Eco-conscious

Rumor: Another Clean Car Start Up Coming To The American South
Rumor: Another Clean Car Start Up Coming To The American South

It's good news/bad news day for T. Boone Pickens. On the one hand, his push for natural gas vehicles seems to be gaining traction in D.C. On the other, his new V-Vehicle Company in Monroe, Louisiana is about to get a little competition from two doors down. Chinese exile Yang Rong--former head of...Read More»

Bertrand Piccard and the 'Solar Impulse'
Test Run: Solar-Powered Plane To Go Round-The-World

In 2012, a Swiss adventurer by the unlikely name of Piccard plans to go boldly where no one has gone before--namely, around the world in a solar-powered airplane. To be sure, we've seen solar employed in concept vehicles and in limited ways by consumer autos like the 2010 Toyota Prius. However...Read More»

2008 Lamborghini Murcielago
The 10 Worst (And 10 Best) Cars For The Planet

In keeping with today's "green" theme (what, did the solstice put everyone in a mood?), England's Environmental Transport Association released a list of the ten worst--or least green--vehicles. We've ogled and coveted many of them, including Bentleys, Aston Martins, and of course, Lamborghinis, but...Read More»

The LEKO promo from IKEA
IKEA To Develop New Car--Or Maybe Sweden Is Just Messing With Our Heads

Swedish home furnishings giant IKEA has announced that it's entering the world of auto manufacturing. Well, sort of. The company has launched a (Flash-only) viral site, "Roulez-LEKO", which roughly translates as "Let the LEKO roll." The video on the site is huge and chunky--even on the T1 at TCC...Read More»

Honda Accord converted to run on garbage
Link Love From The Car Connection

Weary of auto show news? Probably not. But just in case, here's a little miscellanea to round out your day. In case you hadn't guessed: GM and Chrysler are broke--at least that's what the Center for Automotive Research is saying. You shouldn't believe everything you read, but this is pretty...Read More»

2010 Lincoln MKT
Lincoln Looks Ahead — Announces More New Models at 2009 Detroit Auto Show

 "The only thing good about 2008 is that it's over." This is an oft-reiterated sentiment felt by many in Detroit. Ford Motor Company continues to look past the near term turmoil that awaits the auto industry by introducing more new models at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. We clued you in that Lincoln...Read More»

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