Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, plans to launch its first pure-electric car in China next year as Beijing steps up pressure on the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.
My frequent Gaywheels readers recognize that I'm a big fan of fast cars and convertibles. Some of my past articles have chronicled that love of speed and top-down driving pleasure, and maybe my no-nonsense style.
Old cars can learn new tricks. For a few hundred dollars, drivers can add new safety technology - like forward collision warning systems or backup cameras - to older cars.
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.