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Cool Toyota Prius Even Cooler In 2010 With Solar-Powered Air Conditioning?

Toyota hasn’t provided details, but global media outlets, including the Japanese daily newspaper, The Nikkei, report the manufacturer’s highly successful Prius ...

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Automotive Apocalypse? Chrysler Soon To Debut In-Car Wifi System, UConnect

Chrysler has just announced a new highspeed wireless system call Uconnect. It will allow drivers to access the internet at stoplights ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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It's Fast, It's Light, It's A Car & It's Made With Wood

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 ...

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VW Beetle To Ford Model T: The Top-5 Best-Selling Cars In History

How many Ford Model-Ts have you seen on the road, lately? Is it more than the number of Volkswagen Beetles or ...

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General Motors' latest shocker: $38 million loss in 2007

How’s it possible to loss $38.7 million in a year? Not even General Motors is like sure exactly how it happened. ...

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GM, Toyota Battle For No. 1 Over A Half-Million Cars

What’s a few hundred thousand cars between close friends? According the manufacturers’ respective tallies, General Motors and Toyota ended  2007 nearly ...

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California Fuel Cell Partnership: Worthy Of A Good Look Or Visit

The Sacramento Auto Show was largely underwhelming this year. Electrical difficulties prompted the shut down of two display building at Cal ...

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