Kurt Neutgens is hoping to sell you an electric Mustang for just over
$75,000. A few years ago he quit his mechanical engineering job at the
Ford Motor Company and founded Plug-In Motors. Working
out of his garage on a shoestring budget, like the very first
automotive pioneers, it did not take him very
driving down your neighborhood street, and all of a sudden the car just
ahead of you brakes hard because a dog ran onto the street.
You are of course fiddling with your garage door opener so before you
can even react your car puts on the brakes and stops you just in
Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let's start with the good news? In
Colorado the Chrysler Sebring may be the most exclusive car you'll ever
own. In fact, during the one week I drove the car I saw exactly one
other Sebring (more about this later). I felt
OK, I have to be honest here and admit that you probably, make that certainly, won't be able to eat Toyota's new 1/X concept plug-in hybrid car that it hopes to build from seaweed.The kelp car is not as crazy as it sounds, Toyota hopes to have it in showrooms
Let's face facts, like beautiful people, beautiful cars are just treated better.I
recently did an internet search for used Ferraris, and discovered that
you'd be hard pressed to find a 5-year-old car with over 50 thousand
miles. It seems that most Ferrari owners tend to baby their cars,
admire them lovingly from afar, and
If James Bond had a son, there is no doubt this is the car he'd drive. With
an as tested sticker price of just under $150,000, it is a full
$123,000 cheaper than James Bond's Aston Martin DBS, and not much
slower with "only" 420 horsepower versus the bigger brother's 510
horsepower DBS. But
If you are a fan of cars and movies this year's five Oscar "Best Pictures" nominations offer slim pickings. But out of the five movies that are nominated for Best Picture one stands head and shoulders above the rest for car gear guys and gear gals.So without further commercial interruption:
It is not all that far fetched.All you need is GPS, or a GPS chip in your car and a few new laws.The new Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he is considering taxing drivers by how much they drive.
Meet Rob Hilarides.
He's a California dairy farmer who just spent a $600,000 grant to convert two of his dairy's semi trucks to run on bio-gas.
Bio-gas is a fancy term that really means the stuff that's produce when you convert cow manure into purified and pressurized methane. His trucks
It is a painful fact but the world wide economy is circling the toilet.In the United States the car companies are calling uncle, and begging uncle Sam for more billions every press conference.But for some drivers around the world these issues are just minor speed bumps along the road to
As both General Motors Corp and Chrysler are about to submit their detailed restructuring plans in hopes of securing additional bailout billions, it is natural to wonder what would have happened if GM had not killed the EV1?"I think that they would be sitting pretty," says longtime automotive journalist James
Saturn will cease operations as a General Motors automotive brand as of 2011 according to the GM restructuring plan submitted today.The death of Saturn may be premature, but GM plans to cease product development, and the current cars may or may not receive minor updates according to GM senior
While President Barack Obama no longer needs a new car, you still might.So how will the $787 billion stimulus package help you buy a new car?The new legislation will help car buyers to deduct the purchase's sales tax from taxable income.
It wasn't all that long ago that you would have been hard pressed to find a hatchback car for sale in the U.S.But now with the crossover craze in full swing BMW just pulled the cloth off of the new 5 Series Gran Turismo (GT) concept.This car is scheduled to
Audi is about to launch the all new A4 2010 allroad quattro at the Geneva auto show next month, but here's a sneak preview of the ready to go wagon.The new allroad quattro is based on Audi's new A4 wagon and features more rugged looks, a higher ground
With so many new car designs being unveiled at the 2009 Chicago auto show, what would you consider the most beautiful car of all time?Perhaps a Jaguar E-type?Or how about a Cord 810?Surely it must be the Ferrari 250GT.