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Forget Cow Tipping, Now Vandals Are Tipping Smart Cars

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 04.08.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in San Francisco on Tuesday were looking for suspects who flipped four Smart cars. The small two-seat cars were fl...

Sinkhole Swallows Smart Car

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 09.19.2013 | Weird News

When the water level inside Madaline Keeble's car hit her chin, she knew she was running out of time. The Florida woman was driving in Ponte Vedra ...

Could I Make a Suggestion?

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 04.07.2013 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

But -- and I hope you don't take this as criticism, since, like I said, it's just one man's opinion -- maybe you could try obeying traffic laws, at least when I'm "hanging out" with you, and legally fully responsible for your actions?

Bikes: The Perfect Two-Wheeled Auto Show Accessory

AP | DAVID RUNK | Posted 03.18.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Transportation of the two-wheeled variety is sharing the floor at the Detroit auto show with the latest cars, trucks and concept vehic...

Sell Electric Cars Like Smartphones

Carl Pope | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

Electrics are smartphones, and car companies are like the old clunky AT&T monopoly -- after all, they still haven't figured out how to sell them for a fixed price!

Creative Spaces: 10 Brands With Street Cred

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

How can big corporate brands earn street cred or a cool factor to get the early adopters on board? Here are 10 key tips.

College Student In Smart Car Crashes Into Cops, Believes They Are Al-Qaida

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.03.2012 | College

Smart cars are only as smart as their drivers. A University of Iowa student challenged the reputation of the tiny cars this weekend when he allege...

How America Is Dumbing Down the Next Generation

Jacqueline Leo | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology
Jacqueline Leo

My house and my car are getting smarter. After replacing a furnace, a water heater, a dishwasher, a car, and a coffee maker, I would give my house a B- on an IQ test. The problem is, the smarter our houses become, the more incompetent we become -- with impunity.

'South Park', King Tut & Kobe: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.16.2011 | Arts

It's been a wild ride on HuffPost Arts: from Kobe Bryant's smart car shenanigans to bizarre "South Park"-inspired art, from the greatest museums never...

Seven Ways Americans Are Kicking Their Gas-Guzzling Habit

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

With gas mileage near the bottom of the heap -- 15 miles per gallon in the city and around 20 on the highway -- trucks are icons of America's suicidal obsession with gas guzzlers.

Smart Cars, Terrorism, and Hoping for Audacity

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

The only option. Change. Radical, untried, brand new ideas implemented to change the way things have been done around here for decades. When are we going to get it? What's it going to take?

Tata's $2,000 Nano Sedan Comes With Its Own Heavy Baggage

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Parker

Tata and Nano have become poster children for nameless government bureaucracy and corporate arrogance.

GM, Chrysler Want Billions More

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Incidentally, GM got another $4 billion Tuesday after turning in their plan. Were you ever rewarded that much just for doing your homework?

Create Your Own Green Job

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Karel Bouley

Barack asked all of us. Your turn. I found solutions. Maybe they're not for you, but find your own. They're out there. Don't wait for a bail out or a government program or hand. Take the lead.

January Car Sales -- a Final Reckoning Begins in Earnest ?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Until the travel business picks up and businesses in general start replacing their vehicle fleets, Detroit will be outside looking in.

Tip #5: Deal With (Tire) Inflation

Emily Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Emily Main

Assuming all gasoline powered cars on American roads had properly inflated tires, drivers could cut gas consumption by 3.3 percent. That's about 13 million gallons of gas every day.

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...

Ten most significant import cars, 2008 and beyond

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Happy New Year! We've had the pleasure of helping to create and now write and and moderate this automotive blog beginning in June, 2008, and so far i...

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...

Los Angeles Auto Show -- Clean Diesels Clean Up

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, the 205-mile per hour, $100,000, 2009 Corvette ZR1 is relegated to the very rear of the Chevrolet exhibit, like the "adults only" section in video stores.

Precipitous fifteen-year drop in US car sales; Need one? You probably can't get one

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

They say "start out bad news with a joke," so: In Peter Gent's "North Dallas Forty," a football coach is talking with the team owner's son about his f...

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...

Smart Cars Have A Year-Long US Waiting List?

BusinessWeek | Jack Ewing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stuttgart - For most of its 10-year history, Daimler's (DAI) Smart car division has had a reputation for making small cars that lose big money. In 200...

Is Your Car's Interior Killing You?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Ever wondered about that dreary film which builds-up inside the windshield of your car or truck? Not outside, which can be taken care of easily enough; inside.

Smart Car Vending Machines Hit Japan

Treehugger | Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Smart Marketing in Japan The clever "vending machine" pictured above is located in Japan. You can't really buy a smart car from it, but you can ge...