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Apr 17, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Japanese automaker, which said Wednesday it had sold 5.125 million hybrid vehicles as of the end of March, started selling the Prius, the world's first mass produced hybrid passenger car, in 1997.
Apr 1, 2013 at 9:16 AM
More than ever before, Silicon Valley firms want their workers at work.
Mar 31, 2013 at 12:49 PM
This spring, as the tech industry is soaring out of the Great Recession, plans are in the works for a flurry of massive, perk-laden headquarters.
Mar 26, 2013 at 11:47 AM
The SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Tuesday with a full science load from the International Space Station - and a bunch of well-used children's Legos.
Mar 5, 2013 at 8:31 AM
Britain's Court of Appeal on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit against the BBC by electric car maker Tesla Motors over a program that criticized its Roadster vehicle.
Mar 3, 2013 at 11:30 AM
A private Earth-to-orbit delivery service made good on its latest shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, overcoming mechanical difficulty and delivering a ton of supplies with high-flying finesse.
Jan 22, 2013 at 2:15 PM
As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back. It's why electric cars aren't clogging the roads and why Boeing's new ultra-efficient 787 Dreamliners aren't flying high.
Jan 17, 2013 at 6:59 AM
Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, a problem that apparently is far more serious than government or company officials acknowledged less than a week ago.
Jan 2, 2013 at 8:24 PM
Oregon state officials are proposing an alternative tax for drivers who have bought efficient or electric vehicles that seldom or never stop at the gasoline pump, where government has traditionally collected money to build and fix roads.
Dec 24, 2012 at 9:45 AM
Owners of electric cars in Washington state don't pay gasoline or gas taxes, but they're soon going to be hit with a $100 fee to own the battery-operated cars.
Nov 20, 2012 at 8:52 AM
The upgraded Nissan Motor Co. Leaf electric car can travel further without recharging, comes in a cheaper model and tells drivers how much battery life is left.
Nov 9, 2012 at 11:00 PM
One scientist sure thinks so: 'If we are able to realize the energy from Thorium, it really will be the end of energy crisis on Earth for the rest of human history.'
Nov 6, 2012 at 7:54 AM
Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 8 percent, but the Japanese automaker lowered its full-year forecasts Tuesday because of a sales slump in China and weakness in Europe.
Oct 27, 2012 at 10:57 AM
Auto parts maker Johnson Controls is stepping away from its position as the debtor-in-possession lender during the bankruptcy proces
Oct 16, 2012 at 8:56 AM
Short of cash and hurting from weak sales of electric cars, battery maker A123 Systems Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and quickly sold its automotive assets.