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  • The Progressive Automotive X PRIZE

    The Progressive Automotive X PRIZE

    Over the past several years it has become clear that improving fuel efficiency will be a driving force of future vehicles. Today, hybrid, electric and other alternative fuel vehicles are......

  • Toyota FT-HS Hybrid Supercar

    Toyota FT-HS Hybrid Supercar

    It's a dream that auto manufacturers have been chasing since the introduction of hybrid technology - a hybrid vehicle that can match the speed, acceleration and performance of today's gas-powered......

  • Recent Studies Favor Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles

    Recent Studies Favor Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles

    One of the largest hurdles to overcome with respect to rolling out a lineup of pure electric vehicles has been how to handle the relatively low capacity of modern......

  • Revised UAW Deal Could Save Ford 500 Million Annually

    Revised UAW Deal Could Save Ford 500 Million Annually

    Throughout all of the talks in Washington, D.C. regarding the fate of the Big Three automakers, contract concessions with the United Auto Workers union were considered to......

  • GM Nearing the Count of Ten

    GM Nearing the Count of Ten

    General Motors made another dire move that does not forebode well for their future. GM has been crowing for some time about their revolutionary advanced 4.5 liter diesel engine for their light......

  • New Dodge Ram Improves Market Share

    New Dodge Ram Improves Market Share

    Despite the gloominess at Chrysler LLC brought on by tanking automotive sales and the uncertainty of its long-term survival past federal emergency loans, the company has received some......

  • Recent Dog-and-Pony Show Lacks Horsepower

    Recent Dog-and-Pony Show Lacks Horsepower

    Well, Detroit was blessed by a recent visit from the president's automotive task force ... I wonder if they flew in?But seriously folks, I suppose it was a good thing that they showed......

  • 50 Years of Barbie

    50 Years of Barbie's Rides

    2009 is the year that Barbie turns 50 years old, and looking back over her 5 decades of pop culture dominance, not only has she kept girls of all ages entertained throughout their childhoods, but......

  • Consumer Reports Releases American Top Picks for 2009

    Consumer Reports Releases American Top Picks for 2009

    In 2006, Consumer Reports released its first list of Top Picks from American car companies. This was a somewhat controversial move for the organization, which is primarily......

  • Global Vehicles and Thailand Argue Against

    Global Vehicles and Thailand Argue Against 'Chicken Tax' On Imported Pickups

    Hardly a day goes by in the mainstream press where the automotive industry isn't chided for producing large, fuel-thirsty trucks and other utility......