Cars Of The Future That May Be Grown, Not Built, Compete at L.A. Show
, 2010-11-15 14:20:18
Super-futuristic designs for cars that are "grown" rather than built and powered by compressed air have been put together by some of the world's most famous manufacturers. ...Bookmark tags: technology, cars, futuristic, cars-of-future, l-a-car-show, may-be-grown-not-built, air-motion, compete-at-show, technology-of-future, super-futuristic-concept-cars
Toyota, Honda Lose U.S. Edge .
, 2010-11-14 22:20:04
For the past three decades, Japanese auto makers Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. ...Bookmark tags: business, japan, cars, u-s, toyota, japanese, honda, general-motors, nissan, electric-cars
1,000mph Bloodhound car will have superwheels when it tries to break land speed record in 2012
, 2010-11-14 10:20:03
The British Bloodhound car will need "bullet-proof wheels" when it tries to break the land speed record in 2012. ...Bookmark tags: technology, britain, uk, cars, uk-news, united-kingdom, automobiles, great-britain, british-news, andy-green
Top 20 Cars Named After Animals.
, 2010-11-13 16:20:03
"Over the years automakers the world over have used animal names to describe their newest cars. These names are supposed to immortalize the true essence of these cars and portray to their owners the automobiles inner spirit. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, cars, auto, advertising, language, ads, image, names, ram, mustang
Nader tries to delay GM's IPO
, 2010-11-12 08:20:04
The government plans next Thursday to sell about a third of the 61 percent majority stake in GM that it swapped for $40 billion of its $49.5 billion bailout. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, obama, government, cars, taxes, auto, gm, company, general-motors, bail-out
"Cars and Girls" - Vintage Auto Ads
, 2010-11-10 18:20:06
""American Dream", as seen in the vintage ads ...Bookmark tags: history, cars, photography, advertising, photos, sexy, ford, ads, detroit, cold-war
18 Iconic Products That America Doesn't Make Anymore
, 2010-11-09 18:20:03
"Another American icon has bit the dust: Pontiac.
GM is canceling the 84-year-old brand after winding down production over the past few years. Like other American automakers, it is restructuring and rebranding to compete with foreign companies. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, video, marketing, america, cars, interview, beer, dell, general-motors, mattel
Top 10 Cities For Commuting By Electric Car
, 2010-11-08 23:20:03
"if you're a city dweller and your daily commute is within the hundred mile range that many new EVs manage, then they could be just what you're looking for - provided your city is one of the ten below, who are the best candidate cities for commutes by EV. ...Bookmark tags: environment, cars, green, nissan, electric-cars, ev, LEAF, nissan-leaf, yuba-city, los-angeles-auto-show
BMW to plug-in its first diesel hybrid
, 2010-11-06 07:20:03
BMW ends rumor, confirms production of Efficient Dynamics plug-in hybrid concept
It's been pretty clear that BMW's EfficienctDynamics concept was going to eventually result in some sort of production vehicle, but today BMW confirmed at least one variant, a diesel plug-in hyb … ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, hybrid, diesel, diesel-hybrid
Police Hunt For Missing Guns: Inside Their Own Department
, 2010-11-05 09:20:03
ST. PETERSBURG — Law enforcement has the power to seize a lot of useful stuff from the bad guys: cash, cars and especially guns. Over the years, the St. Petersburg Police Department has added 280 confiscated weapons to its arsenal.
...Bookmark tags: odd-news, police, cars, missing, cash, guns, law-enforcement, arsenal, confiscated, dragnet
Barrack Obama's Fabulantastic Indian Getaway
, 2010-11-04 21:20:04
Wherein we learn that the President of the United States is afraid of a seaborne assault by monkeys bearing coconuts to toss at his noggin so they are sending a 34 warship armada, building eighty foot towers and erecting a kilometer long tunnel to keep him from getting beaned by … ...Bookmark tags: world-news, cars, hotels, 3, mumbai, planes, tunnels, towers, barack-obama-s, 000-people
GE to Place Order for `Tens of Thousands' of Electric Vehicles
, 2010-10-31 18:20:03
"General Electric Co. may jump-start the electric-vehicle industry with an order that Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt said will be the largest in history. ...Bookmark tags: environment, cars, green, vehicles, ge, clean-energy, general-electric, electric-vehicles, lithium-ion-batteries, jeffrey-immelt
Over $4 Million For James Bond's Car
, 2010-10-28 10:20:03
Possibly the most recognizable and coolest car in the world, the Aston Martin DB5 driven by secret agent James Bond in such films as "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball," fetched about $4.1 million at auction today in London, according to sources at the auction. ...Bookmark tags: world-news, movies, cars, auction, Spy, bond, james-bond, spies, memorabilia, collectibles
Will the Car of the Future Be Electric?
, 2010-10-26 15:20:03
"They are clean, fast and exciting. But will electric cars sell in large numbers? ...Bookmark tags: environment, cars, green, gas, ford, electric, general-motors, batteries, nissan, ev
Gangster Baby-Sitter Leaves Toddler In Filthy House To Break Into Cars
, 2010-10-18 06:20:05
When Julie Allen was rushed to a hospital with pregnancy complications, officials with the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said she left her two children in the care of her boyfriend — a gangster with a drug problem.
...Bookmark tags: odd-news, crime, home, cars, school, care, drug, hospital, left, problem
Which Cars Get Pulled Over the Most?
, 2010-10-17 19:20:06
"If you drive a Mercedes-Benz SL Class, chances are you're pretty wealthy. Which is good, because you're four times more likely than the average driver to get stuck with a speeding ticket." ...Bookmark tags: us-news, cars, law-enforcement, luxury, tickets, suv, traffic-tickets, pulled-over
When was the electric car invented?
, 2010-10-15 17:20:04
"You would be forgiven for believing that the electric car is something of a modern phenomenon, a reaction to the fact that the world's accessible reserves of petroleum will be gone within a few decades. The first electric car was manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio. ...Bookmark tags: environment, cars, autos, green, chicago, ohio, different, cleveland, thomas-edison, 1983
"Clearway extensions [through shopping centers] a political fix for a complex problem"
, 2010-10-11 20:20:02
Lord Mayor Tim Smith objects to peak-hour "clearway" extensions through inner city suburban shopping strips with attendant "no parking" for local people and those doing business with "Main Street" traders ...Bookmark tags: business, us, energy, america, australia, parking, cars, carbon, greenhouse, main-street
Good Samaritan Attacked, Murdered By Car Burglars
, 2010-10-07 10:20:03
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A Pinellas Park man was attacked and murdered after he caught two car burglars in the act early this morning.
...Bookmark tags: us-news, crime, police, cars, man, 911, attacked, murdered, good-samaritan, paramedics
Report: Orlando is 8th worst traffic city
, 2010-10-01 20:20:03
Orlando has the eighth-worst traffic in the nation, according to a report that measures mobility based on total drive time, as opposed to delays.
Orlando's total hours of peak period travel hit 230. Nashville was the worst traffic city with 284 hours of peak period travel. ...Bookmark tags: travel, cars, traffic, delays, drive-time