New Car Tech Tag

A new bill proposed by Representative Gary Peters, Democrat from Michigan, could potentially provide an additional $216 million for new automotive technologies. The legislation is set for review by the full U.S. House of Representatives later this month, and would increase the $334 million already...

BMW’s newest concept car, the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics, combines the environmental advantages of a hybrid car with the high performance of a sports car. Sleekly futuristic in design, the Vision EfficientDynamics also boasts photosensitive glass that darkens in response to bright light or glare, allowing...

From the successful Cash for Clunkers program to an increased interest in fuel economy in general, the new Chevy Volt has generated a great deal of buzz, thanks in part to the publicity garnered through their viral marketing campaign boasting the Chevy Volts incredible fuel...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="164" caption="Tesla Model S Sedan"][/caption] Recently, CNN.com posted a story about the new funding Tesla received from the federal government to aid in their production of electric vehicles. Tesla has already produced a roadster that has amazing specs for an electric car, and...

Welcome to the West Coast’s Hydrogen Highway! Hydrogen Road Tour 2009 brings the future to reality along the 1,700 mile route between San Diego, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia between May 26th and June 3rd, 2009. The caravan offers the public an opportunity to gain hands-on...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="175" caption="Fuel Cell Technology for Autos"][/caption] UPDATE: Read about Fuel Cell Vehicles on the Hydrogen Road Tour Serious challenges face our planet. Air pollution, noise pollution and a general conflict over limited resources top the list for most people. What if changing our approach...

Hybrid cars are the hottest purchase in the vehicle market today. Saving on fuel is a top priority for most American drivers these days as the economy struggles to recover. However, buying a hybrid car is a big commitment and one to be taken seriously....

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Adaptive Headlamps"][/caption] If you have ever encountered problems with night vision, especially around bends in the road which conventional headlights cannot illuminate properly, you may be asking, "Are adaptive headlamps for cars a good idea?" As the increasing percentage of nighttime driving...

PRWeb.com reports a new website, EcoSmartInsurance.com, is dedicated to helping consumers find 'green' auto insurance companies. What do you think? Is going green imperitive to your insurance company decision? From going paperless to mileage based policies, Eco Smart believes consumers should have choices when...

Newsday.com is reporting on the NY International Auto Show, and ACI is impressed with the new Volvo XC60. What's so great about another new car? Volvo City Safety Low Speed Collision Avoidance. In an imminent accident under 9mph in drive, the car (using a laser)...