The administration wants to accelerate progress in the robot vehicle industry
Should we be excited or afraid?
Popular Science is covering the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Here's a taste of the big news we expect.
Robots can already outdrive humans. Now everyone needs to get out of their way.
How Silicon Valley engineers are transforming cars into very smart, very fast and increasingly opinionated information systems
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.
Winged tanks, a torpedo-shaped aerobile, and flying cars designed by the 20th century's most renowned aviation minds
Behind the wheel, we find that GM's highest-profile concept car has become a refreshing, radically different kind of production vehicle
Electric cars are nothing new: From lever-powered hybrids to generator-towing luxury cars, we've tracked their progress for nearly a century
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?
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?
A smaller but surprisingly less depressing North American Auto Show features a shaken industry seeking a fresh start
For years, automotive futurists have been waiting on an industry meltdown to re-configure the auto industry. Could Sweden become ground zero?
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.
Our friends at Driverside.com explore what this little piece of history means for the future of green car technology and environmental awareness in the automotive industry
PopSci editor Seth Fletcher reports from the front lines
An innovative fuel-generating system could bring car racing into the green era
Nine myths and misconceptions, and the truth about why hydrogen-powered cars arenâ€™t just around the corner
What would happen if an architect renowned for his unruly, twisted-metal structures decided to craft a new kind of automobile? We´re about to find out.
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.
Technology beat the clatter and smoke of diesel car engines. It's time for a U.S. comeback.
U.S. automakers are thinking big -- and building small.