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Tips for Driving Greener This Holiday Season

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

'Tis the season for family, friends and road trips. My colleagues at Ford Motor Company wanted to share some tips on how to drive more fuel efficiently.

Debating Hybrids' Fast-Lane Privileges

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

States are beginning to address the question of whether hybrid and electric cars should be allowed in remain in carpool lanes as the number of such ve...

Green Your Driving Habits: 4 Tips

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

I know, I know: It's better to take public transit, or walk or bike, than drive. But for those times when motoring can't be avoided, recall these tips to minimize your vehicle's impact on the planet.

Hybrid Hot Rods Inspire New Breed Of Gearheads

Autopia | Keith Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A growing number of Steve McGreens are souping up their gas-electric hybrids to make them go faster and handle better, while delivering stellar fuel e...

Fact Or Fiction: 6 Alleged Gas-Savers

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Edmunds.com has posted on the myths and misconceptions of the common fuel efficiency tips and now CarandDriver.com has gotten into the groove and done...

Electric Motorcycles: 7 Models, Including One Blazing Fast One

TreeHugger.com | Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Electric Motorcycles: Cool and Green There's nothing wrong with "cool", and we have to admit that few vehicles are cooler than motorcycles (at least i...

Yom Kippur Looked Pretty Green, Carless In Tel Aviv

Treehugger | Jesse Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

That's right - Yom Kippur. A somber day of introspection in most of Israel, in mellow Tel Aviv the Day of Atonement is the closest thing to a day with...

Online Carpool Services: Which One Is Right For You?

Planet Green | Brian Merchant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thanks to that handy series of tubes known as the Internet (thanks, Mr. Stevens) greening your commute is easier than ever. It's become increasingly s...

Hybrid Honda Insight, Hybrid Motorcycle Lead Green Push

Autopia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Honda hopes to aggressively compete with the Toyota Prius by unveiling its own affordable hybrid car that will hit markets in the relatively new futur...

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.

GM's Pontiac G3: New Fuel-Efficient Car Announced For US

AutoblogGreen | Xavier Navarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Do you remember a list we published with the 10 most fuel-efficient domestic cars? Here's a new one we'd add if we redid the list today: the Pontiac G...

Green On Two Wheels: Finding Fuel-Efficient Motorcycles

Rider Magazine | Bill Stermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As spring began, we were hearing that gas prices could reach $4 per gallon by summer. In California, gas had already hit $4.50 as summer began, having...

GM's Future In China, Building Hybrids

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI (AFP) - General Motors marked its 100th anniversary Tuesday, saying its future lay in China as it broke ground on a research facility that wi...

Tough To Swallow The New, Pill-Shaped Chevy Volt

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Burdick

The new design, unveiled this week, is rounder, as if to protect a five-year-old from hurting himself while playing with it. Big mistake.

Is Cruise Control Greener?

Grist.org | Umbra Fisk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q. Dear Umbra, To cruise or not to cruise? That is the question. Is it more fuel efficient to use cruise control when driving, or does it use more ga...