Remember Solar Roadways, the start-up that received a $100,000 contract from the Department of Transportation to develop road systems with embedded digital signage and dividing lines, all powered by the sun?
America's seniors are in trouble -- and the situation is only going to get worse.
The Kia Forte and Mazda 3 were both underdogs in the new-car market some years ago; but these two nameplates are quickly becoming great starting points for all compact-car shoppers, and they're no longer only offering up just niche appeal.
Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept, 2014 Wörthersee TourEnlarge Photo
Behold the new A3 clubsport quattro concept, a hotted-up version of the 2015 Audi A3 sedan that’s powered by a five-cylinder TFSI engine developing—wait for it—525 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque.
The Cadillac ELR is, to our eyes, a very good-looking car. It’s not quite beautiful, but its proportions, details, and overall theme just work.
If you’ve had a chance to sample the new Hyundai Veloster Turbo, you’ve probably come to the same conclusion that we have: as a sporty car it’s fine, but it’s still not ready to run with the big dogs of the hot hatch world, performance-wise.
Chevrolet Spark EV at CCS fast charging station in San Diego.Enlarge Photo
The Chevrolet Spark EV has been on the market for only a year, but already it's being updated. And in this case, the update is major: The 2015 Chevy Spark EV will have an entirely new battery pack.
China may be the world's largest car market, but increased air pollution has created a public backlash against the automobile.
Rolls-Royce is known for many attributes. Luxury. Expense. Cars with performance wryly described as "adequate".