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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 proposed for 2025. Additionally, the tougher regulations will also see the introduction of more diesel vehicles in the U.S... read more

October 20, 2011 by 
 
Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Confirmed For 2012 Launch

Volvo has already confirmed that its upcoming V60 Plug-In Hybrid will be sold in the U.S., albeit in gasoline-electric form whereas the rest of the world will get... read more October 17, 2011 by 


 
2012 BMW 3-Series sedan

2012 BMW 3-Series: Bigger, Bolder And More Fuel Efficient

BMW’s new 3-Series, the sixth generation of the automaker’s entry-level sedan, is now bigger, bolder, and with a revamped engine lineup including a hybrid option... read more October 14, 2011 by 


 
2012 Toyota LMP1 Hybrid race car

Toyota Announces 2012 Le Mans Comeback And New Hybrid LMP1 Race Car

It’s official. Toyota has announced its intention to compete in the 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship, the highlight of which is the 80th running of the 24 Hours of... read more October 14, 2011 by 


 
2013 Audi A3 leaked official sketches

Audi Cylinder On Demand Tech Coming To More Cars, Possibly A3

At the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show last month Audi showed off three new models powered by its latest twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8, which will eventually power models from... read more October 14, 2011 by 


 
Fisker Karma

First Fisker Karma In UK Raises $220,000 For Charity

It looks like the 2012 Fisker Karma range-extended electric sedan is doing more good than just helping the environment. The very first example up for sale in the UK has gone... read more October 13, 2011 by 


 
Vauxhall VXR8

Vauxhall VXR8 (nee Pontiac G8 GXP) Wins MPG Marathon

If you’re wondering how a big sedan powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine can win a competition focused on high mpg, here’s a quick explanation of the challenge... read more October 11, 2011 by 


 
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BMW i Not Sterile Enough? Try The New Purif-i Hand Sanitizer

In the early part of 2008 BMW first announced plans to establish a new research division called ‘Project i’, whose task would be to develop a number of solutions... read more October 10, 2011 by 


 
2013 Dodge Small Car (Hornet) spy shots

2013 Dodge Small Car (Hornet) Spy Shots

Dodge’s long overdue small car designed to replace the aging Caliber and ride on a fuel efficient platform sourced from Fiat is almost here. This latest spy shot shows... read more October 6, 2011 by 


 
Federal-Mogul Advanced Corona Ignition System

Michigan Company Develops Fuel Saving ‘Corona’ Ignition System

As automakers strive to achieve gas mileage gains and prolong the life of the internal combustion engine, it’s impressive to see the new areas of efficiency... read more October 6, 2011 by 


 
2012 Nissan GT-R EGOIST

Nissan Follows Mazda And Adopts Ultra-High Tensile Steel

Just a day after Mazda announced that its new 2012 Mazda CX-5 would feature ultra-high tensile steel in its construction, Nissan has followed suit with an announcement that... read more October 5, 2011 by 


 
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Avengers Movie Acura Concept Points The Way Towards New NSX: Report

Last month a mysterious Acura concept sporting a similar shape to the mid-engine Audi R8 supercar was spotted on the set of the upcoming The Avengers movie. In the movie, the... read more October 5, 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 


 
2011 Audi A8 L W-12 quattro

Front-Wheel Drive Audi A8 Goes On Sale In Europe

For many, especially in the U.S., rear-wheel drive and luxury cars go hand in hand. However, elsewhere in the world, luxury buyers are happy to drive full-size cars with... read more October 3, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Model S Alpha build

Tesla Promises Model S 'Sport' Capable Of 0-60 MPH In Under 4.5 Seconds

The 2012 Tesla Model S electric sedan is on track for a market debut in the middle of next year, although the production version of the car is scheduled to be revealed at the... read more October 2, 2011 by 


 
2010 Lotus City Car Concept

Lotus Ethos Minicar Headed To U.S. In 2013?

Lotus surprised many at the 2010 Paris Auto Show by unveiling a range of new sports car concepts, all of which, at the time, were claimed to be headed for production. But... read more September 28, 2011 by 


 
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