Hybrid technology makes a big impact in New York
New York City is expanding their hybrid-electric cabs this year. Soon NYC will have more hybrid cabs than regular cabs, which will save them a magnificent amount of money.
The all new hybrid taxis can achieve more than double gas mileage of the original taxis. The brand of […]
Honda jump starts its plans for the future.
Honda is currently over half-way toward the deadline of its “2010 Vision.” This vision was first stated in 1998, and with only four years left the Japanese auto maker recently announced its plans to complete the process.
Honda’s 2010 Vision is a long-term corporate initiative "to become a company […]
Could ethanol be in NASCAR’s future.
If you pay close attention to auto news or have read this blog in the recent past, you know about ethanol and it’s E85 blend. There are many reasons for consumers to jump on the ethanol band wagon. These include high gas prices, environment reasons, and the need to […]
After their first quarter profit how will GM fair?
On Thursday, I blogged about GM’s first quarter profit this year. They had initially reported a loss of $323 million, but after an accounting change, GM reported a $445 million profit during that time period. This was is a good sign for the struggling company, but does […]
Criticism from some Ford shareholders.
This country’s second leading auto maker has had a tough time over the last few years. Ford lost over $2.5 billion in the first quarter of this year. As with most companies, when things are going wrong you look to the person at the top. In this case it is Bill […]
The future of powering our automobiles.
Just yesterday I wrote about the need for hybrid cars to become cheaper if they are going to take hold in the auto market. As of now, the cost of upgrading to a hybrid off sets the gas you will save. However, this may change soon.
Right now, the great […]
Toyota out sells Chrysler in the month of April.
Everyone knows that the North American automobile market has been dominated by the big three (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) for a long time now. Pretty much since people have been driving the things. However, Toyota, Japan’s top auto maker, has been steadily gaining ground over the past […]