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Jaguar May Eventually Dump V8 Engines Entirely

August 25th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

In a world of rising gas prices, strict emissions standards, and a demand for better and better performance, automakers face often conflicting goals. Jaguar, which has built massive V12 engines in the past to power their coupes and luxury cars, is the first niche automaker to admit that it may one day ditch V8 (or larger) engines entirely


Video: The Best Wooden Car You Can Buy is Still a Morgan

July 23rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

If you’re looking for an ultra-lightweight, low-emissions car that looks like a million bucks, goes like stink, and is made almost entirely of renewable and recycled materials in a low-energy, low-emissions factory then you, dear friend, are shopping for a Morgan


Video: Chris Harris Drives The Porsche 918 Spyder

May 20th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

What has 887 horsepower, 940 ft-lbs of torque, and is a hybrid? The Porsche 918 Spyder, that’s what, possibly the most anticipated supercar of 2013. Journalists and reporters are lining up for a chance to drive this million-dollar Porsche, and Chris Harris is one of the first to get some seat time. Color me jealous


The College Commute: How To Save On Your Way To Class

January 24th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It wasn't all that long ago that I was a poor college student hard hit for cash. The thought never occurred to me that maybe I could save a few buck by walking or biking to class instead of storming around campus in my 1995 Pontiac Trans Am. Man, I miss that car. Today, college students are more keen on their transportation options, and this handy-dandy infographic breaks down the most popular options


Toyota Developing 600+ Mile Battery; Nissan Says Long Range EV’s Unnecessary

October 26th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

As the world’s automakers slowly move to embrace electric vehicles, each brand or group is taking a decidedly different approach to EV’s and hybrids. Just look at the vastly different approaches of Toyota and Nissan. While Toyota is working to develop a battery with 600+ miles of range, Nissan says that 95% of Americans only need 100 miles of range a day.


Sub5Zero Drives the Lexus GS450h

February 7th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

Lexus’ performance-oriented GS450h hybrid promises supercar acceleration and Lexus’ usual levels of “vault silent” luxury, with just enough green-washing to [&hellip



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