Jalopnik reader and OppositeLock participant Mosqvich got ahold of one of these little Automatic "in car nannies" direct from the manufacturer. The company had asked for a review, and Mosqvich breaks down how well the product manages in terms of design, set up, and operation. Also what it doesn't get right.
Fuel efficiency. You love it. I love it. We all love it! And July was the most fuel efficient month of them all.
The masochistic Germans have been at it again, driving a 345 HP 2009 Porsche 911 efficiently enough to return 35 MPG (US). Did they drive it slowly? No, not really.
Lotus Engineering, in collaboration with Jaguar, is starting up a project they're calling "Omnivore," a task which, if successful, could see traditional internal combustion engines go the way of the dodo. Lotus is planning to meld the two-cycle engine with new technologies — direct injection and a variable compression…