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Eco Friendly Cars

Is This America's First Electric School Bus?

Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: American school buses have long run on diesel, pumping out toxic exhaust around children who are par...

Why Did This Tesla Catch On Fire?

AP | MIKE BAKER and TOM KRISHER | Posted 12.03.2013 | Green

SEATTLE — SEATTLE (AP) — A fire that destroyed a Tesla electric car near Seattle began in the vehicle's battery pack, officials said, creating...

Everything You Need To Know About New Clean Diesel Cars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The Daily Green: Not long ago the word "diesel" was synonymous with loud, smelly, and unreliable vehicles in the United States. In fact, over ...

Quiet Hybrids: Are They More Dangerous?

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The age of the silent hybrid may be coming to an end. Gas-electric hybrids, propelled by electric motors at low speeds, are well-know...

Pint-Size Eco-Police, Making Parents Proud And Sometimes Crazy

The New York Times | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes, Jennifer Ross feels she cannot make a move at home without inviting the scorn of her daughters, 10-year-old Grace and 7-year-old Eliza. The...

Alaksan Police Pull Over Alien-Looking Solar Car

Ecogeek.org | Jaiyme Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A bit of hilarious news: Alaska doesn't get much action, really, so it's no surprise that police thought they were pulling over a UFO when they saw th...

Why Is Renting An Eco-Friendly Car Hard?

Guardian | Clare James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I choose not to own a car and usually get about on public transport. I know all about car pooling and ride sharing and I'm familiar with companies lik...

Start-Ups Race To Produce Green Cars

Wall Street Journal | Edward Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Spurred by the belief that the market for fuel-efficient vehicles is about to take off, a slew of tiny car companies is springing up in Europe and the...

LA Auto Show Abuzz About Environment

AFP | Tangi Quemener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Los Angeles Auto Show got underway here Wednesday with car-makers vowing to put environmental concerns at the top of the agenda as they unveiled t...