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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Audi Wins Le Mans: Today's Car News

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Audi Wins Le Mans: Today's Car News

From the rumor mill, word that the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid will get 47 to 48 mpg. Watch out Toyota Prius, Ford's coming for you. [GreenCarReports] This past weekend Audi took the win at 24 Hours of Le Mans with the R18 TDI #2--after a spectacular crash. [MotorAuthority] A Ferrari F430 Spyder crash... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt in IIHS crash test

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Top Safety Ratings From Both U.S. Agencies

General Motors' [NYSE: GM] breakthrough Chevrolet Volt might be one of your safest family-car choices as well as one of the cleanest, greenest choices. The 2011 Volt has... read more June 3, 2011 by  0

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Volt Versus Leaf, Snooki, Romney and Weiner: The Week In Reverse

Ford has a lot of homework to finish before next year: it's engineering a new three-cylinder engine, a hybrid transmission and an eight-speed automatic. [TheCarConnection]... read more June 3, 2011 by  0

2011 Chevrolet Volt in IIHS crash test

2011 Chevy Volt Earns Five Stars From The NHTSA

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt has become the first electric vehicle to earn a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which adds to... read more June 3, 2011 by  4

2011 Chevrolet Volt

UPDATE: Dealers Pocketing $7,500 Chevy Volt Tax Credit?

UPDATE: Several sources have reported that the practice described below appears to be confined to a few isolated incidents, if at all, and a General Motors spokesman called... read more June 1, 2011 by  11

2011 Chevrolet Volt

NASCAR Driver Juan Pablo Montoya Drives... A Chevy Volt?

In the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Juan Pablo Montoya is known for his take-no-prisoners driving style, and his aggressive on-track behavior recently landed him (and fellow... read more May 28, 2011 by  0

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

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Nissan Titan Diesel, Ferrari Superamerica 45: Today's Car News May 19, 2011

Cummins is developing a four-cylinder turbo clean diesel engine as part of a $30 million federal project. The benefactor of all this? The Nissan Titan. [TheCarConnection]... read more May 19, 2011 by  4

2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011 - Bill Ford Jr.

Cadillac ATS Rethink, Bill Ford On Electric Vehicles: Today's Car News May 18, 2011

Bill Ford thinks that a quarter of all vehicles will be electrified by 2020. Impossible? No, but seems ambitious for sure. [TheCarConnection] We hear the 2013 Cadillac ATS is... read more May 18, 2011 by  0

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Report: 2011 Chevy Volt Worth $17,000 After Three Years

The problem with any kind of new automotive technology is that it’s difficult to project a residual value after three years of ownership. Take the 2011 Chevrolet Volt... read more May 17, 2011 by  6

2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Chevy Volt Does What We Can't: Lives With Rich and Famous People

Celebrities, it seems, often champion environmental causes. Take Ed Begley, Jr., for example, who’s been driving electric cars for decades and currently owns a... read more May 10, 2011 by  7

Saab 9-5

Saab's Sales Hole: How Deep? Volt, Leaf Outsell New 9-5 Sedan

How tough a spot is Saab in? Its production has been shut down since April 5 because its suppliers say they're not being paid for parts, and its 2010 sales were just 31,696... read more May 3, 2011 by  7

2011 Chevrolet Volt during IIHS crash testing

2011 Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt Are IIHS Top Safety Picks

It’s a milestone. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in its first-ever U.S. crash tests of mainstream electric cars, has awarded Top Safety Pick... read more April 26, 2011 by  0

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Need An EV Recharge? ChargePoint America Comes To Six New Cities

Coulomb Technologies’ ChargePoint America program is ratcheting up its charging-station infrastructure, rolling out to six more U.S. cities. Consumers who own an... read more April 14, 2011 by  0

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All The Auto-Related April Fools' Posts In One Easy Index

Yep, it's April Fool's Day. And many of our colleagues have labored long to bring you lovingly crafted parody stories. Even an automaker or two has been known to take part... read more April 1, 2011 by  2

2011 Chevrolet Volt in Waco, Texas, en route during the 1,776-mile Freedom Drive PR stunt

Details Released On The 2011 Chevrolt Volt Cooling System

General Motors has made available the details of the Chevy Volt's cooling system. What needs to be cooled and at times heated, how it is accomplished and what "heat transfer... read more March 29, 2011 by  1


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