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2012 Jeep Wrangler, Bentley Hybrids, Five-Star Safety: Car News Headlines

2012 Jeep Wrangler, Bentley Hybrids, Five-Star Safety: Car News Headlines

Wondering which family cars earn the best safety ratings for 2012? Wonder no more--we have them. [FamilyCarGuide] Signs o' the times: the NHTSA says cities don't have to spend money they don't have, switching out street signs that don't need it. [TheCarConnection] Older drivers are using computers... read more

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Exxon Employs Algae For Biofuel

Yes, you read that headline correctly: Exxon (a name forever linked in some people's minds with "Valdez") has jumped on the eco-conscious, biofuel bandwagon, and it's doing... read more July 16, 2009 by  0


 
handing over cash

Clean Tech Investors Open Their Wallets A Little Wider--Especially For The Auto Industry

Hot on the heels of yesterday's news that the auto sales slump may be slowing comes news that venture capitalists are growing more adventuresome--at least in the field of... read more July 2, 2009 by  0


 
Well-blinged Toyota Camry

Link Love From The Car Connection: Toyota Camry Blinged, Plus Videos For 'Mission One' Electric Motorcycle, Grand Turismo 5, And Jay Leno's EcoJet

♦  There's a lot of car bling on the market, but not everyone knows how to use it. We think the owner of this Toyota Camry did a pretty awesome job of walking the fine... read more June 3, 2009 by  0


 
Audi A4 fueled by biogas

Link Love From The Car Connection: Audi Outraces Bugatti, Cash-For-Clunkers Rears Its Head, And A Look Back At The Top 50 Car Ads

♦  GM goes bankrupt, Susan Boyle loses a talent show, and a biogas-huffing Audi A4 (to your left) outraces a Bugatti? The 21st century is a strange and scary place... read more June 2, 2009 by  1


 
Gas gauge

Frugal Shopper: Want A Fuel-Efficient Deal? Act Now!

Thinking of buying one of the most fuel-efficient cars like the Toyota Prius, the Honda Insight, or even the Ford Focus or Chevy Cobalt XFE this year, but waiting for even... read more May 21, 2009 by  1


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

Ethanol (Rhymes With 'Cornball')

An article in Science magazine says that growing corn for ethanol is an inefficient use of farmland. (Of course, if you've been paying attention, this isn't really news.) A... read more May 12, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup racer

2009 Jetta TDI Cup Gets Greener Running BioDiesel

Volkswagen has announced their intention to make racing greener by utilizing biodiesel for not only the 2009 Jetta TDI racers but also for all the transport trucks and... read more March 9, 2009 by  0


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

Ethanol Might Be Sinful Suggests Islamic Scholar al-Najimi

Looks like Bentley Motors can eliminate staunch Islamists from the list of potential buyers for its "greenest car ever," the E85-powered Continental Supersports that debuts... read more February 27, 2009 by  0


 
Bentley Continental Supersports

Bentley Continental GT Supersports Goes Green; Wait, What?

So here you have it, folks - even the purveyor of the gas hog six-and-three-quarters-liter V-8 is now joining the green movement. We showed you a tease of this new supercar a... read more February 25, 2009 by  0


 
Daniel Sperling on The Daily Show, 2-11-09

In The News: Daniel Sperling And Two Billion Cars On The Daily Show

  Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart had a sit-down with Daniel Sperling, co-author of  Two Billion Cars. (The other authors: policy consultant Deborah Gordon and... read more February 12, 2009 by  4


 
Wendy O. Williams

Link Love From The Car Connection: Ferrari Crashes, Poo-blic Transportation, And Wendy Freakin' O

Hungry for the weekend? Here are some snacks to get you through 'til happy hour: Sportscar sports star: Soccer star Cristiano Ronalo crashed his Ferrari a couple of weeks... read more February 6, 2009 by  2


 
2010 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

VW Announces Suite Of Efficient 'BlueMotion Technologies'

Calling their suite of fuel-saving technology "a new world of efficiency," Volkswagen today announced a wide range of technologies and engines designed to stretch mpg on many... read more February 2, 2009 by  2


 
Bentley Supercar/Victoria

Video: Bentley To Reveal Its Fastest, Most Powerful Car In Geneva

Bentley is set to reveal the "extreme Bentley" on March 3 at the Geneva Motor Show. It is to be the marque's fastest and most powerful production automobile ever. The title... read more January 28, 2009 by  0


 
Corn Ethanol Pump

U.S. Ethanol Industry Idles 2.05 Billion Gallons Production Capacity

"So many ethanol plants are in trouble that they're just jumping over each other to move some product," said Jim Damask, manager at Biofuelsconnect. The alternative-energy... read more January 22, 2009 by  3


 
electric 4-Runner

Toyota Working On Solar Car. Or Not

Among the many things dogging Toyota today is the persistent rumor that the company is working on a super-secret solar-powered vehicle. And although that's not a bad rumor to... read more January 6, 2009 by  0


 

 
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