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Energy Efficient Cars

Used Car Expert Says Buying Used Is "Greener"

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

An in-depth study by the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory shows that hybrid cars do, in fact, require more energy to produce than conventional cars. The are emitting more greenhouse gases and burning more fossil fuels during the manufacturing process.

Recovery Act in Action #8: Jobs in the Heartland

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Our latest Recovery-Act-in-Action installment features some exciting new technology, 100 good-paying manufacturing jobs, and the public/private co-investment that is critical to job growth right now.

Plug-In Hybrids Have Arrived

Wired | Stuart Schwartzapfel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Everything about Alison Gannett is green, from her straw-bale house to her solar-powered appliances. But when you're as serious about curbing carbon a...