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Your Next New Car: Cleaner, Greener and Smarter

Luxury, speed and performance are always in demand, but cars of the future will be defined more by their impact on the environment

Tire-Makers Try Treading Lightly on the Environment

Some new green car tires offered by major manufacturers roll easier and contain less crude oil

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High-Pressure Hybrids: Fuel-Efficient Hydraulic Vehicles Come of Age

Once relegated to the sidelines due to bulky components and complicated controls, these systems are benefiting from lightweight materials and ecofriendly fluid formulas

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Cool Ride: Carmakers Search for Greener Air Conditioning Refrigerant

Beginning in certain 2013 models, GM promises to use a new AC refrigerant that breaks down faster in the atmosphere than currently used chemicals

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Automatic Auto: A Car That Drives Itself

Audi is sending a robotic version of its TTS sports car to navigate to the top of Pikes Peak only guided by computers and GPS

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