Month: January 2013

Fuel Efficient Vehicles and Federal Tax Incentives

If you are confused by the various federal tax incentives available on fuel efficient vehicles, you are not alone. There…

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Policy Makers, Industry Leaders Weigh In at National Journal Summit

The National Journal and the Washington Area New Auto Dealers Association co-hosted a policy summit today to kick off the…

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Daimler, Nissan and Ford Tie One On

Fuel cell partnership to yield vehicles from each company. The move to deeper and more significant collaboration between global automakers…

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Off to the Washington Auto Show

So, what do you think about the Washington Auto Show, I inquired. Is it something that I should plan to…

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California Tax Breaks for Fuel Efficient Vehicles

The state of California continues to demonstrate leadership in advancing a sustainable energy policy with its Clean Vehicle Rebate Project…

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GM, PSA Peugeot Citroën Hash Out Strategic Alliance

Last year, the General Motors Company and PSA Peugeot Citroën announced a global strategic alliance, but the details of that…

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What You Need to Know About Winter Driving

Just as parts of the Northern Hemisphere enters a deep freeze, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere are enduring record…

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Toyota, Ford Pace 2012 Manufacturer Recalls

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing and the Ford Motor Company both had the dubious distinction of leading all car manufacturers…

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About the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

The Honda Accord Hybrid is back and this time it comes in both plug-in and standard hybrid configurations. The standard…

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Sweetwater Energy, Front Range Energy Ink $100MM Deal

Second blockbuster deal of the month for NY-based Sweetwater Energy. Americas dependency on foreign sources of oil will be broken…

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PSA Peugeot Citroën Promises Hybrid Air Technology by 2016

Innovative hybrid system uses gasoline and compressed air. French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën no longer sells its cars in the…

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Specifications of a 2013 Buick Encore

Newest and smallest Buick is available for sale. Following a December 2012 dealer preview, the all-new 2013 Buick Encore is…

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Ford Recruiters on Hand at Detroit Auto Show

Automaker is recruiting from the auto show floor. If you have still haven’t visited the 2013 North American International Auto…

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KPMG Survey: Automotive Executives and Electric Vehicles

Widespread EV adoption not expected before 2025. Automotive executives are pouring tens of billions of dollars into vehicle electrification, but…

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Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept Points to Possible Third Luxury Model

When Hyundai made it known in 2008 that it had no plans to launch a separate luxury brand to market…

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Diesel Hybrid: Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV Concept

First ever diesel hybrid showcased by VW. Since the late 1990s, we have seen a slew of hybrid vehicles enter…

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Award Winner: Nissan Resonance Concept Crossover

Although it has been said that most concept vehicles are never built, there is a very good chance that the…

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New Opel Diesel Engine Reduces Fuel Consumption by 10 Percent

Latest Opel powertrain is Euro 6 compliant. The General Motors Company has a jewel in Opel, a costly one at…

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Flagship Pricing: 2014 Acura RLX

The 2014 Acura RLX will make its debut on March 15, 2013, following an announcement Acura made at this years…

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Ford Repeats as Polk Automotive Loyalty Award Winner

When it comes to owner loyalty, the Ford Motor Company boasts the highest customer retention rate among car shoppers. When…

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