Archive for the ‘Hybrid Cars’ Category

Do You Need an Extended Warranty on a Hybrid Vehicle?

Monday, May 7, 2012 0:55 2 Comments

If you are buying a hybrid car or are about to buy one, sooner or later you are going to be asked by the dealer if you want to buy an extended car warranty to go with the vehicle.  But the answer to that question really depends on the level of risk you are willing […]

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The Acura 2013 ILX Hybrid is Announced with Built-In Navigation System

Friday, May 4, 2012 3:02 1 Comment

It might have taken them a while to get on the Hybrid band-wagon, but the Acura brand (owned by Honda) have finally announced that they will be releasing their very own eco-friendly car model. Their first entry into the Hybrid car market will be the Acura 2013 ILX which was announced earlier last month at the Vancouver International Auto Show.

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Top 3 Cars In 2010 For Best Gas Mileage

Friday, September 10, 2010 13:05 37 Comments

The top pick for highest gas mileage car is the 2010 Toyota Prius. At around twenty thousand dollars you can expect to get 48 miles per gallon on the highway and 45 in town (with some reporting it breaks the 50 MPG barrier). This car is powered by a 16 valve four cylinder engine. The […]

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Hybrid MPG: Toyota Prius vs. Nissan Altima vs. Honda Civic

Friday, June 5, 2009 17:50 66 Comments

Now that we are hearing more and more about fuel saving hybrid cars that run on batteries, we wanted to know how the top contenders compare in fuel consumption and value. So we took at the look at the 3 Hybrids rated the most fuel efficient for 2009:

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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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Top 3 Cars With The Best Gas Mileage In 2008

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 0:33 39 Comments

With gas prices in constant flux everyone shopping for a new car is very cognizant of the gas mileage of the vehicles they are looking at. Car manufacturers themselves have also become very concerned with this and as such have begun developing cars specifically to meet this need. In 2008 three cars stood out from […]

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The Philly Car Show; 2009 Philadelphia Auto Show Begins

Saturday, January 31, 2009 14:33 30 Comments

The 2009 Philadelphia Auto Show starts today, January 31, and runs until February 8, 2009 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Besides all the cool cars and autos from around the world which will be presented at the Philly Car Show, they’ve also got some great events going on. They’ve got a whole list of really […]

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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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Video: Green cars at the LA Auto Show

Saturday, November 22, 2008 18:30 9 Comments

Video review of Electric cars, Hybrids and other Green car technologies seen in this video from the LA Auto Show. Source: Ventura County Star The Los Angeles Auto Show still knows how to trot out the eye candy: banks of multicolored rock concert lighting, attractive models in seductive poses in front of machinery and, of […]

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