GM abandoning the Gas Guzzler and making the switch to Hybid?
, 2007-10-14 19:30:28
GM just didn't get it. "GM took a gamble that hybrids weren't going to be important," says Eric Noble, president of Car Labs, an auto consulting firm. "That turned out to be a very bad bet." ...Bookmark tags: us-news, cars, of, gm, fuel, transportation, hybrid, suv, toyota-prius, the-future
Stupid Criminal Behavior: 10 Things Criminals Should Not Do
, 2007-11-19 14:30:25
Not everyone is meant to be a criminal mastermind. Would you be better at a life of crime than these people? ...Bookmark tags: odd-news, Humor, crime, cars, police, suv, cops, criminals, license, dumb-criminals
Rising Gas Prices Finally Kill The Once-Mighty SUV
, 2008-06-11 21:30:50
"The SUV as a lifestyle choice, as a personal statement, is dead," Aaron Bragman, an industry analyst at Global Insight, tells Wired.com. "People are downsizing from their big trucks to smaller cars." ...Bookmark tags: us-news, cars, gas, suv, auto-industry
$100 for a Tank of Gas? Especially in an S.U.V., It's Hard to Say 'Fill It Up'
, 2008-07-07 12:30:29
With gasoline prices high and rising, a new financial milestone has arrived: the $100 tank of gas.
... ...Bookmark tags: us, oil, cars, america, gas, automobiles, suv, chevy-avalanche, overcompsen
Falling Gas Prices Jump-Start GM SUV Sales (i.e., consumers are f*ing idiots)
, 2008-11-15 00:00:25
Automaker Puts Texas Plant On Overtime Amid Other ClosuresDespite the down economy, falling gas prices have driven consumers back to the sport utility vehicles they once gave the cold shoulder... ...Bookmark tags: us-news, economy, cars, gas, ford, gm, gasoline, automobiles, suv, consumers
US Auto Myth: Blaming the SUVs for gas gluttony
, 2009-06-27 14:00:05
The second myth I've considered is this: That the shift towards big SUVs is to blame for our dependence on foreign oil, high gas prices, etc.
Fact: The shift towards larger vehicles in general hasn't exactly helped, but it hasn't hurt, per se, either. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, oil, gasoline, suv, auto-industry, fuel-standards
Toyota recalls more than 750,000 SUVs, trucks
, 2009-08-04 15:20:05
Toyota Motor Corp., in one of its largest safety recalls ever, said Tuesday it is recalling more than 750,000 pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles because of problems with the front suspension that could hinder steering. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, autos, toyota, recall, suv
Ford aims to reinvent Explorer, recapture sales
, 2010-06-20 02:20:07
Ford Motor Co is counting on a leaner and greener makeover of its Explorer to find new buyers for a once hot-selling sport utility vehicle that powered the automaker's profits a decade ago. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, us, cars, autos, ford, automobiles, suv, trucks, explorer, sport-utility-vehicle
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