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Volvo is now testing self-driving cars on real roads

Volvo is now testing self-driving cars on real roads

Volvo’s project ‘Drive Me’ – which features 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions – is moving forward rapidly. The company’s first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg and the sophisticated Autopilot technology is reportedly performing well, […]

by · May 2, 2014 ·
When will Chevy create a Volt SUV?

When will Chevy create a Volt SUV?

We already know that Chevy is hard at work on extending the all-electric Volt line with a new, lower cost model due for the 2016 model year. The lower-priced model with a smaller battery pack and shorter driving range will tap into a more urban, […]

by · April 29, 2014 ·
The unusual electric car that could replace New York’s horse-drawn carriages

The unusual electric car that could replace New York’s horse-drawn carriages

New York mayor Bill de Blasio has been advocated for a ban on the smelly horse carriages that tourists seem to love. Today at the New York Auto Show, the anti-carriage organization NYCLASS showed off a pretty neat looking electric vehicle that could send the […]

by · April 18, 2014 ·
One percent of cars in Norway are now electric and more green car news

One percent of cars in Norway are now electric and more green car news

Battery-powered electric vehicles now account for a full 1% of the cars on the road in Norway, an impressive achievement and a sign of the Scandinavian country’s continued appetite for green vehicles. More than 25,000 of Norway’s 2.5 million passenger cars are pure electric vehicles […]

by · April 8, 2014 ·
Four incredible concept cars of the 1950s

Four incredible concept cars of the 1950s

1. The Lincoln Futura The Futura was a concept car designed by the Lincoln division of Ford in 1955. In 1966 the car was modified by George Barris into the Batmobile, for the 1966 TV series Batman. 2. The Bisiluro Damolnar The remarkable looking Bisiluro Damolnar […]

by · April 8, 2014 ·
U.S. government to mandate rear-facing cameras by 2018

U.S. government to mandate rear-facing cameras by 2018

The Department of Transportation today has finalized a requirement that all new vehicles weighing under 10,000 pounds must come with rear-facing cameras by 2018. The move is aimed at reducing incidents of parents backing over children who might be playing in the driveway. The DOT […]

by · April 1, 2014 ·