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  • Ford packs a lot in all-new 2012 Focus compact

    Ford packs a lot in all-new 2012 Focus compact
    When Ford Motor Co. set out to redesign its Focus, it did so with a laserlike intensity. Improved fuel economy was the No. 1 priority in replacing its 12-year-old compact -- a car that is Ford's global bestseller, even if its U.S. popularity has been on...
  • California air chief blasts auto trade group over clean cars

     
    California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Nichols on Monday wrote to seven major automobile manufacturers, accusing their trade group, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, of misrepresenting the state's efforts to cooperate with federal...
  • Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid's selling point is power, not fuel economy

    Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid's selling point is power, not fuel economy
    Volkswagen recently put on sale the second generation of its mid-size sport utility vehicle, the 2011 Touareg. Sitting at the top of the Touareg line is the $61,385 Hybrid, a vehicle that is eminently capable and well-executed. Yet, with a single...
  • 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon shows parenthood can have perks

    2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon shows parenthood can have perks
    Wagons are typically a practical purchase — an investment often dictated by a change in life circumstance. In other words, babies. As a whole, wagons represent a settling down, a resignation of youth, a reluctant embrace of responsibility as the...
  • California reverses 4-year trend, uses more gasoline

     
    Californians increased their gasoline consumption in the third quarter, according to the state's Board of Equalization. It was the second straight quarterly increase and may have marked the end of a long running period in which the state's fuel...
  • California gasoline consumption rose in August

     
    California gasoline consumption showed a slight increase in August compared with the same month a year earlier, the state's Board of Equalization said in a news release Tuesday. But the consumption results have yet to reveal a definitive pattern, a......
  • 2011 Kia Optima drives toward top of its class

    2011 Kia Optima drives toward top of its class
    You know you like a car when the only thing you would change is the hard, uncomfortable seats. Automobiles are the amalgamation of thousands of parts designed and created by hundreds of individuals. Each piece provides an opportunity for the car to...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Infiniti joins the hybrid parade with the 2012 M Hybrid

     
    It seems like every automaker is getting in on the hybrid game. Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan Motors Co., unveiled the 2012 M Hybrid at the L.A. Auto Show on Thursday, an environmentally friendly version of its M35 V-6-powered......
  • Chevrolet Cruze review: A car off the value menu with some upscale ingredients

    Chevrolet Cruze review: A car off the value menu with some upscale ingredients
    As the economy stumbles along in recovery, bargains continue to define the marketplace, whether it's dinner at McDonald's, refreshing a winter wardrobe at Target or buying an affordable car. Take the new Chevrolet Cruze, a compact sedan that advances the...
  • EPA fuel economy labeling: Is there a better metric than MPG or MPGe?

     
    The U.S. Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency face twin and equally daunting tasks as they revise the fuel economy labels as mandated by the 2007 Energy and Independence Security Act. Not only must they incorporate accurate...
  • Environmental groups lobby Obama administration to adopt 60 mpg fuel standard

     
    Thursday's Automotive X Prize winners showed it was possible for cars to achieve 100-plus miles per gallon. Now a coalition of 19 environmental groups has launched a campaign urging the Obama administration to adopt a 60 mpg fuel standard that......