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9Second Drive: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Aims To Lead The Mid-size Hybrid Pack

AddVIDEO: Imperia GP plug-in hybrid retro sports car concept

Reviving long-forgotten automotive brands seems to be all the rage of late, with Zap brining back Detroit Electric and now a Belgian company called Green Propulsion calling up the Imperia marque. Imperia was another Belgian brand that operated in the first half of the last century. The company is working a concept for a new car with styling that harkens back to the original Imperia models. Under the skin, though, this machine is all new. The new Imperia GP is equipped with 174hp 2.0L V-4 combine

AddPrototypes combine solar power with batteries for self-recharge

Solar power has the highest power density among all renewable energies, so we should certainly be devoting a great deal of research into how best to capture and use that power. Being that solar electric power cells generally deliver their power in the form of DC current, as opposed to AC current like would be used in a home, it makes sense to pair solar power with batteries and battery powered devices. One problem with this strategy is that electronics tend to be small, and get smaller with each

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