Austin Stays Golden, Drives From Ann Arbor to Colorado On E85

One of our resident reviewers proved you can go home again by getting some action from Jean Jennings. No, not like that. Austin went back to his old Automobile boss and picked up a gig driving an Impala solely on E85 from Michigan to the Coors brewery in Golden, where they not only brew beer, but manufacture ethanol.… » 8/31/06 3:30pm 8/31/06 3:30pm

Art Cars Heading Out to the Highway...In Nebraska

We're waiting for the Rob Halford tribute art car, covered in studs with an oversided leather-daddy cap mounted on the roof and windshield-sized aviator shades. And of course, it would need a really big, pink-hi-temp-coated turbocharger. But while we're waiting, Nebraskans are acting on other fronts, presenting a… » 8/14/06 8:30pm 8/14/06 8:30pm

Nebraska Government Fondles the Corn...Sorta

As one of the largest corn-producing states in the Union, the state government of Nebraska feels compelled to run its vehicles on ethanol blends. However, when the price of the fuels skyrocketed recently, a memo went out to the state's vehicle-using employees to run whatever was cheapest cost-per-mile-wise, E85 or… » 8/07/06 3:15pm 8/07/06 3:15pm