Green Cars

  • Early Look: 2012 Scion iQ

    Early Look: 2012 Scion iQ

    The 2012 Scion iQ is he newest addition to the Scion nameplate, and promises to offer stellar fuel efficiency in an extremely compact package. With a body frame roughly the size of the Smart ForTwo,......

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    What's New: 2012 Nissan Leaf Buying Guide

    The Nissan Leaf returns for its sophomore year with an increased base MSRP and additional standard features. According to Nissan, these changes directly address customer feedback that......

  • 2011 Lexus CT 200h Premium: Road Test and Review

    2011 Lexus CT 200h Premium: Road Test and Review

    When I first saw the 2011 Lexus CT 200h in person at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit I was duly impressed. The car's dynamic "hot hatch" styling......

  • 2011 Audi Q7 TDI Road Test and Review

    2011 Audi Q7 TDI Road Test and Review

    Perfectly suited for the “Mommy and Me” playdate set, the 7-passenger 2011 Audi Q7 TDI is a well proven luxury family vehicle but how well suited is it to the red carpet of an......

  • 2011 Chevrolet Volt: Road Test and Review

    2011 Chevrolet Volt: Road Test and Review

    2011 Chevrolet Volt: Introduction There were plenty of doubters when General Motors first showed off the Chevrolet Volt concept at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in......

  • 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas Keeps California HOV Eligibility

    2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas Keeps California HOV Eligibility

    While owners of hybrid vehicles are no longer able to drive solo in California's High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes, a unique alternative does remain available in......

  • 2011 Lexus RX 450h Road Test and Review

    2011 Lexus RX 450h Road Test and Review

    Having your hybrid, and luxury, too Yes, enlightened 21st-century driver, sometimes you can have it all. The 2011 Lexus RX 450h uses some of the most......

  • 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Road Test & Review

    2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Road Test & Review

    The anti-guzzler: can it handle the long haul? Here’s the bad news: In many parts of the country, gas is $4 a gallon. Here’s the good news: The......

  • How the Chevrolet Cruze Eco gets 42 MPG

    How the Chevrolet Cruze Eco gets 42 MPG

    You may have heard of the Chevrolet Cruze, but do you know about the Eco model?  The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco is a new breed of automobile.  This non-hybrid sedan averages 42......

  • Krome on the Toyota Prius and Prius v

    Krome on the Toyota Prius and Prius v

    I spent this morning at a ride-and-drive event for the newest member of the Toyota Prius family—the Prius v—and came away duly impressed with its fuel efficiency. In about 40......