The Porsche 919 (2015) is Beautiful

The brand new, 2015 Porsche 919 has broken cover! This is the first of FOUR different contenders for the 2015 FIA WEC, the others being the Audi R18, Toyota TS040, and Nissan GTR LM NISMO. Its nice to see how the car has evolved; I always think prototypes look good in black. » 1/16/15 12:09pm 1/16/15 12:09pm

Rental

Super-Short review. Our rental here in Seattle for 3 days was this Ford C-MAX SEL Hybrid. I'll tell you this is a great "little" car. Not sure what you call these things..CUV? SUV? Hatchback? SuperHybrid?.. Anywho, with my short time behind the wheel I've learned it's very enjoyable to drive. The brakes are very… » 1/13/15 1:15pm 1/13/15 1:15pm

Name All The Cars The 2016 Volt Looks Like

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt is here and boy oh boy is it exciting. It's exciting right? That's the word automakers are using to describe their new vehicles right? Jetta, exciting. CX-3, exciting. Camry, excit... » 1/12/15 2:30pm 1/12/15 2:30pm

Boeing Funded Airplane Goes Hybrid-Electric

An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, more efficient air travel. » 12/23/14 2:50pm 12/23/14 2:50pm

How Green are Hybrid and Electric Vehicles? 

As the world continues to become more dependent on alternative energy sources for day to day activities, one trend that has become a staple in society is the use of hybrid and electric vehicles for personal transportation. These vehicles are said to be much better for the environment, for the simple reason that over… » 12/08/14 9:21am 12/08/14 9:21am

A brief Overlook Of Issues In Patent Litigation Within The Auto Industry

As long as the automobile has existed, there has been lawsuits. Patent litigation in the auto industry has been an issue since the first combustion engine was created. One of the biggest feuds dates back to the era of the model T. In the history of automotive patents, patent attorney George Selden is often referred to… » 12/03/14 6:11pm 12/03/14 6:11pm

Is the hybrid trim really worth it?

It costs more to buy the hybrid trim on most models. Do the savings on gas justify the price tag? Not really...unless you buy an MKZ. Take a look below to see how many thousands of miles you'll need to drive before you break even on that hybrid. » 8/08/14 1:11pm 8/08/14 1:11pm

When was the last time you saw this?

It's a shame that Fisker went bankrupt. The Fisker Karma is so beautiful that has such a magnificent presence. I'm not sure what the concept version looked like, but the car looks like it went straight from concept to production without any changes. » 6/04/14 12:04am 6/04/14 12:04am

Excerpts from The Announcement of Formula PowerBoost World Series

In the heartland of England, a not much covered press conference took place about probably one of the most exciting racing series in the future. Here are some samples. » 4/28/14 8:21am 4/28/14 8:21am

One of the most stereotypical cars ever?

No SR20 because driving but I went past a Honda Insight with a bike rack and bike (like above) with the following stickers on the back: Obama/Biden 2012, Coexist, PETA, and World Wildlife Fund. I was laughing way too much. » 4/20/14 1:55pm 4/20/14 1:55pm

Plug-in hybrid opinions/options?

I'm recently really liking the idea of using a lot less gas. I'm currently having to fill up about every two weeks, with the majority of the driving being in town. My current daily driver is a 2001 civic sedan, which has been averaging around 6.5 L/100 km - or about 36 mpg. Ideally my wife and I would like to get… » 2/26/14 6:25pm 2/26/14 6:25pm