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

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 like Al Gore. Getting folks to walk the "green" walk, however, is a different matter altogether--as a new report from Nielsen... read more

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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


 
Mercedes BlueEfficiency four-cylinder diesel

BMW, Mercedes Consider Stepping Down

Given today's economic climate, most companies are thinking about downsizing (some more than others). BMW and Mercedes-Benz aren't immune to that pressure--though they're... read more April 27, 2009 by  0


 
Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Panamericana

Link Love From The Car Connection: VW Throws Off Porsche's Shackles, Peeking At The Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, And Hot Audi Concepts

If only -- Rumor has it that there's a new iteration of the legendary Mercedes 300SL Gullwing in the works. (Which is nice since the original ended production in 1957.) If... read more April 24, 2009 by  0


 
2010 MINI Cooper Convertible

Driven: 2009 MINI Cooper S Convertible

The 2009 MINI Cooper S Convertible we had for a few joyous days in California was a grin-inducing machine. Everyone who saw it couldn't help but crack a smile, even the most... read more April 10, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Chevrolet Equinox

2010 Chevrolet Equinox $1,800 Less Than 2009 Model

In a statement today, Ed Peper of Chevrolet announced that the all-new 2010 Chevrolet Equinox small SUV will retail for $1,800 less than the outgoing 2009 model it replaces... read more April 2, 2009 by  2


 
2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

Car-Based 2011 Ford Explorer Rumored For Chicago Assembly

It's looking like the 2011 Ford Explorer will be produced at the same Chicago factory that assembles the Ford Taurus X. This has fueled speculation that the next-gen Explorer... read more March 30, 2009 by  0


 
Barack Obama

Obama Administration Raises Fuel Economy Standards For 2011

Facing an April 1 deadline for auto fuel economy standard improvements, the Obama Administration today announced that 2011 model year standards for all U.S. light vehicles... read more March 27, 2009 by  3


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

Mercedes Announces 2010 E-Class Coupe Engine Lineup

Today Mercedes-Benz announces its European range of engines for the 2010 E-Class Coupe. U.S. offerings likely won't include four-cylinders or diesels (unless diesel... read more March 25, 2009 by  0


 
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