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Could Interstate Tolls Finally Bring Americas Roads & Bridges Up To Speed?

Could Interstate Tolls Finally Bring Americas Roads & Bridges Up To Speed?

America's roads and bridges are in terrible shape. The American Society of Civil Engineers assigned our roads a grade of D-minus, and Pew Research has rated a third of them substandard. At least 25 percent of our bridges are crumbling, desperately in need of repair, with more than 20,000 judged... read more

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Schematic of Toyota Tundra towing Space Shuttle Endeavour

Toyota Tundra Turns Space Shuttle Into Political Football

At this point in election season, everything becomes political: the brand of car that candidates drive, the designers of the outfits worn by candidates' wives, the funders of... read more September 18, 2012 by  9


 
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U.S. Accuses China Of Illegal Auto & Parts Subsidies

China's auto industry is booming: car sales are strong, and the country's suppliers are doing bang-up business on the export front. But the U.S. claims that China has given... read more September 17, 2012 by  1


 
Old Gas Pumps

Higher Fuel Standards For 2025 Coming Today: What They Mean For You

By the year 2025, cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. will have to earn a combined city/highway rating of 54.5 miles per gallon. That's according to new fuel economy... read more November 16, 2011 by  3


 
Barack Obama

Obama Announces New Standards To Double Vehicle MPG By 2025

Will your next vehicle get much better gas mileage than your current one? Ask most car shoppers and it's a priority. A new mandate formally announced this morning arguably... read more July 29, 2011 by  5


 
T. Boone Pickens with President Barack Obama

Mississippi’s Barbour Accuses Obama Of Inflating Gas Prices

Back in January 2009, when President Obama was sworn in, the price of gas wasn't much over $2 a gallon. Now, the national average is around the $4 mark (though settling... read more June 6, 2011 by  7


 
Barack Obama

Who Will Lower Gas Prices Faster: Obama Or GOP? #YouTellUs

We've heard that gas prices won't fall this summer, but at this point, they are clearly falling. Are we in a game of who's on first and what's on second? It almost feels like... read more May 19, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept

Today's Car News from High Gear Media: May 6, 2011

Could gas prices fall this summer? Oil prices have dropped below $100 a barrel, but if you're waiting on a big price crash, don't count on it. [GreenCarReports] If you're... read more May 6, 2011 by  0


 
Barack Obama speaking Detroit Economic Club

Obama Joins Mad Men, Pushes High-Speed Rail In Transportation Bill

More passenger trains and bike paths? If President Obama could get his way, it appears that we'd be putting aside some highway funds and spending more to set up high-speed... read more May 4, 2011 by  9


 
Cadillac Presidential Limo

Report: Obama Motorcade Exempt From Greening Of Federal Fleet

This week, President Barack Obama issued a plan to green the federal government's fleet of vehicles—specifying that by 2015, 100 percent of its vehicles purchased would... read more April 1, 2011 by  0


 
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Obama Allots $200 Million To Support EV Adoption

President Obama's draft budget for 2012 hasn't made as many headlines as it might've due to the current Middle Eastern political turmoil, but tucked away inside the $3.7... read more February 15, 2011 by  2


 
Barack Obama

Obama: Auto Industry Bailout To Be Repaid To Taxpayers

One year ago, America's automakers were facing one of the worst sales slumps to ever hit the industry, the effects of which even caused two of them to file for bankruptcy. In... read more July 30, 2010 by  2


 
Used car salesman

Dealers Dodge Financing Oversight—Will Shady Lending, Too?

If a deal is too good to be true it probably is; and you shouldn't talk monthly payments at the lot before you decide on a car and a price. Don't forget those two valuable... read more May 25, 2010 by  1


 
Barack Obama

New Regs Seek 5% Annual Boost In Efficiency Through 2016

Yesterday, President Obama unveiled the new auto emissions and efficiency standards that we've been expecting since last week. Those regulations, which kick in during the... read more September 16, 2009 by  0


 
DOE battery grant recipients

Obama And The DOE Award $2.4 Billion In Battery Grants

Yesterday, President Obama announced $2.4 billion in technology grants to car companies, battery makers, universities, and research facilities across the U.S. During his... read more August 6, 2009 by  0


 
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