Hybrid and electric vehicles are not necessarily renowned for their performance, but this year, competitors in some of the world’s most prestigious motorsports events are turning that perception on its head.
General Electric’s new test track in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, aims to sell fleet buyers on the virtues of electric and alternative-fuel vehicles.
Each year in March, teams of college students from across the country converge on Houghton, Michigan to compete in the Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.
In the Upper Midwest, plugging in your car at night was once commonplace. And with more all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road, many are reviving the practice.Photo by Chad Kainz via Creative Commons
A pair of fires following crash tests of the Chevy Volt has critics questioning the safety of electric cars. But are batteries really more fire-prone than gasoline?Photo via NHTSA