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A man wearing a Chewbacca costume was arrested at a polling place in Odessa, Ukraine yesterday for failing to provide the proper identification to vote.


Usually, when the words Republican and Chevrolet Volt go together, it has something to do with hating on General Motor's most controversial car. Like this or this or this.

The war of words between the Mayor of London and Porsche is heating up. Thanks to Mayor Ken Livingstone (the guy in the black Prius), London's congestion charge will be increased, a move that sparked the threat of a lawsuit and even the creation of a website by automaker Porsche. At a news conference today, Mayor Ken Livingstone said "they [Porsche] should be redoubling efforts to produce less-polluting cars" and notes that Berliners would be annoyed "if a British company tried to intervene in a

Another great Toyota executive interview. No bets this time but some very candid remarks and speculation. All but confirmed is a hybrid Aurion. There is even talk of a hybrid SUV Klugar. Both are seemingly dependent on what the Australian government or the new government after federal elections, does on subsidies. I wonder if the same is true for the American elections?

Nearly every industry analyst will tell you that there's no way the federal government could directly control the market price of gasoline, however, a new Gallup poll reveals that 42 percent of Americans think otherwise. More specifically, those respondents agreed with the statement that the Bush administration "deliberately manipulated the price of gasoline so that it would decrease before this fall's elections." 53 percent did not agree and 5 percent had no opinion.