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2010 Hyundai Elantra Lineup Saves Gas And Goes Blue

2010 Hyundai Elantra Lineup Saves Gas And Goes Blue

Hyundai has made a very smart choice on its Elantra sedan for 2010: improved its fuel economy. And at the center of the improvement is a new frugal base model, the Elantra Blue. Through some relatively simple engineering enhancements—such as a smart alternator, lower-friction components, and... read more

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Chamber Of Commerce, NADA Oppose EPA's California Ruling

Earlier this week, we mentioned that the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency were preparing to release their first-ever joint... read more September 11, 2009 by  0

2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Mercedes-Benz S500 Concept for Frankfurt: Plug-In Hybrid S-Class

The Frankfurt Auto Show this year is all about green cars: highly fuel efficient clean diesels, electric cars, and plug-in hybrids. It's where the German automakers offer up... read more September 10, 2009 by  0

2009 Fiat 500

Compact Owners Want Higher MPG, Unwilling To Downsize Again

American shoppers want more fuel-efficient future cars, but they might not be willing to downsize very much—or do without the features of larger vehicles. That’s what the... read more September 9, 2009 by  1

Fisker Karma

2010 Fisker Karma Releases Fuel-Efficiency Stats

Upstart automaker Fisker doesn't grab as many headlines as the brasher, snazzier Tesla, to which it is frequently compared. But that may change with the release of efficiency... read more September 9, 2009 by  1

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Nationwide Emissions Regulations May Be Released This Week

Environmentalists and bureaucrats have reason to celebrate: the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency are preparing to issue their... read more September 8, 2009 by  0

2010 Chevrolet Aveo LT w/1LT

Friendly, Fuel-Sipping Chevy Aveo: Even Used In Bank Robberies!

The practical, fuel efficient Chevrolet Aveo can save you money both on the purchase price and the gasoline it sips in use. The four-door sedan seats four, and the hatchback... read more September 1, 2009 by  16

2010 Dodge Caliber R/T

2010 Dodge Caliber: Better Interior, Fewer Engines, More MPG

For 2010, Chrysler has slimmed down the choices on its Dodge Caliber hatchback and spiffed up the interior, to make the car more competitive with the best of its class. It... read more September 1, 2009 by  9

Cash for Clunkers banner with Mercury Sable, Albany, New York

Want Clunker Cash? Stop Reading, Call Your Dealer, It Ends Today

If you've got a clunker you've been meaning to trade in, you'd better take the rest of the day off, 'cause the whole Cash-for-Clunkers program winds up at 8 pm tonight... read more August 24, 2009 by  0

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Mazda Cautious On Hybrids, Diesels; Committed To Higher MPG

If you're a U.S. shopper looking for a Mazda in the next several years, it probably won't be a hybrid, an electric vehicle, or even a diesel. Instead of focusing on any one... read more August 21, 2009 by  2

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Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van Owners: Your 2010 Ford Transit Connect Is Here

Over at our sister site, we've been following the launch of the 2010 Ford Transit Connect van with keen interest. It's a vehicle that has very few direct... read more August 17, 2009 by  4

Badge on 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

Want American-made and fuel-efficient? A small car, too? You don't have many choices. Shoppers are valuing fuel efficiency more than before, especially now that they might be... read more August 6, 2009 by  6

2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

GM Reveals New, Smaller 2011 Buick Crossover (Nee Saturn Vue)

General Motors announced today that Buick will launch a five-passenger crossover next year, with a plug-in hybrid version to follow in 2011. And it looks to us like the... read more August 6, 2009 by  4


UPDATE: GOP Will Oppose Cash-For-Clunkers in Senate

Last week, we reported that the US House of Representatives voted 316 to 109 to pass HR 3445, which allocates another $2 billion to Cash-for-Clunkers from an energy-loan... read more August 3, 2009 by  5

2010 Honda Insight and 2010 Toyota Prius

Mileage Match-Up: 2010 Honda Insight vs 2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota’s Prius is more than just a high-mileage model; it’s a global green-car icon, with well over a million sold throughout the world. This year marks an all-new third... read more July 31, 2009 by  1

2010 Honda Insight - 57 mpg

Driven: 2010 Honda Insight

When took our first drive of the 2010 Honda Insight late last year, we predicted that despite the Insight's relatively simple mild hybrid system, "In the... read more July 24, 2009 by  1


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