Making "EV" mean "Electric Vintage"
Lessons learned from my conversion of a 1984 Mercedes into a grease-mobile
Import tuners, once kid brothers to small-block chevys, have grown up.
The street-legal conversion nears 200 mph - and could go faster
How next-gen engines are going to squeeze every last drop of energy from their carbon fuels
One of four new ideas transforming your ride
How do you completely disassemble a classic sports car and rebuild it better than new? You take a deep breath and dive in.
The key is something called skutterudite
A smaller but surprisingly less depressing North American Auto Show features a shaken industry seeking a fresh start
How does an electric Phantom feel? Like a Phantom
A company that makes plug-and-play kits to let cars run on natural gas goes hotrodding. Will it convince the old roadster crowd to do low-emissions burnouts?
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
Atlantic Wind Connection would link wind farms over hundreds of miles
PopSci heads to the 20th North American International Auto Show to bring you the mean, green machines about to flood our shores
We take the 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan for a test drive to see if it really is the GTI of sport utilities
Students Up the Green Factor of the 2016 Chevy Camaro
'Drive.AI' sells a kit to convert your beater. Also: it wants to put emoji on top of it.
Technology beat the clatter and smoke of diesel car engines. It's time for a U.S. comeback.
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?
Electric cars are nothing new: From lever-powered hybrids to generator-towing luxury cars, we've tracked their progress for nearly a century
At a Colorado course, electric machines are the new performance vehicles.
Secretive startup shows off electric concept car FFZERO1 at CES
With promises of production by early next decade, car makers focused their energies on battery power at this year's Paris motor show
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?
The first car designed by Ferdinand Porsche was actually an electric vehicle.
A handy breakdown for speed freaks
Hybrid electric coupes are fashioned for efficiency—with fangs
A noisy debate about the world's fastest and most popular motorsport.
U.S. automakers are thinking big -- and building small.
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
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
Testing the Goods: The Chevrolet Volt
You'll need to rethink the way you drive, literally
The good, the bad, and the hideous
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 company has made over $7.5 billion in sales
The tuk tuk is on its way to the all-electric 2016 WAVE Trophy Rally
New app will let you virtually test drive green vehicles
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.
They're the Best of What's New.
The SF90 can go 211 miles per hour and hits 62 mph in just 2.5 seconds.
He's the Henry Ford of the lithium-ion-powered auto. Call this his Model G.
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.
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.
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.
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
Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a guide to customized car technologies for individual drivers
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.
How does GM encourage adoption of its mild-hybrid system? Make it standard
Five technologies that will shape the cars of the future
The FAA has grounded all 787s after a string of fires in their lithium-ion battery packs. But these batteries are very different from the ones in electric cars.
The first production plug-in hybrid sedan from Porsche
For now, this is only possible in a Tesla. In the future, who knows?
Toyota lobbies U.S. legislators for exemption
Chevy's new Volt model impresses
And may void warranty