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...

Ford Has Confidence In Its Aluminum Path To MPG

Ford Believes MPG Move Will Work Because Customers Have Already Tested Truck This story was originally published on Western Automotive Journalists website--www.waj.org Ford didn’t decide to make its revolutionary move to an aluminum body in its best-selling F-150 pickups quickly–or without undertaking its most extensive testing program ever. Eric Peterson, the F-150’s marketing ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Honda CR-V

Honda’s SUV Is Back On Top In Sales It’s not easy to be the top dog of a vehicle category. Just ask Honda. The company’s CR-V compact crossover vehicle has been battling the Ford Escape for years, and the two have traded places as the number-one seller in their category several times. ... 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...

Road Test: 2014 Subaru Forester

A Fresh Look & Better MPG For A Familiar Face. The 2014 Subaru Forester is the first all-new model for this brand since 2009. It is slightly larger than the outgoing edition, looks only a little different but has an unexpected surprise – it's more fuel efficient. Like other recently introduced Subarus, ... Read More...

Pickups Pick Up MPG

A New Front Opens In The Truck Wars. You'd be forgiven if you thought a pickup truck owner sounded like a proud parent when discussing his(or her) truck. Oh, the things they can do, the feats of power and might. The versatility, unexpected surprises of comfort and utility. They are things ... Read More...