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Volkswagen Plans All-Electric Car for China Next Year

Volkswagen Plans All-Electric Car for China Next Year

By Joe McDonald |
Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, plans to launch its first pure-electric car in China next year as Beijing steps up pressure on the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.

Fiat 124 Spider: More Fun Than a Miata

Fiat 124 Spider: More Fun Than a Miata

By Gay Wheels | Apr 30
My frequent Gaywheels readers recognize that I'm a big fan of fast cars and convertibles. Some of my past articles have chronicled that love of speed and top-down driving pleasure, and maybe my no-nonsense style.

Old Car, New Tricks: Adding Safety Tech to an Older Car

Old Car, New Tricks: Adding Safety Tech to an Older Car

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 29
Old cars can learn new tricks. For a few hundred dollars, drivers can add new safety technology - like forward collision warning systems or backup cameras - to older cars.

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

By Michael Hill | Apr 24
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

By Milos Krivokapic and Angela Charlton | Apr 22
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.