Once painfully uncompetitive, the U.S.-made automobile is clawing its way back with good-looking designs, attention to detail, and even respectable fuel economy. At GM, an unlikely hero named Bob Lutz gets at least some of the credit.
Ford is partnering with Grenier's new green lifestyle website SHFT.com, and I was there to kick the tires on the C-MAX Hybrid, eat the organic snacks, and try in vain for an interview with the star of 'Entourage'.
You can now eat your way across Tennessee emission-free, as a 12-station EV charging network — with 480-volt fast charging, too — is in place. Since plugging in is free for now, will people head on down?