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Toyota's Answer To Deadly Floor Mats: Zip Ties!

Toyota's Answer To Deadly Floor Mats: Zip Ties!

In a move almost too strange to be fiction, Toyota is apparently advising its Toyota and Lexus brand dealers to zip tie loose floor mats to the seats in the 3.8 million vehicles affected by the recent safety recall. Of course, it's phrased much more eloquently than that. "We have reviewed with the... read more

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2009 Honda Skydeck Concept

Honda Skydeck Concept Coming To Tokyo Motor Show

Hybrids are becoming increasingly common in compact and mid-size sedans, and even in some SUVs, but so far, hybrid minivans haven't caught on. Honda may be hoping to change... read more September 30, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Honest-To-Goodness 40-MPG Mid-Sizer

While Toyota and Honda have laid claim on most of the lofty fuel economy figures in the 40-mpg and above range in recent years, Ford now has serious bragging rights in its... read more September 30, 2009 by  0


 
Toyota Prius gas cap

Average MPG of New Vehicles Soars in August, Thanks to Clunkers Cash

Chalk it all up to Cash For Clunkers: The average gas mileage of new cars and light trucks sold during August reached a record high of 23 miles per gallon, up 8 percent over... read more September 29, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota Reveals Pricing For 2010 4Runner, Land Cruiser And Venza

With the unveiling of the 2010 Toyota 4Runner still fresh in our minds, Toyota today released pricing for the revised SUV, starting from $27,500 for the four-cylinder SR5... read more September 25, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo To Sell Diesel-Electric Plug-in Hybrids By 2012

Technology has always been at the core of the automobile, and as tehcnology steps forward, so too does the automotive powetrain--from the realm of pure combustion to... read more September 25, 2009 by  8


 
2011 Kia Sorento

Report: Kia Working On Production Diesel-Hybrid For 2012

What do you do when you're already one of the most value-conscious carmakers on the market? You set a goal to pack in more technology than even luxury marques can manage, and... read more September 23, 2009 by  0


 
Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Driven: Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Mazda hasn’t ignored the possibility of a hydrogen economy, but it’s taken a quite different path than other automakers with its hydrogen test vehicles, like the Premacy... read more September 18, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

First Look: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

What is it?: Mild hybrid version of the big Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan The basics: Teutonic solidity, impeccable equipment, better fuel economy On sale: This fall Price... read more September 18, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Lexus LF-Ch concept

Lexus LF-Ch Compact Hybrid Concept Debuts In Frankfurt

The 2010 Lexus HS 250h is barely out and about, and already Lexus is preparing for an even more compact hybrid. The concept for the new car, called the LF-Ch, hit the floor... read more September 15, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Mercedes-Benz S500 Concept for Frankfurt: Plug-In Hybrid S-Class

The Frankfurt Auto Show this year is all about green cars: highly fuel efficient clean diesels, electric cars, and plug-in hybrids. It's where the German automakers offer up... read more September 10, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

More Photos, Details On Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

Plug-in hybrids aren't new at Toyota. They don't have any on the street yet - at least for retail customers - but they are prepping test fleets of plug-in Priuses all over... read more September 10, 2009 by  2


 
inel-lithium-ion-car-batteries

'Saudi Arabia of Lithium' To Produce Batteries By 2016

Whether you’re concerned about national security or have green motivations as well, you might be eagerly awaiting electric cars and plug-ins in hopes of escaping your... read more September 4, 2009 by  0


 
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Teaser no. 2

BMW Vision Concept Teased Again

You can always tell a major car show is getting near when carmakers put the world on an intravenous supply of semi-abstract teaser images. That's how we know the 2009... read more August 28, 2009 by  0


 
2012 Range Rover LRX

Report: 2012 Land Rover LRX Due For June 2010 Reveal

Celebrating an major anniversary in the car-making world almost always means revealing a new model or concept - take Mini's 50th, for example - and Land Rover isn't one to... read more August 26, 2009 by  1


 
Cash for Clunkers banner with Mercury Sable, Albany, New York

Want Clunker Cash? Stop Reading, Call Your Dealer, It Ends Today

If you've got a clunker you've been meaning to trade in, you'd better take the rest of the day off, 'cause the whole Cash-for-Clunkers program winds up at 8 pm tonight... read more August 24, 2009 by  0


 

 
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