Featured Fuel Efficient Makes

Audi

Don’t hold your breath for a hybrid gas-electric vehicle from Audi. The company may produce one “to show people that...

BMW

Taking a wide-reaching portfolio approach to reducing fuel use and emissions, BMW is using any technology that yields greater efficiencies—as...

Cadillac

We salute any effort to increase fuel economy and reduce tailpipe emissions—regardless of the size and shape of the vehicle....

Chevrolet

After years of suffering blows from environmentalists, General Motors emerged in 2007 with some of the most forward-thinking plans for...

Chrysler

It’s tough to make sense of Chrysler’s forays into hybrids and other advanced fuel-saving vehicles. You could imagine the company...

Dodge

It’s tough to make sense of Chrysler’s forays into hybrids and other advanced fuel-saving vehicles. In 2008, Chrysler said it...

Ford

Ford Motor Company is a paradox when it comes to hybrids and other alternative cars. Company executives make big promises...

GMC

The GMC Yukon Hybrid is the counterpart to the Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. And the GMC Sierra Hybrid is the sibling...

Honda

Honda took an early leadership role on hybrids, but hit a few bumps on the hybrid highway, especially after discontinuing...

Hyundai

Hyundai hasn't yet put a hybrid car on the market, but the company is setting high goals for its fuel...

Jeep

It’s tough to make sense of Chrysler’s forays into hybrids and other advanced fuel-saving vehicles. You could imagine the company...

Lexus

Toyota is consistently ranked as the most environmentally friendly car company, mostly because of Toyota’s leading position in the development...

Mercedes

The best line about Mercedes Benz’s green car technology comes right from Daimler CEO Deiter Zetsche. He quips, “If you...

Mini

When the MINI Cooper came to the US a few years ago, the little car caused a big commotion. BMW...

Nissan

Carlos Ghosn, president and CEO of Nissan, unveiled the company’s five-year business plan in May 2008. The plan—called “Nissan GT...

Smart

The Smart Car practically sells itself. The folks behind the tiny Smart ForTwo don’t do any TV or print advertising....

Toyota

Toyota is consistently ranked as the most environmentally friendly car company, mostly due to its leading position in the development...

Volkswagen

Volkswagen has flirted with high-mpg hybrid and sub-compact concept cars, but the company’s most compelling green car option is clean...