2012 Leaf Charger, Kids In Hot Cars, GM Hacked: Today's Car News

October 13, 2011
Yesterday was an important one for General Motors, with the new Spark and Spark EV, the Cadillac CUE system, and new engines announced, but a hacked WiFi network put a different spin on things. Green cars are going gangbusters today, too, with a cheaper Nissan Leaf charger for 2012, a home natural gas pump, and a look at the Green Grand Prix. In safety news, there's some question as to whether new mandates to protect kids from dying in hot cars are actually helping the situation. Check out the full details on all of these and more in the links below.

Preventing kids from dying in hot cars: is it helping or hurting?

GM network hacked to make fun of rivals, GM retaliates.

You can now get a home filling station for natural gas-powered cars.

The Cost2Drive app prices out the relative cost of flying or driving to your destination.

The Green Grand Prix shows it's easy to get good gas mileage.

Saab gets a cash infusion, but could still be on the rocks.

Nissan has reduced the price of the Leaf's charging station--but is it cheap enough?

Why sell electric cars? To sell more gasoline cars, of course!

Cadillac's CUE preview gives us a glimpse of the 2013 XTS sedan's interior.

The first Fisker Karma sold in the U.K. has raised $220,000 for charity.

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