News features: evs/phevs

Electric car mythbuster: ‘Electric cars are too expensive’

There is still a lot of misinformation and anti-electric car stuff being pumped out onto the internet by folks who, for the most part, have a vested interest in the continuation of #BigOil's economic -- and environmental -- hegemony. One of the biggest myths about electric cars is that they are "too expensive". Not true. Simply. Not. True. Case in point: My own experience owning, and driving, an electric car for the past five years.

An overview of self-driving cars in 2015

Another of Google's self-driving vehicles. The hottest new trend in automotive circles is self-driving cars: vehicles that can operate themselves without having to be controlled manually by a human. Althoug...

Tesla racing down road to self-driving cars

While Google fiddles around with its self-driving car project, rival Tesla Motors may have just gotten a leg up in this market segment. The Palo Alto, California, electric car manufacturer has released a softwa...

Self-driving cars offer many benefits

Google engineers in one of the firm's self-driving cars. Self-driving automobiles are one of the most exciting developments in the automotive field and are expected to be ready for public release within a few ...