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Engines Will Shrink For Fuel Efficiency, But You'll Pay More For Less

Engines Will Shrink For Fuel Efficiency, But You'll Pay More For Less

It's long been tradition that big cars have big engines. But fuel-economy standards (in the US) and carbon emissions limits (in Europe) mean that even the big cars of tomorrow will have to use far less gasoline than they do today. One way they'll get there is by radically downsizing the engines... read more

May 15, 2009 by - 2
 
Nissan EV-02 prototype grille

Nissan's Audacious Claim: Our EV Will Cost No More Than a Regular Compact Car

It seems to be electric vehicle season out there, with Ford, Chevrolet, and now Nissan giving rides in their development prototypes. In each case, a close-to-final drivetrain... read more May 12, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

Driven: 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid

In TheCarConnection.com’s Bottom Line review of the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid, Rex Roy points out that the Hybrid is nearly as capable as its gasoline-only... read more May 12, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Honda FCX Clarity, being delivered to 19-year-old actress Q’orianka Kilcher

Electric Cars Are Coming! Hydrogen...Maybe Not So Much

We get asked a lot of questions by friends and colleagues looking to buy cars and trucks, as we noted elsewhere this morning. But we also get asked a lot about future cars... read more May 11, 2009 by 7


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler-Fiat: We Predict The 2012 Lineup

It's official--Chrysler has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now the long task of sorting out the good from the bad at the storied automaker, with the added task... read more May 11, 2009 by 17


 
Hyundai HED-6 ix-onic Concept

Coming This Fall: 2010 Hyundai Tucson, 2011 Sonata Hybrid, and Maybe Equus?

It's shaping up to be a banner fall, if you work at one of the automakers that will still be in business in its current shape come September. That's the case at Hyundai... read more May 8, 2009 by 1


 
2009 Audi R8 Le Mans

RIP Rip-Snorting Audi R8 V12 TDI Diesel

TDI, we hardly knew ye. Dispensed before birth, now merely a dream of the clean, high-mileage supercar, how should we mourn the death of the Audi R8 V12 TDI diesel--which... read more May 7, 2009 by 1


 
2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Driven: 2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Last weekend we drove VW's brand-spanking new 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 powered Touareg TDI. It's VW's second vehicle in its diesel onslaught for 2009, made possible by the... read more May 7, 2009 by 0


 
2010 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo

BMW for 2010: 5-Series GT, X1, and Two Hybrids

BMW has a busy year ahead, with introductions of four important new models throughout the rest of 2009 and into 2010. Earlier this year, we showed you the first photos of the... read more May 7, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Audi A3 2.0 TDI

Audi A3 Going Hybrid

Audi's been sporting a diesel-powered A3 hatchback around the U.S., as it looks at pushing its oil-burning powerplant deeper into the American driving public's hands. Will a... read more May 7, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

Lexus 1-Series: Europe-Only, Hybrid Only?

Lexus has repeatedly refused to market a model below the $30,000 price point in the U.S., effectively saying it's beneath the brand. But in Europe, where luxury knows no... read more May 6, 2009 by 0


 
Bill Ford 2006

Who Wants Higher Gas Taxes? That's Ford. Bill Ford.

Ask most energy analysts how to cut US petroleum usage, and they'll point to Europe, where gasoline costs more than double the price in the States. For decades, European... read more May 5, 2009 by 4


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Gets Price Cut

Mercedes-Benz hopes that an attractive new pricetag on its new 2010 E-Class will help you forget the recession, the bankruptcy of its old pal Chrysler, and will open your... read more April 30, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Hybrid In the Works

Mercedes-Benz is new to the hybrid gas-electric movement, but it's going full-bore in the 2010 model year with hybrid versions of its ML450 sport-utility vehicle and its... read more April 30, 2009 by 0


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Hyundai Sonata Spied!

  A 2011 Hyundai Sonata sedan is in the works, and this morning's Detroit News has a spy shot of the upcoming four-door. The News reports the sedan's internal project... read more April 24, 2009 by 0


 
2007 Volkswagen Space Up! Concept

Volkswagen Up! Going to Slovakia

Are they the new New Beetles--or a Smart challenger in the works? Whichever way Volkswagen presses ahead with its New Small Family of cars, one thing's for sure now--some of... read more April 22, 2009 by 0


 

 
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