Detroit Auto Show: Saturn Flextreme Concept


Remember the Opel Flextreme that was shown off at Frankfurt? Yeah, here it is again, except it is now branded as a Saturn. GM started things out right by not charging the Flextreme enough and requiring a couple people push it up a ramp to be displayed. Other than that minor incident, the Flextreme shined like the… » 1/14/08 4:48pm 1/14/08 4:48pm

David Pogue Hearts The Hot Electric Car Action Of GM's Bob Lutz

It's good to see that we're not the only journos with the severe man-crush on GM's Vice-Chairman, "Maximum" Bob Lutz. It seems David Pogue, the gadget-obsessed tech writer at The New York Times also has a heavy dose of the Lutz love as he spent some time with Bob and GM's new 'lectric concept sled, the Volt. Pogue… » 9/21/07 12:45pm 9/21/07 12:45pm

Frankfurt Auto Show: Opel Flextreme Concept Stores Segways In Its Rear…

So there are now officially two cool things about the Opel Flextreme concept car revealed here at the Frankfurt Auto Show last night. The first would have to be the fact that the concept's a diesel-electric hybrid — and we heart the idea of mating the two fuel efficiencies together. The second is that the… » 9/11/07 11:15am 9/11/07 11:15am