The Nissan LEAF just isn’t selling well. Nissan moved less than half of the 20,000 LEAFs it hoped to in 2012. Accordingly, Nissan announced it’s replacing the zero-emissions chief in hopes of improved sales figures.
Volkswagen’s new A/C refrigerant is called R744. It’s a carbon-dioxide-based system, which clocks in as a 1 on the EU’s 150-point emissions scale. This just another step along VW's goal to becoming the world's most sustainable automaker.
When Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson and the film crew pushed a Tesla Roadster off the track in 2008 as it had run out of juice in only 50 minutes, Tesla figures it lost $171,000 in potential sales.
Poised to sell more than 20,000 vehicles this year, Tesla doesn’t want to mess with a good thing. Accordingly, it has delayed production on its Model X until 2014, hoping to further capitalize on its Model S success.
The future of motoring may be somewhat familiar, with a San Francisco firm coming up with a new take on fuel storage for natural gas engines that's modeling on something very close to our hearts - literally: The human intestinal system, in fact.
3D printer creator MakerBot is spicing up SXSW by unveiling a new printer prototype for people without design experience. The company's focus has been enabling anyone and everyone to make ... well, anything and everything, and that's getting even simpler…
Allowing smartphone owners to avoid relying on the local weatherman for the daily forecast, the Thermodo measures the ambient temperature with a simple tool that plugs into the headphone jack of a mobile device.
A group of European scientists might've just paved way for cheaper, smaller, and lighter robots by activating the earliest parts of a cloud-based database that robots can access for data in place of a traditional robotic brain.