Technology

Which Electric Car Is Fastest?

2014 BMW i3 hits the race track. A debate still rages on the best way to sell electric cars. Should automakers be boasting of their environmental credentials?

Japan Company To Give Maglev Tech To U.S. For Free

The Japanese rail operator JR Tokai said it would not charge the US to license its proprietary “maglev” technology, which allows trains to hover about 4 inches (10 centimeters) above tracks and travel at speeds of 310 mph (500 kph), … It is…

Gallery: An Electric Porsche From 1898

While any ardent Porschephile knows that the first Porsche-branded vehicle was the 356 sports car of 1948, the first car designed by Ferdinand Porsche was actually the 1898 “Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model,”