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Toyota and Ford today announced a deal to collaborate on hybrid-drive technology and development aimed at light trucks and SUVs. The agreement is expected to lead to new fuel-efficient powertrain designs that will begin showing up on light-duty vehicles sold under both the Ford and Toyota brands in the later part of the decade. No […]

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The Ford F-150 is pound-for-pound the Chevy Silverado’s greatest competitor. Its year-to-year better sales figures are mainly attributed to this truck’s ease of operation. It handles better, has a tighter turning radius, and is more user-friendly on the inside. But it loses points in certain important areas such as acceleration, safety features, and fuel economy. […]

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The U.S. Senate votes today on an old problem that is new again: stagnant fuel economy. It took rising gas prices, national security concerns and global warming, but Congress may actually increase fuel economy for the first time since 1975, when they mandated automakers to double fuel economy in ten years. And, automakers did. Some […]

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