Every car on the list is worthy of a poster.
A noisy debate about the world's fastest and most popular motorsport.
Driver-helping technology reigns supreme on 2019 models.
They're the Best of What's New.
Hybrid electric coupes are fashioned for efficiency—with fangs
Testing the Goods: The Chevrolet Volt
PopSci has been looking toward the near and distant future of the car for over 135 years. To coincide with car month here, see how some of our past predictions have survived the test of time.
Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has an easy, comfortable driving demeanor that belies its amazing complexity underneath.
iCar may arrive by 2019
He's the Henry Ford of the lithium-ion-powered auto. Call this his Model G.
Local Motors is building "micro-factories" and plans to sell a printed electric vehicle in 12 to 18 months
A cheaper, smaller Prius with crazypants gas mileage
Far-out supercar concepts, innovative alt-energy vehicles, and more than one pair of hot triplets--it's all at the NYIAS this week, and automotive editor Eric Adams is on the scene
Gyroscopic speed-demons, one-wheeled war tanks, and more
On the eve of its first race--at one of the toughest and most dangerous motorcycle racetracks in the world--we take an exclusive inside look at one man's quest to engineer the ultimate electric race bike
Sound stylings for electric cars
How the designer of Blade Runner thinks the future will look
The inside account of how GM stole the Detroit auto show by hustling its Pontiac Solstice off the sketchpad and onto the stage in record time.
See what happens when a 1927 Model T and a 1986 Mustang come together in an unholy (but fast!) union
One of the greatest car races in the world is also a showcase for innovative engineering.
Just try to resist the temptation to use the battering rams in traffic.
It's built specifically with the racetrack in mind.
A dog-powered car, a plastic bike sail, and a merry-go-round rowing machine are just a few of the quirkier inventions documented in PopSci's archives
Your stock care speakers don't do your tunes justice—it's time for an upgrade.
They're coming—but are we ready to let a computer take the wheel?
Riding in cars with computers.
Mopar's crammed lots of power into this crate beast.
When rockets ran racecars, liquid oxygen appeared to be a promising alternative fuel
Electric cars are nothing new: From lever-powered hybrids to generator-towing luxury cars, we've tracked their progress for nearly a century
Circular logic was the wave of the future three quarters of a century ago
With promises of production by early next decade, car makers focused their energies on battery power at this year's Paris motor show
Greener than a Prius and hotter than a Maserati, the Fisker Karma promises to change the way the world thinks about electric cars. The only problem is that nobody outside the company has driven one yet. Will Henrik Fisker tempt buyers into the electric age, or is he already a relic of the past?
At a Colorado course, electric machines are the new performance vehicles.
The first car designed by Ferdinand Porsche was actually an electric vehicle.
A handy breakdown for speed freaks
Should we be excited or afraid?
Secretive startup shows off electric concept car FFZERO1 at CES
Our ridiculously lucky automotive editor drove this $1.3-million dollar ride from San Francisco to L.A. Now he can die happy.
U.S. automakers are thinking big -- and building small.
GM reinvents carbon fiber to dress up the Corvette ZR1
The pricey, small-batch lithium-ion powered Mini E has arrived. And it looks and drives like, well, a really quiet Mini Cooper
At the height of the automotive industry crisis, carmakers tried to smile through the pain
Popular Science talks to dot-com billionaire Elon Musk about why he's banking on American-made electric cars
Does the hotly anticipated plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt have a shot at rejuvenating General Motors? We took a prototype version for a spin to find out.
The world's largest publicly traded oil company is supporting an urban electric car-sharing program. Let the jokes commence
Mercedes-Benz's AMG division is best known as a builder of German muscle cars, but can an all-electric prototype give its image a fresh shade of green?
There's reason to believe the hype
Nissan is going to manufacture the Leaf in the thousands (maybe the hundreds of thousands). We took the first publicly drivable model for a spin
BMW's latest design and powertrain study may have a clinical-sounding name, but beneath that avant-garde skin and lab-coat-tested powertrain beats the heart of an ultimate driving machine
An electric-car holdout decides to dazzle the zero-emissions scene
A guide to the technologies, battery companies and carmakers that are bringing our electrified future here faster than you think. Plus: 7 promising electric cars on the horizon
And if so, what does that future look like?
Corporate and governmental bad guys are implicated in this documentary about the death of GM's beloved EV1 plug-in
A look at the inner workings of GM's plug-in car
You'll need to rethink the way you drive, literally
A new concept uses solar power to directly charge a plug-in hybrid's battery pack.
Synthesizer makes 'neo-futuristic' sounds in response to driving conditions
Luxury supercars, hydrogen fuel cells, and fully autonomous cars -- in 15 years
The street-legal conversion nears 200 mph - and could go faster
The company has made over $7.5 billion in sales
New app will let you virtually test drive green vehicles
Making "EV" mean "Electric Vintage"
New I-Pace is a breakthrough achievement—and a hell of a fun car.
Track Mode shows the potential of electric cars to go fast.
The SF90 can go 211 miles per hour and hits 62 mph in just 2.5 seconds.
Forget what you know about gas-electric vehicles: The next generation is built for performance.
Our intrepid reporter recaps the coolest concepts, plus some models you (or your rich uncle) can actually buy.
Bicycles can cost $4,000. Some are branding exercises. But when BMW designs a 2-wheeler, expect some serious engineering.
You shouldn't need a degree in computer science to understand whatâ€™s going on under the hood of your next car. Here's your no-nonsense guide to the latest automotive -- and the coolest cars that showcase them
Tesla says the founder of rival Fisker Coachbuild stole confidential information in order to build a competing vehicle.
Industrial designer James Dyson throws his hat into the electric car ring
After months of anticipation, Chevy releases its final Volt design
Chrysler reveals what could be its best-kept secret: an electric-car program
U.S. Army buys 4,000 electric vehicles—the biggest acquisition in the country
India's Reva says drivers of its new electric cars can call or text the company for a remote power boost. Is there a groundbreaking wireless technology afoot, or has something been lost in the translation?
Audi shows off an all-electric sports car with four motors and enough torque to move a tugboat. Don't get excited, it's just a study
Will GM find great success selling a version of its Volt extend-range electric car with more upscale goodies and wearing a Cadillac badge?
Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a guide to customized car technologies for individual drivers
Italian looks, German engineering and American electrics. Zero to 60 in five seconds, scissor doors, and you'll even get some change back from a $100,000 bill
A smaller but surprisingly less depressing North American Auto Show features a shaken industry seeking a fresh start
A retooled Nissan factory is expected to create up to 1,300 jobs in the U.S.
The leading importer of electric vehicles talks about micro-cars, a 155mph battery-powered SUV and neon paint jobs
Behind the wheel, we find that GM's highest-profile concept car has become a refreshing, radically different kind of production vehicle
It's always sunny in Los Angeles
The crowds were back and the sense of impending doom was gone. But the proliferation of safe designs and shortage of insane concepts shows an industry playing it safe.