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Irony of the term ‘miles per gallon’

Rob @ August 13, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Chevrolet made big waves this week with the announcement of the Volt, the electric car by General Motors — Government Motors if you are so inclined to label — has slated to be the crowning achievement of the post-bankruptcy company, and a delivery on the promise to make a leaner, meaner and more energy efficient […]

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Formula One becoming Formula none?

Rob @ June 20, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Formula One is regarded as the premier series in world racing.  Unlike NASCAR, in which most races are simply about how well a car can turn left, Formula One embraces several road courses, using Indy-style cars that can run laps around America’s racing series.  But that may be coming to an end. A few months […]

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Race car gone green

Brittany @ May 6, 2009 # 2 Comments

According to a report on Fox News, a team of British engineers have designed a race car that runs on a fuel that’s derived from chocolate and is constructed of mostly parts derived from vegetables. It’s got a carrot fiber steering wheel, soybean seeded foam seats, breaks based on cashew nut shells and a body […]

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Nobody wants a manual transmission

andrea @ May 3, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Maybe it’s because we’re lazy. Maybe it’s because we’re busy. Whatever the reason, we can expect to see a decline in new cars with manual transmissions. Because people usually do many things while driving, the thought of having extra steps is unappealing to many. With a phone in one hand, a coffee in another, a […]

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