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Over 5 Million Charging Points On The Way To Support Plug-In Vehicle Infrastructure

Over 5 Million Charging Points On The Way To Support Plug-In Vehicle Infrastructure

We've talked a good bit about plug-in hybrids, fully electric vehicles, and the hurdles they'll have to jump before being fully embraced by consumers. Among the biggest of those obstacles is the necessary infrastructure for quickly charging the batteries in those vehicles--no matter where drivers... read more

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2012 Buick Enclave

2012 Buick Enclave: CBS Blows an Embargo?

General Motors is pounding the airwaves with positive messages while it tries to discreetly machete its way through a Chapter 11 filing. Today's question--are they putting... read more June 10, 2009 by  0


 
Renault Laguna

Irony Alert: Four Renault Models Banned From China Over Safety Issues

It's only Wednesday, but get ready for a Freaky Friday switcheroo: China has banned four Renault models from import due to 'serious safety risks' and failure to comply with... read more June 10, 2009 by  1


 
Coda electric sedan

Take Car, Add Batteries: Tesla's Latest Sedan? Nope, It's The Coda

So here's an idea: Take an existing car, re-engineer it with a large lithium-ion battery pack, rebrand it, and sell it in the US as the first all-electric car of its kind... read more June 3, 2009 by  5


 
Prowler limo

Link Love From The Car Connection: Tesla Roadster Recall, U.K.'s Cash-For-Clunkers, And New Zealand's Goats-For-Pickups

♦ Someone smarter than us once said that nothing succeeds like excess. If that's true, the converted ragtop, scissor-doored, six-person Prowler limo up for auction on... read more May 29, 2009 by  0


 
BYD M1

Volkswagen, BYD To Work on Electric Cars

Many automakers have tried--now Volkswagen will give its longstanding partnership with China's automakers a boost as it cooperates with Chinese automaker BYD on electric... read more May 25, 2009 by  1


 
2007 Buick Riviera Concept (China)

GM Driving Toward Chinese-Made Cars For America

GM says it will be building more cars abroad after it completes its reorganization, inside or outside of Chapter 11. Automotive News, following on this morning's press... read more May 11, 2009 by  7


 
Money makes the world go 'round

Link Love From The Car Connection: Money Makes The World Go 'Round Edition

No, you're eyes aren't deceiving you: we're posting two Link Loves in just one day. Why? Because we know your time is valuable. Yeah, sure, we could post individual... read more April 22, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: AMG Has Its Way in Shanghai

There's more word today from the 2009 Shanghai auto show and Mercedes-Benz. This time, it's AMG that takes the mike, with twin versions of the subtly revamped S-Class. We... read more April 20, 2009 by  0


 
Ghost the Movie

Moore is Less? Rolls-Royce Picks Ghost for New Sedan

Rolls-Royce is flashing back to its own past for the name of its new sedan--the "Ghost," according to CEO Tom Purves. Purves announced the name for the new small Roller at... read more April 20, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Porsche Panamera

2010 Porsche Panamera: Live At Last from Shanghai Show

We've told you about it oodles of times before--let us count the ways--but now, the 2010 Porsche Panamera has been revealed in more locally colorful photos prior to its... read more April 19, 2009 by  1


 
Shanghai skyline

2009 Shanghai Auto Show Coverage

Doom and gloom have had their day--when it comes to auto shows, that is. The 2009 Shanghai auto show just might pull off what all the American and European auto shows held... read more April 19, 2009 by  0


 
Rental Car Rally

Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes Sneak Peak, Rally For Rentals, And What Is Up With All These Pod Things?

  Looking for something fun to do this summer? How's about signing up for the annual Rental Car Rally, which will run this June from San Francisco to Yuma, Arizona. Clearly... read more April 14, 2009 by  0


 
scrap heap

Great Britain, China Seek Out Subsidies For Sales

You might recall that Germany instituted a "Cash for Clunkers" program weeks ago,  and subsequently saw a 21% jump in car sales. Lawmakers in Great Britain are rightly... read more March 16, 2009 by  2


 
Volvo logo

How To Say 'Volvo' In Chinese? Geely Poised To Buy Swedish Firm

The politics of a recession, it seems, makes for strange bedfellows. Or exotic Asian ones, anyway. Today the Huffington Post reports that Ford is in talks with Geely... read more February 5, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Honda Accord Sedan 4-door I4 Auto EX-L Rear Seats

China Helps Honda To New Sales Record; Russia Does Same For VW

Honda and Volkswsagen are two notable auto manufacturers with far-flung markets that are helping them weather - and thrive despite - the tough sales downturn. Honda's sales... read more January 29, 2009 by  0


 

 
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