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Green Sound Insulation Inside Doors Quiets 2013 Ford Escape

Green Sound Insulation Inside Doors Quiets 2013 Ford Escape

Ask about green cars and most buyers think only of gas mileage. But there are other ways to make vehicles greener, including the use of renewable materials to replace petroleum-derived synthetic components. For its all-new 2013 Escape crossover, Ford has created door bolsters from a plant called... read more

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2011 Ford Vertrek Concept

2013 Ford Escape Crossover Will Boost Gas Mileage, Drop V-6

The 2013 Ford Escape, the first entirely new design in more than a decade for its popular compact crossover, will be officially unveiled next month at the Los Angeles Auto... read more October 5, 2011 by 5

Zipcar will add the 2012 Ford Focus to its college car-sharing locations

Ford Uses Zipcar To Get College Kids To Test-Drive Its Cars

If you're an automaker, how do you get the next generation of car buyers to pay attention to your new models? One way has traditionally been by putting your cars into rental... read more August 31, 2011 by 0

Nissan NV200 Taxi

Move Over Ford: Nissan Plans All-Electric Future For NY Taxis

From the iconic Ford Crown Victoria through to the Ford Escape Hybrids replacing many of them as part of air quality legislature coming into force in 2012, Ford’s... read more May 4, 2011 by 5

EcoLon Engine Covers.  Image Courtest of Ford Motor Company

Today's Shag Carpeting, Tomorrow's Mustang?

While you're ripping up old celery shag to lay down fresh berber, you may wonder where the carpet ends up. Probably, regrettably, a landfill somewhere--which is not the case... read more April 11, 2011 by 0

2011 Volkswagen Bulli Concept live photos

Green Car Roundup: 2011 Geneva Motor Show - Concept Cars

If you're in the States, you may be just starting your day. But in Switzerland, the flurry of activity during the first media day at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show is at its... read more March 1, 2011 by 1

2011 Mazda2 exterior and detail

Most Popular Posts of 2010: Mazda2, Prius Crashes, Leaf, Volt, and Other EVs

We love looking back to see what's been popular over the course of a full year. And 2010 was definitely chock-full of green car news. Our 10 most popular posts this year are... read more December 30, 2010 by 0

2011 Ford Escape FWD 4-door XLT Angular Front Exterior View

2012 Ford Escape Coming to 2011 Detroit Auto Show

The current Ford Escape--despite what the commercials suggest--is showing its age. It's seen minimal changes since its 2001 launch, but a big change is on the way. Ford is... read more December 9, 2010 by 0


U.S. Army Goes Electric With Smart-Grid Enabled EVs

The U.S. military is hardly the first place you'd look to find an electric vehicle, but Canadian firm Rapid Electric Vehicles has just received a four-vehicle order from the... read more August 27, 2010 by 1


Car Batteries, Diesel Golfs, Prius Crashes: What's the Link?

Like many site editors, we read our traffic stats religiously. Perhaps unlike other site editors, ours frequently make us laugh. We try to provide practical information on... read more July 1, 2010 by 0

2010 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Grille

Ford Doubles Down on Flex-Fuel Vehicles; Do Carbuyers Care?

It must be something in the water. Yesterday, we learned that every 2011 Buick Regal will offer flex-fuel capability as standard. Now it's Ford's turn; the company announced... read more May 4, 2010 by 4

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

Ford CEO Alan Mulally at 2010 Washington DC Auto Show

Ford CEO: Fuel-Efficient Engines Pose Tough Fight for Hybrids

Ford has built hundreds of thousands of hybrids since 2004, but unlike Toyota, it hasn't staked its future on the pricey technology that mates an electric motor to a... read more January 26, 2010 by 2

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Plug-In

Hydro-Quebec Selected To Join Ford Escape PHEV Trials

Hydro-Quebec, the leading electricity provider of the Canadian Province, signed on to field test a Ford Escape plug-in hybrid. Ford's program provides several different... read more June 27, 2009 by 0

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Our Latest Feature: Live Tweets About Green Cars

Here at, we spend a lot of time reading and writing about green cars of all stripes: fuel-efficient hatchbacks, hybrids, diesels, small cars, you name it... read more June 25, 2009 by 0

2009 Ford Escape Hybrid

Ford Celebrates Production of 100,000th Hybrid

Ford Motor Company celebrated the production of their 100,000th hybrid at their Kansas City Assembly Plant today. The company, which plans to increase hybrid car production... read more March 10, 2009 by 0



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