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Posted in Interesting Facts
With the Volkswagen and Suzuki alliance on a shaky ground, Volkswagen as a part of a new strategy is planning to place its fleet of cars in the premium category across segments. The company feels this move would strengthen Volkswagen’s brand positioning in India.
Posted in Creative Cars
In a huge move towards becoming more electric vehicle focused, GM has decided to enter into a partnership with Indiana-based electric vehicle company Bright Automotive. … GM will give Bright Automotive $5 million to help kick start production of the plug-in hybrid van which Bright has dubbed the “Idea.” GM will receive a minority stake in Bright.
“With this deal, Bright gets financial support that puts us on the fast-track toward mass production of the Idea. And perhaps just as importantly, we gain a strategic partner that is a world leader in electrification,” said Bright Automotive CEO Reuben Munger.
Posted in Insurance
Although they are not expected to reach the mass market before 2010, fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) may someday revolutionize on-road transportation. This emerging technology has the potential to significantly reduce energy use and harmful emissions, as well as our dependence on foreign oil.
Posted in Past and Future
(NC)-Thinking of buying a used vehicle, but you're not sure what you should be looking for? Keep these tips in mind as you search for your next dream vehicle.
1. Consider carefully where you buy the vehicle. There are many places to purchase a used vehicle today. A reputable car dealership, a manufacturer's certified pre-owned lot, a newspaper ad, an online ad, a private individual - there are many options, but you may be more comfortable dealing with one option over another. 2. Check that the paperwork seems to be in order.
Posted in Auto Technology
Have you heard about Algae Biofuel? Most people are familiar with the idea of biofuel – fuel for vehicles which is created not out of petroleum but some kind of organic mass.
The most commonly available type of biofuel found in North America is ethanol, which is a type of alcohol blend created from plant products such as corn.