Green Cars

  • 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......

  • Krome on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

    Krome on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

    The friendly folks at the Bow-tie brand were kind enough to let me have some quality time with the Chevrolet Volt, and, as is always the case in these situations, they made sure the vehicle......

  • 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid First Drive and Review

    2012 Honda Civic Hybrid First Drive and Review

    For baseball fans, 44 means Hall-of-Famer Hank Aaron’s retired jersey. Pop culture buffs might......

  • 2012 Toyota Prius v First Drive Review

    2012 Toyota Prius v First Drive Review

    If Toyota thought pluralizing the Prius name was tough for most consumers, then defining the 2012 Toyota Prius v (pronounced “vee”) will be even more challenging –......

  • 2012 Ford C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi Plug-In

    2012 Ford C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi Plug-In

    By the end of 2012, Ford intends to have five different electric vehicles on dealership lots. One of these models is the 2012 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In (two of the other models......

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    What's New: 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid

    2012 Honda Civic Hybrid The 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid has undergone a complete redesign that results in new styling, improved fuel efficiency and more horsepower. If you're......

  • Gas Champ: New 2012 Fiat 500 Offers 33 MPG Combined

    Gas Champ: New 2012 Fiat 500 Offers 33 MPG Combined

    The diminutive Fiat 500 debuts in America with a quirky, cute design and exceptional fuel efficiency. While a bit on the small side for the taste of some Americans, the......