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Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don’t mesh with reality

This week, the Trump administration announced a rollback of stricter fuel-economy regulations from 2012 – a move President Donald Trump lauded as “making cars substantially safer.” Trump has also claimed that fuel-efficient cars are made out of “papier-mâché,” which is bad for crashes. But cars are already substantially safer than […]
Trump rolled back fuel-economy standards in the US this week to make vehicles ‘substantially safer,’ but his claims about car safety don’t mesh with reality
Lifestyle

The 10 Most Efficient Hybrid Cars On The Market

[credit provider=”Toyota” url=”http://www.toyota.com/priusv/photo-gallery.html#!photos/1/”] Are you in the market for a hybrid car?You probably want great gas mileage, without switching to diesel fuel, or taking the next step into plug-in vehicles.
The 10 Most Efficient Hybrid Cars On The Market
Lifestyle

This Hybrid Car Will Run On Air

[credit provider=”Youtube/TuttoGreenVideo” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUdfIRBAOy8″] Those in love know the sensation of walking on air. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the romantic French would develop a car that gets amazing gas mileage by running on air.French automaker Peugeot Citroen‘s latest automotive innovation — named “Hybrid Air” — operates on compressed air, […]
This Hybrid Car Will Run On Air
Lifestyle

Fuel Economy Reached An All-Time High In 2012

[credit provider=”simplerich on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/simplerich/3582678748/”] Cars averaging 23.8 mpg don’t usually get much coverage on GreenCarReports — they simply aren’t that green.In this instance though, that gas mileage figure doesn’t refer to a particular car — it refers to every car sold in 2012.
Fuel Economy Reached An All-Time High In 2012
Lifestyle

This Is The Most Efficient Highway Electric Car On The Market

[credit provider=”Chrysler”] It’s the electric car Chrysler and Fiat don’t really want to make, but that isn’t to say the 2013 Fiat 500e is a half-hearted attempt.On numbers alone, quite the opposite. Chrysler has announced the 500e’s EPA efficiency figures, and both range and highway efficiency are class-leading.
This Is The Most Efficient Highway Electric Car On The Market
Markets

The Only Answer To Saving On Gas Is No Longer The Hybrid

[credit provider=”Ford Motor Company”] As gas prices fluctuate between $3 and $4, car buyers continue to seek relief at the pump by focusing on cars with high fuel-efficiency.But unlike in recent years, in which hybrids were considered the best bets for consumers wanting high fuel economy, auto observers are now […]
The Only Answer To Saving On Gas Is No Longer The Hybrid
Lifestyle

Do Smaller Engines Get Worse Gas Mileage?

[credit provider=”Courtesy Ford”] How small is too small, when it comes to engines?Those of the “no replacement for displacement” school of thought might be thinking more about performance than they are gas mileage, but at what point does downsizing actually start to harm gas mileage, rather than help it?
Do Smaller Engines Get Worse Gas Mileage?