Holy Smokey Burnout! GM To Suspend RWD Plans, Wait For Washington To…

It's all the government's fault we can't have hoonage here in the land of the stars n' stripes. Or at least that's the argument "Maximum" Bob Lutz makes to Jim Mateja of the Chicago Tribune today for why the General's looking to suspend — err, "pause" — development of RWD platforms. Lutz claims » 4/10/07 3:05pm 4/10/07 3:05pm

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Upside-Down Game!: New Mileage Regulations Could Lead to Bigger SUVs

Holy loophole shift. Government regulators' new fuel-efficency requirements for SUVs could force the size of such trucks upward, say some critics quoted by AutoWeek. The larger the vehicle, they say, the lower the mandated mileage standard, giving incentive to automakers that build larger SUVs. One example given is the … » 4/07/06 8:32am 4/07/06 8:32am