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There are 1,000 of these hybrid muscle/battery power vehicles on the road, mostly in Europe. Only a few are in the U.S., but does 3 cents a mile sound good?
No longer just for soccer moms, surfers and state park-touring geriatrics, these enduring staples of the open road are being embraced by a new wanderlust-stricken generation.
open your mind.
A gadget prevents the person in front of you from reclining; appropriate or jerk move?
The ultra-efficient XL1 is on the market but only in Europe (for $146,000). But a 4-seat XL2 could come here, at a much lower price. Should Elio be worried?
t's the 50th anniversary of the Mustang, and it's surprisingly hard to sort out the claims and counter-claims. A bunch of folks say they deserve first-car bragging rights.
Lightweight, inexpensive battery packs are making electric propulsion practical, for everything from yachts and launches to pontoon boats. (Planes, too, but that's another story.)
The oft-mocked 'personal transporters' have been legal in the country for less than 2 months and, already, a man has been arrested for Segwaying while hammered.
No one looks forward to spending hours and hours in a cramped airplane seat, but there are ways to make those lengthy flights more comfortable.
Texting teens get the bad rap, but most people are guilty of taking their eyes off the road for a variety of reasons.
Life is all about bumps in the road, but here's why bumps in the sky aren't a big deal either.
Noise Free America is going after super-pumped infotainment, which sounds so loud it can actually kill you.
Uber and Lyft are both offering discounted ridesharing services. Today in San Francisco; tomorrow the world.
Researchers claim that using enzymes to convert biomass to hydrogen could yield significantly more energy than current biomass-to-ethanol efforts.
Good vibes — and a faithful recreation of the acid-test bus — were part of the fun at jam band festivals. But for the planet's sake, modern hippies might want to forget about old VWs and buy an electric instead.
And by scary, we mean awesome. Besides, you can check out these terrifying coasters from the safety of your computer screen.
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