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  • Ghost in the machine: Plexiglass Pontiac sedan was cutting edge in 1939, and still pretty cool today

    Ghost in the machine: Plexiglass Pontiac sedan was cutting edge in 1939, and still pretty cool today
    Mention concept cars to most people and they think of Buck Rogers' dream machines, like the 1951 Buick Le Sabre, with its rocket nose, fins and huge globs of chrome. Perhaps the most interesting of these cars are two Pontiacs bodied in clear Plexiglass...
  • A Green Car for Every Driver

    A Green Car for Every Driver
    Not long ago, carmakers were touting hydrogen as the silver bullet for energy independence and environmental redemption. But massive roadblocks to building the hydrogen highway forced automakers to follow detours to other green technologies. Just as no...
  • Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses

    Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses
    SACRAMENTO -- Opponents of an auto insurance initiative on the November ballot are accusing supporters of violating state cyber-fraud laws by buying up all the addresses for potential yes and no Internet sites. But the campaign for Proposition 33, waxing...
  • No on Proposition 33

    Two years ago, voters rejected an ill-conceived ballot measure that would have allowed auto insurers to offer discounts to people who had been covered by competing companies, but which would have done so at the expense of new drivers and those who had let...
  • Retail Mercury Production Ends This Sunday

     
    Production of Mercury cars and SUVs for retail customers will end this Sunday, according to Ford. On that typical day of rest, the last retail 2011 Mercury Mariner will be built in Kansas City, Ford spokesman George Pipas said. Mercury......
  • Movers and Losers: September 2010

     
    Vehicles from the 2011 model year of almost every make have hit most dealerships and that has directly impacted this month's results for the fastest- and slowest-selling new car models. The greatest surprise is on the Movers' list and supports......
  • Reminder issued over 17.5 million Ford autos recalled for fire risk

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent out a reminder Thursday to owners of 23 different Ford Motor Co. vehicles previously called back because of faulty cruise control systems. The recalls go back as far as 1999 and include about......
  • NHTSA Urges Owners to Fix Recalled Fords

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reiterated to Ford owners today to get their recalled vehicles fixed. The recall in question was for faulty cruise control systems, which could catch fire even if the vehicle was turned off, parked and......
  • EPA's Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars

     
    Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency complies a list of the top 10 overall most fuel-efficient cars in the country. For 2011, the Toyota Prius remains on top, but the new 2011 Honda CR-Z enters the fray, displacing the popular......
  • Incentives on Defunct Mercury Brand Tick Upward

     
    Retail production of Mercury vehicles ceased nearly a month ago, and now Ford is getting down to the business of ridding itself of any leftover inventory for the defunct brand. The remaining Mercury dealerships are on a deadline to move......
  • This Week's Most-Read Stories

     
    Now that Dodge has lost its truck lineup to the Ram brand, the Dodge Charger is arguably Dodge???s flagship product. For 2011, the model sports new sheet metal, a new interior and a new V-6 engine. It???s a serious effort......