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Today, we shrug off the convenience of long-distance travel as part of life, but it wasn't that long ago that simply getting there required a huge investment of time and money.
A team of scientists analyzed road use patterns in the San Francisco Bay area and the Boston area to find ways to relieve traffic congestion.
Driving a Cleaner Tomorrow
Who needs people when you have spuds?
Yes, it's the same stuff that goes in your gas grill. People are stopping me on the street. 'A propane truck?' Sure nuff. This is a $2-a-gallon liquid fuel. What's not to like?
Jay Rogers thinks cars can be built by online communities. And why not use open-source architecture that allows constant and regular improvements from an energized group of computer-aided designers?
Three days of driving the Volt and less than two gallons of gas used.
Freakonomics digs into the issue — but the answer isn't as clear as you might think.
Take a cheap Chinese car, shoehorn in an electric drivetrain, freshen it up as best you can. Then pray. The strategy doesn't seem to be working for this California-based electric automaker.
Sure, a lot of the noise about the sale of a federally subsidized American company to a Chinese high bidder is political, but there are legitimate concerns, too.
The big storm caused $70 billion in damages and ruined an estimated 230,000 cars in the Northeast. Honda and Toyota benefited most, but the industry had a big bump and is likely to top 15 million for 2012.
Owners of the new Chevrolet Spark EV will be able to utilize a host of hands-free and even eye-free tasks with the vehicle’s Siri integration.
The plug-in Chevy Spark and Fiat 500e are designed to meet California zero-emission laws. And if you buy one, well, that's OK, too.
The 2013 Ford Fusion was named the Green Car Journal’s Green Car of the Year at Los Angeles Auto Show.
The U.S. Energy Department explains the economic and ecological perks of its new fuel-efficiency standards.
A bit of a chameleon, this new $25,995 car offers good looks, stellar utility and 47 mpg in the city or on the highway. If you try it, you'll like it.
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