Truck Is Top-Seller in Houston, But Imports and ‘Green’ Cars On the Rise
The old saying that everything’s bigger in Texas might just be true: A study by consumer credit agency Experian shows that the most commonly purchased vehicle in the Houston area (and…
The Fastest Hybrid in the World?
Form vs. function: choose one. It’s an unfortunate choice car manufacturers have been forced to make, seemingly forever. When the functional goal is fuel-efficiency, the resulting form often lacks a…
2012 Family-Car Resolutions
Despite our best intentions as parents, sometimes we fall a little short. We harp on our kids to keep their rooms picked up, and we may even dock their allowance…
5 Green Car Components That May Surprise You
A certain little, green felt frog once said that it wasn’t easy being green, “having to spend each day the color of the leaves.” We sure empathize with his plight,…
What Do You Look for in a Hybrid?
Are you in the market for a hybrid car? You may not be alone. According to manufacturers’ monthly reports, approximately 1 million hybrids were sold in the U.S. between 1999…
Celebrities Gone Green
Green is the new black in Hollywood. In an effort to preserve the environment, many celebrities are trading in the gas guzzling SUVs and sports cars for eco-friendly vehicles that…
McDonalds Powering Up to Charge Electric Cars
Starting in 2009, some owners of electric cars were able to charge their cars at a McDonalds in Cary, North Carolina. This newly built McDonalds is testing a pilot program…
A History of Hybrid Cars
Hybrid cars have been mass-produced for more than 10 years. With technology constantly improving, they have definitely come a long way. While the first mass produced hybrid vehicle, the Toyota…
Earth Day Countdown: Top 10 Green Autovations
This year, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! In commemoration of this important event, well be surfacing articles with news and tips on making our daily lives…
Hybrid Payback Calculator
New car season is about to get into full gear and we can expect some interesting models on tap for 2010. If you’re thinking about buying a hybrid, many shoppers debate…