Toyota may be slowing down its production of electric cars, but the latest supercar from Mercedes-Benz shows the company isn't going the same route.
Toyota has canceled plans for its eQ electric car. But that's not a huge about-face: Toyota has always "taken a more conservative view of the market for battery-powered cars" than Nissan, General Motors, and other companies.
Tesla Motors will reveal not only the looks and details of the Supercharger but also its deployment plans in a webcast tonight from an event that starts at 7:30 Pacific (10:30 p.m. Eastern).
Japanese automaker Toyota has killed plans for a widespread launch of its second all-electric car, the eQ, citing a drastic misreading of the market and capabilities of electric vehicles.
The New York Times has published an in-depth piece today that purports to document how wasteful the Internet industry is, but some critics say the report is misleading. The issue is important, because no doubt, there's a lot of waste, but here's an analysis of where critics think the Times falls short.
It's not completely uncommon in these modern and advanced times to find Thomas Friedman the-world-is-flat-style disaggregated work that is sent to various locations all over the globe to be completed, re-assembled, and sold to a customer.
But you don't expect to find it in the construction industry.
ZenRobotics has raised $17M for its recycling robot
Today Ford revealed that its new Fusion hybrid has received a 47MPG rating from the EPA, putting it close to Prius territory.
With a Buy It Now price on the eBay auction of $145,000, the seller stands to make a healthy little profit should they find a buyer.
The founders of Tamyca are an audacious bunch. While the majority of 22-year-olds were partying or struggling to get their bachelor’s degrees, this team of five was busy setting up a company: Tamyca, Germany’s largest peer-to-peer carsharing website.
The motorcycle has automated systems that balance the vehicle so that it stays upright even if it is bumped by another car.
Toxic Garbage Island, an hour-long documentary that has just been posted to YouTube, shows how the increasing use of the ocean as a garbage dump is slowly destroying ecosystems.
Lara Croft has a new doppelgänger, and she's headed to the Arctic in Greenpeace's new game for iOS.
Remember Google's TV ads unit? The one that's shutting down in the next few months?
Looks like the doomed unit is in for a little bit more pain before the end, as they have apparently violated federal law in censoring the national Green Party's political ads.
Editor's Pick On any given day, Golden Gate Park is a shining example of more or less pristine green space in a densely packed urban area. Then, for three days in August, 60,000+ hipsters per day transform the park into a raucous, wild music festival. Here's how they keep it clean.
Through its game GreenSpace, RocketOwl hopes to educate people on social causes and help the environment.
PCH International, a 3,000-person global company with $80 million in funding from a wide range of venture capital firms, is opening a new sustainable package design center in San Francisco.
Solar energy software companies Draker and Solar Power Technologies Inc. successfully completed a merger this week as well as closed a new $8 million round of funding.
Talk to any independent auto-repair mechanic, and you'll learn that the single most important item that keeps a shop in business is brakes. But hybrids and electric cars use their friction brakes far less aggressively than regular cars.
Technologist, billionaire, titan of industry, and philanthropist Bill Gates has been spending a lot of time lately looking at toilets.
And no, it wasn't due to a rough night at a Mexican restaurant.