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Interiors -- The New Frontier of Automotive Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.23.2016 | Technology
Soren Petersen

At a first glance, walking through the Los Angeles Auto Show was not an overly exciting experience. Although all automakers can create a beautiful looking car, the only car immediately making heads turn was an Alfa Romeo TZ2 race car from the '60s.

GOP Rep. Sought Funds From Loans Program He Probed

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.26.2013 | Green

In a contentious House subcommittee hearing more than a little reminiscent of the Solyndra hearings, Republicans on Wednesday attacked the Department ...

The U.S. Government as Venture Capitalist: Why Go There?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Putting aside all the political BS, the case raises good questions: Why should the U.S. government provide venture capital? And if there's a rationale, how much should they provide, and on what terms?

Radical Classic Sustainable Automotive Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

Fisker Automotive with it's first model, the Karma, is one of the new innovative car companies that is approaching the challenge of sustainability holistically, from emissions and production all the way to extending the life of the vehicle.

'Green' Car Maker Fires 75 Percent Of Its U.S. Workforce

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

* 160 layoffs latest symptom of cash crunch * Fisker: move necessary to "maximize value of core assets" * Raised $1.2 bl...

Energy Department auto loan program sputters

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Ronnie GreeneThe Center for Public IntegrityA Department of Energy loan program, infused with $25 billion to spur a wave of fuel-efficient vehicles...

Five Future Green Cars We're Most Excited For: TRANSLOGIC

Adam Morath | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green
Adam Morath

For far too long, green cars have been perceived as lacking in both style and power, with designs and drivetrains optimized for efficiency, rather than thrills. But some exciting entries into the segment have been chipping away at preconceived notions of what it means to drive green.

Rachel Maddow Mocks Justin Bieber's Car

Posted 07.20.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow kicked off a segment on her Thursday night MSNBC show by mocking Justin Bieber's fancy (and incredibly shiny) car. Bieber has been ph...

VIDEO: Republicans call for probe of Obama's green car program

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Matthew Mosk, Brian Ross and Ronnie Greene, iWatch NewsRepublicans are calling on Congressional investigators to expand their probe of the Obama Ad...

Green News Report: July 1, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP Disaster no...

Hybrid Cars: Fake Engine Noises May Be Added By Manufacturers

nytimes.com | JIM MOTAVALLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For decades, automakers have been on a quest to make cars quieter: an auto that purrs, and glides almost silently in traffic....

Fisker Automotive Gets $529 Million Government Loan To Build Electric Cars

Wall Street Journal | JOSH MITCHELL and STEPHEN POWER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A tiny car company backed by former Vice President Al Gore has just gotten a $529 million U.S. government loan to help build a hybrid sports car in Fi...

Who Will Be The Next Big Auto Company? (POLL)

forbes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Forbes just ran a story about "the next Detroit" -- a couple of companies that want to be the next big American thing in cars. What do you think is t...