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Small cars fare poorly in crash safety tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. Read more »

July 31, 2014

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Auto industry gets serious about lighter materials

Roofs made of carbon fiber. Plastic windshields. Bumpers fashioned out of aluminum foam. Read more »

June 9, 2014


States look to tax hybrids to recoup lost road funding

North Carolina is joining a growing number of states exploring new fees for hybrid and electric car owners to help make up for revenue those drivers aren't paying in... Read more »

June 9, 2013


Justin Bieber and Taylor Lautner own hearts and hybrid cars

In the teen-heartthrob world, saving money on gas is the cool thing to do, and everyday people can be part of the trend too, according to GoBankingRates.com. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012


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