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Ferrari vetoes F1 engine supply cost cap

The FIA has revealed that Ferrari vetoed a proposed measure to institute a maximum price which engine suppliers could charge independent F1 teams, prompting it to look for an outside supplier.

Wyoming Is The Most Expensive State To Own A Car, Iowa The Cheapest

States with coast lines generally more expensive

A new report found Wyoming is the most expensive state to own a car, with Iowa coming in as the cheapest.

Teen Drivers Increase Insurance Premiums By Nearly Eighty Percent

Having a teenage boy on your plan will cost you even more

It's tough to have a teen driver in the family for numerous reasons. A new study from insuranceQuotes.com found one more: insurance rates skyrocket when an average married couple adds one to their policy.

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Plug-in vehicle battery costs of $250 per kWh coming with "dramatic" price fall

Schoolhouse Rock taught us that three was the magic number. McKinsey says it's 250.

DOE calculates the cost of owning a car

The Department of Energy has created a tool that can be used to compare the fiscal and environmental costs of thousands of new and used car models.

New York 2010: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG priced at $183,000 for the U.S.

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery

STUDY: Cash for Clunkers helped Japanese way more than Detroit 3

While there is no question that Obama's Cash-for-Clunkers program accelerated vehicle sales this summer, a new report by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute shows the big winners were from Japan, not Detroit.

STUDY: Cash for Clunkers helped Japanese way more than Detroit 3

While there is no question that Obama's Cash-for-Clunkers program accelerated vehicle sales this summer, a new report by the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute shows the big winners were from Japan, not Detroit.

2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible starting at $43,850

2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible - Click above for a high-res image gallery

Porsche releases complete pricing on Panamera for the UK

Porsche Panamera – Click above for high-res gallery

Porsche Panamera pricing will range from $89,800-$132,600

Click on the above image for our high-res Panamera gallery

BMW announces 335d and X5 xDrive35d pricing

Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 BMW 335d

F1 engine ban reduced to 5 years, new formula expected within 2

At a meeting called by the FIA in Paris, the principals of each team agreed that a ten year ban was too long, but begun discussions on how costs could be curbed in the sport. Rather than continue imposing half-measures aimed at reducing costs, most of the teams agreed that the FIA should actually reduce costs by instituting an overall budget cap, as many had suggested... Autoblog included. Although Ferrari remains opposed to a budget cap, its former technical chief and now head honcho at Honda,

FIA spins its wheels with even more F1 regulations

Although the stated aim of the tighter regulations is to reduce enormous costs of operating a Formula One racing team, the restrictions put F1 in danger of losing its status as the pinnacle of motor racing and further reduce the already-debatable benefit F1 development has on production road cars.

2008 Mariner hybrid costs $2K less than 2007

The hybrid price war is heating up. Mercury has released pricing for the 2008 Mariner hybrid. It's $26,620 and 2WD. The 2007 Mariner Hybrid was only 4WD and $28,615. Okay, maybe the price is lower because it's 2WD and not 4WD. I guess the price drops maybe a response to the loss of some tax deductions. So, there might not be a war but prices are dropping... or are they?

Ariel Atom getting $6,000 price bump

It will soon cost you a lot more to distort your face like putty and suck the plugs right out of your scalp while going deaf. What? Er, make that WHAT!? Right. Well, Brammo Motorsports has a hit on their hands with the Ariel Atom, and they've been forced to add more people to keep the skeletal rocket's production humming along. The $6,000 price increase spares us Dads, by appearing June 18th. That still leaves time for your loved ones to get you a 300 horsepower suggestion of a car. Six grand is

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