Bush, Obama and Electric Cars, Lexus LFA: Today's Car News

May 25, 2011

Haters gonna hate, but George Dubya Bush is the father of the modern electric car. [TheCarConnection]

President Obama's taking the charge now, mandating EVs for federal use and directing funds to more charging stations. [AllCarsElectric]

While tornadoes are in today's forecast, we're tapping a chaser among us to tell you how it's done. [TheCarConnection]

#Impalabu! GM says the 2014 Chevy Impala's moving to Detroit, where it'll set up light housekeeping with the Malibu and Volt. [TheCarConnection]

Ask a question, get an answer no one expected: the 2012 Lexus LFA's led to a lost decade, and it's a sales dud. [MotorAuthority]

Lincoln needs or wants or is fluffing blogs with talk of a new two-seat roadster. See 2004 and 2000 stories for background. [MotorAuthority]

Elon Musk says Tesla won't be sold, but Elon Musk is wrong. [GreenCarReports]

Let's say you're a previously unknown starlet. Is going bonkers in a Toyota Prius good for your Google rankings or for your career? The answer would be both. [GreenCarReports]

Memorial Day is so teasingly close, we want to warn you about texting and driving while we're stealing furtive whiffs of Coppertone. [FamilyCarGuide]

Before you go, we're wondering how far you'll drive for the holiday weekend. We've logged 350 miles already--now, #YouTellUs. [SocialCarNews]
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