2017 Chevrolet Cruze to get hatchback body style

You wouldn’t know it from their current North American line-up, but Chevrolet actually does know how to do five-door hatches. It just seems that North Americans don’t know what to do with a five-door hatch, so they don’t buy them. The Europeans get it; they got hatch and wagon versions of the last Cruze, to compete with similar models that ...

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VW Bus reborn as BUDD-e; future of VW EV tech on display at CES

Who doesn’t remember the VW Type 2 Bus? Those lovable little double punch-buggies (or Kombis, or hippie vans, or…) that acted as a beacon to free love, happiness and freedom for decades? While the last ones rolled off the line in Brazil some time ago, and off the lines in Germany some time before that, it appears that VW hasn’t ...

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2016 Chevrolet Volt crowed EcoloDriver Car of the Year

As we head into 2016, it’s time to take a look back on the cars and trucks that most impressed us in 2015. The year that just closed was full of choice, and consumers that took the time to do their research had numerous choices at their disposition. As is often the case, the choice wasn’t easy but EcoloDriver’s Car ...

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Reduce the effects of winter on your car and you

Winter has arrived. Good say winter sports enthusiasts while for others, now begins five or six months of slightly chaotic driving, mixed with unpredictable, usually very cold weather. But regardless of whether we like it or not, winter is here, and we have to deal with it. Your car will also feel the effects of winter. Not only from a ...

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Ford hints at F-150 Hybrid

Ford is placing an enormous importance on renewable energy over the course of the next few years. Last week, The Blue Oval recently announced a $4.5 million investment in new renewable energy technology, which the manufacturer followed with an announcement that plans for an improved Focus electric are in the works.   This week, Ford President Mark Fields himself took to the ...

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