OnStar-Verizon 4G LTE prototype system

CES 2011: OnStar-Verizon 4G LTE Prototype Screenshot Tour

A few days ago we brought you the full details on the new prototype OnStar telematics/infotainment system launched at CES this week. Today, we have a screenshot tour showing you what it looks like, and an interesting tidbit of info from OnStar's senior systems engineer Mark Frye. According to Frye... read more

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Study: Hybrids to make up one in five U.S. car sales by 2020

Just a bit over ten years ago, only a few of the dedicated had any idea what a hybrid car was, but in another ten years or so, the eco-friendly vehicles will account for... read more May 27, 2009 by 

2011 Ford Focus preview

Ford confirms Michigan plant for new global Focus

As the second model developed under Ford’s new global design strategy (the first being the new Fiesta), the next-generation Ford Focus will be manufactured at Blue Oval... read more May 6, 2009 by 

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Student designers tapped for Audi 'Intelligent Emotion' project

The future of automotive mobility is a question that has always captivated the mind of the carmaker and the driver alike. Today Audi takes its turn to give us a glimpse into... read more April 22, 2009 by 

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GM preparing for bankruptcy

General Motors is reportedly preparing for the worst, with work under way to get the company ready for a possible bankruptcy. Earlier on this month, it was mentioned that a... read more April 10, 2009 by 

GM's Fritz Henderson isn't afraid to talk about bankruptcy

GM bankrupcty could split healthier brands off into separate company

Hidden away in General Motors' plans for the next 60 days is a bankruptcy strategy that could see its most successful brands peel off to form a second company, leaving the... read more April 1, 2009 by 

2011 Ford Focus test mule spy shot

Spy shots: First test-mules for Ford’s global Focus?

In Europe, the Ford Focus is an affordable, well-engineered and stylish small car available in hatch, sedan, wagon and convertible bodystyles. The car is also available with... read more March 25, 2009 by 

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U.S. Volkswagen CEO: EVs won't be viable for 35 years

If the futurism of the 1950s and 1960s taught us anything as a culture, it's that what seems a sure thing today may prove laughably optimistic in a few decades. Stefan... read more March 13, 2009 by 

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Ford previews next-gen Focus with new Iosis Max concept

Going global with its products is the new theme at Ford, and the Focus is no exception, so American hatch fans can feel free to get excited: the new Iosis Max concept... read more March 2, 2009 by 

Euro-spec 2009 Ford Focus RS

Next-gen Ford Focus could feature EcoBoost powerplant, 43mpg

Although Lincoln's C Concept may have struck few chords with show-goers, its theoretical internals could live on in a future Ford Focus. The latest reports indicate Ford is... read more January 19, 2009 by 

2011 Chevrolet Volt power adaptor

GM studying plug-in hybrid recharging infrastructure

General Motors and Spanish energy company Iberdrola have joined forces to determine what is needed in terms of infrastructure to implement a mass embrace of plug-in electric... read more December 12, 2008 by 

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Volt development costing GM $750 million

As set out in Maslow's hierarchy of needs, basic survival must first be established before one can move on to worry about the esoteric concerns of philosophy, morality or... read more December 9, 2008 by 

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Next-generation BMW 1-series could get 'shooting brake' variant

BMW released an updated version of the 1-series compact late last year and since then a suspicious prototype of the hatch has been captured running around German streets. At... read more November 24, 2008 by 

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Expert says electric grid ready for plug-in hybrids

Plug-in hybrid cars, like the Chevrolet Volt or the upcoming Toyota Prius plug-in, are viewed by many as the way of the future. Offering the possibility of exclusively... read more November 13, 2008 by 

Next-gen Chrysler PT Cruiser sketched

Next-gen Chrysler PT Cruiser sketched

The PT Cruiser has enjoyed a long and surprisingly successful run since its debut in 2000, but rumors of its demise have been spreading for some time. Nevertheless, a graphic... read more October 10, 2008 by 


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