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  • 2008 L.A. Auto Show: Hyundai Hybrid Concept

     
    Looks like: The Hyundai Sonata sedan's innards Defining characteristics: A new hybrid powertrain and battery Ridiculous features: None Chance of being mass-produced: 100% We???re not sure why Hyundai is calling this a concept, because it???s already said a Son
  • Brrrrr !! And colder tonight !

     
    That was bracing! Overnight lows ranged from around minus-8 degrees out in Garrett County, to about 11 degrees in Aberdeen. Here is a map with National Weather Service observer reports.We recorded a low of 10 degrees out on the WeatherDeck...

    Hyundai Nuvis Concept at 2009 New York Auto Show

     
    Looks like: Hyundai is ripping off Mazda???s concept style Defining characteristics: Gull-wing doors, hybrid drivetrain Ridiculous features: ???Battlestar Galactica???-themed interior Chance of being mass-produced: Unlikely; we doubt even the styling will...

    Exxon Enters Biofuels Field by Looking at Algae

     
    Behemoth oil giant Exxon Mobile has announced that it will invest $600 million in producing liquid fuel from algae. It will spend $300 million on in-house research and partner with Synthetic Genomics, a biotechnology company founded by J. Craig Venter,...

    Kia Forte Hybrid Concept Revealed at SEMA

     
    Kia unveiled a slew of customized vehicles today at the SEMA show in Las Vegas and one of them was a unique Forte Hybrid Concept. The hybrid powertrain includes a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that operates on propane and is coupled...