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  • Ford debuts solar-powered C-Max Energi

    Ford debuts solar-powered C-Max Energi
    Ford wants to collect the sun's energy with 1.5 square meters of solar photovoltaic panels atop the C-Max Energi, the plug-in crossover that went on sale in fall 2012. The C-Max Solar Energi concept's flexible, high-density silicone solar panels harvest...
  • Next Corvette Z06, GMC Canyon to Debut Next Week in Detroit

     
    In an age where automakers are downsizing engines left and right, the outgoing Chevrolet Corvette Z06 treats displacement like Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" treats f-bombs. A centerpiece to GM's sixth-generation (C6) Corvette, the Z06's...
  • Report: Plug-in Sales Increased 84% in 2013

     
    In January 2013, Nissan cut the starting price of its Leaf EV by $6,400. Shoppers responded and Leaf sales more than doubled by year's end. For the segment, 2013 sales for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles increased 84 percent, according......
  • Backup-Camera Mandate Moves Forward

     
    Industry-wide backup cameras, which have been stuck in neutral since 2007, may yet become reality. In a move that could signal a law sometime before January 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation sent rules that require backup cameras in new......
  • Backup cameras closer to becoming mandate, not option

    Backup cameras closer to becoming mandate, not option
    What has become a car owner's convenience is closer to becoming an autuomaker's necessity.  Legislation on industry-wide backup cameras, which have been stuck in neutral since 2007, is once again on the move. In a development that could signal a law...
  • Buying a car? Better watch out for your asterisk

    Sharpen your pencils, Funny Money fans: It's time for a pop math quiz! Find the incorrect equation: $20,995 = $15,995 $0.00 = $2,399 $25,000 = $0.00 If your answer is that all of those are wrong, wrong, wrong, you are much better at math than...
  • 'Tax Theft?' Isn't that rather redundant?

    It's tax time, but guess what? You can't file yet because of delays caused when our esteemed Congress-critters shut down the federal government for 16 days. The IRS needed that time to get its massive banks of computers up and running, even though I don't...
  • Do the insurance thing for your holiday bling

    Just because the candy canes are gone, the tree is in the trash and the poinsettia is dead doesn't mean the holidays are over. For that to be true, you need to buy some more insurance. And it wouldn't kill you to get off your behind and take down those...
  • Beware offers to skip loan payment at holidays

    What's the first sign that the holidays are upon us? The ugly, inflatable six-foot Santas on sale with the Fourth of July mosquito candles? The delicate strains of "The Little Drummer Boy" wafting over your back-to-school shopping in September? Or is it...
  • Your food can go, but the tip should stay

    It's time for another monthly installment of Cents & Sensibility, where we explore the intersection of money and manners. Remember our motto: When people say, "It's not about the money," you KNOW it's about the money. In the past, we've looked (down...
  • How to find more savings -- on principle

    Strap on your physics boots, Funny Money fans, because we're taking a dip into quantum mechanics, as well as auto fuel and the canned goods aisle. Our topic is Werner Heisenberg, the renowned theoretical physicist (and money management expert) and his...
  • Hyundai's Korean Unions Vote to End Strike

     
    Less than a month after labor unions in Korea voted to strike over stalled wage negotiations at Hyundai, the automaker reached an agreement with Korean autoworkers that could resume production in a matter of days. The Detroit News reports the......