Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 6:18 AM
Imagine having your cellphone tell you where to find a parking space in a crowded city. Actually, it's already available — and it's free. Streetline isn't everywhere, but the service is growing.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 7:35 AM
For residents of the Golden State, it's 2008 all over again, only worse. Some people have paid $5.79 a gallon. This 'perfect storm spike' is expected to be short, but it's painful.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 3:42 PM
In a shocker, Better Place's board has dismissed the man who imagined the company, raised hundreds of millions for it, and relentlessly drove it forward. What's next without the visionary founder?
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 AM
Ever encounter the annoying 'Unknown Album' listing when you pop a CD into the car player? There's a reason why, and it's not pretty. Gracenote, the CD track listing company, explains the problem.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Some automakers are cutting back on electric cars because the early-stage EV market is moving slowly. The big hurdles are high cost and range anxiety.
Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 2:23 PM
The push toward autonomous cars is gaining critical mass, with the disabled and the visually impaired perhaps benefiting first from vehicles that steer themselves. Kids who hate driving are also a factor.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 11:14 AM
With fewer and fewer Americans actually able to change a tire, and the auto industry looking to save weight and costs to meet fuel economy targets, it's not surprising that we're getting run-flats and pump-up kits.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 12:45 PM
Bridgestone makes fuel-efficient, low-rolling-resistance tires and leads the industry in environmental innovations. And thanks to burgeoning demand, it also makes huge truck tires for tar sands oil production and mountaintop removal mining.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 5:11 PM
The two-stroke motor isn't new — in fact, there's probably one in your weed whacker. But Achates Power and other companies say they can turn around its image as a big polluter.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 5:28 PM
These pedal buses saw action at the Democratic and Republican conventions. But this unique form of human-powered transportation is more often either a beer-soaked party barge or a school bus.