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Rumor: Another Clean Car Start Up Coming To The American South

Rumor: Another Clean Car Start Up Coming To The American South

It's good news/bad news day for T. Boone Pickens. On the one hand, his push for natural gas vehicles seems to be gaining traction in D.C. On the other, his new V-Vehicle Company in Monroe, Louisiana is about to get a little competition from two doors down. Chinese exile Yang Rong--former head of... read more

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2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

Mercedes Announces 2010 E-Class Coupe Engine Lineup

Today Mercedes-Benz announces its European range of engines for the 2010 E-Class Coupe. U.S. offerings likely won't include four-cylinders or diesels (unless diesel... read more March 25, 2009 by  0

The LEKO promo from IKEA

IKEA To Develop New Car--Or Maybe Sweden Is Just Messing With Our Heads

Swedish home furnishings giant IKEA has announced that it's entering the world of auto manufacturing. Well, sort of. The company has launched a (Flash-only) viral site... read more March 23, 2009 by  5

toilet paper

Toilet Paper Even Less Eco-Friendly Than Hummer H2?

Tender U.S. backsides are, so say environmentalists, wreaking more environmental devastation than their owners' thirsty gas-guzzling cars, sprawling McMansions, or penchant... read more February 27, 2009 by  6

2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Boasts 3 Industry Firsts: Can You Name 'Em?

So says John Voelcker of network site All About Prius, an "industry first" is a feature that has never appeared before on any production vehicle. Toyota claims it has three... read more February 9, 2009 by  5

1976 Chrysler Cordoba Sport Coupe

Cash For Clunkers Part Deux: Yield Cordoba, Get 10K From Uncle Sam

Richard Read just reported that the Senate passed car buyer-friendy legistlation yesterday, aimed at easing the financial burden of getting into a new car. Well, if Michigan... read more February 5, 2009 by  8

2010 Honda Insight

Honda Insight On Sale In Japan: Cheapest Hybrid On The Market

Hoping to spur a sales turnaround, Honda today introduced its new 2010 Insight gas/electric hybrid, resuscitating the nameplate Honda originally launched in 2000 in... read more February 5, 2009 by  0

2009 Honda Fit

2009 Honda Fit Rises To The Top In Consumer Reports Comparo

Consumer Reports' March issue rated the 2009 Honda Fit tops in a test of five subcompact hatchbacks and sedans. Against the Chevrolet Aveo, Nissan Versa, Suzuki SX4, and... read more February 3, 2009 by  0

2010 Mazda3

Mazda3 i-stop To Debut At Geneva Motor Show

We now know that Mazda's trick engine start/stop function will be dubbed "i-stop," and its world debut will be this March at the Geneva Motor Show. It will first be fitted to... read more February 3, 2009 by  0

2007 Toyota IQ Concept

Hyundai To Produce Toyota iQ Rival

Hyundai might soon produce a minicar to compete with Toyota's iQ; the U.K.'s AutoCar claims that this new Hyundai could go on sale as early as next year. They say that a... read more February 2, 2009 by  0

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

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback

Mitsubishi Announces Summer Launch for 2010 Lancer Sportback

Today Mitsubishi Motors North America announced a summer arrival for the five-door version of the Lancer sedan, to be named the 2010 Lancer Sportback. They say it will "meld... read more January 30, 2009 by  0

2010 Chevrolet Equinox

GM Responds Thoughtfully To California Waiver

Falling short of praise for the Obama Administration's dedication to carefully review California's requested waiver to go around - and exceed - the EPA's emissions and... read more January 27, 2009 by  2

2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota Cries Foul In Hybrid Comparo: 'Camry Bigger Than Fusion'

Long a Toyota selling point, fuel efficiency is now a sales strategy even the slow-to-follow domestics are quickly adopting. Ford pulled a huge surprise out of its pocket... read more January 26, 2009 by  8

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota To Sell Old Prius Alongside 2010 Model In Japan

When the new, third-gen 2010 Toyota Prius goes on sale this summer, it will be offered alongside the current-gen Prius in Japan according to the business newspaper Nikkei... read more January 23, 2009 by  0

VW Chico

VW Confirms Next-Gen Polo Coming Stateside

VW's Development Chief Ulrich Hackenburg announced to Automotive News at last week's Detroit Auto Show that the Polo minicar is bound for the U.S. in its next-generation... read more January 19, 2009 by  0


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