Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 4:18 PM
It's easy to set up a gift registry online these days. But what if instead of some stuff from Pottery Barn you want a new car? Chrysler lets a friend buy the steering wheel and your cousin the tires.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 3:25 PM
There are few new EVs, but plenty of performance cars -- with eco mode. Yes, it's possible to drive a rip-roaring V-8 Corvette and get nearly 30 mpg.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 5:05 PM
Valet parkers may lose their jobs if this German automaker's system takes off. Car owners can summon their cars with a click of the smartphone, and send them solo back to the garage with another click.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 12:56 PM
The Consumer Electronics Show usually showcases the latest high tech gear, but Casio's 'realistic animated messages' echo the 1970s and could only work in the Japanese market.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 12:18 PM
We buy wheels with our hearts, not our heads, and that first one is a big emotional experience.
Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 12:25 PM
New Delhi adds 1,400 poorly regulated new cars to its roads every day, so it's no wonder that the city is choking on auto exhaust. Asian air pollution kills 2 million people every year. Tough emissions laws in the U.S. explain why we're breathing better, despite adding cars, population and miles traveled.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 at 10:46 PM
With this $500 million deal, all the major rental companies will host big-league car sharing operations. It makes sense, because sharing is growing rapidly. But hold the altruism — customers want convenience and customer service, not green points.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 at 1:58 PM
The crystal ball isn't as clear as it could be for the green year ahead, but I'm going to stick my neck out anyway.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 4:50 PM
Although EV quotas were blown, 2012 will go down as the green car year, but that was only one important trend that emerged. Self-driving cars? Check. Jetpacks? Check? Crowdsourcing cars? Check.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM
Javier Sanso is the only competitor in the grueling round-the-world solo yacht race known as the Vendee Globe to use 100 percent renewable energy. If it were a movie, he'd win. But right now he's in eighth place.