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Ford to demonstrate MyFord Mobile app for the Focus Electric at CES 2012

Ford will host live demonstrations of the new MyFord Mobile app for the Focus Electric at CES 2012, Jan. 10 through 13.

By Jan. 4, 2012


Oxford's word of the year? 'Unfriend'

The ubiquitous Digital Age insult, brought into the mainstream with the rise of Facebook, is the dictionary's top term of 2009.

By Nov. 16, 2009


52.5 mpg in a 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

The weather was forecast to be 93 degrees, I was one of the few media attendees who had adhered to the request for business casual attire, and my driving partner was overdressed as well. Not exactly the uniform for competitive hypermiling in the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, but we were undeterred. We wanted the HD Radio.

By Sep. 8, 2010


Green news harvest: Tracking Congress' signals

Rep. Waxman dethrones Rep. Dingell in energy post, Sen. Boxer calls for quick action on climate change, and "hypermiling" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year.

By Nov. 21, 2008


JCW Mini, the 50mpg sports car

UK magazine Auto Express entered the hottest, fastest Mini Cooper available in a MPG Marathon. How did they fair?

By Oct. 27, 2008


Couple sets Guinness record for around-the-country fuel economy

Twenty days, 48 states, and 9,419 miles after leaving Bluefield, Va., John and Helen Taylor have set the new Guinness record for fuel economy around the country.

By Sep. 30, 2008


Mini Cooper D(iesel) delivers, but not here yet

Automotive New reports on a first drive in Mini's Diesel Cooper.

By Aug. 21, 2008


2011 Mazda Mazda2 Touring

The 2011 Mazda2 fails miserably as a tech car, lacking even a Bluetooth phone system or a USB port, but it can be kind of fun to drive.

By Nov. 8, 2010

1.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 8, 2010

Earth Day 2010: The power of green (roundup)

On the annual occasion of honoring our big blue marble, we look to see how technology is having an impact, and what lies ahead.

By Apr. 22, 2010


Chasing home efficiency, nudged by the sun

Call it home hypermiling: CNET's Martin LaMonica sizes up the numbers after two years with solar panels and finds on-site power has made him more thrifty.

By Apr. 22, 2010