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    • 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in Hybrid Preview Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      The 2015 Mercedes C-Class Plug-in Hybrid gives the looks and features of the prestigious S-Class for about half the price.
    • Top 5 2014 Hybrid Car Fuel Misers Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      If you are considering a new car purchase and want to keep some dollars in your wallet after filling up at the pump, here are the top 5 2014 hybrid car fuel misers.
    • Dawn of The Fuel Cell Vehicle? Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      The 2015 Lexus NX 300h makes a big splash with head turning styling, a no-detail-overlooked interior and class leading fuel economy.
    • 2015 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid Preview Created: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      The 2015 Lexus NX 300h makes a big splash with head turning styling, a no-detail-overlooked interior and class leading fuel economy.
    • European Electric Car Invasion Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen are each bringing a battery-electric vehicle to the U.S. What does each have to offer?
    • All-Electric Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Created: Sunday, July 06, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      Tyke-sized Power Wheels Electric Ford F-150 built for on- or off-sidewalk fun. Adventure seeking, rugged little boys and girls only.
    • Five Quick Facts About PZEVs Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
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    • Saving Lots of Fuel with Scott: Pulse and Glide in a Hybrid Created: Saturday, February 09, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Hypermiling using Pulse and Glide (P&G) for superior fuel ecomomy." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Battery size is the key to electric driving range. Here, the Kia Soul EV has a small edge over the pack of small electrics, where 21 to 24 kW-hour battery packs are the norm.
    • 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Overview Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      If price has kept you from plugging into the electric car bandwagon, say “Hi” to the i, Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV. Maximum federal and state incentives can lower the price to less than $13,000.
    • Tesla Model S is Electric for Elite Market Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      The Tesla Model S is in limited production, targeting an elite EV market." itemprop="description"> Friday, August 31, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      These companies and organizations are top resources for advancement of algae biofuels." itemprop="description"> Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Lagging sales have led Honda to stop production of the Insight, the hybrid car that started it all. It joins a rather long list of hybrid models that got the ax.
    • 2010 Honda Insight test drive Created: Sunday, January 11, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Aaron Gold test drives and reviews Honda's newest hybrid, the 2010 Insight.
    • What Does Octane Rating Mean? Created: Monday, February 25, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The definition of octane rating.
    • 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4x4 diesel test drive Created: Sunday, September 30, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      This mid-size SUV offers clean diesel off-road capability - by Christine & Scott Gable
    • What is Fuel Atomization? Created: Friday, March 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      The definition of atomization. Hybrid & Electric Cars.
    • What is Natural Gas? Created: Saturday, March 31, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Learn the basics about natural gas and its use as an alternative fuel." itemprop="description"> Monday, February 25, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      The definition of detonation in a vehicle engine.
    • Five Facts to Know About Compressed Natural Gas Created: Friday, September 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Use of CNG as an alternative vehicle fuel is growing in significance with many city-owned fleets converting to the fuel. Here are five quick facts to know." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Overview Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      If price has kept you from plugging into the electric car bandwagon, say “Hi” to the i, Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV. Maximum federal and state incentives can lower the price to less than $13,000.
    • More MPG Woes For Ford C-Max Plus, Other Hybrids And Fiestas Created: Sunday, June 22, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
      Ford bragged about the 2013 C-Max Hybrid’s fuel economy rating, then got mud in its eye when forced to lower the numbers. Now it’s happened again and the Blue Oval is covered in the gooey stuff.
    • What are CAFE Standards? Created: Sunday, February 04, 2007 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      The definition of CAFE standards.
    • What is a flywheel? Created: Thursday, February 05, 2009 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      The definition of a vehicle flywheel.
    • Making Biodiesel from Algae Created: Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      There are several ways for extracting oil from algae to produce biodiesel." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, August 29, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      The definition of a Diesel Particulate Filter.
    • Five Things to Know About Propane Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Here are five facts to know about this popular fleet vehicle fuel." itemprop="description"> Monday, February 25, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Learn why flex-fuel vehicles have to use E85, and how it's a transitional fuel." itemprop="description"> Sunday, February 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      The definition of spark ignition.
    • What is Bioethanol? Created: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      The definition of bioethanol. Hybrid & Electric Cars.
    • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 CRD Diesel test drive Created: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Refreshed for 2008, the heart and soul of the Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD is still a powerful biodiesel-capable SUV - by Christine & Scott Gable
    • 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid Test Drive Created: Thursday, June 19, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      When it comes to handling, the 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid is more than competent, devoid of most vices and totally predicable. It corners well and the steering has good on-center feel.

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