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FuelClinic.com Wants To Make Your Guzzler Greener

FuelClinic.com Wants To Make Your Guzzler Greener

Sure, we'd all love to get a few more miles to the gallon, but not everyone can afford to run out and buy a newer, greener vehicle -- nor would everyone want to. Now, some folks are saying that they can boost the fuel efficiency of your current car or truck by 10% - 20%. For free. All you have to... read more

July 22, 2009 by  - 0
 
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R

SI-Drive Loved But Underappreciated…And Gone From The 2010 Subaru Legacy

In the more upscale models of the outgoing Subaru Legacy, there was a controller that bore a strong resemblance to the one used for BMW's iDrive. For 2010, it's gone. That... read more June 29, 2009 by  1


 
gas pump

Study: Fuel Efficiency Will Be Big For U.S. Automakers

Walter McManus and Ron Kleinbaum from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute have conducted a study of the auto industry, and the results are sure to... read more June 23, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Models Set To Get Stronger, More Fuel-Efficient Fours

Hyundai will install new direct-injection four-cylinder engines in its facelifted 2010 Santa Fe and redesigned 2011 Sonata models, according to information gleaned from an... read more June 23, 2009 by  1


 
Going Green

America's 10 Best (And 10 Worst) Cities For Green Cars

Talking the "green" talk is easy: toss out enough words like "recyclable" and "zero-emissions" and "carbon footprint", and even the crustiest oil baron can come out looking... read more June 22, 2009 by  2


 
1994 Buick Park Avenue, by Flickr user Rienk Mebius

Senate Passes Cash-for-Clunkers Bill, President To Sign Soon

It's a done deal now. Yesterday evening, the US Senate passed a $106 billion war spending bill that includes $1 billion in funds for roughly three and a half months' worth of... read more June 19, 2009 by  4


 
2010 Subaru Legacy

2010 Subaru Legacy Gets Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

The 2009 Subaru Legacy remains one of TheCarConnection.com's favorite all-weather sedans, despite a few issues that keep its overall review rating to 7.4 out of 10. Depending... read more June 18, 2009 by  3


 
Porsche Cayenne Hybrid logo

2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid: The World's Priciest Hybrid?

  When Porsche introduces the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid late next year, its first-ever hybrid-electric vehicle may be the priciest hybrid on earth. While a Porsche... read more June 17, 2009 by  1


 
money

Is A Higher Gas Tax The Way To Pay For Road Repair?

Every now and then, one of our posts sparks a nice online discussion. Typical topics: the fate of General Motors after the government bailout, whether hybrid cars are for... read more June 11, 2009 by  1


 
Ohio Representative Betty Sutton

Cash-For-Clunkers: Finally, Movement

After many months of maneuvering, debate, and hand-wringing, the U.S. House of Representatives finally took action yesterday on a "cash-for-clunkers" bill presented by Betty... read more June 10, 2009 by  3


 
2009 WheeGo Whip

Review: 2009 WheeGo Whip NEV -- Challenge To Smart ForTwo?

So why is TheCarConnection.com (emphasis on CAR) reviewing a neighborhood electric vehicle? Valid question. Answer: Because WheeGo has told us that their 2009 Whip NEV will... read more June 5, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Toyota Yaris 5-door

2009 Toyota Yaris: No Hybrid, No Diesel, No Hypermiling, Yet 41 MPG!

With all the talk about hybrid systems and clean-diesel powertrains as the current be-all and end-all for green-car shoppers, it’s easy to forget that there are a few... read more May 29, 2009 by  1


 
Gas gauge

Frugal Shopper: Want A Fuel-Efficient Deal? Act Now!

Thinking of buying one of the most fuel-efficient cars like the Toyota Prius, the Honda Insight, or even the Ford Focus or Chevy Cobalt XFE this year, but waiting for even... read more May 21, 2009 by  1


 
gas pump

Fuel-Saving Tips For The Holiday Weekend

As pump prices rise are on the rise again, and crude oil prices and refinery issues suggest they’ll continue to rise in the weeks ahead. Yet—reality check, here—we’re... read more May 21, 2009 by  0


 
Honda Safety Navi

Honda Rolls Out Safety And Eco-Driving Simulator

Grab some coffee, or a Red Bull; here’s a racing game that almost certainly isn’t going to deliver a surge of adrenaline. Especially if you're the parent of a soon-to-be... read more May 20, 2009 by  1


 
2009 BMW 1-Series 128i

BMW: U.S. Four-Cylinders Possible, Not Yet Certain

BMW has for a decade kept its four-cylinder engines out of the U.S. market. Instead, the product line has been heavily stocked with the company’s best asset: in-line sixes... read more May 11, 2009 by  0


 

 
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