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With hybrid cars you expect to save money on gas but some do it better than others – much better in fact over non-hybrid siblings. According to the U.S. EPA, driving one of the more efficient full hybrids can retain nearly $1,000 or more in gas money in the driver’s pocket every couple years. Beyond […]

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Want to save money on gas? Our list of little tricks will enable you to save dollars per year, burn less gas, pollute less, and maybe even reduce stess. These strategies might be considered common sense, and may be ones you already know, but reminders never hurt, and it would appear others do not practice […]

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Among America’s 10 most fuel-efficient cars, you might expect only late-model examples, but two on the EPA’s official list – and up to five unofficially – are dated from the mid-1980s and early ’90s and ranked alongside the Toyota Prius PHEV, Chevy Volt, and BMW i3 REx. One of the EPA-acknowledged cars is actually a […]

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Toyota’s Prius c has established itself solidly as the third-best-selling hybrid being the lowest price Prius, and the highest mpg car “without a plug” sold in America. The subcompact c is a full hybrid and one of four Prius “family” members, the others being the regular “Liftback,” the wagon-like Prius v, and the Prius Plug-in […]

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Last week at the Geneva auto show, Mercedes-Benz said it would be considering three-cylinder engines for future compact hybrid vehicles. According to a brief write-up by Car and Driver, M-B’s powertrain chief Bernhard Heil said the compromise is being looked at despite needs for balancing shafts and other countermeasures to offset inherent noise, vibration, and […]

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A nationwide survey exploring U.S. consumer attitudes toward 10 clean energy technologies has found a wide disconnect between those who “favor” alternative energy transportation and the percentage that buy it. Based on a statistically significant cross-sampling of 1,084 consumers who answered an online questionnaire by Navigant Research in fall 2013, over 60 percent of respondents […]

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In an ongoing effort to amp up interest in its 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV, General Motors has posted a whimsical infographic spelling out how $9,000 not spent for fuel in five years could be better utilized. The figure of money saved is based on average driver patterns expected, and amounts to $150 per month in […]

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