My Top 10 High-MPG Cars of 2013

My Year of Driving the Latest Electric, Gasoline and Diesel Technology Cars. What a year! No one should doubt that 2013 was a breakthrough year for advanced technology vehicles, whether running on electricity, gasoline, diesel or some combination of the three.  The choices expanded, prices dropped and infrastructure exploded (for plug-ins). ... Read More...

What Is Start-Stop in a Car?

Start-Stop Is an Invasion That's Started – And We’re Not Talking About Hybrids. It's coming and it's coming in a big way. Ford announced last week (Dec. 12, 2013) that 70 percent of its North American vehicle lineup will feature start-stop by 2017, which is essentially tomorrow in the automotive world ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Toyota RAV4

2014 Toyota RAV4 Close to 30 MPG – And Worth a Closer Look. You have most likely observed that not everything that is stated or printed is cast in stone. Look no further than the "your mileage will vary" warnings or anything printed in the smallest possible type on a contract. That also ... Read More...

Top 10 Fuel Economy Cars for 2014

EPA Rates Them All; Finds Plug-ins Best; 100 MPGe May Be The New 40 MPG. The federal Environmental Protection Agency spends a good portion of its time and manpower compiling a guide that compares like vehicles' fuel economy, spaciousness (interior space) and engine technology. The result for 2014 vehicles (cars and trucks) ... Read More...