Bank Car Financing vs Car Dealership

POSTED BY admin on Dec 31 under About Cars, Useful Articles

Author : Mark Robinson Is there any reason for someone to get a bank car loan rather than dealing directly and completely with the car dealership? While you may think you are getting the best deal through the car dealership that you could it bears checking on other types of loans outside of the dealership [...]

Researchers Publish First Volume of Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea; Resource for Optimizing Biofuels, Bioremediation and Carbon Capture

POSTED BY admin on Dec 31 under Green Car

Genome researchers from the US and Germany have published the initial “volume” of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA)—an analysis of the first 56 genomes sequenced from the two domains. The paper appeared in the 24 December edition of the journal Nature. The Earth is estimated to have about a nonillion (1030) microbes [...]

Near-future critical for Chrysler and GM

POSTED BY admin on Dec 30 under Car News, Car Reviews

2009 has certainly been a storied year for the auto-industry. While allowing GM and Chrysler to keep their doors open during a trying time, the bailouts weren’t without drawback however; both companies are now in a come from behind situation with regard to brand imaging and consumer perception. Ford has actually greatly benefited as far [...]

Plug in America debunks 12 myths about electric-vehicles

POSTED BY admin on Dec 30 under Car News, Car Reviews

Plug In America, an advocacy group for electric-vehicles, has turned 12 Days of Christmas into 12 reasons why an electric-car society can work. The group lists answers to questions most of us have about electric-vehicles and how it will affect the world we live in. Click through for the list. Press Release: JUST IN TIME [...]

Aston Martin Cygnet

POSTED BY admin on Dec 30 under Car Reviews, Super Cars

The UK-based Aston Martin distribute the first pictures of his car sub-compact Cygnet. Is currently ready only its design, but sales of the production model should start by the end of 2010th. Cygnet is a joint development of Aston Martin and Toyota. It is based on IQ and the model will be available with its [...]

Is the EPA just shy of useless?

POSTED BY admin on Dec 30 under Hybrid Cars

But what about in the real world? When the EPA revised its methodology for determining fuel economy a few years ago, it was realized that the EPA was off by as much as 50 percent. While revisions made the EPA’s methodology a little more accurate, many driving conditions still make the EPA’s numbers mostly useless. [...]

Ferrari hybrids to the rescue

POSTED BY admin on Dec 30 under Hybrid Cars

Does it make any sense? A Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano hybrid concept is said to be ready for a Geneva Auto Show appearance. Offering an impressive 35 percent improvement in fuel economy, the Fiorano hybrid almost seems to make sense. Still, overall fuel economy would be less than 14 miles per gallon, and far worse [...]

Beyond Seat Belt Safety Meet The Next Generation of Vehicle Safety

POSTED BY admin on Dec 29 under About Cars, Useful Articles

Author : Mike Trudel It wasn’t long ago when safety belts were a new innovation in automotive technology Simply understanding that restraining individuals in their vehicles during a crash could assist in saving their lives was a major discovery Today, new breakthroughs are being made in automotive technology Now there’s everything from airbags to pre-crash [...]

Axion Power Receives PA Grant to Develop Storage System for Smart Grid Technology

POSTED BY admin on Dec 29 under Green Car

Axion Power International, Inc., the developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC batteries, has been awarded a $248,650 grant from the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority to assist in the development and deployment of an Axion PowerCube battery energy storage system. The 500 kW PowerCube will be built and installed at Axion’ New Castle battery manufacturing facility and [...]

2010 Detroit Preview: 2011 Ford Mustang GT gets 412-hp, estimated 25 mpg highway

POSTED BY admin on Dec 28 under Car News, Car Reviews

Everything you’ve read (well, at least everything within the last week) about the 2011 Ford Mustang GT up until today is true. It is now 12:01 a.m. and we can officially post all the details on the 2011 Mustang GT before it is unveiled at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show next month. Let’s get right [...]

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