If you’re a forward-thinking person with a creative knack for developing plans to improve our overall quality of life, Audi invites you to put your ideas to the test in the Tony Stark Innovation Challenge. The most tech-savvy individual who isn’t afraid to use social media to promote the greatness of their concept (and who Read on! →

Green automaker Fisker announced a “potential safety issue” last week concerning the batteries in some of its Karma models. Friday the company made it official. Fisker will be recalling about 239 cars. An assembly error in the battery system could potentially cause a fire, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall filing said. Alerted by Read on! →

Protean Electric, a global leader in the development of electric in-wheel motor technology, has secured funding of $84 million to further perfect the technology that can convert any vehicle to electric drive with relative ease. Improves fuel economy 30 percent Depending on the kind of vehicle as well as its battery size, Protean says its Read on! →

Two of the world’s largest automakers, Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW AG, will be collaborating on the development of innovative, environmentally friendly technologies. The announcement was made at a Tokyo press conference on Dec. 1. Tougher emission standards The deal to share costs and technology comes in an effort to meet tougher emissions standards mandated Read on! →