Do Greener Cars Lead Consumers to Hit the Road More Often?

Going Green. (iStock Photo)
Going Green. (iStock Photo)

Energy policy today has garnered an arguably unprecedented level of global attention, with headlines appearing daily. Domestically, it’s no secret that the Obama Administration views...

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    Love Affair With Ford’s Mustang

    Even as a child, while my younger sisters loved dressing their dolls or playing house, I found such activities boring. I was more of a... Read more

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    2015 Infiniti Q60: Performance Plus Curb Appeal

    The Infiniti Q60 sports coupe is aging gracefully with a great combination of satisfying performance and point-and-shoot handling together with an exhaust note that will... Read more

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    2015 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite

    The Odyssey offers tremendous flexibility to configure the interior for transporting cargo and up to 8 adults. One-Motion 64/40 Split 3rd-Row Magic Seat can tuck... Read more

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    2015 Lincoln Navigator: Now with EcoBoost

    Lincoln will spend great gobs of money to the tune of billions of dollars over the next few years to completely revitalize its lineup with... Read more

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    2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

    Santa Fe has a spacious interior, offering three-row seating (40/20/40 split second row bench or captain chairs, and 50/50 split third row) for up to... Read more

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    2015 Dodge Charger SRT 392: All the Performance You’ll Ever Need

    With seven trim levels and four engines, writing any sort of comprehensive piece on the 2015 Dodge Charger requires more space, time and, quite frankly,... Read more

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    Google Releases More Details on Self-Driving Car Accidents

    NEW YORK—Google is disclosing more details about the 12 accidents involving its self-driving cars so far as part of a commitment to provide monthly updates... Read more

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    Fiat Chrysler Tells US It Missed Deadlines in 5 Recalls

    DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler has admitted that it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls, a pattern that could bring a fine... Read more

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    How Motorcycles Can Safely Split Lanes With Cars

    On traffic-heavy roads, it’s common to see motorcyclists eke out a path in the narrow space between two lanes of cars. This practice of passing... Read more

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    2015 Toyota Tundra SR5 4×4 CrewMax

    The SR5 is the least expensive trim ($32,480 for 4×2 4.6 L V8) in the Tundra CrewMax category, but whichever Tundra you choose, whether the... Read more

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    2016 Chevy Camaro Is Lighter, Sleeker, and Ready For Action

    The virtually all-new 2015 Ford Mustang is one heck of a great car, which left enthusiasts wondering if Camaro’s winning sales streak could continue. Well,... Read more

  • An iPhone is connected to a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu equipped with Apple CarPlay apps, displayed on the car's MyLink screen, top, during a demonstration in Detroit, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    GM to Offer Android, Apple Systems in Many 2016 Models

    DETROIT—€”By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple’s CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a... Read more

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    2015 Mitsubishi Outlander SE

    Outlander has a fine overall quality ride. Noise and vibration are reduced with insulation and increased body rigidity. Improved suspension tuning gives agility in the... Read more

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    2015 Ford Expedition: Comfortable People Mover

    While large body-on-frame sport utility vehicles are a dying breed, there’s still a market for the full-sized SUVs for people who need maximum passenger and... Read more

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    Hate Parking? This Folding Car Is Made for You

    Time to rethink city driving again—or more specifically, city parking. Imagine having an ultra-compact, 2-seater electric car that can self-park, slide into any spot sideways... Read more

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    2015 GMC Canyon

    This week I have been playing King of the Road in a 2015 GMC Canyon 4-wheel drive SLT with extended cab. True it’s only a... Read more