Toyota's Big Bet on the Fuel-Cell Mirai

11.18.2014

The zero-emission car can travel 300 miles on a five-minute fill-up, so the big challenge isn't the cars but the expensive refueling stations. But how does three years of free fuel sound?

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On the Horn: VW's CEO on the Company's Golf-Flavored Future

11.16.2014

Michael Horn is charged with resuscitating Volkswagen's fortunes in the U.S., and he's leading with the new Golf, plus SUVs and compact/mid-sized cars.

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The Art of Bugatti: A Family Saga with Stories Attached

11.12.2014

Works from four generations of the unusually talented Bugatti family, brought together at Peter Mullin's California auto museum.

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Fiat's Car-Sharing Deal

11.03.2014

Why would an automaker partner with a company that takes between 9 and 13 cars off the road? Is Fiat making a huge mistake, or is there more to this story? 

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The Fast Track From Propane Grills to Propane Cars

11.02.2014

Can you run your car with the same stuff you use to grill that T-bone steak? Absolutely! Right now 150,000 American police cars, trucks and school buses run on propane, and that's just the beginning. Here's why.

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City Cars on a Human Scale: Elio, ELF and Schweeb

10.27.2014

Urban solutions include bike/car hybrids, a three-wheeler with a two-cylinder engine, and pedaled pods.

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In a Horsepower Race, Cobra-Maker Shelby Offers Power Plus Fuel Economy

10.23.2014

Make no mistake, Shelby still boasts about its 1,100-horsepower Mustangs. But it also points out they can get the groceries at 25 mpg on pump gas. Here's what we'd point out: Who needs a 1100-hp grocery-getter?

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Classic Cars: The One That Got Away?

10.21.2014

Classic car bargains. How to buy smart and avoid a lifetime of regret! 

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Traffic Congestion Could Cost $4.4 Trillion

10.17.2014

A new study says gridlock could get worse, a lot worse. But we could escape that grim fate with public transit and telecommuting options.

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Fuel Economy Gains Slowing Down--Blame the Trucks and Muscle Cars

10.14.2014

Good news! Today's cars are 26% more fuel efficient than seven years ago. Bad news! That trend is about to take a nosedive. Here's why.

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Tesla's $2 Billion Reveal: A Hopped-Up AWD Model S on Autopilot

10.10.2014

Elon Musk can get the world's attention--and a stock market surge--with just a tweet. Here's the story on the much-hyped Tesla D.

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Caught Speeding: These Cars Are the Top Ticket Magnets

10.06.2014

Oddly enough, it's not Ferraris and Corvettes that attract the most attention from the cops. While the supercars stay in the garage, Subaru, Scion and Mazda drivers are out racking up tickets. The worst offenders, right here. 

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Gay-Friendly Automakers, with GM and Subaru in the Lead

10.01.2014

Although many auto showrooms are still unfriendly to LGBT customers, some carmakers are stepping up with ad campaigns and outreach. 

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Five Reasons VW Should Bring Back the Bus

09.28.2014

Absolutely not, says VW, at least not right now. But we think they should reconsider! Five reasons why, right here. 

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An F-150 Near 30 MPG: Ford's Big New Winner?

09.24.2014

The current Ford F-150 is an ultra-popular gas guzzler. The fuel-efficient new model is a gamble. WIll it pay off?

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