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TomTom sends HD Traffic update to all Live models, extends Traffic Manifesto to US

TomTom sends HD Traffic update to all Live models, extends Traffic Manifesto to US

TomTom CEO Harold Goddijn announced at a NYC event last night that the company’s HD Trafficservice, previously only included with the Go 2535 M Live, would be available on all U.S. Live models, including the Go 740 Live and XL 340 Live. Traffic updates will be one component of the subscription-based Live, which will also see a 50 […]

Formula 1 cars set to go all electric in the pit lane from 2013 onwards, racing purists outraged already

Formula 1 cars set to go all electric in the pit lane from 2013 onwards, racing purists outraged already

Formula 1, the pinnacle of gas-powered racing, is more often at odds with the eco-conscious electric carmovement than in tune with it, but here’s an exception to that rule. The FIA, the sport’s governing body, announced back in December of last year a move to a hybrid four-cylinder turbocharged engine, which is still on track to […]

Geely McCar comes with an electric scooter for people who hate walking

Geely McCar comes with an electric scooter for people who hate walking

Find the use of your legs inconvenient? Behold the Geely McCar, an ultra compact, two-door car that still manages to tuck an electric scooter in the back. Geely, the Chinese company that now owns Volvo, is hoping you’ll use it for everything from golfing to navigating urban sprawl to traversing the Mall of America parking […]

Nissan recovering from quake, ramps up Leaf deliveries

Nissan recovering from quake, ramps up Leaf deliveries

We have some good news from the Land of the Rising Sun — a fresh batch of Leafs are on their way to American shores. At the New York Auto show, Nissan announced that the first shipments of post earthquake-produced EVs should be in the hands of American consumers by April 27th. The company still expects […]