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California already working on tougher fuel standards

California already working on tougher fuel standards

President Barack Obama may have just taken the wraps off his new national fuel policy, but according to the state of California it’s not too soon to already begin work on the next stage of clean car regulations. The infamous California Air Resources Board (CARB) is known for being passionate...

May 21, 2009
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NVIDIA and Icon working on 3D gauge clusters for cars

As technology evolves a whole array of new features for cars become available for almost every aspect of the vehicle - from tires, to engines to powerful in-car entertainment... read more May 20, 2009

President Barack Obama

Obama unveils new national fuel efficiency policy, 35.5mpg by 2016

Carmakers are already fretting at the thought of achieving the new 35mpg CAFE standards imposed by the U.S. government by the current 2020 deadline, but an announcement by... read more May 19, 2009

Lamborghini Murcielago LP640

Gotham Dream Cars gives access to five Lamborghinis for $1,500

A New York car rental company has come out with a fairly interesting proposition - for the relatively small sum of $1,495, the Gotham Dream Cars company will offer members of... read more May 18, 2009

Chevy Spark concept

Chinese-built Chevrolet Spark, Aveo and Lova could hit U.S. showrooms by 2011

Just a few days ago we brought you a story about General Motors considering bringing small cars from China to the U.S. in order to bolster its sales in the segment... read more May 18, 2009

2010 Toyota Camry

Toyota to replace 40% of management, plans 30% in production cuts

Toyota may be the world's biggest carmaker but that title appears more and more likely to pass on to Volkswagen as the Japanese carmaker announces another round of production... read more May 15, 2009

Ford Fiesta Hatchback

Ford offers 100,000 test drives of new Fiesta in lead up to next year’s U.S. launch

Ford's new Fiesta won’t be arriving in local showrooms until early next year, but the company is pulling out all the stops to promote the small car with various social... read more May 14, 2009


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