Cars / Hybrids & Alternative Cars

  • Will a Hybrid Car Save You Money? There's An Easy Way to Find Out

      

    Hybrid cars have been a favorite of high-mileage drivers for a while now. The touted gas savings and increased price of gasoline has led to much higher adoption of hybrids over the last few years....

  • Best Cars of 2015

      

    Every April, Consumer Reports makes a special effort during car buying season to give advice for new and used buyers in their annual auto issue. This year, the overall most reliable brand for new...

  • Now is the time to buy a hybrid vehicle

      

    Why lower gas prices and rising SUV sales make now the perfect time starting looking at a fuel efficient car.

  • Now is the time to buy a hybrid vehicle

      

    Why lower gas prices and rising SUV sales make now the perfect time starting looking at a fuel efficient car.

  • Will the Elio Ever See the Light of Day?

      

    Looking for a cheap commuter car? The Elio could be your answer -- if it ever sees the light of day! Elio needs more money I've gotten dozens of calls about a 3-wheel car called the Elio. You...

  • Hot new option in the car market: Mini-SUVs

      

    Love the high ride and safety of an SUV, but don't like the huge size or terrible fuel economy? Two American automakers have a great new alternative.

  • Driverless cars are ready for the road

      

    Within 2 years, one major U.S. automaker will be offering completely driverless cars among its other traditional nameplates!

  • Why Aren't Hybrid Vehicles Selling?

      

    In 2000, Toyota launched a breakthrough vehicle worldwide that one-upped the century-old method of automotive propulsion. The mid-size Prius hybrid hatchback was the world’s first...

  • The Truth About New-Car Incentives That No One Else Will Tell You

      

    When sellers address potential buyers in advertising or face-to-face, their objective is to create a “sense of urgency” that will motivate them to buy now. The essential message is...

  • Electric car deals create short supply

      

    After telling you several weeks ago that automakers are rolling out great leasing offers on electric vehicles, I now have a new situation to report: Electric vehicles are in short supply on dealer...

  • What former SUV drivers are buying now...

      

    You've probably noticed far fewer giant SUVs on the road these days. It turns out former SUV buyers are now buying this auto category...

  • Why a diesel engine won't automatically save you money

      

    Have you been eyeing a diesel-powered car in the hopes of bringing down the cost of driving?  Have the advertisements promising 45 mpg got you convinced that diesel is the secret to lowering...

  • A Compact Electric Car from Mercedes Benz

      

    Just as BMW starts delivery of the i3 in the US, Mercedes Benz has released pricing on the upcoming B-Class Electric Drive which is set for release this summer. While the gasoline and diesel...

  • Gas prices to drop by 50 cents?

      

    The glut of new oil supply in North America could mean that gas prices will go easy on your wallet for the forseeable future.All indications suggest we'll see prices at the pump drop as much as 50...

  • Diesels are good alternative to hybrids

      

    Looking for a more fuel-efficient car? You're not limited to just hybrids anymore. Here's one great alternative you might not have considered… If you're trying to find a more...