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Over 40% of U.S. Households Could Use Electric Vehicles Without Changing Habits Over 40% of U.S. Households Could Use Electric Vehicles Without Changing Habits

Though consumers in the U.S. are finally viewing electric vehicles as an option at an expanding rate, less that 1% of Americans are currently driving such vehicles. It will take until Though the range and size of electric vehicles are …

Self-Driving Vehicles to Make Up 75% of Sales by 2035 Self-Driving Vehicles to Make Up 75% of Sales by 2035
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With congress now debating driverless car technology legislation and more automakers beginning to test their own driverless technology, it appears that autonomous vehicles are finally on their way to consumers. Unfortunately, legal barriers will stall the wide adoption of driverless …

Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption

Though electric vehicles are slowly becoming more popular in western markets, car manufacturers are still being conservative with the technology. This may change rapidly in the coming years, however, as emissions mandates begin to put pressure on manufacturers. Market research …

Google’s Knowledge Graph Now Includes Car Knowledge Google’s Knowledge Graph Now Includes Car Knowledge
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Google has added cars to the Knowledge Graph. It will now show you info about vehicles you search for just like it will for actors, musicians, food, medicine, etc. “You may already use Google to help you make everyday decisions, …

‘Ridge Racer’ Game Coming to Mobile This Month

Gamers are certainly not lacking choices when it comes to racing games in the next year. Early PlayStation 4 and Xbox One adopters will each have an exclusive racing game to choose from (Driveclub and Forza 5, respectively), and EA …

Winter Tires Cause Health Problems, Swedish Medical Researchers Claim
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At a time when Sweden will soon get hit with its usual seasonal winter weather, medical researchers are asking for a ban against winter tires. In the 1960s, these tires were first introduced to consumers in the United States. Metal …

2015 Ford Mustang to Debut on December 5th 2015 Ford Mustang to Debut on December 5th
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Ford Motor Company has announced that its all-new 2015 Mustang will debut on December 5th. This will be the Mustang’s first redesign since 2005. The car will celebrate its 50th anniversary on April 17, 2014. “With a new design and …

Consumers Are Coming Around on Electric Vehicles Consumers Are Coming Around on Electric Vehicles

As prices drop and technologies improve, electric vehicles are now set to become a mainstay on U.S. roads and even in the U.S. military. Though adoption rates for the technology are clearly on the way up, manufacturers will still have …

Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable
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In the past couple of months, several fires have broken out as a result of accidents involving Tesla Model S cars and multiple purchasers. As the company fought to repair the damage, their stock price zig-zagged as if it were …

U.S. Military to Buy Nearly 100K Electric Vehicles This Decade U.S. Military to Buy Nearly 100K Electric Vehicles This Decade

Sales of electric vehicles are finally showing promise, with predictions showing the vehicles making up to 7% of the light vehicle market by 2020. Though consumers will undoubtedly find value in ditching gas, it also seems that the U.S. government …

Favorite Car Color Finally Revealed Favorite Car Color Finally Revealed

In car news, white is the new silver, baby! All silver cars must move off the runway,… or off the driveway. PPG Industries–the color kings and queens of transportation vehicles and some other junk–have announced that in the year of …

Watch These 3D Printed Cars Race, Jump And Explode Watch These 3D Printed Cars Race, Jump And Explode
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Every year, the Industrial Design Society of America hosts a conference where designers around the world meet up to discuss the latest trends and share their latest designs. As part of the conference this year, Inventables hosted an event called …

Toyota Recall Affects 803,000 Vehicles, Company Warns of Possible Airbag Malfunction Toyota Recall Affects 803,000 Vehicles, Company Warns of Possible Airbag Malfunction
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Toyota has just announced a voluntary recall that affects more than 800,000 vehicles. The recall affects 2012-2013 models of the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and the Venza. According to Toyota, the reason for the recall is an issue …

Natural Gas Vehicle Sales to Rise in Coming Decade Natural Gas Vehicle Sales to Rise in Coming Decade

Electric cars are currently getting most of the attention paid to alternative fuel vehicles, and for good reason. The technology behind such vehicles is set to improve at a fast pace in the coming years, and the infrastructure to support …

Over 2 Million Electric Cars to Hit Roads in 2020 Over 2 Million Electric Cars to Hit Roads in 2020

Hybrid vehicles are becoming the norm in the U.S. and Europe, but fully electric plug-in vehicles are still slowly gaining traction. The reasons for this slow adoption are many, including a low install base of public charging stations and battery …

Electric Car Charger Market to Grow in Coming Decade Electric Car Charger Market to Grow in Coming Decade

With plug-in electric cars set to become ever more popular in the coming years, and installation of stand-alone charging stations now ramping up, it appears that the future of driving is electric. Along with that will come a rush for …

Kia’s First U.S. Market All-Electric Car Launches Next Year Kia’s First U.S. Market All-Electric Car Launches Next Year

South Korea’s second-largest automaker has announced that they will debut their first ever all-electric vehicle in the U.S. next year. Called the Soul EV, it’s an all-electric version of the Kia Soul, one of the company’s best-selling cars. Kia says …

Electric Car Charging Stations Now Number 64,000 Worldwide Electric Car Charging Stations Now Number 64,000 Worldwide
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Though hybrid cars are becoming more ubiquitous on U.S. roads, sales of fully-electric plug-in vehicles are still ramping up slowly. Part of the reason for the slow adoption of electric cars is the fact that the charging station infrastructure simply …

The Science Behind Traffic Jams

Each snowflake in an avalanche pleads not guilty. It is the same for drivers in traffic; we are traffic, but we wonder how traffic can possibly exist (all while it’s secretly killing us). Inspired by Tom Valderbilt’s presentation (the video …

Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020 Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020

With electric car sales now rising and charging station infrastructure for the vehicles now rolling out, it seems that electric vehicles are finally starting to become mainstream. With major car manufacturers now debuting fully-electric plug-in models, the number of electric …

Tesla Plans Self-Driving Car, Elon Musk Looks for Autopilot Engineers on Twitter Tesla Plans Self-Driving Car, Elon Musk Looks for Autopilot Engineers on Twitter

Although Google is the company that’s garnered the most attention when it comes to driverless automobile technology, they’re not the only ones looking to make a big push into the market – a market that is expected to grow quickly …