Archive for the ‘Alternative Fuel’ Category

2009 New York International Auto Show Starts This Weekend

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 15:36 22 Comments

The week of April 10th through the 19th, the annual New York Auto Show will be taking place at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. With giveaways, prizes, high-tech displays, celebrities and much much more, it is a world of entertainment for the whole family. The 2009 NY Auto Show is the best place […]

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The Top 3 Hybrids of 2009 for the Best Gas Mileage

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 17:25 36 Comments

The 2009 Toyota Prius Hybrid is hands-down the highest rated of the hybrid vehicles. Gas mileage, the most important consideration for many, is 48 mpg in the city and 45 mpg on the highway. This Toyota was designed from scratch as a hybrid, not modified from a conventional vehicle, and is considered by many the best […]

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How Hybrid Cars Produce Better Gas Mileage

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 17:16 30 Comments

The computerized Hybrid vehicles detect when to alternate the power from gas to electric. Your benefits are cost effective in fuel or gas, and using a rechargeable battery. In addition, there is less emission produce in hybrid cars opposed to conventional automobiles, which is better for the environment and the economy. Depending on the economy […]

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Rising Gas Prices: Fuel Economy and Your Next Car Purchase?

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 2:31 30 Comments

The Associated Press reported that oil prices fell Tuesday as fresh signs of a deepening U.S. recession trumped tensions in the Middle East and worries over natural gas shortages in Europe. Light, sweet crude for February delivery fell 23 cents, to $48.58 a barrel, in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The five-month slide […]

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Is This Gas? FlexFuel, E85 Ethanol, and BioFuel Explained

Friday, November 14, 2008 11:18 11 Comments

I recently noticed a 2009 Chevy Impala which had a “FlexFuel” designation on its trunk.  Underneath, in small letters, it said “E85 Ethanol.”  I asked the driver if he knew what that meant, and he said “No.”  I couldn’t believe it – he didn’t know the what the flex fuel designation meant on his own car!?!  It […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Choose a Hybrid Vehicle: Car or SUV

Thursday, October 23, 2008 16:26 23 Comments

With the rising costs of gas there is an abundance of reasons that we are choosing to go green – for one, it releases the strain on your wallet when you see the gas gauge dwindle towards the empty line. Now with the option of a hybrid vehicle customers aren’t forced to look upon that […]

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Alternative Energy and Fuel: Considering a Hybrid Car?

Friday, October 17, 2008 16:55 16 Comments

Although a hybrid vehicle may save a bundle at the pump, is this car as easy on the wallet throughout the course of its lifetime as it is at the pump? Many consumers have this concern, and for this reason it is important to research each vehicle choice in depth – before making the final […]

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