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  • Rumors abound over Honda's mid-engined 'Small NSX'

    Tue 8:22pm By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Green, Honda, Coupe, Hybrid, PerformanceDetails on the 'Small NSX' to be sold as a Honda include an aluminum platform, 400 hp, three electric motors, a nine-speed DCT, and a weight under 3,100 pounds.Continue reading Rumors abound over Honda's…
  • Recharge Wrap Up: VW's Last Mile Surfer, Apple's BMW i3

    Tue 6:59pm By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, BMW, Volkswagen, ElectricA report from Germany says BMW talked to Apple about using the i3 as an iCar. VW unveils the Last Mile Surfer. BMW connects traffic signals to your dash.Continue reading Recharge Wrap Up: VW's Last Mile Surfer,…
  • First armored PHEV, natural gas truck coming in 2016

    Tue 5:01pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Aftermarket, Green, Minivan/Van, Hybrid, Natural GasEfficient Drivetrains and American Repower are partnering to convert a fleet of six armored vans to run on a combination of natural gas and a plug-in hybrid. The first of them should be ready in…
  • Elio reaches $25M crowdfunding target

    Tue 3:01pm By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, Green AutomakersAfter a month on StartEngine, Elio has collected over $25 million from over 6,000 individual investors.Continue reading Elio reaches $25M crowdfunding targetElio reaches $25M crowdfunding target originally appeared on…
  • A look at the sweeping Senate transportation bill

    Tue 1:30pm By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United States, ElectricThe Senate and House are moving toward a showdown over a must-pass transportation bill this week. Highway aid payments to states could stop.Continue reading A look at the sweeping Senate…
  • Ethanol supporters deliver 250k signatures to EPA

    Tue 11:28am By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Biodiesel, EthanolPro-ethanol groups have delivered over 250,000 signatures to the EPA asking for a strong final rule in the Renewable Fuel Standard.Continue reading Ethanol supporters deliver 250k signatures to EPAEthanol…
  • What's up with this thought-controlled BMW i3?

    Tue 8:56am By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, BMW, UKA UK insurance company tricks out a BMW i3 with a robot pilot that receives brainwaves to let you mind-control the car.Continue reading What's up with this thought-controlled BMW i3?What's up with this thought-controlled BMW i3?…
  • Youxia X looks like a Chinese Tesla Model S

    Mon 8:00pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Design/Style, Etc., Green, Misc. Automakers, Tesla, China, Sedan, ElectricThe Youxia X is an offbeat Chinese car that looks a lot like a Tesla Model S. While the styling is very similar between the two electric sedans, the Youxia takes liberal…
  • Clinton's energy plan puts renewable energy in every home by 2027

    Mon 7:02pm By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Celebrities, Government/Legal, Green, Green Culture, SolarHillary Clinton laid out elements of a sweeping plan Monday that would see every US home powered by renewable energy by 2027.Continue reading Clinton's energy plan puts renewable energy in…
  • Tesla Model 3 to greet the world in March 2016

    Mon 4:56pm By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Green, Tesla, Sedan, ElectricAutocar reports that Tesla plans to show its entry-level Model 3 sedan in March 2016, but not at the Geneva Motor Show. Tesla will put on its own event.Continue reading Tesla Model 3 to greet the world in March…
  • Lexus CT 200h gets four changes for 2016

    Mon 3:15pm By Jonathon Ramsey
    Filed under: Green, Lexus, Hatchback, Hybrid, LuxuryLexus shows off the 2016 CT 200h with one new standard feature, a chrome grille surround, and three new optional features.Continue reading Lexus CT 200h gets four changes for 2016Lexus CT 200h gets four…
  • Hawking, Musk and others call for a ban on autonomous weapons

    Mon 1:01pm By Engadget
    Filed under: Green, MilitaryTech researchers and dignitaries from Elon Musk to Steven Hawking to Steve Wozniak are backing an open letter calling for a ban on autonomous weapons.Continue reading Hawking, Musk and others call for a ban on autonomous…
  • Illinois bill would make ICEing illegal

    Mon 11:15am By Danny King
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United States, ElectricIllinois may enact a bill that would fines conventional vehicle drivers who park in electric-vehicle spots.Continue reading Illinois bill would make ICEing illegalIllinois bill would make ICEing…
  • Tesla CTO remains bullish on future li-ion battery advances

    Mon 9:03am By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Tesla, United States, ElectricTesla Motors technology chief JB Straubel forecasts more electric-vehicle popularity from declining costs.Continue reading Tesla CTO remains bullish on future li-ion battery advancesTesla…
  • Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoods

    Sun 3:57pm By Danny King
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United StatesCalifornia funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.Continue reading Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoodsLos Angeles plugs EV carsharing into…
  • How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress

    Sun 12:00pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Read ThisProPublica has put together a very deep look at the past, present, and future of the federal gas tax, and why it hasn't been increased since 1993. The article is a fantastic read.Continue reading How the federal…
  • More data shows that Millennials don't like driving

    Sat 4:01pm By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, Green Culture, Transportation AlternativesThis time, a report says millennials are actually driving less than their predecessors.Continue reading More data shows that Millennials don't like drivingMore data shows that Millennials don't like…
  • Elon Musk keeps name-dropping science fiction love

    Sat 9:56am By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Etc., Green, Tesla, Green Culture, ElectricThe 'Ludicrous' speed in the updated Tesla Model S hinted at Spaceballs. It's not the only sci-fi note Elon Musk has used for his futuristic companies.Continue reading Elon Musk keeps name-dropping…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: NRG eVgo interview, Opoli uses BYD e6

    Fri 6:56pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Green, Misc. Automakers, Alternative Fuels, Transportation Alternatives, ElectricNRG eVgo executives discuss EV charging and its future. The Sparrow microcar finds new life as an EV. Fracking shakes British Columbia, raising questions from…
  • Two new Tesla Model X spy videos show odd sensors, off-road evidence

    Fri 1:45pm By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, Spy Photos, Videos, Tesla, SUV, ElectricTwo new Tesla Model X spy videos appeared this week, one showing the aftereffects of off-road testing and the other showing the SUV with unknown sensors.Continue reading Two new Tesla Model X spy…
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