More than 120 teams throughout North, Central and South America convened in Houston, Texas this past weekend for Shell Eco-Marathon Americas 2013. This event challenged teams of high school and college students to design vehicles that travel far on a single liter of fuel. The Americas race is the first [...]Read more ›
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The 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit is among the leading venues for automakers to highlight their latest technologies. Guangzhou Automobile Co. is using the event to continue an ambitious growth plan in the Chinese market. This automaker has already launched three low-speed electric vehicles and a [...]Read more ›
Western Norway is renowned for a network of natural fjords that connect communities in four counties. These fjords make long-distance travel possible between remote locations via car ferries. A major issue for shipping companies operating car ferries is the ever-rising diesel bill. The average car ferry in Western Norway uses [...]Read more ›
The barriers to entry for automotive startups are incredibly high in the current market. Well-funded firms like Tesla Motors and Fisker encounter tremendous costs for R&D, production and marketing. Competition from traditional automakers like Chevy and Nissan can discourage aspiring automakers before they have developed their prototypes. Former Nokia executive [...]Read more ›
Exagon Motors promoted an all-electric sports car called the Furtive eGT during the recently concluded 2012 Paris Motor Show. The next step for Exagon was a public demonstration of the Furtive eGT at the famed Nürburgring in Germany. Professional driver Sabin Schmitz took the prototype for a spin on the [...]Read more ›
CEATAC Japan 2012 in Chiba City, Japan opens today with an abundance of gadgets and gizmos for the tech savvy. Toyota is using this event to highlight the company’s advancements in vehicle connectivity and all-electric propulsion. Visitors to CEATAC Japan 2012 can head to Toyota’s exhibition space for a glimpse [...]Read more ›
Toyota became synonymous with efficient cars in the last decade due to the Prius. This ubiquitous hybrid sedan broke through the crowd of gas-guzzling models to attract crowds beyond the usual early adopters. The future of Toyota could be defined by the RAV4 EV presented at the EVS26. The RAV4 [...]Read more ›