Latest Automotive News

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Anti-collision technology to become standard in more vehicles

The cost of anti-collision technology is getting cheaper thanks to a new microcontroller from Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. according to R. Colin Johnson, writing for EETimes.com. This new Qorivva 32-bit microcontrollers, based on Freescale's Power Architecture, will go a long way to make collision avoidance systems standard equipment on many more models, rather than just high-end luxury vehicles.

Petty’s Garage and Heide Performance Products build a modern Superbird

During Richard Petty’s incredible racing career, he competed in a great many different makes and models of race cars but few stand out more than his legendary Plymouth Superbird and thanks to help from the folks at Heide Performance Products, Petty’s Garage is offering a modern, high performance Superbird based on the new Dodge Challenger.

Saleen Performance Vehicles to end vehicle production in 2011

It has been a rocky few years for Saleen Performance Vehicles (SPV), although the company has pushed through legal battles with former lead-man Steve Saleen to continue to offer new vehicles but today, SPVs parent company Revstone Industries has announced that 2011 will be the last year for the line of Saleen high performance Mustangs.

Next generation biofuels to use bacteria to convert plant matter directly into isobutene

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today congratulated a team of researchers at the Department's BioEnergy Science Center who have achieved yet another advance in the drive toward next generation biofuels: using bacteria to convert plant matter directly into isobutene, which can be burned in regular car engines.

Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand unveils a new minivan workhorse

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeatedly discussed the likelihood of killing off either the Chrysler Town & Country or Dodge Grand Caravan as there isn’t a need to have two similar minivans, so it came as a bit of a surprise this morning when Chrysler’s Ram brand announced that they would be offering their own minivan.

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