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...

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...

Road Test: 2014 Chevy Spark EV

Chevrolet’s Minicar Offers More Torque Than a Ferrari 458 Italia But don't expect any cross-shopping between the two General Motors' website provides their Electric Vehicle Information under the Emerging Technology link, grouped with their progress on Autonomous Driving Vehicles and Hydrogen Fuel Cells. Since modern EV technology has been available to US ... Read More...

Cars & Technology of the Future

What's Coming in Cars; Some Is Already Here The fifth annual "Future Cars, Future Technology" event put on by the Western Automotive Journalists' association on Oct. 17, offered several glimpses of the future. You could drive a prototype electric Volkswagen Golf, due to go on sale next year, or hear an ... Read More...

Electric Car Price Wars

The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning? Cut-throat price wars are common enough in the auto industry, but ones that include green cars are pretty rare. Remember, these are the cars that several auto makers have been quick to say they would lose money on and, on ... Read More...