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98Has Apple's influence made white cars cool?

When you think of Apple products, what color comes to mind? If you purchased a MacBook this year, maybe aluminum's gray hue, but for everyone else, the color that likely comes to mind is that clean white, maybe with a white Apple logo in the middle. According to a Fortune article, that prevalence may have led to a shift in popular car colors. While silver was the longtime favorite color, designers have apparently fallen for white. Says the report "Prior to Apple, white was associated with things

97Ford: Focus Electric's ads going online because EVs not yet ready for prime time

Sometimes, things just can't find a home on "regular" TV. Just ask Saturday Night Live's Not Ready for Prime Time players – or the Ford Focus Electric.

10Ford Focus EV will be featured in Yahoo! reality series

The Ford Focus Electric will be featured in a reality-competition series to be broadcast over the Internet on Yahoo! starting next month.

2Yahoo Autos launches Green Center

I don't know how long it's been live, but Yahoo! has added a green center to their autos page. They have reviews and ratings of alternative fuel vehicles and articles explaining different technologies. They've also set up some discussion groups dedicated to alternative fuels and vehicles. It's not hugely original, but it does a decent job of aggregating some of the information that you can find scattered around various sites on the web. For green noobies looking to buy a hybrid, diesel, or CNG v

5Yahoo! and Environmental Defense simplify the green car buying process with Green Ratings

If only we could put everything on a linear scale, it would be so much easier to see if one thing is better or worse than another. Yahoo! teamed up with Environmental Defense to do just that for the "greenness" of automobiles. It's a similar concept to J.D. Power and Associates' Automotive Environmental Index, however, Yahoo! and Environmental Defense chose to use a 0 to 100 point system in which the higher the rating, the greener the car and they're posting it on Yahoo's automotive website buil

AddWhat does your employer do for your commute? US government ranks top 20 workplaces for commuters

For the last three years, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transporation have ranked 20 companies that they feel offer the best benefits for commuters and for three years Intel has come out on top. Why shouldn't they? They offer their employees vanpools, subsidies for public transportation, showers and storage for those who bike or run and even a dry-cleaner to lessen the demand for driving. And what if you could measure your commute times in milliseconds? In 2005, a who

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