George Parrott, Contributor
Can you drive from the Mexican border to the Canadian border for free?
On Saturday, Tesla Model S drivers woke to find that radical idea was now a reality.
Their cars' GPS systems confirmed that the...
From Nissan Leaf To Tesla Model S: The Big Electric-Car Jump
With more than a dozen plug-in cars on the market in California, this was the year we decided it was time to trade up--and swap one electric car for another.
Since March 2011, our household fleet...George Parrott
Will GM's 2011 Chevy Volt Evolve Or Become A Costly Dead End?
While the 2011 Chevy Volt will find its way to between 10,000 and 15,000 U.S. buyers, that's far from enough volume to make any car a production success--or to make it profitable.
Most mainstream...George Parrott
2012 Chevy Volt Price Cut: Pay Less, But Get A Lot Less
While the price cut on the 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car made headlines on Friday, there's more to the announcement than meets the eye.
And the news gets worse after a look through the really...George Parrott
Will Sensual Design Details Lure Buyers Inside Greener Cars?
One of the enduring stereotypes of economy cars is that they have to be boring to look at, and dismal to live in.
But 2011 has brought us great transportation options that are green, fun to drive,...George Parrott
Gas Prices: Prepare For Pain, $5.20 A Gallon By Labor Day?
Get out your checkbook, have a backup credit card account, and consider missing a lunch or two each week, as gas prices are likely to soar to record levels this summer.
Of course, drivers in Europe...George Parrott
For many older car buyers, FIAT was the acronym for "Fix It Again, Tony," or some other such reminder that Fiat products on American roads did not hold up well.
The return of Fiat to the U.S. market...