More people are buying hybrid cars, but the greener vehicles are still a relative rarity on the road
By Gregory MonePosted 04.21.2008 at 11:12 am 0 Comments
In 2007, registrations of new hybrid vehicles jumped by 38 percent to 350,289 vehicles, according to a new report from R.L. Polk & Company. Gee, I wonder why? Maybe it's got something to do with rising prices at the pump, or climate change. Or maybe there's something bigger at play.
You shouldn’t need a degree in computer science to understand whatâ€™s going on under the hood of your next car. Here's your no-nonsense guide to the latest automotive — and the coolest cars that showcase them
By Eric Adams | Joe Brown | Preston Lerner | Michael Moyer | Matthew Phenix | Stephan WilkinsonPosted 07.03.2005 at 4:00 am 2 Comments
Saabâ€™s BioPower engine gives ethanol a kick in the pants
By Matthew PhenixPosted 06.06.2005 at 2:00 am 2 Comments
With all the buzz about hybrids, it´s easy to ignore our homegrown alternative fuel: ethanol. Clean-burning and infinitely renewable-we´re talking grain alcohol-ethanol is dear to environmentalists and economists alike. The standard 85/15-percent ethanol/gasoline blend (E85) is widely used in Sweden, but there are only 313 E85 fueling stations in the U.S.