Ask Patty Will Appear at Northwood University International Auto Show
, 2007-09-05 15:01:01
"The Desire, The Drive, The Destination" is the theme for the 2007 Northwood University International Auto Show. ...Bookmark tags: entertainment, northwood, university, international, automobile, show, domestic, import, trucks, cars
2009 TDI: The Jetta That Does Not Stink
, 2007-10-18 20:30:34
When you say diesel-powered cars, auto shoppers will equate it with soot-spewing and stinking vehicles. But that was a thing of the past. If you can still remember Oldsmobile lineup in the 1980s, you will agree that diesel cars do stink. ...Bookmark tags: blog, cars, auto, car, automobile, volkswagen, diesel, vw, volkswagen-ag, tdi
Skeptics Doubt We'll See ZAP's $30K Electric Sports Car in 2009
, 2008-02-02 11:31:26
A California company known for its funky, electric commuter cars says it will break into the high-performance market with a 320-horsepower, three-wheeled sports car by 2009.
Industry insiders wonder what these people have been smoking. ...Bookmark tags: technology, cars, auto, car, hybrid, automobile, electric, sports-car, lotus, tesla
Poulsen Hybrid car conversion kit takes aim at X-Prize, your wallet - Engadget
, 2008-05-08 16:00:46
While most of the Automotive X-Prize entrants are vehicles built from the ground up for maximum gas mileage, Poulsen Hybrid's entry takes a considerably different tact, with it consisting simply of a kit that can be attached to any old car. ...Bookmark tags: technology, cars, auto, hybrid, automobile, fuel-efficiency, x-prize, poulsen
Honda creates emission-free car
, 2008-06-16 16:31:04
Honda's new zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell car rolled off a Japanese production line Monday and is headed to southern California, where Hollywood is already abuzz over the latest splash in green motoring.
...Bookmark tags: science, automobile, cars, emissions, gas, gas-prices, oil, fcx-clarity
The 65 mpg Ford the US can't have
, 2008-09-05 13:00:59
If ever there was a car made for the times, this would seem to be it: a sporty subcompact that seats five, offers a navigation system, and gets a whopping 65 miles to the gallon. Oh yes, and the car is made by Ford Motor (F), known widely for lumbering gas hogs. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, us, britain, cars, ford, hybrid, automobile, fuel-efficient, econetic
Ask Patty Blog - Car Sales and Politics - A Perfect Combination for Election Day
, 2008-11-04 22:00:59
Regardless of whether you're voting for Obama or McCain, or what kind of car you drive, the important thing is that you start it up, drive it to the polls, and cast your vote. ...Bookmark tags: politics, obama, mccain, election, cars, shopping, vote, day, automobile, buying
Wis. man digs homemade car out of basement
, 2008-11-04 22:30:23
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 4 (UPI) --
A Wisconsin man who built a replica Lamborghini in his basement said he had to hire an excavator to dig the sports car out of his home. ...Bookmark tags: odd-news, film, cars, movie, auto, car, autos, automobiles, garden, automobile
Detroit Is Tanking, But Toyota's in Trouble, Too
, 2008-11-15 00:00:27
Toyota's stock nosedived 17 percent last week -- its greatest decline in 18 years -- after the company announced it will see an operating profit of just $6.9 billion, a 73.6 percent decline over last year. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, gm, toyota, automobile, environment, japan, us, stock-market, economics
World's cheapest car is unveiled - Will it be another Yugo or another VW Beetle?
, 2009-03-23 23:00:03
The Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, has been launched in India.
Costing just 100,000 rupees ($1,979; £1,366), the Nano will now go on sale across India next month. ...Bookmark tags: technology, india, cars, auto, car, autos, automobiles, automobile, nano, auto-industry
The Greatest Automotive Flops of the Last 25 Years - Feature
, 2009-05-19 04:00:03
Bad cars come and go, but flops are forever. By the same token, in the automotive world, a flop isn't necessarily a bad car. ...Bookmark tags: technology, cars, automobile, flops, bad-cars, atomobile-flops, automotive-flops
Last Stand of the "Manly Man"
, 2009-07-03 13:20:02
"Men like loud noises." ...Bookmark tags: world-news, economy, global-warming, cars, culture, men, earth, automobile, manliness, cave-man
Clever Baboons Cause Safari Park Chaos After Learning to Break into Luggage Boxes
, 2009-07-20 16:20:03
Baboons at Knowsley Safari Park learned how to break into automobile rooftop luggage boxes. ...Bookmark tags: odd-news, odd, cars, weird-news, weird, strange, automobiles, automobile, unusual, luggage
China's Auto Industry Shifts Into High Gear and China is "World's Biggest Car Market"
, 2009-09-14 09:20:03
China is "the world's biggest car market, having passed the US this year." ...Bookmark tags: business, china, cars, car, sales, market, automobiles, automobile, manufacturing, auto-industry
End of the Auto?
, 2010-01-25 00:20:05
Perhaps the most fundamental social trend affecting the future of the automobile is the declining interest in cars among young people. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, internet, cars, iphone, blogging, future, teenagers, automobile, pedestrians, death-of-the-auto