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Parenting Tips From Project Ignition Teens On Teen Driver Safety

Back in June, we covered the Project Ignition top 10 teen driver safety campaigns. Now we’ve got an important message to parents from teens of Project Ignition on the important issue of teen driver safety. […]

10/07/2011

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Tesla Now Trading Higher Than Ford, GM, VW

It may not be delivering its much-anticipated 2012 Model S Sedan to the its first customer until the middle of next year, but Californian electric automaker Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] is now trading higher than many […]

10/07/2011

Senator Charles Schumer

OnStar Committing ‘Brazen’ Invasion Of Privacy, Says Senator

OnStar’s new terms of service, which go live this December. Among the more controversial features in the company’s new customer agreement, OnStar now reserves the right to share details about owners’ location, speed, and other […]

09/29/2011

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By The Numbers: Women Are Worse At Parking Than Men

We’re not big on perpetuating stereotypes, and we’d dare anyone to tell Michele Mouton, Sabine Schmitz or Simona de Silvestro that women are less capable than men behind the wheel. Still, sometimes studies produce hard […]

09/29/2011

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Auto Dealers Lobby Against Obama’s Higher Gas-Mileage Rules

Yesterday, auto dealers met with their members of Congress to try to delay new rules that would stiffen the gas-mileage requirements for cars sold in model years 2017 to 2025. The National Auto Dealers Association […]

09/29/2011

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Dixon Wins Wild Motegi IndyCar Series Race

Scott Dixon (R) and Will Power celebratePhoto courtesy INDYCAR Scott Dixon won his second IZOD IndyCar Series race of the 2011 season in the 63-lap Indy Japan: The Final race on the Twin Ring Motegi […]

09/20/2011

Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011

Fisker Karma Customer Deliveries: Maybe October, Or November?

Startup carmaker Fisker Automotive has probably learned a lot of lessons about the timing of auto launches. Although the car went into production in March, it still hasn’t been approved for sale by various U.S. […]

09/20/2011

Breathalyzer

The Noble Breathalyzer: Coming Soon To Your Doctor’s Office

The breathalyzer — technically a brand name that, like Jello, Xerox, and Dumpster has gradually become genericized — was invented in the early 20th century for police purposes. But scientists have recently discovered a new […]

09/20/2011

2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Family Sedans Under $20,000

Looking for a way to maximize your purchasing power and still come away with a comfortable, stylish family sedan–one that knows how to get out of its own way on the road, one that saves […]

09/08/2011

Nissan's Bear Hug

Mother Nature Wants To Drive Your Prius Hybrid Too

The Toyota Prius is not only the quintessential hybrid-electric vehicle, but the automaker’s third best-selling car line in the United States. Last year, the redesigned 2010 Prius launched with the ad tagline, “Harmony between man, […]

09/08/2011

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Engine Build Experience

GM Insists The Small Block V-8 Is Here To Stay

With automakers focused on hitting fuel economy standards for 2015 and beyond, it seems like the days of the small-block V-8 are surely numbered. After all, most automakers are downsizing engines and introducing hybrids and […]

09/08/2011

Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]

Hackers Are Targeting Cars, Says Antivirus Software Company

It’s no secret that cars have become increasingly dependent on computers, and there’s no sign of that trend slowing anytime soon. But are computer hackers a threat to today’s drivers? Antivirus software manufacturer MacAfee seems […]

09/08/2011

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Tom Cruise Tests Red Bull F1 Car In California

Red Bull Racing has been showing its wares to the American public in advance of next year’s United States Grand Prix late-season stop in Austin, Texas.   With David Coulthard at the wheel, RBR has […]

08/31/2011

Old Driver

Older Drivers Using Computer Keys To Keep Car Keys

Parents of driver’s ed students quickly learn that, apart from mounting anxiety of their kids being licensed to drive, the learning experience is far different today.  Driving simulators are the norm, and rickety film projectors […]

08/31/2011

Dick Cheney Opposed The GM Bailout

In the closing days of the Bush administration, then-president Bush made the decision to grant General Motors a $13.4-billion loan to keep the company afloat, at least through the transition to the Obama administration. The […]

08/31/2011

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