Consumer Reports Ten Top Picks for 2014

Among the ten top picks for 2014, the green car winner for the eleventh year in a row is the Toyota Prius, but the real surprise is the Tesla Model S as Best Overall.

Rinspeed Envisions Autonomous Tesla Model S

Swiss design firm Rinspeed has upgraded a Model S electric car with futuristic self-driving cockpit that allows passengers to relax while the car - courtesy of movie-making magic - stirs itself across romantic landscapes. This likely is beyond Elon Musk's vision of a Tesla autopilot system, but it shows the potential of what the future may hold for those who can afford it.

Tesla Coast-to-Coast Rally

Official Tesla Motors corporate video highlights Los Angeles-to-New York City rally by 15-person team along US Interstates equipped with Tesla Supercharger stations. Also see story of less publicized Texas-to-Panama journey by Randy Denmon and Dean Lewis.

Hero Introduces Diesel Hybrid Scooter

Hero introduces a diesel-hybrid scooter developed for rural communities in India, giving it the ability to carry extra loads and provide standby electric power and lights.

Hollywood Celebrities Take on Death Valley in Water-Producing Fuel Cell Car

Hollywood celebrities Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger conduct experiment to see if they can live off the water produced by a Mecedes-Benz F-Cell hydrogen fuel cell car while exploring California's Death Valley