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The Long Wait Is Over—EPA Upholds California Emissions Standards

The Long Wait Is Over—EPA Upholds California Emissions Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today granted California a long-anticipated Clean Air Act Waiver. Under it, California—along with 13 other states—will enforce its own emissions standards until the 2012 model year, when the federal government will begin phasing in new national standards... read more

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2007 Volvo ReCharge Concept

Volvo Piles Into Plug-In Parade With First Vehicles Due in 2012

With its divorce from parent Ford Motor Company imminent, Volvo Cars is fast relearning how to develop its own technologies. Not that it ever lost its engineering skills;... read more June 1, 2009 by  1


 
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


 
2010 Subaru Forester with green-roof option

2010 Subaru Forester Gets Revolutionary 'Green Roof' Option

Nature-loving lesbians everywhere will surely rejoice at the introduction of Subaru's new environmentally-friendly, CO2 reducing, organic rooftop carpeting just announced for... read more April 1, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI (Europe)

European Golf GTI Blends 6.9-second 0-60 With Average 32 mpg

While a release date has not yet been announced for the sixth-gen Volkswagen Golf GTI, we wanted to bring you the specs on the European version that VW recently released. The... read more March 31, 2009 by  0


 
Barack Obama

Obama Administration Raises Fuel Economy Standards For 2011

Facing an April 1 deadline for auto fuel economy standard improvements, the Obama Administration today announced that 2011 model year standards for all U.S. light vehicles... read more March 27, 2009 by  3


 
Carmen Electra and the Camaro Convertible

Link Love From The Car Connection: Hyundai's Bet Pays Off, A Lambo Goes Blammo, And Camaro Drops Top After All

No squares for the Cube -- Nissan has recruited marketing students from ten American universities to draft campaigns for the company's new Cube. Apparently, the company's... read more March 24, 2009 by  0


 
Tata Nano

Tata Nano Hits The Market, Environmentalists Sound Alarm

Many have hailed Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata Motors, for doing what seemed the impossible; designing, engineering, and building a incredibly cheap vehicle (approximately... read more March 23, 2009 by  5


 
Old Gas Pumps

MPG vs GPM: Should America Make The Switch?

Apart from eating mayo with their french fries, driving a bunch of tiny little diesels, and idolizing Abba and David Hasselhoff, what's the big difference between a European... read more March 13, 2009 by  7


 
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


 
2008 Porsche Cayenne AWD 4-door Tiptronic Rear Exterior View

Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid To Deliver V-8 Power, 26+ mpg

Pure electric propulsion is the name of the game for cutting gas/electric hybrid fuel consumption, and Porsche claims to have taken it to a whole new level with the upcoming... read more February 20, 2009 by  9


 
2009 Honda Accord

U.S. Honda Plants Snag EPA Energy Star Awards

By curbing the energy used in its manufacturing operations at plants in Ohio and Alabama, Honda announces today that it's the recipient of U.S. EPA Energy Star awards. Honda... read more February 19, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Hyundai i-20 3-door

45 mpg Hyundai i-20 Three-Door To Make Geneva Debut

We told you yesterday that Hyundai's set to roll out the concept form of its Tucson replacement, the HED-6 ix-onic, in Geneva. Today we learn that a spunky little three-door... read more February 19, 2009 by  0


 
Hyundai HED-6 ix-onic Concept

Hyundai 2010 Tucson Tease, HED-6 ix-onic, Shows In Geneva

Today Hyundai showed off a concept that most are saying will morph into the 2010 Tucson. Called the HED-6 ix-onic, it is one of the concept vehicles that will be on display... read more February 18, 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


 
sunset in L.A.

A Range Of Reactions To Obama's EPA Directive

As everyone knows by now, President Obama gave the wheels of change a big ol' spin yesterday when he directed the EPA to review California's request to pass auto emissions... read more January 27, 2009 by  3


 
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