US Mahindra Trucks Delayed While Manufacturer Conducts Road Tests

Indian truckmaker Mahindra » 8/26/08 10:20am 8/26/08 10:20am has told their independent U.S. distributor, Global Vehicles USA, that it needs an extra six months to get its US-bound ready. That bumps the retail launch back to the fourth quarter of next year, which isn't so bad considering that, of the 324 dealers that signed up to sell the trucks,…

Diesel-Powered Tiger Champ Pickup Gets 37 MPG, Only Road-Legal In…

Mike Ward, CEO of Tiger Truck LLC, thinks his Chinese-designed, Oklahoma-built Tiger Champ truck is just what Oklahoma farmers need — particularly with 37 MPG from its Caterpillar-sourced three-cylinder diesel engine. With a retail price of about $13,000, the price point is certainly right. So why isn't the nation… » 7/21/08 9:20am 7/21/08 9:20am

Americans Want Hybrids As Long As They Don't Cost Nuthin'

It turns out that a majority of Americans surveyed in a recent J.D. Power & Associates study are very enthusiastic about hybrid technology...until they find out that they have to pay for it. Continuing a long history of having cake and eating it too, 72% of consumers said they were interested in hybrid technology… » 6/25/08 10:00am 6/25/08 10:00am