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Chrysler Delivers Experimental Ram Plug-In Hybrid Pickups

Chrysler Delivers Experimental Ram Plug-In Hybrid Pickups

Chrysler has built a plug-in hybrid Ram pickup, but there’s one catch: the trucks aren’t for sale, and won’t be coming to a dealership near you any time soon. Instead, the hybrid Rams were built as part of a demonstration project to field-test hybrid systems under the worst... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt Production Line

Electric Cars Coming To A Government Near You

It’s no secret that the current administration had planned to replace aging fleet vehicles with electric ones, since President Obama is a big proponent of electrifying... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Memorial Day Driving: Don't Text (Do We Need To Remind You?)

Before you head out this holiday weekend for Memorial Day activities, check out the new video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA)... read more May 24, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Chrysler Pays Back U.S. and Canadian Loans

Chrysler has announced the repayment of $7.6 billion in government loans that we told you about last week. On Tuesday, Chrysler reported a $5.9 billion payment to the United... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Mitsubishi i

Jelly Belly And Mitsubishi’s Electric Car: Sweet Treat

Mitsubishi had a sweet idea, pairing up with the Jelly Belly Candy Company for some custom graphics to plaster on the side of the automaker’s upcoming electric car, the... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford Explorer

U-Haul To Ford Explorer Owners: No Trailer For You!

The height of the Firestone-tire-failure-on-Ford-Explorers mess was 1998, when a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ford and Firestone. Since then, the Ford Explorer SUV... read more May 24, 2011 by  0


 
Accenture 2011 survey, 'Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Changing Perceptions, Hedging Bets'

Electric Cars Have Buzz In China; U.S., Not So Much

While electric cars are getting reams of press coverage around the world, actual acceptance in some critical markets might be a longer-haul effort. According to a recent... read more May 24, 2011 by  5


 
2010 Toyota Corolla

NHTSA Clears Toyota Corolla On Steering Issues

An investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found no defect with the electronic steering in 2009 and 2010 Toyota Corolla models. The agency had... read more May 24, 2011 by  3


 
Toyota Prius Plug-In

'Toyota Friend' Links Driver, Car, Dealer and Factory

Toyota has developed a new telematics system called “Toyota Friend”, which looks to bring interactive social media into your Toyota automobile. Developed jointly... read more May 24, 2011 by  2


 
2010 Hyundai Veracruz

Supplier Strike Threatens Production of Hyundai, Kia Models

The biggest manufacturing lesson learned from this spring’s disaster in Japan is quite possibly this: single-source suppliers carry a large inherent risk. Hyundai and... read more May 24, 2011 by  1


 
Cadillac CTS or iPad2: who wins? Image: YouTube user SoldierKnowsBest

Car Vs. Apple iPad 2: Which One Wins?

Would you jump up and down on your iPad 2, smash it with a hammer and then drive over it repeatedly with a car? Chances are good that your answer to those questions would be... read more May 23, 2011 by  0


 
Ray Harroun's 1911 Marmon Wasp. Image: USPS

U.S. Postal Service Commemorates 100 Years of the Indy 500

When it comes to racing in America, few events are as iconic as the annual Indianapolis 500, often called, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” The initial 500... read more May 23, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Car Seat Safety: An Update On Age Guidelines, Car-Seat Advice

Whether you’re the parents of an infant or toddler or a young child under the age of 12, carrying them safely in your car means you need to know the right kind of child... read more May 23, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

Family Car Advice: What If You Have To Buy Now?

Looking at the news reports, it’s no secret that buying a new or used family car today is much less attractive than it was a few months ago. But if your car is about to... read more May 23, 2011 by  0


 
The Bugatti inspired desk from Luzzo. Image: Luzzo

Can't Afford A Veyron? This Desk Is The Next Best Thing

There’s more to owning a Bugatti Veyron than the multi-million dollar price of purchase. Autoblog once reported that the tires, which cost $30,000 for a set of four... read more May 20, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Ford Focus

Top 10 Road Trip Cars Of 2011

Summer is right around the corner and, if you’re like a majority of Americans, you’re thinking about taking some sort of road trip. Maybe it’s to the... read more May 19, 2011 by  1


 

 
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