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2012 Honda Civic Hybrid: Multi-Day Drive Review

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid: Multi-Day Drive Review

The 2012 Honda Civic range, launched at last month's New York Auto Show, includes two models devoted to wringing out as many miles as possible from every last drop of gasoline. The one with the highest gas mileage is the 2012 Civic Hybrid, rated by the EPA at 44 mpg on all three test cycles: city... read more

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2012 Nissan Versa sedan launch, New York Auto Show, April 2011

Tell Us: Is 40 MPG Highway Irrelevant, Or Crucial To Save Gas?

If you've been paying any attention at all, you'll see new-car ads touting the magical "40 mpg highway" number in big print. You'll see a whole lot of car ads, in fact, for... read more April 28, 2011 by  7


 
U.S.-spec 2012 Fiat 500c

2012 Fiat 500 Cabriolet: Best Gas-Mileage 4-Seat Convertible You Can Buy

It's springtime, which means tornadoes for some of us, showers and muggy weather for others. It also means putting the roof down on convertibles after the long winter hiatus... read more April 27, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, New York City, March 2011

Gas Mileage Champs: 10 Cars That Get 40 MPG Highway Or More

A couple years ago, the EPA announced the first changes in its Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards in more than a decade. Automakers were asked to increase the... read more April 26, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

Sales Of Small Cars Boost Average Gas Mileage For 2011 So Far

During the first quarter of 2011, small car sales accounted for 19.4 percent of all vehicles sold. That is a sudden increase in popularity--up 2.8 percent from the last... read more April 22, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra, Grant's Tomb, New York City

Five Things We Don't Like On The 2011 Hyundai Elantra (Video)

Finally, here's our last video in the series we did on the new 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Since we tested that car a few weeks ago, the compact segment has only heated up. There's... read more April 22, 2011 by  7


 
gas pump

Miles-Per-Gallon Is Just Stupid. No, Really, It Is.

Americans aren't stupid. We're just badly informed. And occasionally, stubborn. Why else would we ignorantly cling to using miles per gallon as the way to measure how... read more April 14, 2011 by  113


 
Gas pump

7 Ways To Save Gas And Go Green With The Cars You Own Today

Sure, it'd be nice to have a brand-new, more fuel-efficient vehicle. But not everyone is able to buy one of the growing number of new cars with at least 40 mpg highway... read more April 11, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Subaru Impreza

AWD 2012 Subaru Impreza: 36 MPG Highway--NY Auto Show Preview

All-wheel-drive is an increasingly popular option in new vehicles, especially in areas of the country that get snow. But the security of having all four wheels powered in... read more April 7, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost burnout

One-Third Of 2011 Ford F-150 Pickups Sold With V-6

MPGs matter, it turns out, even to pickup buyers. Or, perhaps especially to pickup truck buyers. Just four months after Ford added an EcoBoost engine option to its... read more March 29, 2011 by  16


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, New York City, March 2011

VIDEO: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, High Gas-Mileage Features

With gas prices top of mind for many drivers, the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco model seems perfectly timed. The model with a six-speed manual gearbox is EPA-rated at 28 mpg city... read more March 25, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

FIRST DRIVE: 2012 Buick Lacrosse 37-MPG eAssist Prototype

To date, Buick and "fuel economy" haven't often been used in the same sentence. But the 2012 Buick LaCrosse, the brand's largest surviving car, will offer one engine option... read more March 24, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, New York City, March 2011

VIDEO: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, Our Real-World Gas Mileage

Gas mileage is on absolutely everyone's mind these days. Strife in oil-producing nations, and the associated rising gasoline prices, have already led to a surge of interest... read more March 22, 2011 by  16


 
BMW ActiveE Concept

BMW Looking To Boost MPGs With TwinPower Turbo Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push automakers towards engines with lower displacements... read more March 22, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, New York City, March 2011

VIDEO: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, Two-Minute Drive Review

The EPA rates the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco at 28 mpg city, 42 mpg highway, when it's fitted with the six-speed manual transmission. But can the Cruze Eco really reach beyond... read more March 21, 2011 by  7


 
Kibera slums outside Nairobi, Kenya, by Flickr user Chrissy Olson

High Gas Prices May Soon Turn Your Lovely Suburb Into A Slum

Americans rarely think much about zoning, but it governs almost every facet of how we live our lives. And unintended consequences of 50-year-old zoning codes may be about to... read more March 18, 2011 by  11


 
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