U-M Solar Car Team wins a fourth consecutive American Solar Challenge, sets record | About Alternative Cars

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team won the 2012 American Solar Challenge (ASC) with its car Quantum, snagging a fourth consecutive ASC title, and also breaking the record the team set in 2008. Final time for the 1,650-mile (2,655 km) competition was 44:36:21—10 hours and 18 minutes ahead of …

Volt continues to be top-selling plug-in in US | About Alternative Cars

The Chevrolet Volt was the top-selling plug-in vehicle (PEs) in the US in June 2012, posting 1,760 units, up 213.7% by volume from the 561 units in June 2011. For the first six months of the year, Volt sales reached 8,817 units, up 221.2% from 2,745 units in the first …

Review: 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI | About Alternative Cars

For the past week, I’ve been driving the 2012 VW Passat TDI sedan.  It’s a beautiful car that, for its price point, surprises with its excellent handling and ride.  The extremely efficient diesel engine, though, is really the crowning achievement of this car. Pinboard (MacAaron:aacaoc)

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