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  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Buick LaCrosse

    Buick LaCrosse
    By Jim MacPherson A quick glance at the Buick LaCrosse will reveal none of the significant changes that have taken place for 2012. The styling remains the same; it’s what’s under the hood that’s new. The more traditional drivetrain...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • Double or nothing!

    Double or nothing!
    Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...
  • Electrifying and Safe

    Two for One Electric cars are safe and green By Deb Acord CTW Features The 2011 Nissan Leaf has gotten a lot of press for its all-electric engine and 100 miles per charge. But it’s also winning praise for something else: its safety system....
  • We are what we Drive

    Cars get us from point A to point b In between, they communicate a little something about who we are   By Deb Acord CTW Features   Walk through a dealership lot and what do you see reflected in the maze of gleaming paint, chrome and glass? A new...
  • Motoring News

    Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson: -Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
  • States to require more alternative fuel cars

    California regulators recently voted to require that major automakers substantially increase the numbers of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell-powered models for the coming years, eventually accounting for 15.4 percent of all vehicles sold in...
  • NY Auto Show Underway

    NY Auto Show Underway
    The New York International Autoshow is back for 2011 and the press preview was held this week. There was almost as many introductions as there are at freshman orientation. A couple highlights: Ford brought out its' flagship sedan with a new face, a new...
  • China auto brands enjoying rebound driven by new models

    Chinese auto brands, pressed by foreign competition, are enjoying a rebound as they head into next week's Shanghai auto show, their biggest marketing showcase of the year. For two years, new but ambitious automakers including Geely and Chery steadily...
  • GM shielded from many ignition-switch lawsuits, bankruptcy judge rules

    GM shielded from many ignition-switch lawsuits, bankruptcy judge rules
    General Motors is shielded from claims over deaths and other damages that occurred in crashes before the automaker’s 2009 restructuring in Bankruptcy Court, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, stopping more than 100 cases that center on faulty ignition...