2012 Jeep Wrangler, Bentley Hybrids, Five-Star Safety: Car News Headlines

August 30, 2011
2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive

Wondering which family cars earn the best safety ratings for 2012? Wonder no more--we have them. [FamilyCarGuide]

Signs o' the times: the NHTSA says cities don't have to spend money they don't have, switching out street signs that don't need it. [TheCarConnection]

Older drivers are using computers to refresh their driving skills--without getting behind the wheel at all. Really? [TheCarConnection]

You know how the 2012 Jeep Wrangler drives, thanks to our intrepid team. But how does it compare with the 1945 original? [TheCarConnection]

The stunning Alfa Romeo 4C concept from the Geneva motor show will make a comeback at Frankfurt, wearing liquid silver paint. [MotorAuthority]

There's a new face in Hethel-town, now that McLaren F1 design Gordon Murray's signed up to, uh, cooperate with Dany Bahar. [MotorAuthority]

Bentley may be toying with the idea of plug-in hybrids and diesels, but keep the upper lip stiff: those W-12 engines are here to stay. [GreenCarReports]

Finally, today, in creepy science news, a strain of bacteria's being put to work to turn newspapers into biodiesel. Just. Do. Not. Touch. It. Okay? [GreenCarReports]

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