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2015 Honda Civic Gas Mileage: 45-MPG Hybrid, 33-MPG Regular Models Unchanged

2015 Honda Civic Gas Mileage: 45-MPG Hybrid, 33-MPG Regular Models Unchanged

The Honda Civic is a renowned gas-sipper in the compact car market and the latest iteration of the hybrid model is no exception. For 2015, the Civic Hybrid continues the 2014 car's gas mileage of 45 mpg combined (44 mpg city, 47 mpg highway), itself an improvement on the 2013 model's 44 mpg...

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Fisker of Bellevue, Washington, dealership in October 2012 [photo by Bill D via Foursquare]

The Challenge For Electric-Car Sales Is Car Dealers, Again

Car dealers maximize their profits by selling the highest number of cars at the highest possible prices in the least possible time. Plug-in electric cars are unfamiliar to... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

Auto Industry Doing Fine In Meeting Gas-Mileage Goals, It Turns Out

The auto industry came very near to the precipice in 2009, and it agreed to significant new regulations to enable it to step back from the brink. Now, it turns out that it's... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

FINAL UPDATE: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf, Volt Both Do Well

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. continued their rise in July, as Nissan delivered more than 3,000 Leaf battery electric cars and Chevy more than 2,000 Volt... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71

2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Mid-Size Pickups Almost Here

The number of new mid-size pickup trucks has dwindled in recent years, leaving many analysts to wonder what might have been. The speculation will end soon, because a new pair... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, Jul 2014: Volt Victorious, Leaf Looms

The Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car remains Canada's plug-in sales champion, but the Nissan Leaf battery-electric--the best-selling electric car in history--is... read more August 5, 2014 by 


 
Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Competitive Electric Cars, Crossovers With Great Gas Mileage, Tesla Offices: Today's Car News

It's mostly crossovers and electric cars today: We drove the new Subaru Outback, look at when electric cars will be fully competitive with old-fashioned gasoline ones, and of... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i, test drive, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2014

2015 Subaru Outback: Gas Mileage Review Of Crossover Wagon Utility Vehicle

The new 2015 Subaru Outback is now arriving at dealerships, and it's likely to continue the small Japanese maker's striking growth over the past five years. Like every other... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Needs More Office Space Too (It's Not Just The Gigafactory)

It wasn't so long ago--not quite four years, actually--that Tesla's new headquarters and office complex in the foothills of Palo Alto, California, seemed a big and audacious... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid  -  Quick Drive, July 2014

Ten Compact Crossovers With Great Gas Mileage

Whoever invented the crossover must have been a marketing genius. Few segments have grown as quickly over the last decade than these SUV-like cars that offer greater utility... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S on Chilcotin Highway, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

When Will Electric Cars Compete in the Mainstream Market?

Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels. Many would go... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
Old cars recycled to plant trees [Photo: Flickr user lonely radio]

Buying A New Car Is Greener Than Driving An Old One...Really

You've probably heard it at some point: A friend claims his older vehicle is far greener than the new car with much higher fuel economy you just bought That's because, he... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
Toyota Prius - 2nd and 3rd gen inverters

Crowdsourcing Electric-Car Innovation: Design Inverter, Win $1 Million From Google

Improving the modern electric drivetrain isn't easy, but it's certainly worthwhile. It's rewarding too, for any one entering the Google and IEEE 'Littlebox Challenge'--a... read more August 4, 2014 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

CA Tesla Owner Calculates That UberX Is Cheaper Than Electric Car

Cheap electricity and reduced maintenance needs make most electric cars cheaper to operate per mile than internal-combustion models, but perhaps that doesn't take things far... read more August 3, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Leaf - IIHS small front overlap crash test

Volt & Leaf Crashed, Tesla Gigafactory, Three Drive Reports: The Week In Reverse (VIDEO)

Why were reporters sneaking around a Nevada industrial park? And which plug-in electric car didn't do so well on a recent IIHS crash test? This is the Week In Reverse for... read more August 2, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

July Electric-Car Sales, Tesla Gigafactory Site, BMW i3 Fuel Cell: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Plug-in electric car sales for July are coming in, Tesla breaks ground at a "potential" Gigafactory site, and will there be a hydrogen fuel-cell... read more August 1, 2014 by 


 
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