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What's Driving Ryan Seacrest

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.27.2012 | Celebrity
Jeryl Brunner

This past week, Ryan Seacrest launched the 2013 Ford Fusion in the center of Times Square in New York City. So I asked the American Idol host about his mettle behind the pedal.

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...

Future Fusion: 1,200 New Jobs At Flat Rock Plant

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 09.11.2012 | Detroit

FLAT ROCK, Mich. -- Ford is adding 1,200 workers to a suburban Detroit factory to build the Fusion, a sign of confidence that the revamped sedan will ...

Despite Detroit Auto Show Buzz, Demand For Hybrids Lags Gas Guzzlers'

The Huffington Post | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

DETROIT -- Judging from the hype at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, one might think electric cars and hybrid cars are...

Greenwashing: Electric Cars and Innovation Stalled

Robert F. Brands | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Robert F. Brands

The key issue for any concerned consumer is: Where's the power coming from? Most electricity in the U.S. comes from nuclear facilities or power plants that burn coal or fossil fuels.

Hybrids, Not Just for Eco-Nerds Anymore

Patrick Sauer | Posted 07.18.2011 | Green
Patrick Sauer

There is one area where going green is going gangbusters, but it involves a much larger investment than say two extra quarters for some eco-friendly counter wipes. After all this time, we have an answer. Yes, hybrid cars are here to stay.

The Detroit Auto Show: Sure Looks Green to Me

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I'll bet many of you have heard rumblings from friends and relatives or colleagues at work about the premature death of the green movement, and how th...

Why Is Ford So Successful?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

During the past year, General Motors went bankrupt, Chrysler found itself owned by Italy's Fiat. Yet Ford seems to be hitting home runs, knocking them out of the park with regularity.

Weekend automotive radio shows

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

STEVE PARKER'S THE CAR NUT SHOW Saturday, 2/27, LIVE @ 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern on www.TalkRadioOne.com Ford's 2010 Taurus breaks new ground with a ...

Ford Fusion Hybrid: 2010 Car Of The Year

AP | JEFF KAROUB and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.'s market momentum got a lift Monday by winning both the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. Ford's F...

A Hybrid for Everyone

Scott Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Burgess

Hybrids may not hit high volume numbers for years, but in terms of quality there has never been a better time to be a green car consumer.

What!?! Bob Lutz back at GM!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Is it possible for a 77-year old to do a complete 180-degree turn from his life experience and philosophy? After all, among Lutz's major claims to fame are green-lighting the Dodge Viper and the Plymouth Prowler faux hot rod.

My Automotive Talk Shows This Weekend

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

With some good news for a change from the world of domestic cars!

ExxonMobil -- Their "Hydrogen Plan" for Us

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Between Wall Street and the banks and the oil companies, and saving Detroit, which has been going out of business on a daily basis for 35 years, is there some way we aren't getting screwed?

Car sales, 2008; even worse than we thought

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Monday brought three conference calls, each about an hour, with executives from each of the Detroit Three announcing, dissecting and, most of all, spi...

"Detroit Three's Ten Most Significant Cars" -- 2008 and Beyond

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Since every automotive enthusiast publication runs some sort of "Best of" list, I'm listing those I think are Detroit's "Most Significant" for 2008 and 2009, and some early available news on 2010 models.

Ford Fusion Hybrid Mileage: 41 City, 36 Highway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.'s much ballyhooed 2010 Fusion Hybrid will get 41 city miles per gallon and 36 mpg on highways, based on final certifica...

Los Angeles Auto Show - It's a wrap!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How anxious are the Detroit Three carmakers to make sales? My wife and I were at the Los Angeles Auto Show last night, "Black Friday," at the Los Ang...

Europe's, China's carmakers ask for help; Waxman wins key Congressional post

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In a major win for all consumers, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted Thursday to put Rep. Henry Waxman of California in charge of a key p...

GM/Chrysler Merger - 70,000 Idled

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It wasn't hard to predict the demise of the "Hemi hybrid," but the end came a lot faster than expected. They should have given them a full year of production before, literally, pulling the plug.