Driver-helping technology reigns supreme on 2019 models.
A noisy debate about the world's fastest and most popular motorsport.
One of four new ideas transforming your ride
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A more accurate range calculator ensures your battery won't die in the middle of a trip
#TBT to single-cylinders
Hybrid electric coupes are fashioned for efficiency—with fangs
Sports cars going hybrid
Crowdsourced advertising bites back hard on Nissan Leaf
A new concept uses solar power to directly charge a plug-in hybrid's battery pack.
A millennial responds to his automobile-loving, autonomy-wary critics
Three different modes give the driver of a Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid some nice options.
At a Colorado course, electric machines are the new performance vehicles.
A millennial's message to automakers
The former concept i3 has been made real, and might be the most interesting electric vehicle we've seen in years.
The first production plug-in hybrid sedan from Porsche
The Raven MPV-710 is a Chevy Volt for your backyard.
The year's top tech innovations include the Tesla Model S, Chevrolet MyLink, Mercedes Benz's reinvented windshield wipers and more
The Ford C-Max Energi is a practical plug-in: It's roomy, affordable, and it gets 108 miles per gallon.
An inside look at the DeltaWing, the boldest--and most polarizing--racecar design in decades
Five technologies that will shape the cars of the future
A cheaper, smaller Prius with crazypants gas mileage
The transition from novelty to normality
You'll need to rethink the way you drive, literally
One of the most inspiring shows we've been to
How Silicon Valley engineers are transforming cars into very smart, very fast and increasingly opinionated information systems
PopSci's earliest coverage of Model T's, sleazy car salesmen, and the must-have automobile accessories of the 1920s
That's what some experts here at the Lithium Supply and Markets conference believe, and if they're right, it could be good for everyone
How does GM encourage adoption of its mild-hybrid system? Make it standard
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.
A look at the inner workings of GM's plug-in car
The car rounds out the company's electrification plan
Testing the Goods: The Chevrolet Volt
If only our Thanksgiving travel plans included rides on cross-country high-speed rails, propeller-powered monorails, and the mythical Long Island bullet train
It's always sunny in Los Angeles
Nissan has produced a quick, fun-to-drive, technologically sophisticated pure-electric car. But inevitably, limited driving range makes it a daily commuter, not a road-tripper
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
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
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
Electric cars haven't killed the engine as we know it, yet. In fact, the century-old technology is getting stronger every year
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 retooled Nissan factory is expected to create up to 1,300 jobs in the U.S.
A deeper look at polar ice. An electric-car renaissance. The death and rebirth of major scientific experiments. Read on to discover what this year has in store
Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a guide to customized car technologies for individual drivers
General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson says the EPA will certify the Chevrolet Volt with triple-digit mileage. How'd they come up with that?
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
There's reason to believe the hype
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
The Segway/GM brainchild, released today, comes with promises of sleeker models and a new wave of city driving
Popular Science talks to dot-com billionaire Elon Musk about why he's banking on American-made electric cars
At the height of the automotive industry crisis, carmakers tried to smile through the pain
The pricey, small-batch lithium-ion powered Mini E has arrived. And it looks and drives like, well, a really quiet Mini Cooper
The competition for Chevy's battery contract is over
With promises of production by early next decade, car makers focused their energies on battery power at this year's Paris motor show
Chrysler reveals what could be its best-kept secret: an electric-car program
After months of anticipation, Chevy releases its final Volt design
Industrial designer James Dyson throws his hat into the electric car ring
From next month's 24 Hours of Nürburgring endurance race to next year's F1 season, auto racing is embracing hybrid initiatives
A plug-in concept from Volvo brings the power inside the wheels for increased efficiency and extra mileage
Chevy's fuel-cell SUV zips around Las Vegas
Peek into the future of automobiles at the show with more concepts and prototypes than any other
Our intrepid reporter recaps the coolest concepts, plus some models you (or your rich uncle) can actually buy.
Honda plans to replace the hybrid with a clean-burning diesel model
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.
The leading importer of electric vehicles talks about micro-cars, a 155mph battery-powered SUV and neon paint jobs
Nine myths and misconceptions, and the truth about why hydrogen-powered cars arenâ€™t just around the corner
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
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
American visionaries, cranks and con men have long sought the simple key to boosting the efficiency of the gasoline engine. Now a barefoot tinkerer in India believes he has unlocked the door. Is he for real?
Is it a good idea to turn the pleasure of driving into a barrage of beeps, flashes, cautions and commands? He thinks not.
1O vehicles that have innovative technology not available stateside.
Whether you're struggling to afford your first set of wheels or looking for a luxury-mobile, you'll find it here.
Forget what you know about gas-electric vehicles: The next generation is built for performance.
Popular Science took its first extensive look at a gasoline-electric automobile in 1916.
Ford's new pickup, with design cues from the toymaker, stores energy and then boosts power with a hydraulic accumulator.
U.S. automakers are thinking big -- and building small.