Green Driving Tips To Improve Your Gas Mileage This Summer

Green Driving Tips To Improve Your Gas Mileage This Summer

While the July Fourth holiday weekend has ended, many Americans still have a hefty amount of summer travel ahead.   With gas prices slowly inching toward $3 a gallon, many of us who don’t have the luxury of owning a fuel-sipping hybrid vehicle are looking for simple ways to save some extra cash... read more

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2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

2011 Nissan Leaf Prototype: Quick Drive Impressions

Having announced that they were to be building the 2011 Leaf electric car at their Washington plant in England, Nissan have been taking the car around the UK on a... read more May 28, 2010 by 0

Gasoline consumption per capita by state, from Infrastructurist

Saturday Selection: Stuff Sort-of-Relevant To Green Cars

We read a lot of stuff here to cover the world of green cars. No surprise there. But there's a lot we see that doesn't lend itself to a full article, though we hate to let it... read more May 8, 2010 by 1

Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car at quick charging station

Electric Vehicle Range, In the Real World: What You Need to Know

At the moment, drivers of cars from the  2011 Mitsubishi i-MiEV to the 2010 Mini E are struggling to achieve the official mileage-range figures. So far, only Tesla's 2010... read more May 6, 2010 by 9

2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Sales Up 50 Percent Over Last April

Toyota Motor Sales announced yesterday that its U.S. sales of new cars were up 24.4 percent over the previous April, during the worst of the economic meltdown. Despite recent... read more May 4, 2010 by 1

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid 4WD 4-door Hybrid Limited Angular Front Exterior View

A Look At The 2010 Ford Hybrid Escape

Being the first on the scene with its hybrid SUV, the Escape Hybrid, Ford has experience in the industry that many of its competitors can’t claim. With over six years... read more May 3, 2010 by 1

2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Are Infrastructure Changes A Myth?

As all-electric vehicles become common, does a country’s infrastructure really need to be changed to accommodate them? As most people drive 50 miles or less per day my... read more May 2, 2010 by 2

Editor John Voelcker of GreenCarReports.com in front of 2008 Toyota Prius

VIDEO: Driving Tips For Hybrid Cars (Toyota Prius Included)

Do you know when to accelerate your Prius "as though there's an eggshell between your foot and the pedal," and when to move away briskly? If you do, you may already be an... read more April 30, 2010 by 2

2011 MINI Countryman

The New 2012 MINI Countryman

MINI has announced that starting in February of next year buyers can opt for a pumped-up new model called the 2012 MINI Countryman. This ‘Super Mini’ of sorts is an SUV... read more April 27, 2010 by 0

2011 Nissan Leaf

Buying An Electric Car: What You Need to Know

Everyone pretty much knows what to look for when buying a gasoline vehicle. But what about an all-electric vehicle, of the sort that will go on sale at the end of the year?... read more April 26, 2010 by 5

2010 Honda Insight

Honda Insight or Honda Civic Hybrid?

At first glance, the Insight and Civic Hybrid are very comparable cars, but after looking at each in depth, one car clearly comes out on top, the Honda Insight. Priced at an... read more April 23, 2010 by 0

2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Me And My EV

It started as an experimental project that led me on an amazing learning experience. There were new buzzwords, concepts, terminology, and applications to learn in building... read more April 16, 2010 by 1

2011 Nissan Leaf

Ditch Your (Electric) Car in the Best Bike Towns In America

Sometimes, a car--even an electric car like the 2011 Nissan Leaf--isn't the best way to transport yourself on errands or to work. Bicycling's one of the greenest alternatives... read more April 7, 2010 by 0

2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Nissan Ups Ante With U.K. Factory For 2011 Leaf Electric Car

Nissan has upped the ante on its bid to become the world's leading electric-car maker, by announcing a third global factory for production of their 2011 Leaf electric car... read more March 19, 2010 by 0

2011 Nissan LEAF prototype

$100 Electric Vehicle Tax? State of Washington Should Think Again

The State of Washington is currently considering a new policy that would implement a new annual registration fee of $100 on electric vehicles. This new fee would be in... read more February 19, 2010 by 25

2010 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-In Hybrid Battle Brewing: Chevy Volt vs. BMW vs. Jaguar vs. Fisker

The Chevy Volt may soon have some competition. This week, both BMW and Jaguar have announced intentions to produce and sell plug-in hybrid models. Each of these models will... read more February 11, 2010 by 2



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