EVs and Hybrids

Entrepreneur Helps Cyclists Electrify Their Own Bikes

Entrepreneur Helps Cyclists Electrify Their Own Bikes

Micah Toll moved to Israel to build electric bicycles for the masses. Now, he's teaching the masses how to build their own.

Peek Inside Tesla’s Robotic Factory

Tesla Motors has kicked off production of the gorgeous Model S into overdrive, cranking out some 400 cars a week on one of the world’s most advanced automotive production lines.

In Pictures: Solar-Powered Plane Completes Epic Transcontinental Flight

 Solar-Powered Plane Completes Epic Transcontinental Flight

Bertrand Piccard has grown accustomed to the skeptics. He's used to people talking about its cruising speed of just 30 mph while dismissing the fact that his aircraft has but one seat and is powered solely by the sun. But ...

In-Flight Google Hangout: Ride Along in a Continent-Crossing Solar Plane

 Ride Along in a Continent-Crossing Solar Plane

Join Solar Impulse Pilot Bertrand Piccard for a live Google Hangout -- in mid-air.

The Turbine-Powered, Chevy Volt of Airliners Looks Fantastic

The Turbine-Powered, Chevy Volt of Airliners Looks Fantastic

The European airline industry has seen the future of aviation. It's sleek and organic, carries a sextet of turbines, and its powertrain works a lot like the Chevrolet Volt.

Tesla Owners Get Their Own Google Glass App

Tesla Owners Get Their Own Google Glass App

Tesla Model S owners and Google Glass Explorers. Two circles of a venn diagram that likely don't overlap. Much. But that hasn't stopped Sahas Katta from developing an app for Glass that gives Tesla owners some basic control over their ...

Lightning’s Electric Bike Dominates Pikes Peak

Lightning’s Electric Bike Dominates Pikes Peak

Lightning Motorcycles and racer Carlin Dunne dominated at this weekend's Pikes Peak hill climb. The team beat out the entirety of the two-wheeled field, marking the first time an electric vehicle has won over its gas-powered counterparts at a motorsports ...

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Racing to the Clouds in the Mad Machines of Pikes Peak

Racing to the Clouds in the Mad Machines of Pikes Peak

Nearly every year since 1916, over 100 of the most talented, most heroic, and most bat-shit-insane drivers and riders descend on the base of Pikes Peak outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The goal: make it up the 12.42-mile, 4,720-foot ascent ...

Meet the College Kids Who Set Out to Build the ‘Ultimate Electric Vehicle’

Meet the College Kids Who Set Out to Build the ‘Ultimate Electric Vehicle’

The World Solar Challenge returning to the Land Down Under this fall, and with new rules, new teams, and new cars, the University of Michigan team is betting big on its latest design, the Generation.

Review: 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV

 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV

Pay no attention to the Toyota badge on the boot. This is Tesla's first crossover, albeit one dressed in the sheet metal of Toyota's last-generation compact SUV.