U.S. Government Spent $3.4 Billion On Vehicle Fleet Last Year, Isn't Sure Why

The federal government fleet now totals 642,233 vehicles and cost taxpayers $3.4 billion last year, according to the AP by way of the Detroit News. As one might expect, the government doesn't know exactly why it has so many cars and trucks — even within individual agencies, the report states, some vehicles sit unused… »8/01/08 1:00pm8/01/08 1:00pm

GM Developing View-Enhancing Laser Windshield, Intends To Outspend Reds In Automotive Cold War

General Motors is building a prototype windshield capable of enhancing a driver's vision with lasers. No, this isn't the automotive equivalent of LASIK, but rather a system for identifying road markings and making them more visible to drivers during difficult conditions. The system is being developed with older… »7/18/08 10:20am7/18/08 10:20am