Welcome To the New MPG Clubs

Clean Fleet Report Introduces Three New "Clubs" We live in amazing automotive times. The best testaments to that are the three new "MPG clubs" that we're introducing at Clean Fleet Report. We've noticed that both the EPA-designated and real-world the fuel economy on the vehicles we love and need are climbing ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Cadillac ELR

Abundant Luxury and Style For a Plug-In Electric, But What Is It? As part of the evaluation process when Clean Fleet Report test drives a car we consider, among other things, its size, passenger and storage capacity, fuel economy and powertrain. We’re also interested in what the manufacturer has intended with ... Read More...

Top 10 Electric Car Makers

Sales Double in 2013; This Year Off to a Good Start! Sales doubled in 2013 as automakers continue to increase our choice of plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars and crossovers; 2014 promises to be another banner year for plug-in cars. Picking the Top 10 electric cars now involves making some choices as ... Read More...

Engine Downsizing Gains Ground

Smaller Is Better For Automakers  – And Consumers Shouldn't Notice Any Difference. The global drive to reduce greenhouse gases and increase vehicle fuel efficiency is pushing automakers to reduce the size of their engines – while trying to keep all of attributes consumers expect from their cars. Engineers have pushed the ... Read More...

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...

Road Test: 2014 Chevrolet Volt

GM's Best Car for the Money; All Electric Locally But With Range To Go Beyond. Chevy Volt - Bargain Charger We all know about hybrids, plug-in hybrids and pure electric cars, but please don’t lump them together. Doing so muddies the picture of the benefits and limitations of each technology and may result ... Read More...