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From the penny-farthing to the pedicab, bicycles are some of humanity's most versatile vehicles. In honor of their pedal-powered practicality, here's a pop-science guide to the wild world of cycling.
Sales of electric plug-in cars may be increasing, but most of the public still has unfounded doubts about the vehicles.
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The Solar Impulse isn't ready for a trip around the world yet. It needs more efficient batteries and motors first.
The EPA is proposing a two-thirds cut in gasoline's sulfur content, and is whacking away at other gas-borne pollutants, too. But the refiners say the new law will push up prices at the pump.
The prevalence of automatic transmissions is leading to an entire generation of youth who may never know how to drive a manual transmission.
BMW, Nissan and Mercedes go electric, Ford talks fuel economy, and much more.
The auto manufacturer wants to use its OpenXC connectivity research platform to give developers access to vehicles' data.
On the eve of the New York Auto Show, carmakers reveal the next wave in behind-the-wheel entertainment.
If you want a bicycle to be a part of your next vacation, put these pedal-friendly cities at the top of your list.
Live in a big city? Think you can do without your car for a month? Send in an application and you could be selected to receive an EVELO e-bike for a month in exchange for swearing off the use of your car.
One of the great benefits of electric cars is their silent operation. But that's also a safety problem, say blind activists and the federal government. Carmakers are having a problem with a new law.
German immigrant Gustave Whitehead may have beat the famous brothers into the history books by 2 years, if a newly analyzed photograph is to be believed.
Cars ran on lasers in dog-eared 1950s science fiction paperbacks, but now it's actually happening.
Video: An inventor has developed an in-home automatic car wash.
Henrik Fisker is out as executive chairman of the company he co-founded. Meanwhile, the plug-in hybrid car is on the block, with Chinese interest. Here are some possible scenarios for how it will go.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.