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2013 Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost live photos

In Five Years, 25 Percent Of Cars Sold In The U.S. Will Be Turbocharged

Last year, Americans purchased some 12.8 million new vehicles. Of that number, 1.3 million vehicles, or roughly 10 percent, came with turbocharged engines. In just five years, however, turbo supplier Honeywell expects that total to climb to four million turbocharged vehicles, representing... read more

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2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Photo by Alex Bellus

New Chrysler Hybrids And Diesels Coming Due To CAFE, Says Marchionne

Hybrid vehicles may still not sell in high volumes but automakers will be forced to offer more of the electrically-aided vehicles in order to meet tough new CAFE standards... read more October 20, 2011 by 


 
BMW X6 ActiveHybrid

GM And BMW To Partner On Green Tech?

With auto giants Ford and Toyota recently announcing a partnership for the development of a new rear-wheel drive hybrid module that will ensure their respective SUV and... read more October 4, 2011 by 


 
54.5 MPG CAFE standard for 2025

Official: Obama Announces 54.5 MPG Gas Mileage Standard For 2025

President Barack Obama announced late on Friday the next phase in the U.S. government’s program to increase fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas pollution for all... read more August 1, 2011 by 


 
Audi A3 TDI

Audi Promises Diesel Option On Every Model By 2015

Diesel models may account for half of all vehicle sales in Europe but here in the U.S. their numbers still hover around the 3 percent mark. Despite their low popularity in... read more November 1, 2010 by 


 
President Barack Obama

Automakers To Make 5% Annual Fuel Economy Gains Through 2016

Automakers are already fretting at the thought of achieving the new 35.5 mpg CAFE standards imposed by the U.S. government by 2016, and now the Obama administration has laid... read more September 16, 2009 by 


 
Campagna T-Rex on the Road

Video: Kawasaki-powered T-Rex trike

There’s no shortage of lightweight sports cars hitting the market, but the T-Rex is different to most. Instead of two rear wheels it’s got just the one fat rear... read more December 28, 2006 by 


 
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