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Which Automotive Brands are Getting it Right?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

A few weeks ago after enjoying some drinks at the bar, a friend asked me, "Which car companies are just totally getting it right these days?" At the time, I had trouble narrowing it down. But after returning from the action-packed press days of the New York Auto Show, I have my answer.

Electric Car Charger Company Goes Bankrupt, Stranding 13,000 Docking Stations

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Now here’s a fine mess, as Laurel and Hardy used to say. One of the biggest electric vehicle charging...

Star Designers Flying Under the Radar

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Soren Petersen

The creative economy has it's own highly publicized heroes and while most of us have heard about Sir Jonathan Ive, James Dyson, Giorgetto Giugiaro and...

How the Automotive Industry Will Be Disrupted

John Warner | Posted 10.05.2013 | Technology
John Warner

Imagine your car connects automatically with the next stop light so that the light is green when you go through the intersection. Not idling unnecessarily at the intersection conserves fuel, puts less carbon in the air, and saves you time.

My Disappointing Experience With the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Daniel Weisman | Posted 06.28.2013 | Green
Daniel Weisman

Can you believe this car is a hybrid? I couldn't either when I first caught wind of it. You mean I don't need to be driving some hexagonal shaped...

A Look at the Dangers of On-the-Lot Financing

Drew Hendricks | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Drew Hendricks

On-the-lot financing is becoming more popular as many people with bad credit or no credit attempt to buy vehicles. However, for many, the loans that buy them a dream car turn out to be a nightmare.

The Growing Divide in U.S. Gas Prices

Drew Hendricks | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Drew Hendricks

Gas is one of the most considerable financial burdens on families, corporations, and governmental entities in the United States. As prices fluctuate, ...

3 Ways Alternative Energy Cars Can Save Drivers Money in 2013

Drew Hendricks | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green
Drew Hendricks

Everyone knows that alternative energy cars can save you money on gas, but there are other ways that these cars can decrease the impact your means of transportation has on your wallet.

Off the Rails -- Part II

John Geoghegan | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology
John Geoghegan

The Army Transportation Corps was impressed enough with R.G. LeTourneau's Sno-Freighter to order an upgrade. The result was the Logistics Cargo Carrier, or LCC-1, fondly referred to as the Sno-Train.

Admiral Byrd's Antarctic Snow Cruiser

John Geoghegan | Posted 01.26.2013 | Weird News
John Geoghegan

The trip attracted huge crowds and newspaper headlines along the way especially when a series of mishaps (including a slip off a too-narrow bridge) spurred speculation that Byrd's Snow Cruiser was a white elephant in disguise.

Best Cars for The Walking Dead Survivors

Brian Moody | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Here are five cars that will help increase your odds of making it to Season 4 of The Walking Dead.

Dude, Let It Go

Brian Moody | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Brian Moody

Holding on to an old car from the '80s or '90s isn't going to help you re-live your glory days; it just makes you look like Uncle Rico. Dude, let it go already.

Is Ford's Redesigned Fusion A Toyota Camry Killer?

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford hopes the redesigned 2013 Fusion will finally be its Camry killer. The Fusion has become Ford's best-selling car since it wen...

Electoral Emissions: What If Presidents Treated Our Cars Like Our Country?

Brian Crewe | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Brian Crewe

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The Art of the (Marketing) Deal

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Creating a marketing deal in Hollywood (or with any entertainment or sports entity) might seem arduous, but it can be as simple as you make it. The f...

Japanese Auto Production Falls To Disastrous Lows

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (Reuters) - Japan automakers in the first two weeks after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami will lose about 65 percent in light vehicle ...

GM Lays Off Workers, Halts Some Production

AP | By DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- General Motors Co. on Monday is halting some production and temporarily laying off workers at a Buffalo, N.Y., engine plant, another sign t...

What's A Millennial To Do?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

God created youth for people to do what they wanted to do. When you get a little bit older, life closes in on you and, caught in a variety of strictures produced by our ambitions, desires and needs, we each take on responsibilities that require us to do a bunch of stuff we don’'t wanna.