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    Rumormill: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro to be available with LS7 V8?
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    Just when we thought that the horsepower battle between Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro had reached its zenith with the 662-horsepower Shelby GT500, it appears that Chevrolet won't go down without a fight. Based on an official-looking Vehicle Identification Number decoder (click the above image ...

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    Official: EPA officially approves E15 for sale in U.S.
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    Putting E15 (a mix of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline) on sale in the U.S. has been all but official since April, when the Environmental Protection Agency approved the first applications to make E15. Now, "all but official" has become official, with the EPA giving approval for ...

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    Report: Ferrari FF converted to run on bio-ethanol packs 875 hp
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    There are drawbacks to every kind of alternative to burning fossil fuels in our cars. Electric cars don't have enough range.Hybrids are burdened with what essentially boils down to two parallel powertrains. Hydrogen is limited to where it is available. Bio-ethanol has its own drawbacks, but don't ...

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    Report: Senate approves amendment to end ethanol subsidies
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    Just days ago, we reported that the United States Senate rejected an amendment that would have put an end to the the $6 billion in tax breaks and subsidies for producers of corn-based ethanol. Now, we're here to convey the message that the Senate actually approved the amendment. Was our initial ...

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    Senate shoots down proposal to end ethanol subsidies
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    Earlier today, the United States Senate rejected an amendment that would have put an end to the $6 billion in tax breaks and subsidies for producers of corn-based ethanol. Introduced by Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma), the amendment was unable to martial the 60 votes needed to end debate in the ...

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    Report: Automaker group voices concerns over federal ethanol legislation
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    Lawmakers and car manufacturers often find themselves on opposite ends of debates, and a proposed mandate to make most vehicles E85 capable only proves that point. The Detroit News reports that Senator Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, has sponsored a bill that would force automakers to make 90 percent of ...

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    EPA says E15 is ready for prime time... and your new-ish car
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    A little number on your friendly local gas station pump might be about to change. Instead of 10 percent (E10), America's national gasoline supply can now contain a blend of fuel that contains up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) following an announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency today. ...

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    Mickey Thompson's son building 300-mph Ford Mustang?
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    Plenty of us that grew up around a drag strip know the name Mickey Thompson, but fewer of us realize that the guy was more than a name on the sidewall of some seriously sticky rubber. He was also responsible for setting plenty of land-speed records in his day, including being the first guy to ...

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    Report: U.S. House Committee considers 20% reduction in ethanol subsidy
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    Refiners and blenders pocket 45 cents for every gallon of ethanol blended with gasoline. The subsidy, courtesy of the U.S. government, helps the industry stay afloat amidst the dwindling demand for gasoline and increasing costs of ethanol production. It's been argued that, without the subsidy, ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible delivers the goods
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    2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible – click above for high-res image gallery
    As we see it, there's one major problem with the 2011 Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible. No, not the $280,000 asking price, or even the give-us-a-break curb weight of 5,269 pounds. We also ...

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    Bentley planning flex-fuel Mulsanne, all-wheel drive and hybrid tech ruled out
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    2011 Bentley Mulsanne – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Greetings from England, where we are attending the international launch of the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne. We've just returned from touring the model's new assembly line in Crewe with Project Leader Ashley Wickham, and ...

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    Report: Lamborghini's future includes less weight, no forced induction and... no manuals?!
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    Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Lamborghini has thrown the motoring world a curve ball with a report that Sant'Agata will be leaving manual transmissions to the dinosaurs, just like Ferrari. According to Car and Driver, the decision was part of ...

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    D.C. Follies: Chevrolet HHR and Ford F-150 fueled by government waste debut in Washington
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    Novozymes E85 vehicles – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Government waste takes on a whole new meaning today as a Chevrolet HHR and a flex-fuel Ford F-150 powered by ethanol roll into Washington D.C. for the Auto Show. Granted, a couple of E85-powered vehicles in our Nation's Capitol ...

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    Cobb Tuning GT-R expects 600 HP at the wheels running on E85 with stock turbos
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    Perhaps going green doesn't necessarily mean you can't have any fun. Evidence of this fact can once again be seen as the performance and tuning communities continue to look at ethanol for increased performance for a relatively low outlay of cash. Ethanol, which is an alcohol fuel commonly ...

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    Feds punt on E15 waiver decision, want to test ethanol's effect on more cars
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    There is some ethanol in almost all of the gasoline sold in the U.S. Usually, this amount is no more than 10 percent of the total and, if it's more than that, it jumps all the way to 85 percent and is sold as E85. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was supposed to come down on one side or ...

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    REPORT: Bentley to delay flex-fuel capability for 2010 Continental Supersports
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    Bentley Continental Supersports - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While the environmental merits of any 621 horsepower, twelve-cylinder behemoth that's capable of traveling at speeds of up to 204 miles per hour are, at the very least, debatable, Bentley hasn't exactly been shy about ...

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    Lazareth creates a 500-horsepower E85-powered quad (w/VIDEO)
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    Lazareth Wazuma Bio V12 - Click above for an image gallery
    French automobile and motorcycle builder Lazareth has managed to shoehorn an entire BMW V12 engine into one of its crazy Wazuma quads. While there isn't much that's environmentally friendly about a 500-horsepower supercharged V12 from ...

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    Geneva Preview: Bentley goes green - really fast - with the Continental Supersports
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Bentley Continental Supersports
    Bentley has decided to go green, and the fabulously white coupe you see above is how they've done it: "a muscular two-seater that delivers supercar performance and a highly focused driving experience." Sounds green so far, ...

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    Oklahoma Dreamin': Mustang-lovin' corn-grower chases record with ethanol
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    Brent Hajek loves racing cars and corn. The Oklahoma corn farmer is also the proprietor of a race car museum, and has managed to combine his two passions in an effort to set a new land speed record.The idea came out of the record Ford set with a Mustang Mach 1 some 40 years ago. Hajek wanted to ...

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    Mazda to cut fuel consumption 30 percent by 2015
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    Mazda has announced plans to increase the fuel efficiency of its vehicles by 30 percent in the next seven years through the use of new engine technology and lighter materials. By 2015, Mazda's entire range of vehicles will roll off the assembly line some 220 pounds lighter compared to the vehicles ...

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