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Hatchbacks, Porsche 928, 2012 Audi A5, Fisker Karma: Car News Headlines

Hatchbacks, Porsche 928, 2012 Audi A5, Fisker Karma: Car News Headlines

Turns out Americans will buy hatchbacks. [TheCarConnection] Audi has released details regarding the 2012 A5 and S5. [MotorAuthority] Here are ten tips to manage distracted driving. [FamilyCarGuide] If you've been wanting an Aptera you'll have to keep waiting. [AllCarsElectric] A newer, smarter... read more

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2010 Dodge Viper stability control testing platform for next-gen model

Toyota Recall, 2013 Dodge Viper, Batman, Disney's Cars 2: Today's Car News

While designers are having a hard time securing suppliers for the 2013 Dodge Viper, it is on track for a 2012 debut. [MotorAuthority] Toyota is recalling 2006 and 2007... read more June 29, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with charging station visible; photo by George Parrott

Should The Electric-Car Tax Credit Be A Rebate? #YouTellUs

Did you know that when you buy a qualifying electric car, that the hefty $7,500 federal subsidy is a tax credit, not a tax rebate? The current electric-car credit is quite a... read more June 10, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevy Volt Offers More Content For Less Money

When GM launched the Chevrolet Volt in late 2010, much of the criticism centered around the car’s base price of $41,000, including a destination charge of $720. Critics... read more June 10, 2011 by  3


 
U.S.-spec 2012 Fiat 500c

Report: In Small Cars And EVs, Smaller Tires Could Save Fuel

With signs that minicars might finally be taking off in the U.S.—signaled by the arrival of models like the Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta, Scion iQ, and a host of potential... read more June 8, 2011 by  1


 
2011 MINI Rocketman Concept live photos

Gas Prices, Gas Taxes, MINI Rocketman and Taco Bell: Today's Car News

A production version of the MINI Rocketman concept is coming by 2014, by which time we hope MINI learns how to stage its show cars effectively. [MotorAuthority] Need a family... read more June 8, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in IIHS crash test

2011 Chevy Volt Earns Five Stars From The NHTSA

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt has become the first electric vehicle to earn a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which adds to... read more June 3, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line

Road Trips, 3-Cylinders and Fisker Karma: Today's Car News

A new three-cylinder engine, a hybrid transmission and an eight-speed automatic--that's Ford's homework for the next year. [TheCarConnection] With rebates and incentives down... read more June 2, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec

Chevy Volt Tiff Exposes Potential Abuse Of EV Tax Credit?

The federal government's $7,500 tax credit—applying to the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, and Tesla Model S—has become a hot topic over the past couple of... read more June 1, 2011 by  2


 
Mitsubishi 'i' Emergency Power Supply

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Becomes A Tool For Surviving Disaster

There's nothing like a brief power outage to make us realize how thoroughly dependent we are on electricity. The fact is made even more obvious during a natural disaster... read more June 1, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt drive test, March 2011

2011 Nissan Leaf: Ad Says It Won’t Give You Gas

Depending on what a person ingests, you can not only get gas, but depending on your intestinal fortitude, you may also emit a noxious form thereof. Cars, an invention by us... read more May 30, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

NASCAR Driver Juan Pablo Montoya Drives... A Chevy Volt?

In the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Juan Pablo Montoya is known for his take-no-prisoners driving style, and his aggressive on-track behavior recently landed him (and fellow... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package

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

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... read more May 25, 2011 by  0


 
President Bush 2007

George W. Bush, Father of the Modern Electric Car

While we're basking in the short spring between presidential elections--sort of--it's time to acknowledge the debt owed by electric cars, not to today's crop of bureaucrats... read more May 25, 2011 by  21


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line

Electric Cars Coming To A Government Near You

It’s no secret that the current administration had planned to replace aging fleet vehicles with electric ones, since President Obama is a big proponent of electrifying... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
President Obama's limousine

Gay Rights, Tri-Turbo X3, and Obama's Beast: Today's Car News

President Obama calls it The Beast--the official state limousine, gutterbrain. [TheCarConnection] Nissan's come out of the closet in its stand against Tennessee's new... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
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