Elio Motors brought their three year old prototype to Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas last weekend, and I happened to get a close-up look!
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The Volkswagen e-Golf will hit American shores soon, and one lucky buyer will be able to buy the first one via a charity auction.
During the 1960s, American automakers were guilty of building some of the largest automobiles to ever be sold as mass market transportation. The whole “bigger-is-better” attitude finally seems to be fading from the American psyche though, though there have always been those who preferred small cars to land yachts, and a large collection of American and European micro-cars is going up for auction later this month.
Yamaha’s R1 is a the company’s flagship sport-bike, carrying the brand’s colors in World SuperBike competition and winning several races and championships since the bike’s introduction in 1998. The original Austin Mini, after a vigorous massage at the hands of John Cooper, was a world-beater in its own right, winning the 1964 Monte Carlo rally […]
The mystery buyer behind the $225,000 purchase of the first Chevy Volt has been revealed. It is Rick Hendrick, owner of the Hendrick Automotor Group and Hendrick Motorsports. Who would have thought a race team owner would want a Volt?
Two weeks ago, GM took the first Chevy Volt destined for public purchase, and put it up for auction. The final auction tally, the proceeds of which go to charity, came to $225,000.
In order to increase their exposure (and good Karma) automakers often donate special cars to charity. Sometimes they are special editions, other times it is the first-ever of its kind, as is the case with the Chevy Volt.
Ever hear of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles? Neither have I. In fact, when the program came into existence under President Clinton in 1993, I was just 7 years old. I knew nothing of cars or fuel efficiency. This program involved the three major U.S. automakers and eight Federal Agencies. The initiative […]