New Prius Vs. Fusion Hybrid Vs. Honda Insight: Which Hybrid Should You…

A battle even more hotly contested in the car world than the Muscle Car Wars: the introduction of the Ford Fusion Hybrid, 2010 Prius and Honda Insight gives us the Hybrid Car Wars! Who survives? » 3/27/09 12:00pm 3/27/09 12:00pm

Automakers Employing Tiny Tweaks To Maximize Fuel Economy On Current…

The Detroit News » 8/26/08 11:20am 8/26/08 11:20am has put together a rundown of all the little tweaks automakers are applying, as quickly as possible, to help current models achieve better fuel economy. Since a wholesale re-engineering of every vehicle is impossible, manufacturers are switching to low-rolling-resistance tires, re-gearing…

Jalopnik Emissions: Flying Car Edition

• This is going from the world of silly to the world of serious. There are patents now from respectable companies like Pratt & Whitney and Moller to build flying cars. [Sacramento Bee]
• Volkswagen: Arriba! Arriba! Andel ! Andel ! [BrandWeek]
• We used to worry about people driving at the age of 71. Then we realized… » 3/16/06 7:10pm 3/16/06 7:10pm

Green Corn? Ethanol's British Thermal Unit Woes

We're not exactly sure where we stand on the whole ethanol thing. On one hand, we're all for the exploration of alternative energy. At the same time, the expense and complexity of an ethanol infrastructure, combined with its inherent net-loss in production, makes us wonder if other avenues would be better served from… » 7/20/05 9:52am 7/20/05 9:52am