Renault-Nissan Gets Geeky, Sets Up Silicon Valley Research Center

Renault-Nissan Gets Geeky, Sets Up Silicon Valley Research Center

Google’s head offices in Mountain View, California has just got some new neighbors, but unlike most of the other companies in the fabled silicon valley it isn’t a fresh-faced venture-funded software or green tech startup firm. It’s an automaker. Moving into offices just over the... read more

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2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe

Why Jeeves Won’t Be Plugging In The Electric Rolls-Royce Any Time Soon

Rolls-Royce is the epitome of opulent automobiles and the ultimate - if very British - expression of good fortune and taste. But although the British automaker has made an... read more June 17, 2011 by 3

2011 Nissan Altima Hybrid

One More For The Dead-Hybrid List: RIP Nissan Altima Hybrid

Add one more to the list of hybrid cars that have been sent off to the great gasoline-electric graveyard in the sky. Nissan will end production of its Altima Hybrid sedan... read more June 16, 2011 by 0

2012 Ford Focus Electric Microsite

Should Electric Cars Mimic the Gasoline Driving Experience?

You probably already know this, but electric cars and gasoline cars are completely different beasts. In fact, concepts we’ve become accustomed to in gasoline cars such... read more June 15, 2011 by 11

Barack Obama

Should Detroit Dial Down The Doom & Gloom Over High-Mileage Rules?

We've heard this script before. Some agency of the Federal Government proposes a new rule that will affect the design and performance of cars in some way, sometime in the... read more June 15, 2011 by 14

Clipper Creek LCS-25 Charging Station

Clipper Creek Unveils Smallest Electric Car Charging Station yet

Well-established charging station manufacturer Clipper Creek has just unveiled what it claims is the smallest electric vehicle charging station currently available on the... read more June 15, 2011 by 5

2011 Nissan Leaf Carwings

Hey Leaf Owners! Afraid of Big Brother? There’s a Simple Fix

In the modern world of smart grids, smart phones and even smart cars, the Internet can connect two seemingly unrelated objects together. Take Nissan’s 2011 Leaf. Thanks... read more June 14, 2011 by 1

2011 Nissan Leaf

Want A 2011 Nissan Leaf? Get That Charging Station In First!

If you're on the U.S. waiting list for a 2011 Nissan Leaf, we certainly hope you already have a charging station already installed in your garage. Bloomberg caught wind that... read more June 14, 2011 by 0

Four Motors Volkswagen Scirocco 2.0 TDI

Endurance Racing Sans Gasoline: Biodiesel Runs At Nurburgring

The VLN is a race series held in Germany each year where the cars speed around the grueling Nurburgring-Nordschleife, a track often nicknamed the ‘Green Hell’... read more June 14, 2011 by 0

2011 Ford Vertrek concept

Why Ford Would Be Crazy To Kill The Escape Hybrid: Real AWD

Ford has made lots of changes to its model lineup of late, some of them remarkably quickly. Now comes word that the new Ford Escape compact crossover for 2013 may not include... read more June 13, 2011 by 1

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

All-New 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid To Get 47-48 City MPG: Report

The all-new, entirely redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid sedan may be rated by the EPA as high as 47 or 48 mpg on the city cycle, according to reports on a website that... read more June 13, 2011 by 2

Remote-Controlled Tesla Roadster

Five Top Electric Car Themed Gifts for Fathers' Day

We’re less than a week away from Father’s Day - the annual celebration of what our Fathers mean to us - and sometimes an excuse for presents, trips and surprises... read more June 13, 2011 by 1

2011 Think City 2+2

Think City, Smart Fortwo ED and Mitsubishi "i" Compared

Thanks to The New York Times, we now have a pretty fair comparo between the three smaller electric cars that will be soon on the market. Unlike the Leaf, the Volt and the... read more June 11, 2011 by 0

Pump handle

What Would You Give Up For Higher Gas Mileage? Cash? Features? Safety?

It happens every time. Gas prices go up sharply, and new car buyers suddenly decide that gas mileage is important--and shop accordingly. With gas around $4 a gallon in many... read more June 10, 2011 by 14

MINI Rocketman Concept

Many More Minis: BMW Plans Up To 10 Different High-MPG Models

We know that the Mini lineup will expand into several sizes, Now an executive at BMW (which owns the iconic British brand) has said there may be as many as 10 different Mini... read more June 10, 2011 by 1

Honda CR-Z Racer

Honda CR-Z Racer To Kick Its Tail At Le Mans

It seems like green cars hitting the race track is a trend this year, and now a 2011 Honda CR-Z Racer will make the rounds at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race... read more June 9, 2011 by 0


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