In a truly selfish move, Henrik Fisker walks away from Fisker Automotive leaving the fledgling automaker in a financial lurch. Even with a potential buyout from a Chinese conglomerate looming, Fisker apparently couldn’t stand the heat any longer.
The hardware evolution cannot be stopped, and even an app-loving festival like SXSW is getting a taste of this digital evolution. Does this mean the age of apps is over or that we're starting to experiment with new social experiences - ones we can touch?
It's easy to forget how we all used to rent VHS tapes from Blockbuster not too many years ago. 'Rewind This!' - a documentary highlighting the life and times of VHS format - aims to remind people of the tapes' nostalgia effect.
ExxonMobil sees diesel hybrids taking the lion share of new car sales. Electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, ExxonMobile wagers, will remain a small portion of the new car market due to range and cost concerns.
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.