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flex-fuel vehicles


Chevy Volt to sport smart charging, flex fuel

General Motors plans this year to test prototypes of the Volt that will use GM's OnStar system for charging batteries at off-peak times.

By April 2, 2009


Ford plans steady stream of global, high-mpg vehicles

Automotive News reports on Ford's model plans.

By July 27, 2009


Faux SUVs: Five all-wheel-drive crossovers

All-wheel drive and extra cargo space make a killer combination for modern vehicles. These five crossovers work great for everyday use, ski weekends, or longer road trips.

By February 26, 2013


McCain proposes $300 million car battery contest

Presidential candidate McCain criticizes existing ethanol policies, while promising to push automakers to build energy-efficient and flex-fuel vehicles.

By June 23, 2008


Will Volvo's 2012 plug-in hybrid also be a diesel?

The maker of some of the world's safest vehicles will soon be the maker of one of the world's most fuel efficient vehicles.

By June 1, 2009


Google revs up smart charging for plug-ins

As part of its work with plug-in electric vehicles, Google is testing software designed to let cars recharge without stressing the grid.

By June 18, 2009


Ford's EcoBoost tech busts into showrooms

With all the hype around hybrids and electric vehicles, Ford is introducing 2010 models equipped with the linchpin of its fuel efficiency strategy--the EcoBoost engine.

By July 17, 2009


2016 is showdown time for ethanol

Automotive News reports on the phase-out of CAFE credits for ethanol and how that will affect the fuel source.

By July 20, 2010


Electric cars seen as killer app for smart grid

Utilities plan to use smart-grid technology to tap into the stored electricity of plug-in electric vehicles in exchange for an electricity rate discount for car owners.

By June 20, 2009


2013 Ford Flex SEL AWD

The boxy 2013 Ford Flex SEL AWD is not for everyone, but it's worth a look if you're in the market for a big vehicle with big space and plenty of available cabin tech.

October 11, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 11, 2012

MSRP: $35,175.00