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This Sucks, but I'm Rooting Against the Auto Bailout...

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

I really hate it when I find myself siding with the Republican Party on policy but I think this auto industry bailout is a piss-poor idea and I find myself rooting for the GOP to kill it.

Too Much Green in Being Green

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian Ross

I would love to drive a Mini, or a Prius or a Smart Car, but I have a big family. Unless Ringling Bros. teaches me how to pile them all in and out of a four passenger car, it is not an option.

2009 Fuel Economy Guide: Prius Takes #1, Again

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

The EPA has just published... The 2009 Fuel Economy Guide. Hybrids swept the top four spots this time, with the 2009 Toyota Prius ranking as the most fuel efficient car.

EPA's 2009 Top Ten; Dodge's Hemi Hybrids Tout mpg; New Corvette "on Indefinite Hold"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

How serious are the problems facing the Detroit Three? This serious: General Motors' Chevrolet Division has put the next-generation Corvette, the C7, on indefinite hold.

Hybrid, alt-fuel, clean-diesel taxis in NYC? Maybe not ...

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Cleaning-up the air is always in everyone's best interest, and one big way to make an impact on air quality is for a community or city (or nation) to ...

Lamborghini hybrids, Citroen diesel/electrics, Honda's Prius-fighter, budget Ferraris and more from the Paris Car Show

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Opening in the shadow of the worst auto sales in the US in over 15 years, the biennial Paris Car Show begins welcoming the public this Saturday and ru...

In Praise of Prius

Peter Clothier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Clothier

We just got back home from a 3,200 mile journey in our Toyota Prius. My wife Ellie, myself, and George the dog. We all fit in the car in perfect com...

Toyota Raising Price On Hybrids In Japan

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota is raising its prices for the Prius and Harrier hybrids in Japan in response to the soaring cost of steel and other raw materials...

Detroit Three's Plan Greener Future -- Too Little, Too Late?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

GM is promoting the non-existent Chevrolet Volt, telling Olympics viewers it will be manufactured in 2010, but that's not definite. They say its gasoline powers a "generator" which keeps on-board batteries juiced-up.

Will Your Company Predict the Future Like GM or Like Toyota?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Winston

Toyota did look forward years ago, asked what an environmental version of its product should look like, and made it a reality.

Can GM Survive?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

John McCain visited a GM factory and said if cars like the Volt, a plug-in gas/electric hybrid GM is developing, really do make it to market (still a question mark), "hundreds of thousands of jobs will be created." He's wrong.

Energy Savers: Better Gas Mileage From 2008's Most Fuel Efficient Cars | Dan Shapley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Environmental Protection Agency's new fuel economy sticker can be found on all new vehicles for sale, giving customers a quick way to compare mode...

Next Toyota Prius to Be Built in US, But "Karoshi," or Death By Overwork," Tempers the Company' s Announcement

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Trying to make death by overwork acceptable to any society, because survivors are able to get some monetary benefit is ridiculous, repulsive and outrageous.

Prius To Be Manufactured In United States

New York Times | NICK BUNKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Toyota Motor of Japan said Thursday that it would build its popular gas-electric hybrid sedan, the Prius, in the United States for the first time as i...

US Hybrid Sales Up 38 Percent in 2007

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Kim Fenske drives a bus in Colorado by day, but when he's not working, he zooms around the mountains in a 2007 Toyota Prius. Fenske, ...

5 Best Cars For Your Budget

CNN/Money | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We asked the experts at to pick the 5 best car values - not just in price but also in the cost of ownership over five years. Mini C...

Toyota Denies Prius Govt Funding Report

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. denied on Wednesday it had received any funding from the Japanese government to develop its hit Prius gas-electric hy...

Economize Your Ride

CNN/Money | Allan Chernoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Buyer's remorse fills the New York International Auto Show at Manhattan's Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center this week. Owners of gas-hungry Sport Util...

Is the Hybrid Escalade an Oxymoron?

Clint Wilder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Clint Wilder

Yes, it's good to see the mainstreaming of hybrid technology, but are hybrid Escalades, Tahoes, and Yukons really just the lipstick on a pig's philosophy at work - dressing up a bad thing to look a little better, ecologically speaking?

Toyota To Offer Hybrid Plug-In Car By 2010

New York Times | MICHELINE MAYNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Toyota Motor Corporation, which leads the world's automakers in sales of hybrid-electric vehicles, announced Sunday night that it would build its ...

As Prius Turns 10, Toyota Looks Toward Hybrid 2.0

AP | Yuri Kagemaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since he was a teenager, Takeshi Uchiyamada's dream was to make a car. But as he entered his 50s as a Toyota engineer, he had all but given up hope he...