Tomorrow's Tech Today: Cool Innovations, from Smart Windshield Wipers to Start-Stop


Bosch throws open the lab doors and lets Car Talk see what it's working on. Much of the new stuff is laser-targeted at making cars more fuel efficient, but there's also safety electronics that get us closer to self-driving cars.


Electric Cars By the Numbers


A growing number of attractive models, high gas prices and growing public acceptance led to strong sales numbers for electrics and hybrids in August. And with more cars on the road, we're getting a sense of how people are using them.


My Back Pages: The Worst Cars I've Ever Owned


Jim Motavalli takes a trip down a rust- and black-smoke-filled memory lane.