadillac ELR: It Isn't Chevy's Volt
Consumer Reports may be shocked by the ELR's sticker price, but KBB finds it 'delivers a driving experience that's on par with other high-end luxury coupes.'
Will Mitsubishi's 20% Price Cut Help Sell More i-MiEVs?
Just over 1,000 i-MiEV electric cars were sold in the USA so far in 2013, many as a result of steep dealer discounts.
India Becoming Hub for Motorcycle Manufacture for China
While the bikes being built in India for export to China are all gas-powered, the trend toward electric models is growing.
Once-Promising Battery Technology Falls Short
Envia once claimed their battery chemistry could double the energy density of current lithium technology and do it at half the cost. It proved to be an illusion.
Anxiety-Free Electric Car: The Answer Is In the Air
Israel company may have solved the driving range problem for electric cars with a working aluminum air battery, but there is a major caveat.
What You Need to Know About Car Fires, Electric or Otherwise
National Geographic presents a balanced perspective on the trio of fires that engulfed three Tesla Model S electric luxury cars.
Forget Electric Cars, Electric Bicycles Are the Reigning Kings of EVs
Anthony Ingram discovers the rapidly emerging world of electric-assist bicycles from smart to the Copenhagen wheel.
Think Electric Cars Are Expensive? Think Again, Bucko!
It is commonly assumed that electric cars are more expensive than conventional gasoline automobiles, but that assumption is wrong.
Oil Companies, Others Already Include Carbon Tax Into Their Operations
You'd be surprised which Fortune 100 companies include carbon taxes as a line item in their operating budgets.
Bitcoins Now Can Buy You A Tesla Model S
Lambourghini dealership claims to have sold Tesla Model S, accepting Bitcoins in the exchange
Cadillac's ELR Gives Consumer Reports 'Sticker Shock'
While the ELR is a nicer car than the Volt, Consumer Reports test drivers concluded that for the money, they'd prefer driving the Tesla Model S
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