Honda City Not Coming Here, Officially Launched In Thailand

Honda launched its latest generation of the City » 9/11/08 9:40am 9/11/08 9:40am subcompact in Thailand yesterday, a fitting locale considering Bangkok is about as close as it's going to get to our shores. The attractive little sedan is priced at the equivalent of about $15,000 and gets power from a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine, sending it to the front…

100 MPG Axon City Car In Realistic-Thinking Shocker

Hydrogen / Electric hybrids, wood to ethanol power, poop to biogas, plug-in power cords, compressed air; the Axon city car uses non of these, and that's what makes it so special. By figuring out that light weight and low drag equal high mileage Axon has found a way to forego all the State-of-the-Union-sexiness and… » 5/27/08 9:20am 5/27/08 9:20am

THiNK Again: Failed EV Set for a Comeback

Who killed the electric THiNK car Ford distributed in the US a few years back? It was Ford itself around 2003, when California dropped the requirement that automakers produce battery-powered electric cars. Now, the current owner of THiNK, a Norwegian concern, says it will relaunch the plastic EV in 2007 as the City… » 12/05/06 8:38am 12/05/06 8:38am