When Carol Greenberg got stuck in a work-zone backup on southbound I-275 at its merge with I-75 in Monroe County late last month, she did more than just fume about it. First, she sent the Michigan Department of Transportation an e-mail complaint. Th
Only a year after taking control of Sony's robotics business, Toyota has come up with a vertical, mechanized scooter (or personal transporter, in future-speak) intended to help people move about in public areas.
ratings cut for General Motors Corp , Ford Motor Co and Chrysler Automotive LLC to "B-minus," or six levels below investment grade, from "B." It also cut to "B-minus" from "B" the finance arms of Ford, Chrysler
General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co., the two biggest U.S. automakers, have about a 46 percent chance of default within five years, according to Edward Altman, a finance professor at New York University's Stern School of Business.
Should a member of a state sanctioned gang known as the police pull you over and find you are not wearing your seatbelt, they are instructed to write a citation instructing you to either mail your tribute to one of their collection agencies or report
Toyota Motor Corp plans to install solar panels on some Prius hybrids in its next remodeling, responding to growing demand for "green" cars amid record-high oil prices, a source briefed on the matter said.
Rising fuel prices are putting a pinch on the world’s oldest profession. Nevada brothels that cater to long-haul truckers are offering gas cards and other promotions after seeing business decline as much as 25 percent from a year ago, industry offici
Basically this little device produces HHO and feeds it into your fuel line in your car. The HHO is produced by distilled water and baking soda. The only drawback is that you much keep adding the distilled water and baking soda once a week.
Boyle and his wife must drive nearly an hour to their jobs in the high-tech corridor of southern Denver. Boyle recently paid $121 to fill his pickup truck with diesel. The price of propane to heat their spacious house has more than doubled in recent
The National Motorists Association was founded to represent and protect the interests of North American motorists. We began by combating the 55-mph National Speed Limit and we continue to support efforts to retain motorists' freedoms and rights.Entered By: Powell Gammill
[not enough regulation of course] Putt-putt golf carts of yesteryear have given way to pimped-out street versions that are much speedier, and apparently more dangerous.
Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory spruced-up a Toyota Prius, a plug-in hybrid sedan complete with a solar panel attached to its oval roof and a bigger battery in the trunk to supply power in lieu of the gasoline-fueled engine.
When libertarians are accused of wanting to do away with even traffic regulation we can just show this clip :)
Mini-CAT or City Cat, can be refueled in minutes from an air compressor at specially equipped gas stations and can go 200 km on a 1.5 euro fill-up -- roughly 125 miles for $3. The top speed will be almost 70 mph and the cost of the vehicle as low as
MEXICO CITY — A sizzling stock market. A strengthening peso. Good economic growth. Someone forgot to tell Mexico that the United States has been flirting with recession.
High fuel prices are crippling the airline industry and chopping into household budgets, but no sector of the economy has been hit harder than the trucking industry, executives and analysts say.
Trucking shifts to crisis gear High fuel prices are crippling the airline industry and chopping into household budgets, but no sector of the economy has been hit harder than the trucking industry, executives and analysts say.
The quaint but weird story of a man who loves his cars. No, I mean, really, he loves his cars. Really.
$12.8 billion deal would turn over control of Pennsylvania Turnpike. Stretching through the rural countryside with limited access and no speed limit in 1940, the Pennsylvania Turnpike was built to resemble Germany's autobahn. Now thanks to a $12.
The envelope never arrived. Bustos said she received a voice-mail message from a UPS employee in Louisville telling her that it was being detained there. The reason: It contains official identification documents from another country, and she needs to
BMWs once had a reputation as the ultimate driving machines produced by German engineering. The brand has fallen on tough times. Why?
U.S. drivers are doing something they haven’t done for nearly two decades — consume less gasoline.
For many people, springtime means potholes. How one company turned the fear of potholes into a clever ad campaign. 3 pix.
A Scottsdale radio station's April Fool's prank generated hundreds of angry calls to Arizona lawmakers last week. Continuing a tradition of April 1 pranks, KTAR radio announced that the state would immediately begin collecting tolls...
How they built Ward Burton's NASCAR ride--in under 90 seconds. The video's length, not the building of the car.
US Transportation Sec. Mary Peters said the administration hoped congestion pricing in New York could serve as a model for other cities nationwide. Charging drivers fees in congested city centers is a concept that has gained popularity around the wor
I wanted to buy a car that was dependable and a blast to drive. That led to a Passat, which led to horror stories by Passat customers. What was the problem?
“Get Ready for the Congestion Tax Collector,” by Jon Christian Ryter
"The Virginia Supreme Court dealt a crippling blow to the region’s transportation plans on Friday when it ruled that the General Assembly cannot delegate taxing power to nonelected bodies."
A call was made on behalf of the people of Arizona.