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Don't start-stop systems wear out your car's starter?

Don't start-stop systems wear out your car's starter?

Some are almost unnoticeable, others make the car shudder each time they activate—but start-stop systems are here to stay. First rolled out in Europe and Asia, where crowded city driving requires cars to spend more time at a standstill, they switch off the engine when the car's not moving... read more

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Zero DS Motorcycle

Zero Announces Recall of Zero S, Zero DS Electric Motorcycle

Electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has announced the recall of certain model year 2009 and 2010 Zero S and Zero DS motorcycles, to replace the front brake... read more May 20, 2011 by 2


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Report: Hyundai Veloster Turbo In the Works

Sources close to Hyundai report that the Korean automaker is developing a turbocharged, high-performance version of their green-tinged Veloster coupe, to broaden their appeal... read more April 12, 2011 by 0


 
EcoLon Engine Covers.  Image Courtest of Ford Motor Company

Today's Shag Carpeting, Tomorrow's Mustang?

While you're ripping up old celery shag to lay down fresh berber, you may wonder where the carpet ends up. Probably, regrettably, a landfill somewhere--which is not the case... read more April 11, 2011 by 0


 
wind farm

GM Looks Local For $40M Carbon-Reduction Initiative

General Motors [NYSE: GM] stock might be up for initial public offering today under the same stock symbol as before, but the company is trying hard to show that it's not the... read more November 18, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf stickers

2011 Nissan Leaf: While You Wait, Have Some Stickers

You've heard by now that I'm buying a 2011 Nissan Leaf. In case you're wondering, it's a Cayenne Red SV, which I'm hoping implies some hyper-real blend of Porsche and... read more October 13, 2010 by 5


 
2011 Mazda Mazda2 at the 2010 New York Auto Show

2011 Mazda2 Is One Cool Little Hatch

After marketing its Japanese-built subcompact Mazda2 five-door front-wheel-drive hatchback to the balance of the road-going world, Mazda has finally brought this small car to... read more September 27, 2010 by 0


 
Volvo C30 electric concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Could Your Car's Body Be Its Battery Too? Volvo Is Trying

The biggest challenge for battery electric vehicles is clearly the cost and the weight of today's lithium-ion battery packs. Now Volvo is experimenting with a new composite... read more September 24, 2010 by 2


 
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: First Drive

When your lead-in to a first-time-ever hybrid sedan is a North American Car of the Year trophy winner, things are probably okay in your world. That's Lincoln's world right... read more September 8, 2010 by 0


 

 
 

 
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