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Mitsubishi/Peugeot-Citroen Consider Electric Car Collaboration

The French and Japanese may again join forces — in the automotive industry. Mitsubishi Motors of Japan and PSA Peugeot Citroen of France may enter...

GM Announces Education Partnership To Reduce Oil Consumption Via Less Frequent Oil Changes

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...

General Motors Announces Aproval For Electric Chevy Volt For 2010

The Chevy Volt took a major step toward the public showroom when General Motors officials recently announcement the manufacture of the extended-range electric vehicle...

Smart Fortwo Gets Insurance Institute For Highway Safety's Top Rating

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...

Dodge Viper's Dubious Honor: Most Expensive Car To Repair

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...

Toyota, Tata Motors Named Among World's Most Innovative Companies

The automotive industry has plenty of global problems. But innovation is not one of the issues — at least according to BusinessWeek magazine. In its...

OnStar, MapQuest Union: Nirvana For Marriages And Directionally Challenged?

Maybe it'll finally mean marital driving bliss? Or a new confidence boost for the directionally challenged? General Motor's OnStar division has signed a deal...

Safety Institute Determines 2007 Buick Rendezvous Most Dangerous Car In Crashes

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...

Volvo Awarded International Safety Honor

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...

Ratan Tata: Profile Of India’s Tata Motors’ Chairman

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...

Ford, Volvo, Honda, Acura dominate Institute For Highway Safety's 34 Vehicles Top Pick

The Institute for Highway Safety has selected its 2008 Top Safety Pick award recipients, and automakers have more than doubled the number of vehicles...

Volvo P1800 Begins Daily Telegraph's List Of "The 100 Most Beautiful Cars" (Nos. 100-81)

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...