| May 29, 2014
| 9:46 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. -- Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, on Thursday unveiled an upgraded passenger version of the Dragon cargo ship NASA buys for resupply runs to the International Space Station.
Rather than parachuting down into the ocean,...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Google is building cars that don't have steering wheels, accelerator pedals or brake pedals, in an ambitious expansion of the Internet company's efforts to develop self-driving cars.
The small electric cars, which seat two passengers, are currently...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Tesla Motors, the California-based maker of an all-electric four-passenger sedan highly touted by Consumer Reports magazine, plans to install a charging station exclusively for its Tesla S model -- the one the magazine calls "not only the best electric...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Attention, eco-chic speed freaks: Set aside your Teslas; you have a new toy to covet.
The 2014 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid and the all-electric i3 are the first offerings from the automaker's new i subbrand. Equal parts sex appeal and efficiency, the cars...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Electric car company Tesla Motors Inc. reported a first-quarter loss and said sales of its Model X sport utility vehicle will be delayed until next year.
In its report to investors Wednesday, the Palo Alto automaker said it lost $49.8 million in the...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Auto dealers have picked another fight with electric car company Tesla Motors Inc., this time in Missouri.
Late in Missouri’s legislative session a lawmaker proposed new language in an existing bill that would allow the state's consumers to...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"The Green Prince," the award-winning Israeli documentary about a Hamas operative turned Israeli spy, is being remade as a feature film.
Pic, which clinched the Sundance Audience Award in the world cinema documentary section this year, will get a...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:03 AM
We take so much of modern technology for granted: radio, telephones, film and television, computers, and the Internet all enable us to communicate at the speed of light. But we would not have any of those things without the efforts of hundreds of...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:29 AM
If you're shopping for a fuel-efficient space-saving car, make sure to fit the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit onto your list. Even the outgoing car deserved that distinction; it thumped six newer competitors in a seven-car subcompact comparison back in 2012...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Gas prices remain historically high and volatile, and one of the most successful ways automakers and American motorists have adapted is by embracing hybrid technology. Though a few full-size hybrid trucks from GM have been discontinued, 2014 sees as many....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Competes with: Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla Looks like: We'll need stronger glasses to notice the changes Drivetrain: 2.0-liter four-cylinder, 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, 1.4-liter turbocharged...