Road Test: 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid

Crossover Fuel Economy King When it comes to classifying cars, there are blurry lines. Take the all-new 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid that Kia calls an “urban crossover hybrid vehicle.” Urban translates into the Niro not being available with all-wheel drive, so apparently no country living ahead. So the Niro is a ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Toyota Prius V

Interior Space + Fuel Economy The Prius V wagon is the largest in Toyota’s line of Prius hybrid cars that include the Prius Liftback, Prius c and the all-new 2017 Prius Prime plug-in. Each has its own value and offers something a bit different, but when combined, they add-up to the ... Read More...

Top 10 Safe Green Cars

Combining Two Critical Aspects To Pick the Right Car We know that Clean Fleet Report readers are laser-focused on fuel economy. They may have a variety of different types of vehicles that they’re after, but mpg is always one of the must-haves on the wish list. But no one’s list has ... Read More...

How Clean is Your Commute?

Hint: It’s Not Just MPG To determine how clean your commute is in relation to the national and local averages, you have to consider a few points. Gas vehicles, electric vehicles, and hybrid vehicles will obviously each make different impacts as their drivers take their daily commutes, and the distance you ... Read More...

Road Test: 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

What a Difference Five Years Makes When I reviewed Kia’s first Optima Hybrid in January 2012 after its arrival in November 2011, I noted its eye-riveting styling and tech-rich standard equipment. I also commented that the Korean automaker’s first hybrid system misfired during city driving and delivered mediocre fuel economy, a calamity ... Read More...