Automotive News

Back to the future again: Subaru Upcoming CVTs

Back to the future again: Subaru Upcoming CVTs

In the early 1990s, Subaru sold a subcompact vehicle known as the Justy.

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August 22, 2007
Ford On Hiring Spree To Secure Alternative Fuel Reputation

Ford On Hiring Spree To Secure Alternative Fuel Reputation

With the Detroit Three getting heavily involved in the development of electric hybrids and plug-in vehicles along with Toyota and Honda, it appears that the electric hybrid/plug-in could be what auto makers are settling to achieve the fuel efficiency being demanded by both government and consumers.

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August 21, 2007
The Aston Martin Vanquish Is Dead. All hail The DBS

The Aston Martin Vanquish Is Dead. All hail The DBS

So maybe it won't come standard with a defibrillator in the glovebox, but with a tux, a Walther PPK and a blindingly beautiful companion, the new Aston Martin DBS could very well complete the look of those with obsessive James Bond fixations.Or it could just be the newest wicked machine to roll out

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August 21, 2007
Ford Hybrids Selling Too Well To Dismay Of Buyers

Ford Hybrids Selling Too Well To Dismay Of Buyers

Ford's hybrid SUVs have Escaped, and potential Mercury Mariner Hybrid buyers are marooned without vehicles in some parts of the country, because demand for the small, thrifty sport utility vehicles has outstripped the supply.

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August 21, 2007
Why Autos Are Behind The Technological Curve

Why Autos Are Behind The Technological Curve

Pundits are now complaining that the new technology features that may appear on some luxury cars are not appearing on all luxury cars.Worse, these same pundits point out that many entry level vehicles, to attract the coveted, more technological younger buyer, have state-of-the-art features like auxi

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August 21, 2007
Auto X Prize's 30+ Teams With More On The Way

Auto X Prize's 30+ Teams With More On The Way

A group called the X Prize Foundation, an educational, non-profit institution, is sponsoring a contest for someone -- whether it be a person, group, team, or company -- to create an inexpensive, high-efficient automobile that can get 100 miles per gallon.

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August 21, 2007
2008 Volvo C30 'Efficiency' Edition For Better Mileage, Air

2008 Volvo C30 'Efficiency' Edition For Better Mileage, Air

In parallel with Volvo Cars' focus on biofuels and hybrid technology, energy-effiency improvements are continuously being made to the company's conventional drivelines.The special version of the Volvo C30 called Efficiency has a fuel consumption below 4.5l/100 km, and CO2 emission below 120 g/km.Add

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August 21, 2007
How OnStar May Have Improved GM Brands So Rapidly

How OnStar May Have Improved GM Brands So Rapidly

Recently, General Motors received very good ratings in a recent J.D.

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August 21, 2007
Mahindra & Mahindra Looks To Bring Trucks, SUVs To U.S.

Mahindra & Mahindra Looks To Bring Trucks, SUVs To U.S.

The invasion by foreign car manufacturers on the United States continues.

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August 21, 2007
Increasing Traffic Heralds Homeward Trend

Increasing Traffic Heralds Homeward Trend

They say that the trends that sweep this country start in California.

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August 21, 2007