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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of Diabetesss. When he's not writing news or reviews for Diabetesss, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

GM Is Going to Release Diesel Cars in the US by 2010

GM has confirmed plans to release diesel engines in Cadillac and Saturn cars by 2010. Vice Chairman Bob Lutz discusses his take on diesel engines and their future in the US in his video blog. http://fastlane.gmblogs.com/ Bob Lutz suggests that the diesel engine is going to not to solve the new stiffer corporate average fuel economy standards, although they will help....

The Electric-Powered MINI Cooper Has Started Production and It Has Lithium-Ion Batteries

Hybrid Technologies has started production on the all-lithium electric MINI Cooper. The electric version of the popular MINI has been in development for the past two years. This version of the MINI uses Hybrid Tech's own proprietary advanced lithium management and battery-balancing system to propel the car. The system uses a brushless AC motor that puts out 105 hp and...

2009 Lincoln MKS Sedan Will Debut Ford's TwinForce Engine Technology…The New Sedan Will Put Out 415HP

Two weeks ago Ford announced that the automaker is going to develop engines with twin turbochargers that will improve power and fuel economy (TwinForce). The first car to feature the new technology will be the 2009 Lincoln MKS sedan. The engine in the MKS sedan will be a flex-fuel 3.5L V6 that puts out 415hp and 400 lb-ft of torque,...

The Honda CRX is Finally Going to Return by 2011 as a Hybrid

The return of the much loved Honda CRX has been rumored for years. Earlier this year rumors circulated that Honda is working on a new CRX that will be based on the Fit platform. Now according to Winding Road, the next CRX is going to be a hybrid. Thanks to the success of small cars like the MINI, Honda has...

Cars Could Soon be Banned from Times Square

Anyone who has ever been to Times Square can attest to the fact that it is significantly overcrowded due to all the cars and pedestrians. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to hire Jan Gehl, a Danish urban planning consultant and architect to figure out ways to reduce the amount of traffic in and around Times Square. Bloomberg's plan, named plaNYC...

The Current Porsche 911 Hits 100,000 Units

Porsche has announced that the current generation 911 (known internally as the 997) has sold 100,000 units in just over three years. Production of the current model began in April 2004. No other 911 generation has sold 100,000 units in the same amount of time. The "record breaking" Porsche is a red Carrera S with a manual gearbox that will be...

Honda is Going to Release a V6 Diesel in the US by 2010…The Odyssey, Ridgeline and Pilot Will All Get this Engine

Honda remains committed to being one of the most fuel efficient automakers. According to recent reports by Japan's Nikkei, Honda is planning on releasing its first V6 diesel engine in the US by 2010. Honda has already announced plans for a diesel powered Accord for 2009, but now the automaker is also working on a diesel engine for its...

More Spy Photos of the 2009 Dodge Challenger…This One is Silver

Another civilian has spotted the upcoming Dodge Challenger undergoing testing in Michigan. The prototype seen here doesn't provide us any better views than the photos that surfaced a few weeks ago. The only difference here is that we get to see what it looks like in silver. Click the link below to see more of the photos. Full Story: Cheers...

2010 Porsche Panamera Spy Photos…The Supersedan is Almost Naked But Is It Ugly?

Porsche's new Panamera supersedan has been caught by spy photographers with very little camouflage. We can now see most of the new sedan that will compete with the Maserati Quattroporte, the Mercedes-Benz CLS and the upcoming Aston Martin Rapide. The new sedan adopts many of the same styling cues from the current 911 and the Cayman. From these photos it...

Ford Predicts that the Automaker Will Sell Plug-In Hybrids in 5-10 years

Allan Mulally, Ford's CEO stated yesterday that Ford is predicting that they will have plug-in hybrids on their showroom floors within 5 to 10 years. Mulally announced his predictions about plug-in hybrids as Ford and Edison announced a partnership to work together on "real world" testing up to 20 plug-in hybrid vehicles. Under this partnership Ford will provide Southern California...

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