...routes to its mass transit system, increasing ridership by 50 percent so far this year. For students raised in suburban car cultures "it's definitely an unusual way to get around," he said. The other solution to easing the crunch -- adding more...
WASHINGTON - There is no need to pretend. The business of annual car and truck awards has gotten out of hand. There are so many prizes they've become meaningless for anything other than holding news conferences and giving parties.
The Chinese are coming.
...electric sports car creates an opportunity to fundamentally change the way America drives," Musk says. In terms of car culture, the Tesla is catching a larger wave, in which green technology - previously considered the antidote to fun - is being...
The turbo-charged engine in Jesse Cruz's '82 Toyota pickup is whining like an angry hornet, while his spinning tires spew a cloud of dirt and rocks along the border of an off-road recreation area in Southern California's Angeles National Forest.
In the universe of auto accidents, there are high-speed crashes and rollovers at one end of the scale. And at the other end, you have the slow-motion bump.
CONCORD, N.C. - Brett Bodine knows firsthand how quickly a run-of-the-mill NASCAR accident can go awry. It happened to him in 1992 at Dover International Speedway, when the force of a crash caused his head to jerk left and bounce off the concrete retaining wall.
It's a time of extremes in the auto business. The 2007 model year brings new, capable, full-size pickup trucks from Chevrolet, GMC and Toyota, even as Honda, Nissan, Chevy and Toyota introduce new, fuel-efficient small cars.
Engines roared. Smoke bellowed. Competitors sat atop machines named Tank, Bad Attitude and Big Foot.
Sliding inside almost any new car and taking a deep breath has long been euphoric for new car buyers and owners, but increasingly prompts the question whether that smell is also signaling exposure to a toxic, and potentially carcinogenic, brew of gases.
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