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Browsing the "MPG" Tag

A MPGe Smackdown

December 6th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  The other day, we featured a story from one of our readers, a Volt Owner, on his fuel and [&hellip


Nissan Leading Charge Toward Zero Emissions

October 26th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Already having made waves with the popular Leaf, automaker Nissan Motor Co announced plans to launch a hybrid vehicle in 2015 as part of a new 5 year environmental plan. All research and development will be conducted in-house, according to Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn


Disappointing Policy, a Half Mile Short of Inspiration (New CAFE Standards)

August 4th, 2011 | by Bob Higgins

I've just been notified by one of my senators, I have two, that the administration has announced a hike in CAFE standards to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. I heard the news several day ago but most of us have better sources than the Senate. I had to sit down for a minute to let that shocking information sink in. I wondered for a second or two why they went for the fraction, what was it about the last 2640 feet per gallon that so tested their courage or was so beyond the range of their vision that they didn't simply roll all the way to 55 mpg


Why Stop at Converting Hybrid Vehicles?

September 28th, 2009 | by Derek Markham

Converting hybrid vehicles — particularly the Prius and Ford Escape — into plug-in hybrids has become a profitable niche industry [&hellip



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