Road that charges your car

University of Windsor engineer Dr. Narayan Kar and some of his graduate students demonstrate how road that would charge your electric car for you as you drive would work to delegates at the 2012 Canadian Science Writers’ Association Annual Conference. [Watch Video]

How good is a hybrid in the cold?

I have recently become concerned with the environmental impact of my truck and I would like to buy a hybrid, but am concerned with the performance and durability in extreme conditions. I live in Northwestern Ontario where temperatures can reach minus-40 and road conditions can be treacherous. I’d...