Chevy Volts And Gun Racks: A Right-Winger's Perspective

Chevy Volts And Gun Racks: A Right-Winger's Perspective

Now that the recent hoopla concerning gun racks in the Chevy Volt has had a few days to die down, I’ve got a confession to make. I’m a Republican, and I love the Chevy Volt. I’m also level-headed enough to separate my politics from my passions. In regards to automobiles... read more

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2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

2012 Fisker Karma Plug-In Is Real, But Will Company Survive?

After four years, an economic crisis, an industry meltdown, and plug-in cars becoming politically problematic, the 2012 Fisker Karma is on the streets at last. And it's a... read more February 21, 2012 by  12

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Latest GOP Slap At Volt: Can't Hold A Gun Rack (Hint: Bad Idea, Boys)

Real Americans only drive pickup trucks (imported oil be damned). It's obvious because slaps at green cars and fuel-economy rules have become a staple of political... read more February 21, 2012 by  17

2012 Mitsubishi i Powers Stop Lights in Japan

2012 Mitsubishi i Can Power Stop Lights, Keep Traffic Flowing

We already know that appropriately-equipped electric cars can be used to provide emergency backup power to homes cut off from the electricity grid in a natural disaster, but... read more February 16, 2012 by  2

2012 Chevrolet Volt

New Chevy Volt Ad Hits Back At Critics With 'Just The Facts'

To say the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car has become a political punching bag would be to understate the obvious. Now, GM is slowly, carefully trying to get the... read more February 15, 2012 by  31

BMW ActiveE electric car, January 2012, New Jersey

Electric-Car Buyers: Free Home Charging Stations Offered By ChargePoint

If you're thinking about applying to lease a BMW ActiveE--or of buying one of several other electric cars now on the market--you may be eligible for a nice freebie. Coulomb... read more February 15, 2012 by  4

2012 Ford Focus Electric

2012 Ford Focus Electric Won’t Be Available Outside NY, CA Until Sept.

Back in November, we reported that Ford was planning on starting deliveries of its 2012 Ford Focus Electric to customers in New York and California before the end of 2011... read more February 15, 2012 by  12

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid: Hammer It, How High Is Gas Mileage?

Honda has managed to raise the gas mileage ratings on all of its new 2012 Civic models, including the 2012 Civic Hybrid, which is rated at a combined 44 mpg. In a road test... read more February 14, 2012 by  1

2012 Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon, test drive in Catskill Mountains, Jan 2012

2012 Toyota Prius V Hybrid vs Mazda5: Saving Money On Wagons

Let's imagine for a second that you have a family, and you need a vehicle to transport them around in. However, you're also looking to get a good mix of practicality and gas... read more February 14, 2012 by  3

2012 Toyota Prius C, drive event, La Jolla, CA, Feb 2012

2012 Toyota Prius C So Popular In Japan, Toyota Ups Production

Toyota’s all-new compact hybrid -- the 2012 Prius C -- isn’t due to go on sale for another few months, but that hasn’t stopped it from being an instant hit... read more February 14, 2012 by  2

2011 Nissan Leaf Software Update

Nissan Announces Voluntary Service Campaign For 2011/12 Leaf

Nissan North America has announced its second voluntary service campaign for the all-electric Leaf since it went on sale in December 2010. Offered for free to all existing... read more February 13, 2012 by  10

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept

Is The 2012 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Really Green, Or Not?

Just ten years ago, cars like the 2002 Toyota Prius traded performance for unbelievably-high gas mileage, bringing the concept of eco-friendly gasoline electric hybrid cars... read more February 13, 2012 by  10

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Get A Bullfrog With Your Volt? In Canada, It's Not What It Seems

If you think that the Chevrolet Volt Bullfrog Power Edition sounds like a rather odd limited edition model, we can understand the confusion. It's nothing to do with the... read more February 13, 2012 by  1

2012 BMW 3-Series sedan

Could BMW Drop Diesel For Hybrid In New 3-Series?: Report

The 2011 BMW 335d is quite a machine. With gasoline-rivalling power and performance and gasoline-shaming economy, it seems to offer the best of both worlds. That's only set... read more February 10, 2012 by  0

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Friendly Fire: Chevrolet's Cruze Stunting Volt Sales?

Is the Chevrolet Volt being outshone by its own little brother? The Wall Street Journal suggests that - just like millions of Americans - the Volt is a victim of some good... read more February 9, 2012 by  4

2012 Mitsubishi i  -  First Drive, U.S.-spec MiEV

Mitsubishi "i" Tops Greenest Car List, Edges Out CNG Civic

There are many reasons to choose an electric vehicle - saving money on gas, to reduce dependency on foreign oil, or maybe simply because you like the way they drive - but one... read more February 8, 2012 by  4


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