Prius No.1 in Japan

Toyota's Prius was the No.1 selling car in Japan for the 11th month in a row.

Toyota to Supply Mazda with Hybrid Technology

Despite Toyota's recent problems with quality and recalls, its hybrid technologies are the envy of the automotive industry. Mazda has announced that it will use Toyota technology with its new "Sky" engine family.

Toyota Halts Sales of 8 Models

Toyota said Tuesday it was suspending U.S. sales of eight recalled vehicle models to fix accelerator pedals that stick, the latest quality problem to...

An IPO Parade in Cleantech

Two cleantech start-ups, biofuel maker Codexis and solar-energy firm Solyndra, recently filed for IPOs, and others are rumored to be contemplating them, among them sexy electric car company Tesla Motors and smart grid integrated-technology maker Silver Spring Networks.

Mercedes announces new hybrid

When they were first introduced, the only hybrid cars on the market were Toyotas and Hondas -- small, practical cars that were admittedly a little...

Planning for $7 a gallon gas

It's not out of the realm of possibility that gas could rise to $7 a gallon within the next several years. I'm skeptical about that, but then, I...