From the White House to Wall Street, ethanol has moved to the heart of national debate about energy, security and the environment.
The two-car garage: today, that concept sounds quaintly vintage, like iceboxes and sliced bread.
The second car can hardly be considered a luxury anymore.
While automakers are fighting like mad to sell cars in the real world, General Motors' (GM - Cramer's Take - Stockpickr) Pontiac division has found a way to rev up excitement among residents of the virtual world.
Ducati has annointed Tom Cruise as the first owner of the 2008 Italian-made two-wheeler, the first street-legal replica of a MotoGP racing bike. This bike can reach 200 mph and is already sold-out.
The Detroit Auto Show showcases eco-friendly car models. The combination of continually rising prices at the pump and recently signed federal regulations mandating manufacturers increase the fuel efficiency by 40 percent by 2020 has forced the industry's hand, experts say, sparking a race to produce the first functional lines of electric and ethanol-powered cars.