Big Oil, Big Agriculture, auto makers with a silver bullet, extreme environmental groups and OPEC all are trying to undermine progress in the development of alternative fuels for self-serving reasons....More
A new plant in North America would cost about $30 million and take 18 months to build, ArvinMeritor’s Phil Martens says, while in China it takes $6 million to $10 million and three to six months....More
Each vehicle nominated for Wards 10 Best Interiors is scored based on aesthetics and design harmony as well as materials, ergonomics, safety, comfort, value and fit-and-finish. Editors also test the user-friendliness of the human-machine interface.
Last year, Hyundai was the first automaker in the world to sell a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyundai Vice Chairman Woong-chul Yang makes it clear the automaker plans to be a trailblazer in hybrids as well as fuel cells....More
A massive increase in Defender thefts has followed JLR’s January termination of the all-wheel-drive workhorse’s 67-year production run. Rural insurer NFU Mutual says more than 500 Defenders were stolen across the U.K. last year....More