I spent last week going through my daily routine of dropping off kiddos at school, heading to work, and driving home- all without leaving Oak Park, of course- behind the wheel of a Crush Blue 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco. I did this in order to gain a bit more perspective on how a modern […]
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Do you remember when cars had tail fins? A song by David Wilcox captures that moment in time perfectly.
In this week’s edition of the “Gas2 Week in Review,” we look to the difficulties that Honda is having in the green marketplace in contrast to Tesla, which continues to innovate.
Street racing in a Mexican city caught authorities off-guard but delighted onlookers.
In this edition of Gas2’s Week in Review, we examine the various ways that automakers are wrestling with hybrids and EV batteries as well as a continual if losing battle by the Big Three automakers to halt CAFE standards implementation.
The articles on this week’s Gas2 Week in Review that really caught our readers’ attention primarily seemed to focus on ways that the auto industry and investments intersected.
California will continue to move toward higher vehicle emission standards even as the Trump administration kicks and screams in protest
2017 may be the year of state fuel tax increases. Here’s why.
Tesla feels its vehicle control and infotainment systems are keys to its competitive advantage over other automakers.
Why are the top U.S. carmakers so hesitant to increase fuel economy standards?
The Mercedes’ Super Bowl ad is fun and self-deprecating, but it fails to hold Baby Boomers accountable for their role in climate change.
How do IndyCar racers stack up against Formula 1, Japanese Super Formula, World Endurance Cars, and other top-tier race cars? Find out here!
Originally posted on EV Obsession One of the most effective arguments against electric cars right now is their high cost compared to conventional vehicles. Without the $7,500 tax rebate, a Nissan LEAF costs nearly $30,000, making it one of the most expensive compact cars you can buy…and that’s for the base model. But what happens […]
The historic city of Zurich wants to welcome tourists from around the world- as long as they leave their cars back home.
Fifty years ago, automotive designers tried to envision what the cars of the early 21st century would look like. What about the cars 50 years from now?
The Spanish city of Madrid is making moves to ban cars in the heart of its downtown neighborhoods by 2020 – which isn’t that far away! What city is next?
Kia has a brand new Optima hybrid with an efficient diesel engine in the works, but don’t expect it in the U.S. anytime soon.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law six bills in a continuing effort by California to grow the EV market within the state.
One car dealership advocate believes that Elon Musk’s direct sales model will eventually supplant the traditional dealership model.
Consumer Reports calls the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive hatchback the least-efficient electric car on the market. Ouch.