General Motors, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) and the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) have announced they’re joining forces to encourage drivers to … Read more
The Smart car is getting a lot of attention for its small size and style, and now it’s earning impressive crash test ratings. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in Arlington, Virgina, has given the Snmart Fortwo — the smallest car for sale in the United States — the top rating of good for front and side crash protection.
Escalating gas prices and “green” cars are the most hotly discussed topics in the automotive industry. But there’s an equally important issue for car owners. It’s the determining factor for some new/used car buyers, while other consumers buy brands regardless of resale value and cost of operation. The factor, most expensive to repair goes to the Dodge Viper.
The automotive industry has plenty of global problems. But innovation is not one of the issues — at least according to BusinessWeek magazine. [ad#post] In … Read more
For the 2007 model year, the minivan-based Buick Rendezvous, the Sport Utility Vehicle promoted by golfer Tiger Woods, was ranked as the most dangerous car to be in during a crash by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Volvo, the Swedish manufacturer known its durable and safety-oriented vehicles, has received an international award for its commitment to preventing accidents. Volvo’s in-house developed technology … Read more
Ratan Naval Tata is Chairman of the Tata Group, India’s largest conglomerate recently in the global automotive and global business spotlight for its debut of the world’s least expensive car its purchased of Lexus and Land Rover from Ford Motor Company.
The Institute for Highway Safety has selected its 2008 Top Safety Pick award recipients, and automakers have more than doubled the number of vehicles that meet the criteria. The award recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, and rear crashes based on ratings in the Institute’s tests.
Two car enthusiasts within a few blocks of our home in East Sacramento both own Volvo P1800s. I don’t know the people, but I admire … Read more
Forget aluminum, titanium, chrome, steel, fiberglass, etc. At least, that’s what’s a U.S. car design company believes. It’s created the world’s first supercar with a top speed of 240 mph made from wood.
How many Ford Model-Ts have you seen on the road, lately? Is it more than the number of Volkswagen Beetles or Toyota Corollas you’ve seen around town or on the freeway?
How’s it possible to loss $38.7 million in a year? Not even General Motors is like sure exactly how it happened. But the world’s largest … Read more