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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

Are Hybrids A ‘One Shot Deal’?

Despite high gas prices, hybrid owners aren’t repeating their purchases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

“Cluttered isn’t necessarily a bad thing.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Amber At Buddy’s Pizza

“It’s a great car for getting around town.” – Amber and her Chevy Malibu

03/12/2012

"I traded up from a 2006 Dodge Ram!”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Tom At Lakeside

“My cars are my life and I love this one.” – Tom and his Ford Mustang

03/05/2012

2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Nissan Building Plug-in Hybrid For 2015, 1.5 Million Electric Cars By 2017

It might be celebrating a global total of 15,000 all-electric Nissan Leafs since the model was launched last year, but Nissan isn’t planning to keep its plug-in technology inside pure electric cars, it has revealed […]

10/27/2011

dream cruise

Drivers Ready To Start Cruising Down Woodward

You can almost smell the gas wafting through the air. One day before the Woodward Dream Cruise begins, the tents are out, the barricades are ready and the fans are getting amped up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

Traffic in China

It’s Official: We Now Have One Billion Vehicles On The Planet

How many vehicles are there on Earth? We’d ask you to guess, except the headline above gives away the answer. According to industry trade journal Ward’s, which added up both reported vehicle registrations and historical […]

08/18/2011

The Tokai Challenger Wins World Solar Challenge 2009

World Solar Challenge: 1,900 Miles, Much Sun, No Air Conditioning

The reality of driving 1,900 miles across Australia may not be exactly what was presented in the 1996 movie, Race the Sun, a romanticized comedy-drama based on a high-school team that competed in the 1990 […]

08/18/2011

Car Show Host Adam Carolla To Gays: ‘Shut Up, You’re Ruining My Life’

You might think that being the host of a high-profile TV show would cause a performer to watch his mouth. You’d be wrong. At least in the case of Adam Carolla, the comedian who is […]

08/18/2011

Los Angeles Smog

Outdated Tests Skew Gas Mileage Ratings: 48-MPH Freeways?

It’s widely accepted in the auto industry that all manufacturers game the test cycles used to establish emissions and gas-mileage ratings. Ask auto engineers about the topic, and they tend to get a faraway look […]

08/17/2011

Philip Levine

Former Auto Plant Worker Is New U.S. Poet Laureate

“Poetic” is certainly not the first word that comes to mind when trying to describe what it’s like to work in an automotive plant. And that makes the naming of Motor City native and former […]

08/17/2011

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