Category: Green
Chevrolet Volt real world MPG numbers are not so great

I guess I should express admiration for Chevrolet in taking its first step to create an electric/gas vehicle into production that’s not just a limited range pure electric or adding another crappy hybrid to its fleet of Tahoes. But I can’t. According to real world road tests done by Popular Mechanics, you can only expect to go just over 30 […]

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1,500 miles on a single tank of fuel

Yup, you read that right. A VW Passat Bluemotion has was followed around by a Guinness crew, who witnessed a 20.4 gallon tank be completely filled up with diesel and emptied 1,527 miles later. Average speed for the trip was 45 MPH. That’s some pretty good mpg, Hans. Of course, domestic automakers continue to build giant SUVs and hope their […]

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Nissan stops taking reservations for Leaf electric car
No more Nissan Leaf reservations taken

Hope you got your order in early if you wanted one… We are thrilled with the overwhelming enthusiasm people like you have shown for the 100% electric Nissan LEAF™. To date, 20,000 people have already reserved a LEAF – a number that has exceeded our expectations. We have completed the first phase of reservations. In order to provide the best […]

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Are Hydrogen-Powered cars closer to reality thanks to urine?

Just in case you might not have heard, there’s a great big ol’ alternative fuels race going on right now. The prize for the winner is huge, as the US is pretty much the biggest consumer of cars and trucks on the planet although an emerging China is going to be knocking on that door soon. You could say that […]

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