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Eggshells and tomato skins make for more sustainable compounds.

These tires divert landfill waste while reducing dependence on foreign petroleum.


The Venturi VBB 3 sets a tentative class record at the Bonneville Salt Flats, doing 240.320 mph. Conditions were so bad that the team couldn't go faster.


Winner Of Three-Year Student Competition Named Tonight In DC

The students spent three years transforming an ordinary Chevy Malibu into a revolutionary vehicle.

The figure-eight design helps protect passengers in side-impact crashes

The body lurches sideways. The neck bends in a U-shape. The seat belt and front airbag offer almost no help. These are the markings of a side-impact car accident.

Here are the facts on the auto bailout

For a discussion centered on foreign policy, President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney spent a lot of time discussing the condition of the U.S. auto industry during Monday night's presidential debate.


James Stillwagon charged in incident that took place in Columbus suburb

A former Ohio State football player pulled a gun and shot another driver during a road-rage incident in suburban Columbus on Sunday, according to authorities.

2010 Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet – Click above for high-res image gallery

2010 Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet – Click above for high-res image gallery

The Ohio State University like a few alt-fuel cars: the Buckeye Bullet 2, hydrogen-powered golf carts and Zipcar/Flexcar. Well, scratch that last one. OSU has decided to give the campus car-sharing contract to Connect by Hertz instead of Zipcar. The exact reason for the switch was not disclosed, with OSU saying only that Zipcar was "not the successful bidder." The Columbus Dispatch reports that Zipcar, with at first 20 but then seven vehicles on campus, did not provide enough cars to suit employ

The Ohio State University team that has been working with Ford on setting land speed records for fuel cell powered vehicles passed another milestone on Friday as the August session of salt flats racings drew to a close. The hydrogen=fueled streamliner broke through the 200 mph barrier at the three mile mark on the course. Now that they have verified that the drivetrain works properly they are returning to Columbus to continue refining all the systems. The team is heading back to Bonneville in Oc

Click on the team photo for a high res gallery of the action at Bonneville

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/hardware/Ford_and_Ohio_State_building_Fusion_to_capture_fuel_cell_land_speed_record'; Ford and Ohio State University are teaming up to attempt a double land speed record for fuel cell-powered vehicles. Ohio State already holds the land speed record for electrically driven vehicles at 315 mph with the battery-powered Buckeye Bullet. Now they are providing the motor and fuel cell that will power the Ford Fusion XV1 and the Buckeye Bullet 2 when they head out to B

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/hardware/Ford_and_Ohio_State_building_Fusion_to_capture_fuel_cell_land_speed_record'; AutoblogGreen got a call from Ford this afternoon to let us know about a special new project they are working on. The team behind the HySeries Drive Edge is teaming up with Ohio State University to create a special fuel cell powered Fusion. This fall the Fusion XV1 will traveling out to the Bonneville Salt Flats to make a run at the land speed record for fuel cell vehicles in