A South Carolina high school initially banned a student from flying a large American flag from his pickup. However, a massive public outcry and community protest eventually forced a reversal in policy.
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is in favor of removing $4 billion in subsidies for oil and gas companies and using the money to support ethanol. He also suggests a 30 percent ethanol blend in fuel.
Four FCA US assembly plants, all of the engine factories, and many transmission-building sites are staying open all summer to keep up with demand. Usually there would be a two-week summer shutdown during the year.
Toyota has helped install an array of 208 repurposed nickel-metal hydride batteries from Camry Hybrids to power the Lamar Buffalo Ranch at Yellowstone National Park. The system can store 85 kilowatt-hours of energy at a time.
The David Brown Automotive Speedback GT brings the classic look of an Aston Martin DB5 to modern underpinnings. The retro-inspired coupe crosses the Atlantic this summer to make its US debut at The Quail in Monterey.
Bringing Its First Battery-Powered Bikes To Isle Of Man
Victory Motorcycles, known for making heavy-weight cruisers, shows its forward-looking face with the announcement of its entry of two electric race bikes in the SES TT Zero Challenge on the Isle of Man.
FCA is expanding its airbag software recall on the 2014 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee by an additional 68,593 vehicles worldwide. If crossovers experience a sudden change in angle that upset their balance, the side airbags can potentially deploy.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a law making rolling coal illegal in the state. The bill was introduced less than a year ago after a pickup belched soot on a State Assemblyman's Nissan Leaf.
General Motors is recalling 521,817 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns. One covers a problem with the seat belts in the Chevy Malibu, and the other is a possible manufacturing error for the seats on the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon.
The RFS Has Rules, But EPA Might Not Be Enforcing Them
A study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison finds that millions of acres of crops might be contributing to the country's ethanol supply, while being in violation of the rules under the Renewable Fuels Standard.