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Obama preparing 'larger speech' on $10 per barrel oil tax

Obama preparing 'larger speech' on $10 per barrel oil tax

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, United StatesPresident Obama says he will likely give a longer speech on his proposal to impose a $10-per-barrel tax on oil. He first proposed the idea this week.Continue reading Obama preparing 'larger speech' on $10 per barrel oil taxO [more]
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Huge spike in traffic deaths is largest since 1940s

Huge spike in traffic deaths is largest since 1940s

Filed under: Government/Legal, SafetyTraffic fatalities continue to rise at their fastest pace in decades, according to the latest federal data available.Continue reading Huge spike in traffic deaths is largest since 1940sHuge spike in traffic deaths is largest since 1940s originally appeared on Aut [more]
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Science flunks experimental font used on interstate signs

Science flunks experimental font used on interstate signs

Filed under: Etc., Government/LegalAfter an experiment with a new font on interstate road signs, the Federal Highway Administration says its going back to its old look.Continue reading Science flunks experimental font used on interstate signsScience flunks experimental font used on interstate signs [more]
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Tesla fights Gov. Rick Snyder with help from conservatives

Tesla fights Gov. Rick Snyder with help from conservatives

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, ElectricTesla Motors aligns with conservative political groups in Michigan to try to sway state to allow for direct-to-consumer sales.Continue reading Tesla fights Gov. Rick Snyder with help from conservativesTesla fights Gov. Rick Snyder with help from c [more]
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White House proposes $10 per barrel oil tax [UPDATE]

White House proposes $10 per barrel oil tax [UPDATE]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, EmissionsThe White House has proposed a $10 per barrel gas tax that would pay for a broad range of transportation initiatives.Continue reading White House proposes $10 per barrel oil tax [UPDATE]White House proposes $10 per barrel oil tax [UPDATE] originally app [more]
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Good Samaritans rescue driver from sinking car in Florida

Good Samaritans rescue driver from sinking car in Florida

Filed under: Government/Legal, Weird Car News, Driving, Safety, Autoblog MinuteA pair of good Samaritans and three police detectives saved an elderly Florida man from drowning in his car after it crashed into a pond this week.Continue reading Good Samaritans rescue driver from sinking car in Florida [more]
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Teens die from drinking mixture of racing fuel and soda

Teens die from drinking mixture of racing fuel and soda

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car News, Safety, Autoblog MinuteTwo Tennessee teenagers are dead and two more are in the hospital after allegedly consuming methanol-based racing fuel mixed with Mountain Dew.Continue reading Teens die from drinking mixture of racing fuel and sodaTeens d [more]
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CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission fix

CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission fix

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen, Emissions, United States, DieselVW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.Continue reading CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission [more]
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Family walks away from terrible crash caught on dashcam

Family walks away from terrible crash caught on dashcam

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car News, Driving, SafetyA family of three was lucky to survive this dramatic car crash where their Volvo flipped over and skidded across a rainy highway in the UK in 2014.Continue reading Family walks away from terrible crash caught on dashcamFamily walk [more]
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Hamas proudly shows off its new tank, just one small problem

Hamas proudly shows off its new tank, just one small problem

Filed under: Government/Legal, Weird Car News, Middle EastThe Palestinian group Hamas proudly displayed a captured and rebuilt Israeli tank on social media yesterday, but the 'tank' was quickly exposed as a car.Continue reading Hamas proudly shows off its new tank, just one small problemHamas proudl [more]
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Dutch police are training eagles to murder illegal drones

Dutch police are training eagles to murder illegal drones

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Safety, Emerging Technologies, Gadgets, TechnologyA Dutch firm is working with the Dutch National Police using trained raptors to target consumer-sized drones and knock them out of the sky.Continue reading Dutch police are training eagles to murder illegal dron [more]
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Can old factory grounds be transformed into an autonomous hotbed?

Can old factory grounds be transformed into an autonomous hotbed?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, AutonomousA national connected and autonomous vehicle testing facility is planned at the abandoned Willow Run powertrain factory. An independent trust has been tasked with cleaning the polluted old GM grounds. The 335-acre facility would be the largest of i [more]
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Australian cyclist posts video of road rage incident

Australian cyclist posts video of road rage incident

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, AustraliaContinue reading Australian cyclist posts video of road rage incidentAustralian cyclist posts video of road rage incident originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Ema [more]
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Trump says Cruz will destroy Iowa's ethanol industry

Trump says Cruz will destroy Iowa's ethanol industry

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Ethanol, United StatesRepublican frontrunner Donald Trump attacks second-place Ted Cruz over ethanol in a state that makes 30% of all the biofuel in the US.Continue reading Trump says Cruz will destroy Iowa's ethanol industryTrump says Cruz will destroy Iowa's e [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Elon speaks in Paris, EV incentives for Germany?

Recharge Wrap-up: Elon speaks in Paris, EV incentives for Germany?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Videos, Tesla, Fuel Efficiency, Green Driving, Transportation Alternatives, Electric, HybridElon Musk talks about the coming year. Germany considers EV incentives. Maryland cleans up its bus fleet. Hybrids could do more to improve eco-driving behavior.Continue r [more]
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Tesla applies for Michigan dealership license in unusual move [UPDATE]

Tesla applies for Michigan dealership license in unusual move [UPDATE]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, ElectricTesla Motors has requested a 'Class A' dealership license in Michigan, a state where it is not allowed to sell its EVs directly to customers.Continue reading Tesla applies for Michigan dealership license in unusual move [UPDATE]Tesla applies for M [more]
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Dutch salvage operation raises over 1,400 sunken Mistubishis

Dutch salvage operation raises over 1,400 sunken Mistubishis

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car News, Mitsubishi, EuropeDutch salvage teams successfully wrapped up a tricky, months-long salvage operation off in the North Sea earlier this year. In early December 2012, in snowy, storm-wracked seas roughly 30 miles off the Dutch coast, the massive [more]
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Uber fined $1.3M for ambiguous driver training videos in France

Uber fined $1.3M for ambiguous driver training videos in France

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, EuropeUber gets in trouble in France for 'ambiguous' rules that its drivers use to pick up passengers.Continue reading Uber fined $1.3M for ambiguous driver training videos in FranceUber fined $1.3M for ambiguous driver training videos in France originally app [more]
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Top Gun in Iran? Don't be scared of the Islamic Republic's F-14s

Top Gun in Iran? Don't be scared of the Islamic Republic's F-14s

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Middle East, MilitaryYou may have seen videos of Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force F-14 Tomcat fighters escorting Russian aircraft across Iranian airspace to Syria. Here's why you shouldn't be alarmed.Continue reading Top Gun in Iran? Don't be scared of the Is [more]
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Lyft will pay $12.25 million to settle drivers' lawsuit in CA

Lyft will pay $12.25 million to settle drivers' lawsuit in CA

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation AlternativesA class-action lawsuit against Lyft in California has ended with a $12.5 million settlement, but app-using drivers won't be classified as employees.Continue reading Lyft will pay $12.25 million to settle drivers' lawsuit in CALyft will [more]
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