Category: Non-Hybrid

Ford, Ohio State Look to Put Dandelion Roots to Use in Cupholders, Floor Mats and Interior Trim

When homeowners see dandelions sprouting, they start thinking of ways to get rid of the weed, but researchers at Ford and The Ohio State University see a plant that can serve as a new sustainable resource for rubber. Ford and The Ohio State University are looking at dandelions in a new way by researching their […] More »

  Comments | By - May 13, 2011

Electric S-Class Under Study By Mercedes-Benz

Content provided by Despite having hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation S-Class, a full electric version of that model is still being looked at, as confirmed by the company’s technical chief, Thomas Weber, who further states that “At the moment, we are looking at customer demand.”

  Comments | By - May 6, 2011

2011 Chevrolet Volt Preview: 65 Percent Drive, Volt SS, and Release Date

There are few vehicles that have been as enthusiastically anticipated as the 2011 Chevy Volt. With the media buzzing with excitement over GM’s latest green creation, many are wondering if the Volt will indeed live up to the hype. Just over a year remains until the Volt’s proposed release date and there is still speculation […] More »

  Comments | By - December 1, 2009

2011 Ford Fiesta Preview: Engine, Performance, Features, and Pricing

Ford will bring its sixth-generation Fiesta subcompact to the U.S. in the first half of 2010, the first time since the first-generation Fiesta landed here 30 years ago. We expect it to be priced in the mid-teens alongside the Chevy Aveo, Honda Fit, Nissan Versa, Smart ForTwo, and Toyota Yaris, and be very competitive.

  Comments | By - October 14, 2009