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  • Gas prices down, 707-hp engine production up... USA!

    41m By Brandon Turkus
    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Dodge, Fuel Efficiency, Coupe, Sedan, PerformanceFCA is increasing production of its raucous, 707-horsepower Hellcat engine, right as fuel prices sit at some of the lowest levels of this decade.Continue reading Gas…
  • Norway goes Postal with new Renault Kangoo EV order

    2h By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, Renault, Europe, ElectricNorway orders 300 Renault Kangoo electric utility vans for its postal service.Continue reading Norway goes Postal with new Renault Kangoo EV orderNorway goes Postal with new Renault Kangoo EV order originally…
  • Renault increasing involvement in Formula E

    3h By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, RenaultFresh from victory in the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship, Renault is keen to move forward as powertrain supplier to Alain Prost's victorious e.dams team.Continue reading Renault increasing involvement in Formula…
  • Kia continues Ecology Center support, donates Soul EV

    10:58am By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Kia, Green Culture, Hatchback, ElectricKia is donating a Soul EV to The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, CA, for the automaker's third year of partnering with the non-profit group. Last year, the company contributed two electric car…
  • Uber France execs arrested for running 'illegal' taxi service

    10:15am By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, EuropeFrench police interview and then arrest the CEO of Uber France and general manager of Uber Europe, charging them with running an illegal taxi service and hiding documents.Continue reading Uber France execs arrested…
  • Wirelessly charging RC car challenges Formula E

    Mon 6:00pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, Videos, Green Culture, Performance, RacingTo promote its wireless charging tech, Qualcomm races an RC car against Lucas di Grassi in his Formula E racer.Continue reading Wirelessly charging RC car challenges Formula EWirelessly…
  • Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico City

    Mon 4:26pm By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation AlternativesThe smartphone-based ridesharing app Uber might be getting some good news in Mexico City and be allowed to operate there legally.Continue reading Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico…
  • Smart runs a Forfour out of town on rails

    Mon 4:01pm By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Videos, smart, HatchbackThink your car handles like its on rails? This one actually does. Smart and British train-builder Interfleet converted a Forfour into a tiny locomotive, shot this video, then converted it back again.Continue reading…
  • Economic officials say Tesla gigafactory will open in a year

    Mon 1:29pm By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Marketing/Advertising, TeslaThe first batteries from the Tesla Gigafactory are now expected within 12 months. This is a bit sooner than was previously planned.Continue reading Economic officials say Tesla gigafactory will…
  • Porsche sells 919 Hybrid mockup for $100k on eBay

    Mon 12:01pm By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Porsche, Auctions, Coupe, Hybrid, RacingA collector in Singapore paid $106,100 on eBay for a non-functional, full-scale model of the 2014 Porsche 919 Hybrid racing prototype, with the proceeds going to charity.Continue reading Porsche sells…
  • Hyundai: hydrogen cars will gain wider acceptance in 10 years

    Mon 11:27am By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Green, Hyundai, HydrogenHyundai said Monday it believes hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the future for eco-friendly cars despite challenges of limited infrastructure and slow sales.Continue reading Hyundai: hydrogen cars will gain wider acceptance…
  • Virgin teams up with Citroen's DS brand in Formula E

    Mon 9:00am By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, CitroenRichard Branson's team will compete in Formula E next year as DS Virgin Racing, following a new deal with PSA Peugeot Citroen to bring its premium brand on board.Continue reading Virgin teams up with Citroen's DS brand…
  • Rhys Millen wins Pikes Peak under all-electric power

    Sun 6:36pm By Domenick Yoney
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, United States, RacingRhys Millen is the first person to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in an electric racecar. Monster Tajima followed in second, also under electric power.Continue reading Rhys Millen wins Pikes…
  • Formula E spools down in London double-header [spoilers]

    Sun 5:00pm By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, UKThe inaugural FIA Formula E Championship has crowned its first electric racing champions at the end of a double-header race weekend at Battersea Park in London.Continue reading Formula E spools down in London double-header…
  • Mercedes unveils GLC350e 4Matic PHEV

    Sun 10:01am By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Mercedes-Benz, Crossover, Hybrid, LuxuryThe Mercedes-Benz GLC350e 4Matic is the plug-in hybrid entry in the new luxury crossover's lineup.Continue reading Mercedes unveils GLC350e 4Matic PHEVMercedes unveils GLC350e 4Matic PHEV originally…
  • Venturi pulls plug on car production, Voxan brand

    Sat 2:32pm By Domenick Yoney
    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Green Automakers, Europe, ElectricMonaco-based Venturi Automobiles will longer produce automobiles, and has also ceased its Voxan electric motorcycle project. Instead, it will focus on racing in the Formula E and…
  • 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Practice Day 4

    Fri 8:57pm By Domenick Yoney
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, United States, Electric, RacingRhys Millen continues to dominate in his battery-powered megawatt machine from Drive eO. "Monster" Tajima's electric beast bests the rest of the challengers.Continue reading 2015 Pikes Peak Hill…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: Renault-Nissan hits 250,000 EVs, will the next Toyota Prius be an SUV?

    Fri 7:02pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Green, Mazda, Toyota, Renault, Future, HybridThe partnership between Toyota and Mazda offers interesting possibilities. Samsung SDI debuts new solar battery systems. Quarter-millionth Alliance EV is a Renault Zoe.Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up:…
  • Symbio FCell will increase fuel-cell range-extender output to 1,000 vans next year

    Fri 1:14pm By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, Renault, Europe, HydrogenSymbio FCell will increase production of Kangoo vans with fuel-cell range extenders to more than 1,000 in 2016.Continue reading Symbio FCell will increase fuel-cell range-extender output to 1,000 vans next…
  • Maxwell EP0 is the lightweight e-bike for bicycle purists

    Fri 11:27am By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Green, Videos, Bikes, ElectricMaxwell Motorbikes is offering its lightweight electric bicycle through its Kickstarter campaign.Continue reading Maxwell EP0 is the lightweight e-bike for bicycle puristsMaxwell EP0 is the lightweight e-bike for…
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