The low-slung (2 to 4 meters above ground) Shweeb pods include a highly efficient system of pedals that can theoretically allow riders to reach speeds of up 70 kmh.
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Being Americans, we long for high-tech silver bullet solutions to our sustainability problems, but the gas-burning Indian version, the Nano is a model of transport simplified.
Pasadena's Art Center College of Design believes that design can bridge eco-friendly products, services and technologies with the public's desire to l...
You can still achieve some sustainable progress by buying a car that runs on gas, but that manages relatively high mileage. And you can max out your mileage by going for a stick shift.
There have been rumblings about Americans being able to buy Fiats and Afla Romeos in Chrysler dealerships, but there've also been reports that Fiats and Alfas being rebadged as Chryslers.
As Congress closes in a "short term," bailout of the Big Three Detroit Automakers, it's time to ask what their product plans for the future are going to be, if they survive.
We could let Detroit fail and throw money at the many future-car startups that are currently out there, but that won't provide enough product to market to deliver the improvements we require.
Assuming a federal bailout, it makes sense that, over the next few years, American carmakers will be re-engaging with the small-car market.
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