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Shenzen, China To Fund $799 Million In Green Car Programs

Shenzen, China will fund EV incentives and infrastructure to the tune of nearly $800 million. The US Air Force will turn its used cooking oil into biodiesel at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Falken is developing a tire specifically for plug-in hybrid SUVs.

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The Bloodhound SSC is still preparing to reach 1,000 miles per hour. To make sure the vehicle is safe, the team shoots a hunk of metal at 2,300 miles per hour into its ballistic safety panel to see what happens.

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Audi helps drivers stay caffeinated on the road with its Espresso Mobil. The gadget hooks up to the 12-volt outlet and preps a hot brew within just two minutes.

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Force fields may be getting ready to move out of the realm of science fiction, as Boeing has patented a system that attempts to mitigate shockwaves.

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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is rumored to get the option of a quad-turbo, inline-six-cylinder diesel with more than 400 horsepower. It will also be lighter, the coupe and convertible will be larger, and it enables phone-controlled self-parking.

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This Unique Three-Wheeled EV Can Be Parked Vertically And Float On Water

Name a car that can drive into a body of water (or human body) without causing much harm? No, this isn't an automotive riddle. It's the vision of Doug Ballard and his Spira foam car.

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Toyota has patented an improved eye-tracking technology that attempts to eliminate false-positive results caused by redeye. The system also monitors a driver's upper and lower eyelids to calculate how open the is.

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The digital tar pit will eventually consume us all, but for now, we're still able to watch it swallow our analog lives. One of the next items to succumb could be your driver's license, at least as soon as Iowa straightens out the kinks. The Hawkeye State is working with MorphoTrust USA on an driver's license app for Android and iOS phones that can be used as a state-approved ID. Notably, the app wouldn't replace a laminated paper version, but either could be used to conduct business. Iowa is alr

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New spy shots show off an innocuous Jaguar XE that wears an odd emblem on its rear. A blue circle with an E suggests a new hybrid or electric model could be in the offing.

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DOE Funding More Efficient Industrial Motors

Daimler is spending billions to upgrade the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant to build fuel cell cars. Ford's Go!Drive carsharing program enters its beta stage in London. The Department of Energy is offering $20 million for developing more efficient industrial motors.

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Senators Want NHTSA to Put Autonomous Driving On Fast Track

In many circles, the prospect of autonomous and self-driving cars taking over American roads is greeted with enthusiasm. Among car enthusiasts, however, the idea of removing the driver from the driving often sounds like a soulless and grim transportation future.

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Porsche is putting a greater focus on developing connectivity technology in its vehicles for the future, and the company might be working with Apple and Google on solutions. Also, expect to see more hybrids from the sports car brand in the future, maybe even a full EV.

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Richard Branson suggested during the Miami round of the Formula E Championship that Virgin could build a car to compete with Tesla someday.

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Ford isn't completely abandoning its partnership with Microsoft. The tech company will supply the wireless updates to models equipped with the new Sync 3 infotainment system.

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Semi-Autonomous Auto Steering Coming Soon

Tesla's Model S software update 6.2 adds Range Assurance and Trip Planner to help ease range anxiety, and update 7.0 promises much more exciting tech, like auto steering and semi-autonomous modes.

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AeroMobil wants to have its flying car ready to sell to the public for 2017, but there's still a lot of development to get the vehicle ready for the road. In the future, the company even wants to make the plane autonomous.

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Chinese Automaker Could Add 6 GWh Every Year

BYD intends to add six gigawatt hours of battery production capacity each year. If demand keeps up, it could potentially be building enough to challenge the Tesla Gigafactory by 2020.

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Ahead of the flagship sedan's March 31 debut, Cadillac is giving an under-the-skin look at the CT6. The model is said to be 64-percent aluminum, including its entire exterior, and the metal saves 200 pounds over using conventional steel.

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Still-In-Testing Inductive Charging Tech On Display Around Miami ePrix

The first time Qualcomm executives met with their auto-industry counterparts about an experimental technology that could wirelessly charge electric vehicles, they thought it'd be a flop.

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BMW has patents on two, bizarre three-cylinder engine designs meant to improve on the classic V-twin. One splays out the pistons in a fan shape, adds a cylinder to the traditional design.

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An Oxford University study finds that nearly half of the jobs in the US could be replaced with machines in the next 20 years. Thanks to the rapid rise in autonomous vehicle technology, truck drivers might be the first to be affected.

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