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Fuel Efficient Vehicles

How Long Can This Car Go Without Gas?

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 06.05.2012 | College

A group of engineering students at the University of Michigan are trying to prove that a car can get about 3,300 miles per gallon using a modified law...

You Can Cut Your Carbon Emissions 20 Percent Over the Next Year

Elliott Negin | Posted 04.26.2012 | Green
Elliott Negin

"The most important single change for most Americans would be to trade in their gas-guzzler for a more fuel-efficient car... At today's gas prices, that would save you as much as $18,000 over the 15-year life of the car."

GM Finally Goes Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

That's right, forget all about that smoggy past--the new, green GM is here to stay. It looks like the auto giant is about to undergo some serious rebr...

10 Cars That Show Hope For Detroit

Popular Mechanics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel is still dim, many of the recent domestic products have given us hope that these companies will shin...

Smog Checks & Chastened Idealism

George Mitrovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Mitrovich

Idealism is the certain loser when confronted by the bureaucratic nature of California state government -- consumer affairs or not.

Hawaii to be 1st state with electric car stations

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HONOLULU — Hawaii has unveiled plans to be first in the nation to roll out electric car stations statewide _ a move the governor hailed as a maj...

Gassing Up and Down: How to Improve Your Mileage

Bob Schildgen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Schildgen

A higher-than-rated mpg is quite achievable. On one occasion, I got 42 mpg on the highway, simply by maintaining a speed of 55 mph and using the cruise control.

EVs vs. Gas-Powered Cars: No Ride to Utopia

Bob Schildgen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Schildgen

Hey Mr. Green, Is an electric car really more efficient than a hybrid getting 50-plus miles per gallon running on gas? How efficient (and green) can i...

Greening Hollywood: Solar Taxi Makes Pit Stop at Bbq in The 'Bu

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

The bbq in the 'Bu was held out in the Malibu Colony after the SolarTaxi spent the day making friends and fans at the Malibu Arts Festival.

Electric Dirt Bike: Zero X Is Ready To Ride

Los Angeles Times | Susan Carpenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Zero X matches the performance of its gas-powered peers but propels its owner into the future. When the Zero X wheeled onto the dirt track at Lak...

Jackie Chan's Fuel Efficient Scooter Shop

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HONG KONG — Actor Jackie Chan says his Segway dealership here is doing well, though costs are high because the manufacturer won't let him assemb...

Senate Republicans Block Global Warming Bill

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Congress retreated Friday from the world's biggest environmental concern _ global warming _ in a fresh demonstration of what happen...