White House, Feds To Push For 56.2-MPG Fuel Economy In 2025

White House, Feds To Push For 56.2-MPG Fuel Economy In 2025

The two Federal agencies that set gas mileage and emissions standards for future cars may propose rules that require corporate average fuel economy to reach 56 miles per gallon by 2025. News reports out of Washington, D.C., indicate that the Obama Administration is urging the EPA and NHTSA to push... read more

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2011 Nissan Leaf drives from San Diego to Tucson

Electric Car Fan Takes 2011 Leaf on 480 Mile Road Trip

You have to go from San Diego, CA to Tucson, AZ, a distance of around 480 miles. With a variety of options available to you, which do you choose? Most people wouldn’t... read more June 27, 2011 by 9

2011 Toyota Prius

Never Fear, More Priuses Will Be Here! Or Not. It Depends

If you want to buy a new 2011 Toyota Prius hybrid these days, you may have to scramble. Supplies are down to 3,000 units, which is less than 10 days' worth of sales. In auto... read more June 24, 2011 by 0

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept

Nissan Gets Creative To Set Electric World Record In Reverse

Earlier this week we said that that Nissan needed a new, quirky way of advertising its 2011 Nissan Leaf that didn’t involve making household gadgets run on gasoline or... read more June 24, 2011 by 3

First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Fisker Karma Electric-Car Charging Stations Have EV1 Roots

When you buy an electric car, you will most likely need a charging station. As buyers start to bring home plug-in cars, they will also expect their dealer to help them... read more June 24, 2011 by 0

Tesla Roadster on an autocross course

Tesla Owner Electrifies Autocross Event With Roadster Fun (Video)

How do you legally have fun with a $109,000 electric sportscar that can do 0-60 in under 4 seconds, has excellent grip, and a top speed of 125 mph? That’s exactly the... read more June 23, 2011 by 1

2011 LIberty E-Range SUV

First Drive Report: 2011 Liberty E-Range Electric Range Rover

If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you’ll know that we’ve said before that making a good electric car is hard, even for large automakers like Ford... read more June 23, 2011 by 9

Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011

Fisker To Hire 120 At Delaware Plant For 'Project Nina' Second Model

Although its much-delayed first model, the 2011 Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, hasn't quite reached dealers yet, Fisker Automotive is powering ahead. The company... read more June 22, 2011 by 2

2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Nissan To Have More Hybrid Cars, This Time Home-Grown

Nissan may have killed off its Altima Hybrid model, but the company is moving forward with a range of new hybrid models. This time, however, they'll be home-grown, based on... read more June 22, 2011 by 0

Liberty E-Range

2011 Liberty E-Range Electric SUV. What do You Want to Know?

While you probably remember the great success and untimely demise of Toyota’s previous all-electric RAV4 EV, larger, pure electric SUV haven’t yet been attempted... read more June 22, 2011 by 4

2011 Nissan Leaf in Car Wash

2011 Nissan Leaf: 5 Things We’ve Learned After 5,000 Miles

Earlier this year we took delivery of our very own 2011 Nissan Leaf. Just like the thousands of other customers worldwide, we took our place in the queue last year and had an... read more June 21, 2011 by 6

2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost burnout

How To Drive Badly & Lower Your Gas Mileage In The Real World

With gas-mileage standards through 2016 now in place, the EPA and NHTSA are turning their sights toward rules for 2017 through 2025. Proposals are floating around for CAFE... read more June 21, 2011 by 6

MINI Rocketman Concept

How Mini Is Too Mini? Profit Tough For BMW On Tinier Minicar

When BMW launched the new MINI back in 2001, the U.S. market wondered if anyone could actually sell a car that small. The proof has been in the pudding--the new MINI sold... read more June 21, 2011 by 0

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Musk: If You Want a Tesla Roadster, You’d Better Hurry Up

Californian electric auto maker Tesla Motors might be in the final stages of bringing its 2012 Model S luxury sedan to market, but if you want to own one of its iconic... read more June 20, 2011 by 2

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

CEO Musk: 2011 Tesla Roadster Electric Sports Cars Are Gone, Almost

The Tesla Roadster hasn't been front-page news for electric cars in a while, now that several mass-market family electric cars have launched. So as Tesla moves its focus to... read more June 20, 2011 by 1

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Will GM's 2011 Chevy Volt Evolve Or Become A Costly Dead End?

While the 2011 Chevy Volt will find its way to between 10,000 and 15,000 U.S. buyers, that's far from enough volume to make any car a production success--or to make it... read more June 20, 2011 by 11


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