ROAD TEST: 2013 Honda Civic Natural Gas

Different in a good way. When looking at alternative fuel vehicles, hybrid, electric and diesel are the most common options based on sales and choice. One other fuel, compressed natural gas (CNG) doesn’t get much attention, probably because there is only one mass-produced CNG-fueled car on the market–the 2013 Honda Civic ... 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...

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Go On Sale in 2014!

Hyundai, Honda, Toyota Lead With Zero Emission Contenders Story & Photos (except Toyota) By Michael Coates Electric cars running on hydrogen, creating their own electricity as they drive, are officially no longer the cars of the distant future. As Hyundai Motor America president and CEO John Frafcik said last week: "The future ... 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...

Suddenly, Hydrogen Cars Are Back

Of course, they never left, but the relentless focus on pure battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids as available zero emissions transportation solutions has overshadowed the technology that many automakers consider the most “elegant” solution to the challenge of replacing the internal combustion engine. The most recent news is the announcement ... Read More...