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  • Electric

    Electric

    Avoid gas stations altogether. Electricity is cheap and ubiquitous. EVs are the greenest vehicles you can buy. But limited range means mostly local driving.

  • Hybrid

    Hybrid

    Gas-electric hybrids are the most efficient cars that don’t have a plug. There are nearly 40 available models—ranging from compact to full-size SUV.

  • Diesel

    Diesel

    Diesel vehicles have exceptional fuel efficiency and are fun to drive. Today's diesels are much cleaner and quieter than those from previous generations.

  • High MPG Gas

    High MPG Gas

    Great fuel efficiency is possible with conventional gas engines. There's a growing list of reasonably priced models getting 35 mpg or higher.

  • CNG

    Natural Gas

    Research is required to find a local station that pumps CNG (Compressed Natural Gas), and choice of models is limited. But the payoff is low-cost fuel that burns clean.

  • Ethanol

    Ethanol

    If you live near an E85 pump, a flex-fuel car utilizes a domestic source of farm-grown fuel.

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  • Review: 2015 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid

    Review: 2015 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid

    Global Warming is no laughing matter. Extended seasons, southern snowfalls, odd temperature patterns, the melting of Antarctica’s ice, the Adélie penguin population declining, and sea levels rising are just a few worrisome concerns of the planet heating up.
  • 2016 Lexus RX at New York International Auto Show

    2016 Lexus RX at New York International Auto Show

    Lexus pulled the wraps off its new, fourth-generation RX sport utility vehicle at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) this morning. This pioneer of the luxury SUV segment represents 30 percent of the vehicles the brand has sold in its 26-year history, and now enters 2016 with a fresh look and spec list. As […]
  • Review: 2015 BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid, BMW’s Hipster Hybrid

    Review: 2015 BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid, BMW’s Hipster Hybrid

    The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid built on BMW’s principles of sustainable mobility, but don’t buy the i8 for its zero emissions qualities. Get the i8 because the heart and soul of this leading edge supercar comes from ...
  • Reviewing the 2015 Lexus Hybrids

    Reviewing the 2015 Lexus Hybrids

    Lexus has a reputation for making vehicles that are comfortable, quiet, safe, reliable, but perhaps a bit boring. Although the company is trying to create a more exciting brand image, through such vehicles as the exotic LFA and the new RC coupe, its bread and butter will continue to be more sensible sedans and crossovers for the foreseeable future.
  • Hyundai Introduces New Sonata Hybrid, and Plug-in Version

    Hyundai Introduces New Sonata Hybrid, and Plug-in Version

    Hyundai unveiled a redesigned version of its Sonata Hybrid sedan today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2016 Sonata Hybrid’s 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine offers a 10 percent jump in fuel economy compared to the outgoing model, which gets 38 mpg. The boost will allow the Sonata Hybrid to compete head-to-head with […]
  • Review: 2014 BMW i3 – Responsible Green Driving With a Flair

    Review: 2014 BMW i3 – Responsible Green Driving With a Flair

    Breaking away from the brigade of boring, environmentally responsible electric vehicles is the 2014 BMW i3 – the first car from BMW’s eco-focused i sub-brand.
  • Audi Prologue Concept Car Debuts at LA Auto Show

    Audi Prologue Concept Car Debuts at LA Auto Show

    Making its North American debut at the 2014 L.A. Auto Show, Audi uses the Prologue Concept car to express their new direction for sportiness, lightweight design, and full-time quattro all-wheel drive. The two-door coupe has a flowing, elegant shape in a sporty and taut design.
  • Review: 2014 Ford Fusion Energi

    Review: 2014 Ford Fusion Energi

    Four short years ago, the Ford Fusion Hybrid won top car honors at the Detroit auto show. That version of the gas-electric Fusion was repeatedly praised - in no small measure - because it redefined how comfortable, powerful and smooth a hybrid could be. Moreover, it showed that a super-efficient midsize sedan could take the form of an accessible handsome mainstream vehicle, rather than an eco-friendly kitchen appliance on wheels.
  • Review: 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

    Review: 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

    The 2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid blends sophisticated styling, and technology into a package that takes Lincoln to new levels of luxury and performance. Though not as desirable as some others in its category -- for instance, the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 series or Lexus ES 300h -- the MKZ Hybrid offers a uniquely opulent design, an efficient powertrain, and a nice roster of upscale amenities.
  • Review: 2014 Cadillac ELR

    Review: 2014 Cadillac ELR

    The hysterical television ad for the Cadillac ELR luxury electric vehicle would have us believe this: “You work hard, you create your own luck, and you gotta believe anything is possible.” It’s also intended convince us that the mean-looking electric sedan is worth its $76,000 base sticker price. Unfortunately, my week driving the ELR revealed those marketing messages, while worth a quick chuckle on YouTube, to be hype. This vehicle is a glitzy dud.

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