Category: Cars & Transport

CMT-380 plug-in diesel hybrid

CMT-380 plug-in diesel hybrid

Capstone Technologies announced performance specs bear this out: 0-60 is taken care of in a quick 3.9 seconds and the top speed is 150 mph.

Twizy Z.E.

Twizy Z.E.

Looking like a Smart ForTwo designed by hippies, the Twizy boasts a flowery exterior and a futuristic cockpit.

Biggest Ships, Biggest Polluters

Biggest Ships, Biggest Polluters

Confidential data shows that just 15 of the world’s biggest ships may now emit as much pollution as all the world’s 760m cars.

Ferrari F430 Spider Biofuel

Ferrari F430 Spider Biofuel

The Ferrari F430 Spider Biofuel uses an 85% ethanol mix and was developed with using experience gleaned in F1 competition.

Eco Friendly Tires

Eco Friendly Tires

Do “eco-friendly” tires really live up to their name? According to the independent tire retail giant TireRack, it depends on the tire.

Algae Biofuel

Algae Biofuel

Gene scientist Craig Venter has announced plans to develop next-generation biofuels from algae in a $600m (£370m) partnership with oil giant Exxon Mobil.

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

After several months of speculation and official teases, we now finally have all the details on the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept that BMW showed in Frankfurt a couple of weeks ago.

Audi E-Tron

Audi E-Tron

Four asynchronous motors with a total output of 230 kilowatts (313 hp) give the Audi e-tron the performance of a high-output sports car. The concept car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (0 – 62.14 mph) in 4.8 seconds if necessary, and goes from 60 to 120 km/h (37.28 – 74.56 mph) in 4.1 seconds.

Toyota Solar Charging Station

Toyota Solar Charging Station

The solar charging station by Toyota will be put on display at the Tokyo Motor Show 2009. While there are other charging stations on the market for electric cars, the fact that this one is solar powered has the industry abuzz in anticipation.

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