• 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

    As we noted in our roundup of most popular stories last year, the topic of covering pickup trucks turned controversial on Green Car Reports this year. It started with a story on how what technologies we expect to be used for the 2015 Ford F-150 to boost its fuel economy from the current 18 mpg combined to 22 mpg combined or higher. MORE: 2014 Pickup Truck Gas Mileage: Ford Vs Chevy Vs Ram, Who's Best? That drew enough negative comments that we wrote another piece, explaining why we cover pickup trucks on the site--which drew even more comments, more than 380 as of today. Faithful reader and...

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    Electric Car Buyers Like, Feel Better Driving Them: UK Survey

    Electric car drivers have long had a little secret: The cars are generally much nicer to drive than gasoline cars. Now a new survey done at London Metropolitan University in England shows that despite initial skepticism, drivers of the plug-in vehicles came to like them better than gasoline cars in...

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    Buying a Green Car: It's All About Being Seen Being Green

    On the surface, buying a "green car" often doesn't make sense. Or rather, it doesn't make dollars and cents: The extra cost of the necessary technology--whether it's a hybrid, a clean diesel, or a plug-in electric car--is often never recouped in fuel savings. So why do people do it? Turns out it's...

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