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Ford Testing Car-To-Grid Communications For Plug-in Hybrids

Ford Testing Car-To-Grid Communications For Plug-in Hybrids

It's one of the primary concerns of the electric-vehicle revolution: how do we charge so many cars, and still keep that electricity (relatively) inexpensive? Ford hopes it may have an answer in the form of its new vehicle-to-grid communication technology. Allowing the owner to program the car's... read more

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2012 Buick: Is GM Building an American Lexus?

If you're reading this article in 2012, congratulations. Thanks to the miracle of Google search, Web longevity and ultra-fast fiber-optics, you already know if the... read more August 11, 2009 by  4


 
2009 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu Redesign Planned for 2012

One of America's strongest mainstream mid-size sedans, the Chevrolet Malibu, is confirmed to be getting ready for a revamp both inside and out for 2012. The updated car will... read more August 11, 2009 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt: 230 MPG City, 100 MPG And More Total

GM confirms that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will get 230 mpg city, and a composite fuel economy (city and highway) of more than 100 mpg according to draft regulations being... read more August 11, 2009 by  5


 
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2009 Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW's Green Four-Door Coupe

  BMW's plans for the Frankfurt Auto Show are coming into clearer focus this week as prior reports of a green-themed Coupe have been shucked aside by the company's PR folks... read more August 10, 2009 by  1


 

GM's eBay Motors Deal Goes Live Tomorrow

After a premature post-bankruptcy announcement in July, the real General Motors-eBay Motors deal is going live tomorrow, offering car buyers the chance to purchase a new car... read more August 10, 2009 by  7


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Tweeted: GM Showing Buick Compact, New Cadillac Tomorrow

  Sometimes, General Motors is just a big tease. Last week, we had the first drive of the 2010 Cadillac SRX Turbo--and later this week, we'll bring you something special on... read more August 10, 2009 by  6


 
General Motors' mysterious 230 logo

GM's Mysterious '230' Ad Graphic Leads To Wild Speculation

It's fairly rare in these days of digital distribution that a secret stays secret until it's intended to be told, but General Motors appears to be doing a bang-up job with... read more August 7, 2009 by  1


 
Clunkers

ALERT: $2B Cash-For-Clunkers Extension Passes Senate, Obama To Sign

Yesterday afternoon, the US Senate passed a $2 billion extension to the Car Allowance Rebate Systems (CARS) program--better known as "Cash for Clunkers"--by a vote of 60 to... read more August 7, 2009 by  2


 
2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

Second Buick Crossover Based on the...Aveo?

Buick's adding two more crossovers to its lineup under the Enclave, and according to one source, a small ute based on the next Chevrolet Aveo is in the works. This morning... read more August 6, 2009 by  0


 
2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

GM Reveals New, Smaller 2011 Buick Crossover (Nee Saturn Vue)

General Motors announced today that Buick will launch a five-passenger crossover next year, with a plug-in hybrid version to follow in 2011. And it looks to us like the... read more August 6, 2009 by  4


 
Jesse James with hydrogen land-speed record contender, by Spencer Weiner - Los Angeles Times

B-List Star-Mechanic Mouths Off: Jesse James On Green-Car Tech

We always liked watching Jesse James on "Monster Garage." He was quiet, and usually brought a needed touch of reality to the hype, jumpy editing, and quick-and-dirty projects... read more August 6, 2009 by  2


 
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2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe Comes Next May

The delayed two-door version of the Cadillac CTS is coming in May, and when it arrives, the 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe will be joined right away by a V-8 CTS-V Coupe, too. A... read more August 5, 2009 by  0


 
2011 Infiniti M

Preview: 2011 Infiniti M

  Inspired by the 2009 Essence concept car from the Geneva Motor Show, the 2011 Infiniti M sedan makes its world debut next week at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours... read more August 5, 2009 by  1


 
Alan Taub, General Motors head of Research and Development

GM's New Research Head: Our Five Favorite Quotes (Plus Bonus)

On October 1, Alan Taub will become VP of Research and Development at General Motors. It's a big job, not to mention that the company's historically independent R+D group was... read more August 5, 2009 by  6


 
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Winkelmann: First Lamborghini Hybrid On The Streets by 2015

Raging bulls, supermodels, ridiculous horsepower figures and outrageous styling - not your traditional recipe for hybrid success. But Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann is... read more August 4, 2009 by  0


 

 
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