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Chevy Volt Gets Even Greener, Uses Parts From Recycled BP Oil Spill Booms

Chevy Volt Gets Even Greener, Uses Parts From Recycled BP Oil Spill Booms

We've spilled a lot of ink on the Chevrolet Volt, its intriguing powertrain, and its potential sales stats. But today, a different spill is fueling buzz about the newest hybrid on the block -- namely, the BP oil spill. In a story that's part head-scratcher, part publicity stunt, General Motors has... read more

December 21, 2010 by  - 0
 
2011 Toyota Prius

Frugal Shopper: No, Hybrids Don't Cost More To Repair And Maintain

Hybrids like the 2011 Toyota Prius cost more to repair and maintain, right? It would seem, given all the additional technical complexity and computational wizardry in... read more November 24, 2010 by  8


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Ford Named 'Green Marketer Of The Year'

Earlier this week, we told you about Nielsen's first-ever "Green Marketer of the Year" award and about the five automakers the research firm had named as finalists... read more November 19, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco: Best Highway MPG Of Any Non-Hybrid

GM just dropped a very pleasant surprise for green-minded shoppers this morning. Up till now we've been anticipating that the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco will return a very... read more November 11, 2010 by  3


 
TCC Best Car to Buy 2011

TCC's Best Car to Buy 2011: Green Cars

Whatever your color of politics might be, red or blue, there's little doubt you've been teased by the notion of green cars. Environmentally concerned drivers want the same... read more November 11, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Survey: More Would Take A Free 2011 Chevy Volt Over A Free HUMMER

According to a new survey, if given the choice between a new 2011 Chevrolet Volt or a new HUMMER H3, 55 percent would choose the Volt. But you couldn't give Volt away to 45... read more November 9, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

10 Best Candidate Cities for EVs

Think you know the most ideal cities for electric vehicle (EV) commutes? Although there’s a lot of publicity over the all-new 100-percent electric 2011 Nissan Leaf... read more November 5, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Lexus CT 200h

2011 Lexus CT 200h: First Drive

Remember the Lexus HS 250h that was introduced last year? Yes? Well kindly forget about it for the moment and reboot. Actually, consider it a full-on system crash and... read more October 31, 2010 by  5


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Prius Is Dirtier To Build Than Corolla...But Greener Than A Hummer

Which is greener: a Toyota Prius or a Toyota Corolla? They're both roughly the same size, and when you think quick, it seems that the Prius would be the no-brainer choice for... read more October 22, 2010 by  10


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Can The 2011 Leaf Reinvent Nissan?

Quick – what auto companies spring to mind when you think of the most environmentally-conscious vehicles? There’s Toyota, whose Prius snagged the eco-friendly... read more October 19, 2010 by  6


 
Seal of California

Decriminalized Pot: How California Cured Road Rage, Cut The Gas Tax And Changed A Nation

LOS ANGELES, California, October 8, 2016 -- It's been a whirlwind six years since California Senate Bill 1449 was signed into law by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger... read more October 8, 2010 by  6


 
2012 Buick Excelle GT (Chinese-spec)

Today in Car News: Buick Verano, Ford Focus Electric, Raptor

Ford's Alan Mulally makes it a three-peat with a scheduled speech at January's Consumer Electronics Show, which ironically is open to the press only. [Detroit Free Press] GM... read more October 8, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

Nearly Half Of America Interested In Alt Fuel Vehicles, 71% Don't Know What They're Looking For

If you're an American, odds are pretty good that your car runs on gasoline. The chance that your next car will be gas-powered, however, isn't such a sure thing. According to... read more October 8, 2010 by  0


 
Hyundai i10 electric vehicle

Low-Emission Hyundai i10 City Car Is Not for U.S.

Add the Hyundai i10 city car to the long list of small, fuel efficient, low emissions vehicle not designed for the U.S. market. Europe has more narrow streets, higher fuel... read more October 6, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Corvette Grand Sport

What Your Car May Be Saying About You

We’ve all heard the expression, “You are what you drive.” But what does that mean, really? In everyday reality, I’m not a pickup truck if I drive one... read more October 5, 2010 by  4


 
U.S.-spec 2011 Fiat 500 Sport

Will Cars Like Junior and Fiat 500 Be the New Upscale for Echo Generation?

With the buzz around the introduction to the U.S. of the 2011 Fiat 500, I figured there had to be something about this tiny car that appeals to a growing segment of the... read more October 4, 2010 by  2


 
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