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2010 Fisker Karma Preview

2010 Fisker Karma Preview

There was quite a buzz around the Fisker Automotive stand as company CEO Henrik Fisker delivered a short address to the media and introduced the Karma. To much of the mainstream press, it was a first introduction to the vehicle, which we've kept you posted on since first learning of the upcoming...

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Mazda SISS

Mazda: Zoom-Zoom Going Green

Pressing the red “Start” button, the Mazda RX-8 fires up, the pint-sized rotary engine under its hood buzzing as I modulate the throttle, shift into gear and launch down... read more October 29, 2007 by 0

Tesla Roadster

First Ride: Tesla Roadster

The driver squeezes down on the accelerator pedal, and the little roadster responds like a racehorse at the starting gate, launching aggressively down the pavement. Twenty... read more October 10, 2007 by 0

2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Getting Hammered by Greens

Environmentalists are putting pressure onToyota to switch sides in the ongoing debate over fuel economy. As a member of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Toyota... read more October 4, 2007 by 0

2008 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

VW May Build Diesels in the U.S.

Volkswagen AG is considering building diesel engines somewhere in North America as part of its effort to expand sales in theUnited States, Volkswagen of America’s new chief... read more October 1, 2007 by 0

2007 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ

Detroit Loses Vt. CO2 Battle

Automakers have lost a key court fight in the State ofVermont, where a federal judge has opened the door for states to tightly regulate greenhouse gas emissions. In and of... read more September 13, 2007 by 0

2009 Mercedes-Benz ML 450 Hybrid

2009 Mercedes-Benz ML 450 Hybrid Preview

Among all the green-tinged, environmentally aware products on the Mercedes-Benz stand at the 2007Frankfurt auto show — we’re mentally excluding the SLR Roadster, of... read more September 10, 2007 by 0

Malcolm Bricklin

Bricklin Plots 100-MPG Plug-In

The seemingly ever-present automotive entrepreneur, Malcolm Bricklin, is the latest and likely most well-known player to announce plans to enter the upcoming Automotive... read more September 6, 2007 by 0

Fisker Tramonto

Fisker Plans Hybrid Concept in Detroit

Best-known for its limited-edition, high-performance sedans and coupes, California-based Fisker Coachbuild, is steering in a distinctly different direction, teaming up with... read more September 5, 2007 by 0

2006 Lexus IS350

Isuzu to Build Toyota Small Diesels

Toyota Motor Corporation and Isuzu Motors have reached an agreement for production of a new-generation, smaller-displacement four-cylinder diesel engine for the European... read more August 27, 2007 by 0

2008 GMC Yukon Hybrid

GM Engine Tech: 15 Percent Better?

After years of trial and error and secrecy, General Motors is ready to talk publicly about a combustion process that could increase fuel economy in conventional engines by up... read more August 27, 2007 by 0

2007 Volkswagen BlueMotion Golf

BlueMotion Golf Coming to Frankfurt

Even though VW has dumped the Bluetec alliance — was first to report VW would revert to the TDI badge in the U.S. — it’s still bringing... read more August 16, 2007 by 0


Ford Rolls Out Eco-Friendlier Paint

Ford Motor Company today announced that it’s testing a new ‘eco-friendly’ paint technology that reduces overall CO2 output by 15 percent. And with a little luck, or... read more August 6, 2007 by 0

2008 smart fortwo

Smart Develops “Micro” Hybrid

Daimler’s European smart brand — set for launch in theU.S. next year — has developed a gasoline/electric hybrid model to boost fuel efficiency. But there are no plans... read more August 5, 2007 by 0

2007 Chevrolet Aveo

U.S. House Puts Off CAFE Boost

The Democratic leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives has decided to put off a debate on changes to the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. Nancy... read more August 5, 2007 by 0

Audi Le Mans diesel

Diesels Linked to Clogged Arteries

What does breathing in diesel smoke have in common with the side of cheese fries you might have recently had for lunch? They both, in any regularity, might increase your... read more August 2, 2007 by 0


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