Fuel economy

07.17.13
Ford hybrid software update will improve gas mileage, arrives in August
07.17.13

Ford hybrid software update will improve gas mileage, arrives in August

Apparently the window stickers of Ford's hybrid line didn't tell the whole story when it came to g...

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10.05.12
Chevy Volt EcoHub app tells drivers how little they pay to charge, goads them into staying green (video)
10.05.12

Chevy Volt EcoHub app tells drivers how little they pay to charge, goads them into staying green (video)

GM's OnStar team would really like us to stay on the electric side of the Chevy Volt's powertrain...

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08.09.12
Ford C-MAX Hybrid rated for 47MPG across the board, C-MAX Energi hits 85MPH in EV mode
08.09.12

Ford C-MAX Hybrid rated for 47MPG across the board, C-MAX Energi hits 85MPH in EV mode

The wait for the Ford C-MAX Hybrid has been a long one, and we'll still be waiting until the fall...

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05.26.11
Tesla Roadster 2.5 gets 119 MPGe rating from EPA, still as expensive as ever (updated)
05.26.11

Tesla Roadster 2.5 gets 119 MPGe rating from EPA, still as expensive as ever (updated)

Move over, Nissan, because there's a new MPGe king in town. Yesterday, the EPA anointed Tesla s...

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03.28.11
Smart Fortwo ED gets official EPA ratings: 94 MPG city, 79 MPG on the highway
03.28.11

Smart Fortwo ED gets official EPA ratings: 94 MPG city, 79 MPG on the highway

Looks like "Team 250" is primed to add a few new members now that the EPA has revealed its official...

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11.26.10
2011 Chevy Volt gets stickered: 93MPG on battery, 37MPG on gasoline
11.26.10

2011 Chevy Volt gets stickered: 93MPG on battery, 37MPG on gasoline

The poster child for the electric car has just received its official EPA sticker, merely days after...

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11.24.10
Nissan Leaf blessed with 99MPG 'equivalent' sticker, roundtable arguments ensue
11.24.10

Nissan Leaf blessed with 99MPG 'equivalent' sticker, roundtable arguments ensue

Cue the pundits. Nissan's incoming Leaf has just nabbed an official EPA sticker, with a mind-meltin...

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10.12.09
BMW makes the awesome look SIMPLE with leaning three-wheeler (video)
10.12.09

BMW makes the awesome look SIMPLE with leaning three-wheeler (video)

BMW's latest concept isn't quite as far out as some of its earlier efforts, and the company has dub...

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11.26.08
Honda's color-changing speedometer to drive out bad driving habits
11.26.08

Honda's color-changing speedometer to drive out bad driving habits

So, you've a lead foot? What of it, right? Honda's hoping to make that bad little habit vanish by u...

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