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Embarrassing European Cars, 2012 BMW M6 Spy Shots: High Gear Hype 5/19/2011
Embarrassing European Cars, 2012 BMW M6 Spy Shots: High Gear Hype 5/19/2011

Everyone seems to be interested in the most embarrassing European cars of all time [TheCarConnection] Spy shots of the upcoming 2012 BMW M6 Convertible made a splash on Twitter today. [MotorAuthority] The Aptera is struggling towards production. Will it make it? [GreenCarReports] Chevy is preparing...Read More»

Barack Obama
Who Will Lower Gas Prices Faster: Obama Or GOP? #YouTellUs

We've heard that gas prices won't fall this summer, but at this point, they are clearly falling. Are we in a game of who's on first and what's on second? It almost feels like that's the situation we're in at this point. People keep turning to different places seeking lower fuel prices. But in the...Read More»

T. Boone Pickens with President Barack Obama
Obama: Pay As You Drive, Instead of Gas Tax?

Would we be better off doing away with the federal gas tax, replacing it entirely, or in part, by a pay-per-mile system? The federal government appears to be in the early stages of finding out. An early draft of the transportation authorization bill from the Obama administration, circulated this...Read More»

Barack Obama speaking Detroit Economic Club
Obama Joins Mad Men, Pushes High-Speed Rail In Transportation Bill

More passenger trains and bike paths? If President Obama could get his way, it appears that we'd be putting aside some highway funds and spending more to set up high-speed ground transit, as well as making it easier to bike to work. Early drafts of the President's Transportation bill have emerged...Read More»

2010 BMW 5-series Gran Turismo
Cheaper Four-Cylinder BMW 5-Series GT, Ford Shows Off 2009 SEMA Lineup: Today’s Car News

BMW may add four-cylinder models, both gasoline and diesel, to its 2010 5-Series GT range to lower the entry price. Chances are we won’t get either here in the U.S. [Autocar] Ford has given a preview of its lineup for the 2009 SEMA Auto Show, which kicks off on November 3 in Las Vegas. No...Read More»

Steve Rattner, via the New York Times
Steve Rattner Surrenders 'Car Czar' Crown

Just a few months into his tenure as President Obama's "cars czar", Steve Rattner has resigned from the federal auto industry task force. Little detail has been given about the step-down, which, in its Palin-esque way, seems to have taken many by surprise. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner made...Read More»

Jamie Lee Curtis is one of a select few chosen to lease a Honda FCX Clarity.
Off-The-Cuff Endorsements From Schwarzenegger or Obama? Priceless.

Just a week apart, two high-profile leaders put restraint aside and showed allegiances to particular automakers—in this case, Honda and Ford—for their green-car efforts. This past Wednesday, as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke at a Shell station in Los Angeles, just after the...Read More»

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