sarahfecht
at 07:15 AM Jan 27 2015
Cars // 

Winter is coming to the US Northeast. As the potentially 'crippling and historic' blizzard threatens to dump several feet of snow from Washington, D.C. to Maine, we turned to the Popular Science archives for advice.

Lydia Ramsey
at 08:25 AM Jan 16 2015
Cars // 

Local Motors, a Phoenix-based start-up that aims to be the world's first producer of 3-D–printed cars, plans to sell you its unconventional vehicles within 12 to 18 months.

Lydia Ramsey
at 11:20 AM Jan 15 2015
Cars // 

Ford's latest communications and entertainment system, Sync 3, is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and it has a new interface, faster response times, and the ability to update over the air using Wi-Fi—just like your smartphone.

Lydia Ramsey
at 11:20 AM Jan 15 2015
Cars // 

In the next few years, we'll answer a lot of questions about the electric vehicle market. Will Tesla's forthcoming, entry-level Model 3 be a winner? Will oil prices stay down and squelch enthusiasm for electric cars? And, speaking of enthusiasm, does the public truly, legitimately—deep in its heart—actually want EVs?

Lydia Ramsey
at 11:20 AM Jan 15 2015
Cars // 

Fuel cell technology is a slow sell, but companies are still climbing on the bandwagon. Honda has been in the game for a while, with its newly retired FCX Clarity fuel cell vehicle. But fear not, fuel cell fans! The Honda FCV is making its North American debut in Detroit and will be available in the United States by late spring 2016.

davemosher
at 11:19 AM Jan 15 2015
Cars // 

Hyundai chose Detroit to debut its first-ever plug in hybrid, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV. It's expected to travel 22 miles per charge using electricity alone, or a bit farther than other PHEVs on the market right now, including the Toyota Prius PHEV and the Ford C-Max Energi.

Lydia Ramsey
at 10:02 AM Jan 13 2015
Cars // 

Diesel vehicles are still rare in the United States. Because of their superior efficiency and power relative to gasoline, however, Land Rover is adding diesel versions of two of its most popular sport utility vehicles, and—surprise!—they're actually coming to the United States this time.

 
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