The latest news on cars
There's a need to pursue both ethanol and electricity.
A look at the coming trends in cars, from plug-ins to more efficient gas engines.
The hunt for alternative fuels reveals how appealing gasoline really is.
A fuel derived from the sugars in corn and other plants. Pure ethanol is usually blended with gasoline.
Our dossiers detail which fuels are overrated—and which could power your next car.
Today's models have a battery-powered electric motor that drives the car at slower speeds.
A renewable fuel made from vegetable oil or animal fats, including soybeans, canola oil.
The battery powering the motor is recharged from an electrical outlet.
A biofuel refined from cellulose, the fibrous material that makes up most of the plant matter in wheat.