New Saab Cash, Jackson Vs. Entropy: Today's Car News

May 16, 2011
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

The King of Pop could be the king of entropy--if you believe a paparazzo who wants to save the world by breaking the laws of physics. [GreenCarReports]

Fret not, ye fans of Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive: the 2012 Prius V wagon still is scheduled for a fall debut. [GreenCarReports]

Saab's deal with Hawtai collapsed; now Pangda could be its new sugar daddy, if party leaders decide to really get down and party with the Swedes. [MotorAuthority]

The Scion FR-S is real--insofar as test mules running around in camo are considered real. [MotorAuthority]

The CDC says car accidents cost the nation $41 billion a year, but is that a rationale for more expensive standard safety equipment? [TheCarConnection]

In case you missed it, last Friday's bomb scare in Ann Arbor was brought to you by the movie Thor and the automaker Acura. [TheCarConnection]

Can't swing a Tesla roadster? The next best thing could be this electric-car conversion of the similarly sprightly Mazda Miata. [AllCarsElectric]

The Hyundai Genesis may be many things, but it's no 4x4. There's hope for 2014, though. [FamilyCarGuide]

When cars talk to each other, the cities of Minneapolis and Dallas will be able to say, "And they talked to each other first, here." Feel free to use that to win a trivia contest in 50 years or so, on us. [AllCarTech]

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