Maiden Test Flight of Solar Impulse 2

Escorted by chase vehicles and a pair of Stromer electric bicycles, the next generation of the Solar Impulse, the 'round-the-world' solar aircraft lifted off into the gray Swiss dawn today in successful maiden test flight.

First Drive: Google Autonomous Car

Google reveals its prototype two-seat, self-driving electric car and offers a wide demographic group of volunteers rides in the car that resembles original Chrysler PeaPod concept car.

Racing the TT Zero Course on the Isle of Man

John McGuinness shows what it's like to race the 2013 TT Zero course on the Isle of Man from a camera mounted on the Mugen Shinden Ni electric superbike. See also TT Zero Superbikes Return to Electrify Dangerous Isle of Man Race Course

A Smart [eBike] Way to Commute

Besides building the smartfourtwo micro car, available in electric, the Daimler division also sells an electric assist bicycle. We would not, however, recommend riding in the middle of a gridlocked multilane street.

Nissan's Silent Night Race

Nissan races a trio of LEAF electric cars through a sleeping Italian village in the middle of the night to demonstrte they can be both silent and exciting.