The Mercedes-Benz BIOME concept car is an eco-friendly, biodegradable, ultra-light hybrid vehicle – which would be custom grown in a lab. Enjoy these photos!
Volkswagen is extending its Bluemotion eco-technology to the Scirocco and Passat CC models. Both are now on sale in UK in variants promising fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions gains.
The 2012 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited will get a new 3.6-litre V6 powertrain. This was confirmed by Chrysler Group’s chief executive officer Sergio Marchionne when announcing the third quarter sales figures.
MotoCzysz has debuted the world’s first fully integrated electric drive system known as D1g1tal Dr1ve? D1 at the EVS25 show in Shenzhen, China. This “suitcase-shaped” electric motor package contains a motor, inverter, gear reduction, oil pump, differential housed in an aluminum chassis.
Google is at it again. In a show of its willingness to experiment with technologies that won’t pay off for years to come, the search giant is now taking a stab at cars that can drive itself in highway or city traffic.
French carmaker Exagon Motors is set to showcase its electric sports car named Furtive-eGT at the Paris Auto Show 2010. The Furtive-eGT is a 2+2 seater, powered by a pair of Siemens-developed electric motors that can produce a massive 340 hp of peak power.
MINI, owned by the BMW group, is gearing up to unveil its “E Scooter Concept” at the Paris Auto Show 2010 next month.
The latest Euro NCAP safety test confirm that the BMW 5 series is one of the safest cars to be in during a crash.
Automotive X-PRIZE partners Michigan Economic Development Corp; 51 vehicles to vie for $10-mn prize at Michigan International Speedway
Yesterday, the Renault F1 team showed off its 2010 F1 car which they would be racing. The car's decals incidentally resembles the look of the team's debut car in the late 1970s. The yellow-and-black paint scheme was the traditional pattern used by Renault on its Formula One and Le Mans sports cars before the company began taking on title sponsors.
Acura, a division of Honda Motor Corporation, is all set to unveil a luxury four-door sport coupe vehicle, the Acura ZDX. The prototype of the Acura ZDX sport coupe crossover will be unveiled at the 2009 New York Auto Show next week.
Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg, in collaboration with NLV Solar, AG, a pioneer in photovoltaics and accumulator technology, unveiled its four-seater, solar-powered, NLV Quant at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.
Toyota's technical directors have questioned the legality of Ferrari F1 car for the 2009 F1 World Championships, the F60.
The Sync platform from Ford Motor is being introduced by the automotive giant by year 2010. The technology which helps connect mobile phones and digital music players using voice commands, has brought laurels for Ford in such a way that sales rose.
MiEV, the electric car from the Mitsubishi Motors stables, has been picked by the Green Car Journal as one of five nominees for its 2009 Green Car Vision award.
Land Rover will soon be hogging headlines for its new fuel-saving stop-start technology. The technology has been created jointly by an in-house engineering team and two major component suppliers.
Integrating cellular communications with vehicle telematics to help prevent pedestrian-related accidents, Nissan Motor will soon begin a large-scale community-based test of its Intelligent Transport System. Starting November 1, the automotive giant is expected to continue testing of the Intelligent Transport System up to December 27.
InnoTrans 2008, which got underway on September 23 in Berlin, has showcased many an innovative rail product. Making its presence felt is Bombardier Transportation with as many as seven vehicles on display.
Ethanol is the buzzword at Suzuki these days. Japanese auto giant Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) is expected to start hitting the dealerships with its new flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) that run on 100 percent ethanol by 2010.