Replacing ‘the Beast': White House Accepting Bids for New Presidential Limo

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Replacing ‘the Beast': White House Accepting Bids for New Presidential Limo
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Believe it or not the U.S. Department of Homeland Security does more than just waste travelers’ time at airports, confiscating toothpaste and books of matches. The government organization actually has a hand to play in the presidential limo, which is expected to be replaced by the time our next commander in chief takes office in… Continue Reading...

Presidential Limo Filled with Wrong Fuel, Fails to Operate in Israel

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Presidential Limo Filled with Wrong Fuel, Fails to Operate in Israel
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President Barack Obama is currently in Israel and the presidential limo was brought from Washington, D.C. to the country for the visit. Except it’s not going to be going anywhere, other than on a trailer and heading back to the U.S. Continue Reading...

Obama Rips Republicans for Loving Gas-Guzzlers

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Obama Rips Republicans for Loving Gas-Guzzlers
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Feeling the political pressure from opponents and the always unpopular spike in gas prices President Obama has fired back at Republicans. “A lot of the folks who are running for a certain office who shall go unnamed, they’ve been talking down new sources of energy,” he said during a speech to students in Maryland. “They… Continue Reading...

White House Will Miss 2015 Million EV Goal

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White House Will Miss 2015 Million EV Goal
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In 2008 when President Barack Obama was a senator, he pledged a goal of having 1 million electric vehicles on U.S. streets by 2015. Four years later, that goal seems far away at best. In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama said “with more research and incentives, we can break our dependence… Continue Reading...

President Obama Poses EV-Everywhere Challenge

President Obama Poses EV-Everywhere Challenge
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With the EV-Everywhere initiative, President Obama is looking to spur the creative minds of business men, engineers and scientists across the country to make electric vehicles more affordable to own and drive in the next 10 years. One of the biggest challenges pressing car makers and buyers today is the price of gas. President Obama’s… Continue Reading...

Backup Camera Rule Delayed, Again

Backup Camera Rule Delayed, Again
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A decision expected today regarding a new rule that may make backup cameras mandatory for all new cars and light trucks sold in the U.S., is delayed until the end of the year — at the earliest. Part of a law signed in 2008 by George W. Bush required the mandate be issued by the end… Continue Reading...

GM Leads Innovation With Most Patents

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GM Leads Innovation With Most Patents
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Smug journalists across the internet are poking fun at the possibility that President Barack Obama might have referred to the 2013 Shelby GT500 Mustang as “sick” during his visit to the Washington D.C. Auto Show. True or false, his remarks about the muscle car don’t really matter. What’s slightly more significant is the speech he… Continue Reading...

Truck With President Obama’s Telepromter Audio Gear Stolen In Virginia

Truck With President Obama’s Telepromter Audio Gear Stolen In Virginia
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A truck containing a teleprompter and audio gear used by President Barack Obama was stolen in Virginia, prompting questions about security lapses. The gear, estimated at about $200,000, was parked in a van at a Virginia hotel parking lot ahead of Obama’s visit to the area.  The van was said to be carrying audio equipment,… Continue Reading...

Obama’s Limo Exempt from New ‘Green Fleet’ Rules

Obama’s Limo Exempt from New ‘Green Fleet’ Rules
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Last week President Obama announced his new ‘Green Fleet’ plan that would see all of the government’s 600,000 vehicles be either hybrids, plug-in electrics or flex-fuel models by 2015. There are, however, a few exceptions – most notably ‘The Beast’. The nickname for the President’s armored Cadillac limousine, also referred to as Cadillac One, it… Continue Reading...

Breaking: New Chrysler Incentive Doubles Cash-for-Clunkers Rebate

Breaking: New Chrysler Incentive Doubles Cash-for-Clunkers Rebate
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In a bid to get inventory moving out of showrooms in a hurry, Chrysler has decided to offer a new incentive program that would double the value of the government’s cash-for-clunkers program. Chrysler will offer $4,500 off (or 0 percent financing for 72 months) on most of its 2009 inventory – excluding the Dodge Challenger,… Continue Reading...