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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • Should GM Have Recalled the Saturn Ion Over Steering Issues?

     
    Last March, General Motors recalled 1.3 million 2005-10 Chevrolet Cobalt and 2007-10 Pontiac G5 vehicles over a faulty power-steering system. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether the Saturn Ion should have...
  • Satellite imagery shows power outages in Japan

     
    Air Force satellite imagery is showing exactly how widespread the electric power outages have been in northeast Japan since the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami damaged whole towns and cities, and much of the power infrastructure. The image...
  • GM Talks Electric Costs of Volt Hybrid

     
    By now you should be aware of GM???s forthcoming Volt plug-in hybrid that???s planned to go on sale in 2010. That may sound like a long time off, but GM has begun partnering with more than 30 utility companies to......
  • 2008 Paris Motor Show: Audi A1 Sportback Concept

     
    Looks like: A demonic update to a small Audi Defining characteristics: Hybrid powertrain in a small, premium package Ridiculous features: Your smart phone can run the car???s infotainment system Chance of being mass-produced: There is definitely room...
  • Cold and blustery, but not for long

     
    If the forecast out of Sterling holds up, this could be the coldest day of 2008. And when you add in the blustery winds, it will feel like it's even colder. They're calling for a high at BWI this afternoon......
  • 2010 Honda Insight vs. 2010 Toyota Prius

     
    With the recent introduction of Honda's new 2010 Insight hybrid, comparisons to the Toyota Prius are inevitable. Both are relatively affordable hybrids, and each is a model unto itself, with no gas-only version offered. Each is a four-door hatchback with....
  • More Details on BMW Hybrids

     
    BMW???s X6 and 7 Series hybrids, which debuted in concept form at last November???s L.A. auto show, will likely arrive late this year and in early 2010, respectively. Do we need hybrid versions of leather-lined luxury cars? That's debatable, but......
  • Recall Alert: 2011 BMW X3

     
    BMW is recalling approximately 50 2011 X3 SUVs over issues involving the electric power-steering system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In some X3s manufactured between April 27 and June 8, the control module for the...
  • Washington D.C. Auto Show: GM's Wish List for Volt

     
    Shocking news: Extended-range electric vehicles like the forthcoming Chevy Volt will need all sorts of municipal infrastructure in order to break into the mainstream, GM told reporters at the Washington, D.C., auto show yesterday. The company says it???...
  • What Happens to a Chevy Volt's Old Gas?

     
    There are many questions about the upcoming Chevy Volt. One concerns what happens to the gas in the tank when you only drive the car short distances, using its electric power supply and not the gasoline-powered backup engine.Local varieties...
  • Toyota Prius Plug-In Concept at Frankfurt Motor Show

     
    Looks like: The 2010 Toyota Prius we see in extravagant TV commercials Defining characteristics: Plug-in capability Ridiculous features: Can only go 12 miles on electric power Chance of being mass-produced: Starts testing next year, so chances are good...