The way we travel is changing. Planet Earth's automotive fleet has begun the long, slow process of shifting from fossil fuels to electricity.
Crowdsourcing is a very big deal these days. NASA, for example, has used it to let amateur astronomers help in the search for new planets and killer asteroids. And on a more earthbound note, Waze uses crowdsourcing to identify traffic patterns, helping commuters travel to and from work with a little less stress.
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After what seems like an eternity, Alfa Romeo has confirmed it will make its official return to U.S. shores at next month’s 2014 New York Auto Show. The Italian automaker will be bringing its 4C sports car and announcing U.S. market availability and pricing.
While Toyota has made little secret of its plans for the new platform, having presented the FT-1 sports car concept and renewing its Supra trademark in the past couple of months alone, BMW’s lips have remained sealed.
The 2014 Range Rover Sport has just hit the street, but it looks like Land Rover is aiming even higher than the already-potent Range Rover Sport Supercharged variant with a new model, possibly to be badged R-S.
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Is it possible to make a gasoline engine so efficient that it would emit less carbon dioxide per mile than is created by generating electricity to run an electric car over that same mile?
The modern car is just about unrecognizable against its counterpart of a few decades ago. Not in terms of shape or performance, but emissions.
So you want a hybrid car, with its high gas mileage and maybe some all-electric running--but you also need all-wheel drive. What are your options?