Keep Improving

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Toyota is hoping to plug into the electrical car industry in a big way. As government regulations tighten on car companies and the average fuel efficiency expectations, Toyota announces its hopes for a large improvement in the near future. Toyota plans to improve the miles per gallon of their cars by 25% from 2005’s numbers […]

Nissan Announces Upgrades

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Nissan plans to kick it up a notch this winter. Nissan’s luxury brand, the Infiniti, announced they will release a performance sub-brand in December, comparable to BMW’s M-Series, Mercedes-Benz’s AMG and Cadillac’s V-Series, according to the Detroit Free Press. The new Infiniti would be quite the stocking stuffer. While the horsepower does not compare to […]

Fiesta Fiasco

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Delays in Ford Fiesta deliveries were due to a part malfunction, Ford says. In the last week of August, Ford had to call back a shipment of over 6,000 Ford Fiestas because a part was found to be faulty. According to the Detroit Free Press, this is Ford’s second shipment delay of this particular model […]

Nissan – Joke’s on Toyota?

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Humor is known to sell products, from Doritos to insurance. Now Nissan is incorporating this tried and true selling tactic in its new advertising campaign. In a tactic usually seen in political campaigns, Nissan has decided to use its’ competitions weaknesses to paint themselves even rosier. In the wake of Toyota’s disastrous year (brake troubles, […]

Keeping Our Children Safe

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Now, applying green logic to school buses is bringing safety to our kids as well. GreenRoad, a company known for improving driver safety and efficiency, has joined forces with Atlantic Express Transportation Corporation, who provides a large majority of school buses in the United States. Atlantic Express has chosen to incorporate GreenRoad’s 360 services, which […]

Into India

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Ford is looking ahead, and its sights are set on India. Ford sees India as a sweet spot for growth – after investing $500 million in the country, the company plans to add eight more vehicles to the Indian fleet. In an article in the Detroit Free Press, Joe Hinrichs, president of Ford Asia Pacific […]

US DoE Provides Early Volt Buyers Free Charging Station

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I don’t like this one bit. And I’ll tell you why: government has no business with business. At least when it comes to promoting one. Now, I’m all for the government regulating the economy, because when they don’t, problems tend to arise (does no one remember the Great Depression?). But when the government decides to […]

Plug-In Car Race Still Up For Grabs

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Auto transport companies have already booked shipments for vehicles that have yet to come out – in this case, plug-in electric vehicles. But so far, there’s no clear-cut winner in the plug-in electric vehicle race, and really, why should there be? So far, the two front-runners are the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf, but […]

Loyalty Affected By Owner Satisfaction

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J.D. Power has recently done a new survey about customer loyalty to a certain brand name, and the results are surprising, to say the least. The new survey says that the more satisfying a product is, the higher a customer’s loyalty to that product will be. Shocking, right? Product-related factors such as the vehicle’s appeal, […]

UK Drivers Enjoy Plug-In Electrics

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Despite evidence to the contrary, plug-in electric vehicles are only going to keep coming. In both Coventry and Birmingham, two cities in Britain, drivers have had a chance to test-own several different plug-in electric vehicles, and the results have been amazing. Most consumers, when they opted into the program, were worried about the range of […]

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