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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
A self-driving Prius
Google engineers have put over 140,000 miles on a prototype self-driving car.
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Idle Thoughts

When idling your car:
If you're going to be stopped for more than 30 seconds, turn off the engine.
Even though you have to restart, you'll still be saving fuel.
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Low Tox Antifreeze

This new formulation is safer for pets, wildlife and the environment.
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How to Live Well Without Owning a Car
    Articles:
Greening your car with non-toxic alternatives - our car interior should be a healthy environment
New technology to lower the cost of hybrid cars - breakthrough may lower cost as much as 30%
How plug-in electric cars could be game changers - moving towards economically priced PHEVs
Ford unveils its first electric car - expected to get up to 100 miles on a single charge
Interstate bicycling system takes shape - the planned system encompasses over 50,000 miles of routes
Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011 - the Imagine PS is street legal and capable of 100 kph (60 mph)
New automotive fuel standards set for US and Canada - goal is to improve fuel efficiency 25% by 2016
The hybrid car that runs on air - using compressed air to boost hybrid efficiency
Hydrogen could be the fuel of the future - generating electricity from water
Fuel-efficient cars - the best and the worst of the 2010 models
Corn-based fuels fare poorly in new analysis - how real are the benefits?
Biofuels: the basics - the problems and potential of biomass fuels
About that new car smell - what exactly are we breathing?
How I learned to stop worrying and love the bus - trying a car-free month

Fuel-Efficient Driving
Boost the overall fuel-efficiency of your car as much as 30% by simple vehicle maintenance and attention to your style of driving.

Hybrid Cars

The one consumer decision most people make which impacts the greatest on the environment is the choice of car we drive. Consider the fuel-efficient hybrids.

Plug-in Cars
Hybrid car efficiency can be greatly enhanced with the new plug-in technology which lets drivers recharge the batteries by plugging into ordinary home electric outlets. Here's the current lineup of "plug-in" cars in development.


Car Sharing
New car sharing programs are sprouting up in cities across North America, Australia and Europe, offering drivers an alternative to owning a car in town. The environment also benefits, with reduced pollution and congestion of city traffic.