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Natural-Gas Vehicle Makers Propose New Unit: Diesel Gallon Equivalent

Natural-Gas Vehicle Makers Propose New Unit: Diesel Gallon Equivalent

How do you ensure that all fuels are treated equally, and that customers are aware of the benefits and drawbacks to every alternative to gasoline power? One of the most effective ways is to compare a new fuel to one consumers are already familiar with. That's why a group of natural gas advocates...

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New Smart Fortwo and Forfour preview video

Next-Generation Smart Fortwo, Forfour Previewed In Official Video

Daimler's Smart brand has spent the last few years releasing concepts that preview the look of its next-generation city car, but the car itself has remained frustratingly... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
Snapshot from road trip through N Carolina, Tennessee & Virginia on 2012 Zero S electric motorcycle

Electric Motorcycle Road Trip: What I Learned, What You Need To Know

Last summer I took a cross-country road trip with a group of people driving different types of electric vehicles. It was an amazing experience, and our trip, our adventures... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
Volvo Twin Engine technology

Volvo XC90 'Twin Engine' Tech: Plug-In Electric, Turbocharged AND Supercharged

Volvo's long-term powertrain strategy is all about four-cylinder engines. Gone are the firm's long-standing five-cylinder gasoline and diesel units, and gone is the old... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
Electric Miata drag race car does burnout

How Do You Beat A Tesla Model S? The Answer Is Always Miata (Video)

There is a popular internet meme that suggests Mazda's Miata is the answer to every automotive question. You want something fun? Something inexpensive to run? Reliable? Easy... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3

Skeptical German Reviewer Buys BMW i3 Electric Car: Likes The Car, Dislikes The Price

If it's worth saying once, it bears repeating a hundred times: The best way to get people to buy electric cars is to put them behind the wheel. One German journalist has done... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
2012 Honda Civic HF  -  Driven

Five Compact Cars With The Best Gas Mileage

If you're in the market for a new compact car and want to improve your gas mileage, what do you buy? You could opt for the latest hybrid or diesel models, or even an electric... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Oil field (Image: Flickr user johnny choura, used under CC license)

BP: 53.3 Years Of Oil Left At Current Production Rate

"Nobody knows or can know how much oil exists under the earth's surface or how much it will be possible to produce in the future." That's how BP starts its website page... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Stolen Tesla Model S splits in half, catches fire after massive crash in LA area

Tesla Cooperates With Police, Awaits Model S Crash And Fire Findings

Tesla Motors is assisting Los Angeles police and fire departments in their investigation following the high-speed crash of a stolen Tesla Model S early Friday morning... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Calle de Alcalá in Madrid, Spain (photo by Antonio García Rodríguez)

Gas-Guzzlers Now Pay More To Park In Madrid

European cities aren't always that easy to navigate when you're in a car. They twist and turn through narrow, busy streets constrained by the topography and architecture... read more July 6, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Earns Top Score In The Industry For Total Quality

Owners of the Tesla Model S tend to be very satisfied with their cars. You might already know that; but so far, that's largely been anecdotal, based on reports in various... read more July 5, 2014 by 


 
Stolen Tesla Model S splits in half, catches fire after massive crash in LA area

Stolen Tesla Model S Involved In Multi-Car Wreck In West Hollywood

A stolen Tesla Model S was destroyed in a crash Thursday night following a police chase that hit speeds of 100 mph through West Hollywood. Several other vehicles were also... read more July 4, 2014 by 


 
Nissan Leaf using CHAdeMO fast-charger

Nissan Leaf News, Tesla Talks Price For Small Sedan, Next Prius Delayed: The Week In Reverse

We have lots of news about the Nissan Leaf. What is realistic pricing on a Tesla? And have you seen the world's coolest taxi? It's the Week In Reverse for Friday, July 4... read more July 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

June Plug-In Car Sales Surprise: Ford Fusion Beats Chevy Volt

We've got used to seeing plug-in car sales inexorably rising over the last few years. Different models sell at different rates of course, but when one or two cars each month... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid presentation, Berlin

Tesla PA Sales, 2015 BMW i8 Pricing, Audi Plug-In Hybrids: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla Motors gains ground in Pennsylvania, full pricing and options information for the 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid, and Audi plans a plug-in... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Carries Over, Eco Gets 32 MPG--But Where's That Plug-In?

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is nearly entirely new--save for the steadily improving Hybrid edition. Hyundai says the Sonata Hybrid will stick with its existing gas-electric... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
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