Students from Virginia Tech University this week garnered first place in the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge with the team's extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol).
The Plug-in hybrid and range extender hybrid are still mystifying, so we've got the simple bottom line on the murky difference between them.
Honda's reputation for practical economy is shown in the Civic Hybrid, well-built and simply designed to sip fuel. Interior tech options are usefully done, making this Honda a great commuter sedan.
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During a presentation of its five-year product plan, a Chrysler spokesman said the company would focus on mild hybrid drivetrains in its vehicles.
Novel molecules with as much surface area per volume as a football field could be used to store more hydrogen than compressed gas, extending the range of fuel-cell electric vehicles.
With the Chevy Volt due to hit American dealerships in late 2010/early 2011, be prepared to hear the terms extended range electric vehicle and plug-in series hybrid used quite frequently. But what do these terms mean? CNET Australia explains.
You'd be smart to wait and see how the market develops, but Asus has used the freedom of the still-forming all-in-one/tablet hybrid category to create a compelling Windows 8/Android device in the Transformer AIO.
Electrification is coming, but the cost of batteries means that hybrids--rather than all-electrics or range-extended electrics--will be the dominant tech, experts say.
If there's one surefire way to piss off an environmentalist, it's by owning a Jaguar -- but that could soon change, if the company's new range of hybrid concept cars is anything to go by
Nikon's new high-end J1 and V1 cameras have dashed the last hopes of CNET's Stephen Shankland that interchangeable-lens compacts can balance image quality and affordability.