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  • Free AK-47 With Every Truck Purchase

    Free AK-47 With Every Truck Purchase

    In a down economy, it's certainly not easy for auto dealerships to move trucks in any significant number. In fact, sales numbers for 2009 have been downright dismal, even when compared to......

  • New Ford Drivetrains, Vehicles Focus on Fuel Economy

    New Ford Drivetrains, Vehicles Focus on Fuel Economy

    Ford Motor Company used its annual 2010 model year product launch event to touch on many key factors looking ahead to the future. Yes, many of its short-term vehicles were......

  • A Modest Proposal for Saving Toyota

    A Modest Proposal for Saving Toyota

    Okay, now I think the U.S. auto industry might have finally hit rock bottom. As is being widely reported, Yoshimi Inaba '” president and COO of Toyota Motor America as well as chairman and......

  • Best in Show: The Top Dog Cars of 2009

    Best in Show: The Top Dog Cars of 2009

    What makes a top "Dog Car"? As families hit the road for summer vacation or just weekends away, many of them are taking their dogs along......

  • Nissan Ready to Produce its First Electric Vehicle

    Nissan Ready to Produce its First Electric Vehicle

    We have been reporting on Toyota and Honda's commitment to expanding hybrid technology in the future. What Toyota and Honda are to hybrids, Nissan could be to electric driven......

  • A New Genesis for Rear-Wheel Drive?

    A New Genesis for Rear-Wheel Drive?

    When front-wheel drive really took over the motoring mainstream in the 1970s, the primary advantage touted by automakers had to do with fuel efficiency. So the recent news that two......

  • Why Natural Gas Makes Sense, For Now

    Why Natural Gas Makes Sense, For Now

    In the course of doing research for some upcoming Autotropolis projects, I've been taking a lot closer look the alternative-fuel situation, from hybrids to fuel cell to battery packs.......

  • VW Turns Tables, Purchases Porsche

    VW Turns Tables, Purchases Porsche

    In what appears to be the final chapter in the often dramatic relationship between German automakers Porsche and Volkswagen, it was announced this week that VW would assume not only a......

  • Lutz Puts Stake Into Reanimated Pontiac G8

    Lutz Puts Stake Into Reanimated Pontiac G8's Heart

    After a surge of hope from fans of rear-wheel drive family sedans, General Motors has unequivocally squashed the rumors - some of which stemmed from high ranking company......

  • Details Emerge About Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing

    Details Emerge About Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing

    Mercedes-Benz has already ended production of its SLR McLaren supercar, and is now readying the next generation high-performance coupe, said to be called the SLS AMG......