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Transportation 2030: Study Envisions Autonomous Car Hell, Autonomous Bus Heaven, No Flying Cars

Transportation 2030: Study Envisions Autonomous Car Hell, Autonomous Bus Heaven, No Flying Cars

Look out the window. Are the roads in your city/town/hamlet clogged with traffic? Have they been that way for the past several decades? Do you wonder if things ever get better? New York University's Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management knows the answers to the first two questions... read more

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Traffic at the I-10 & I-405 interchange in Los Angeles, California (by Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz)

Carmageddon II Raises Concerns Of Traffic Overhead

If you live in Southern California, you probably remember Carmageddon -- not the video game, not the pet name that some gave to the 2008/2009 auto industry bailout, but the... read more September 28, 2012 by  2


 
Good Samaritan calls to OnStar in 2011

Where Do The Most Helpful Drivers In America Live?

Every year, thousands of drivers contact OnStar operators to let them know about other motorists involved in collisions, vehicle fires, and other dangerous situations. OnStar... read more March 19, 2012 by  2


 
Nissan NV 'Grilled Cheese' van at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

2012 Nissan NV Brings A Little Taste To The Los Angeles Auto Show

If you've never been to a car show, you should really do yourself the favor. Between all the schmoozing, the swag, and the sneak-peeks, they're a little slice of automotive... read more November 14, 2011 by  0


 
Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki Bails On Major Auto Shows In Los Angeles & Detroit

Suzuki fans, we have bad news: if you were hoping to glimpse your favorite automaker's newest rides at the upcoming Los Angeles and Detroit auto shows, you're in for some... read more October 27, 2011 by  2


 
Erik Estrada in the Batmobile

Carmageddon Los Angeles, Brought To You By Erik Estrada (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See clips below. If you've lived or driven in Los Angeles, California, you probably understand the importance of Interstate 405. It's a huge route for both commuters... read more June 24, 2011 by  2


 
Gettin' real in the Whole Foods parking lot. Image: Fog and Smog Films

Getting Real With A Toyota Prius In The Whole Foods Parking Lot

Times have changed in the Gangsta’s Paradise we call Los Angeles. Where it used to be all about rolling in your slammed ’64 Impala and busting caps from your AK... read more June 14, 2011 by  1


 
I-405 Mulholland Bridge

L.A. Plans 405 Shutdown, Drivers Predict Carmageddon

The ever-congested 405 Freeway in Los Angeles will be closed for 53 hours over a weekend in July, and drivers and hyperactive media are predicting a traffic "Carmageddon" in... read more June 8, 2011 by  1


 
Parking lot

Skirting The Law: Disabled Parking Abuse On The Rise

In cash-strapped California, scofflaws parking illegally by using disabled parking placards when they’re perfectly able-bodied are in for a rude awakening. Sting... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
Blake Griffen Slam Dunk Over Kia Optima

Blake Griffin Auctioning Dunked-Over 2011 Kia Optima For Charity

Remember the 2011 Kia Optima that NBA star Blake Griffin successfully completed a slam dunk over--well, the hood at least--back in February? If not, you can catch our... read more May 6, 2011 by  1


 
Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy Los Angeles

Mercedes Targets L.A. For First U.S. Teen Driving School

In October of this year, teens residing in Los Angeles will have the opportunity to take driver’s training at the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy – the... read more April 29, 2011 by  0


 
BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE: Important Proving Ground For BMW’s First All-Electric Vehicle, The i3

BMW, eager to get in the electric-car arena, announced this week in New York that it will lease 700 of its BMW ActiveE cars beginning this fall in select markets for a $499... read more April 20, 2011 by  0


 
All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Electric Cars Lead Cities To Amp Up

Better get ready for electric vehicles – if you want to stay with the times. That seems to be the message that some two dozen U.S. cities have gotten and are responding... read more April 15, 2011 by  0


 
Traffic Jam

Tale of 10 Cities: Worst Traffic Congestion In U.S.

Stewing and fuming, stuck in gridlock on American highways and wondering if there’s any way out of this mess? If you’re in the top 10 U.S. cities for traffic... read more March 29, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Preview Drive: 2011 Nissan LEAF EV Prototype

High Gear Media has at last driven the 2011 Nissan LEAF electric car. Okay, admittedly it's a stretch to say that we actually drove the LEAF, but we did take a quick spin in... read more December 11, 2009 by  21


 
Audi A3 TDI

L.A. Auto Show: 2010 Audi A3 TDI Earns Green Car Of The Year

The 2010 Audi A3 TDI has been dubbed Green Car of the Year, making it the second time in a row that a clean diesel vehicle has taken the honor. (Last year's winner? The 2009... read more December 4, 2009 by  0


 
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