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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An all-new set of liquid-cooled engines with start stop technology mean the 2017 Vespa GTS has low emissions rolling, and ZERO EMISSIONS standing!
Elio Motors has formed a new partnership with Canada’s Linamar Corp to help produce its proprietary high efficiency three cylinder engine for automotive, marine, and industrial applications.
This is it: the semi-official list of the 11 best fuel efficient motorcycles your money will be able to buy in 2016, courtesy of Gas 2. Enjoy!
Sources say BMW is testing a plug-in hybrid carbon fiber research vehicle that can accelerate to 100 kph in under 7 seconds with emissions of 10 g per km.
After a full week and nearly 300 miles of driving in and around Chicago, my 2016 Toyota Corolla tester got better than 50 (fifty!) MPG.
There’s no point in beating around the bush on this one. I really, really liked the little red 2015 Toyota Yaris SE I test-drove last week. There were a few things, small things, that kept it from being perfect. For the first time since we started using this “car dating” format, though, this was a […]
27/36/30. Those are the city/highway/combined fuel economy numbers for the 2016 Mazda Miata with a six-speed slushbox will see according to the EPA testing method. If you opt for the manual transmission (and why wouldn’t you?), highway fuel economy drops by 2 MPGs by everything else stays the same, making the 2016 Miata about 29% […]
Now that gas prices have gone lower, SUV and truck sales have seen an uptick. But fuel economy still plays a big role in car-buying decisions.
When Toyota dropped off the Barcelona Red Prius Five, I was a bit confused that I wasn’t going to be driving the Prius V. “I thought you were dropping off the van one,” I said to the driver. “You know which one I’m talking about? The Prius ‘V’?” “That’s what the last guy (who drove […]
With the EPA rating the 2015 F-150 at up to 26 MPG, how does it stack up with the rest of the competitive pickup crowd?
This is it: the semi-official list of the 11 best fuel-efficient motorcycles your money will be able to buy in 2015, courtesy of Gas 2. Enjoy!
The Volkswagen e-Golf has gotten its official ratings, and at 83 miles per charge and 116 MPGe, it’s an efficient (but pricey) new option for EV buyers.
The EPA wants to take a closer look at the fuel economy testing methods used by automakers in order to close loopholes allowing for too-high ratings.
local Louisiana news station KTAL NBC 6 took a tour of the former GM factory where Elio has set up shop and is getting ready for Job One.
China’s central government says that it will begin publicly naming and punishing companies that don’t meet fuel economy and emissions standards
EPA has studied the fleet wide fuel economy of major automakers, crowning Nissan as the automaker with the most efficient and Fiat-Chysler the worst.
The EPA has awarded Mercedes-Benz extra fuel economy credits for bringing start-stop and other efficient technologies to its entire fleet of luxury cars.
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.