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Articles By Chris Weiss


Porsche Confirms 918 Spyder Hybrid
Porsche Confirms 918 Spyder Hybrid
Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:07AM by Chris Weiss

After months of indications that it would produce the 918 Spyder Hybrid, Porsche confirmed the hybrid coupe... Read More


Enterprise to Rent Out Nissan Leafs in Eight Cities
Enterprise to Rent Out Nissan Leafs in Eight Cities
Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 9:16AM by Chris Weiss

Want to get some on-road testing time behind the wheel of an electric vehicle without committing to buying... Read More


Ford Provides Video Details Of New Explorer Off-Road and Safety Features
Ford Provides Video Details Of New Explorer Off-Road and Safety Features
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 5:05PM by Chris Weiss

A day after its big, hyped-up Facebook reveal, the 2011 Ford Explorer has shown up in a series of videos.... Read More


Porsche Developing New Hybrids and Electrics For Next Year
Porsche Developing New Hybrids and Electrics For Next Year
Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:18AM by Chris Weiss

Like its parent company Volkswagen, Porsche is hard at work on a new generation of hybrid and electric vehicles... Read More


Audi To Launch RS5 Sports Coupe In North America in Early 2012
Audi To Launch RS5 Sports Coupe In North America in Early 2012
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 10:53AM by Chris Weiss

When Audi first introduced the 450-hp RS5 coupe at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, it wasn't clear whether... Read More


Ford Launches the 2011 Ford Explorer
Ford Launches the 2011 Ford Explorer
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 10:16AM by Chris Weiss

After several weeks of teasers, Ford unveiled the 2011 Explorer in an unprecedented Facebook debut on Monday.... Read More


World's Fastest Production Car Battle Heats Up
World's Fastest Production Car Battle Heats Up
Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 9:17AM by Chris Weiss

On a bright, sunny July 3 afternoon, Bugatti driver Pierre Henri Raphanel slowly fastened his helmet, pulled... Read More


Ford Prices Hybrid Lincoln MKZ Hybrid the Same as Gas Version
Ford Prices Hybrid Lincoln MKZ Hybrid the Same as Gas Version
Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 10:02AM by Chris Weiss

Ford Motor Company announced the pricing on the 2011 Lincoln MKZ sedan today, and the company says that it... Read More


Lotus Plans New Supercar Concept For Paris Motor Show
Lotus Plans New Supercar Concept For Paris Motor Show
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 2:28PM by Chris Weiss

Six years ago, British automotive company Lotus saddened car fans everywhere when it discontinued its iconic... Read More


Bill to Electrify Half of U.S. Auto Fleet Passes Senate Committee
Bill to Electrify Half of U.S. Auto Fleet Passes Senate Committee
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 9:46AM by Chris Weiss

An electric vehicle bill sponsored by Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources... Read More


Volkswagen Plans Leading Role in Hybrid/EV Market
Volkswagen Plans Leading Role in Hybrid/EV Market
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 9:18AM by Chris Weiss

Look around the U.S. market today, and you won't see a single Volkswagen hybrid or electric vehicle.... Read More


2011 Ford Explorer Heads to the Top of the Class in Fuel Economy
2011 Ford Explorer Heads to the Top of the Class in Fuel Economy
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 10:58AM by Chris Weiss

Ford announced today that the upcoming 2011 Explorer will be the leader in fuel efficiency for the midsize... Read More


Rumors Bring Both Good and Bad News For Lamborghini Lovers
Rumors Bring Both Good and Bad News For Lamborghini Lovers
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 9:58AM by Chris Weiss

A new report from Car and Driver's German correspondent indicates that Lamborghini may be looking... Read More


British Aim to Break 1000 MPH  With Bloodhound SSC
British Aim to Break 1000 MPH With Bloodhound SSC
Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 8:52AM by Chris Weiss

The Bloodhound SSC is on its way toward becoming the fastest "car" in the world, with plans to... Read More


Tesla and Toyota Announce Electric RAV4 for 2012
Tesla and Toyota Announce Electric RAV4 for 2012
Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 11:38AM by Chris Weiss

In May, Tesla and Toyota announced a partnership toward the production of electric vehicles. As part of the... Read More


Toyota Complaints Drop Drastically
Toyota Complaints Drop Drastically
Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 9:53PM by Chris Weiss

It's been a long time in the making, but there is some good news for Toyota, if only in the short term.... Read More


Smithsonian Dedicates Upcoming Website and Exhibit to Auto Safety
Smithsonian Dedicates Upcoming Website and Exhibit to Auto Safety
Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 12:07PM by Chris Weiss

During a time when interest in auto safety is at its peak, thanks largely to Toyota's unprecedented string... Read More


U.S. Auto Brands On The Rise According to New J.D. Power Survey
U.S. Auto Brands On The Rise According to New J.D. Power Survey
Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 11:11AM by Chris Weiss

It's been a rough few years for the American automobile industry, no matter how you cut it. However,... Read More


Chevy To Back The Volt Battery With 100,000-Mile Warranty
Chevy To Back The Volt Battery With 100,000-Mile Warranty
Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:32AM by Chris Weiss

If you are a little hesitant to buy into hybrid or electric vehicle market because of the unproven nature... Read More


Toyota May Not Be Entirely At Fault in Unintended Acceleration
Toyota May Not Be Entirely At Fault in Unintended Acceleration
Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:50AM by Chris Weiss

The United States Department of Transportation has been rigorously analyzing paperwork and equipment relating... Read More