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Halloween Safety Tips For Parents, Kids And Drivers

Children across America are begging their parents for the latest Trick or Treat costume in preparation for the annual Halloween event. While it’s easy to get caught up in the fun, it’s even more important […]

10/27/2011

2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Nissan Building Plug-in Hybrid For 2015, 1.5 Million Electric Cars By 2017

It might be celebrating a global total of 15,000 all-electric Nissan Leafs since the model was launched last year, but Nissan isn’t planning to keep its plug-in technology inside pure electric cars, it has revealed […]

10/27/2011

The 10 millionth mid-size car was a Misano Red 2012 Audi S4

Audi Celebrates Building 10 Million A4 And 80 Mid-Size Cars

Coinciding with the reveal of its facelifted 2013 Audi A4 range, the automaker from Ingolstadt has announced that it’s reached a new milestone concerning its popular mid-size model. Factoring in the original four generations of […]

10/27/2011

First 2011 Nissan Leaf delivered to buyer, San Francisco, Dec 2010, photo by Eugene Lee

Why Offer Electric Cars? Because They Sell More Gasoline Cars

Amidst supposedly slow sales–actually limited mostly by low production–one benefit to automakers of offering electric cars has nothing to do with cars that plug in. Not only do electric cars attract radically different buyers to […]

10/14/2011

2011 RAC Green Grand Prix Winner Scott Penny

Green Grand Prix Winner Proves Anyone Can Get Great Gas Mileage

Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix, normally rings to the sound of heavily tuned race-cars and squealing tires in almost continual gluttonous praise of gasoline, but yesterday it hosted a different type of […]

10/14/2011

Texting while driving

Distracted Driving: AAA Says Drivers Don’t Practice What They Preach

Over the summer, AAA conducted its fourth annual Traffic Safety Culture Index, and while the study’s findings are alarming, they shouldn’t surprise anyone. That’s because while many of us talk the talk about distracted driving, […]

10/07/2011

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Parenting Tips From Project Ignition Teens On Teen Driver Safety

Back in June, we covered the Project Ignition top 10 teen driver safety campaigns. Now we’ve got an important message to parents from teens of Project Ignition on the important issue of teen driver safety. […]

10/07/2011

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Tesla Now Trading Higher Than Ford, GM, VW

It may not be delivering its much-anticipated 2012 Model S Sedan to the its first customer until the middle of next year, but Californian electric automaker Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] is now trading higher than many […]

10/07/2011

Senator Charles Schumer

OnStar Committing ‘Brazen’ Invasion Of Privacy, Says Senator

OnStar’s new terms of service, which go live this December. Among the more controversial features in the company’s new customer agreement, OnStar now reserves the right to share details about owners’ location, speed, and other […]

09/29/2011

(source: High Gear Media)

By The Numbers: Women Are Worse At Parking Than Men

We’re not big on perpetuating stereotypes, and we’d dare anyone to tell Michele Mouton, Sabine Schmitz or Simona de Silvestro that women are less capable than men behind the wheel. Still, sometimes studies produce hard […]

09/29/2011

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