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Tesla Model S Shows How Tough It'll Be For China To Meet Green Car Goals

Tesla Model S Shows How Tough It'll Be For China To Meet Green Car Goals

Tesla's acclaimed, all-electric Model S sedan will soon go on sale in China, and this week, the company announced how much it'll cost the country's green car fans: 734,000 yuan, or just over $121,000. In America, the same vehicle would run closer to $81,000. And that 50 percent premium helps... read more

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2013 Kia Soul

Hyundai, Kia Owners Seek $775 Million Over Fuel Economy Fibs

Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that not one, not two, but 13 Hyundai and Kia models failed to meet their advertised fuel-economy... read more November 8, 2012 by  24


 
Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Is 'Green' Your Top Car Criteria? Check Out The Mitsubishi i-MiEV

It's a fact: shoppers prioritize different things when looking for new cars. Today, people tend to rank fuel economy above all else, but other folks crave reliability, some... read more February 8, 2012 by  1


 
Old Gas Pumps

Higher Fuel Standards For 2025 Coming Today: What They Mean For You

By the year 2025, cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. will have to earn a combined city/highway rating of 54.5 miles per gallon. That's according to new fuel economy... read more November 16, 2011 by  3


 
Traffic fatalities vs. fatalities from power-plant emissions (via NY Times)

For $3 Billion, Could We End Traffic Deaths? Should We?

Traffic accidents were responsible for 32,788 deaths in the U.S. last year (not to mention $41 billion in medical costs and lost work). If we could eliminate those fatalities... read more July 8, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant

Chevy Volt Does What We Can't: Lives With Rich and Famous People

Celebrities, it seems, often champion environmental causes. Take Ed Begley, Jr., for example, who’s been driving electric cars for decades and currently owns a... read more May 10, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric

Study Finds Car Buyers More Interested In Gas Savings Than Green

While it may be a blow to those seeking to flood the highways with hybrid and electric vehicles, the view from the street is that fuel-cost savings is more of an inducement... read more April 30, 2011 by 


 
Toyota Prius Plug-In

Study: For Shoppers, Vehicle Cost Matters More Than The Environment

One of the hard realities of considering some of the greenest advance-technology vehicles like hybrids or electric cars is that they almost always come with higher price... read more April 27, 2011 by  3


 
Toyota Prius gas cap

Why A Gas Price Spike Could Hit Some States Harder Than Others

A surge to $4-a-gallon gas could affect drivers, and local economies, in much more severe ways in Mississippi or Louisiana than in New York or Connecticut. That's one of the... read more March 17, 2010 by  4


 
Natural Gas Hybrid Camry

Two Tales Of Texas Tell Different Stories About Big Oil

We all know that oil is a limited resource. We also know that America is hugely dependent on the stuff, and that much of it comes from foreign sources, which puts the U.S. in... read more February 17, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Ford Encourages Dealers To Go Green, Offers To Tell Them How (For A Fee)

Like a lot of corporations, Ford Motor Company understands the value of going green, and the automaker is now encouraging its dealers to get onboard with energy conservation... read more February 15, 2010 by 


 
Kendall Toyota  -  Eugene, OR  -  First LEED Platinum dealership facility

Toyota Dealership Goes Green—With More Than Prius And Recycling

Whether you're among the most eco-savvy customers considering the 2010 Toyota Prius or just a smart shopper who'd prefer to buy green, it's likely you haven't thought about... read more January 27, 2010 by 


 
Ford Custom Graphics

Coming Soon: Ford's Custom Graphics For Cars & Trucks

Aftermarket customization is nothing new: for decades, proud car owners have made use of special accessories and paint jobs to distinguish their rides. But thanks to... read more December 21, 2009 by 


 
2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

News In Brief: Tesla Plays Climate Change Card In Copenhagen

The international Convention on Climate Change is making headlines this week, so it's no surprise that EV startup Tesla and its spotlight-friendly CEO, Elon Musk, are taking... read more December 8, 2009 by 


 
2010 Honda Fit Sport

Honda Lineup Ranked Most Fuel-Efficient In America

Nine automakers sell full lineups in the U.S., and the Environmental Protection Agency has ranked them according to fuel-efficiency. At the top of the EPA's list sits Honda... read more November 23, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Chevrolet Aveo5

Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?

Do you avoid drinking out of clear plastic water bottles, using antiperspirants with aluminum, or cooking in non-stick pans? Use a water purifier and ionizer everywhere you... read more November 13, 2009 by  1


 
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