There are many factors people employ when choosing a vehicle. Fuel efficiency is important. So are safety, range, passenger capacity, cargo capacity, weather handling, towing, style, comfort and the rest.
When President Obama first took office, he pledged to help put 1 million electric vehicles on America’s roads by 2015. But with little time left, not much progress has been made – and one of the reasons maybe the expense. . .
The biggest challenge to making cars powered by fuel cells widely available is the cost of precious metals like platinum used in the cells. But now, according to Energy and Environment News, researchers are working to reduce the amount of platinum needed. . .
Have you noticed that new cars are getting more and more expensive? Katie Tubb from the Heritage Foundation explains some of the reasons why:
You’ve heard of drivers having “road rage,” but how about “range anxiety?” Well that’s the term being used to describe owners of electric cars who nervously peer at the battery charge indicator on their dashboard to see if they have enough juice. . .
In the early 80’s, one popular song said “We’re gonna rock down to Electric Avenue, and then we’ll take it higher.” Now, some 30 years later, one Pacific Northwest city has a real Electric Avenue...
CFACT's Marc Morano, editor of Climate Depot, appeared on Fox News yesterday to discuss why trucks, SUVs, and other "gas guzzlers" are responsible for last month's surge in auto sales.
Since his first term in office, President Obama has pledged to get 1 million electric cars onto America’s roads by the year 2015. And while that promise has been repeated, it appears all is not going well with the President’s initiative.
Electric cars are known to save on gas, but can they also be used to power electrical appliances during a blackout? Well strange as that may sound, that is precisely what electric car owners living in Japan did.
President Obama is clearly a big fan of electric cars. Not only has he made it a policy goal to put one million of them on the road by 2015, but he himself has vowed to drive a Chevy Volt when he leaves office one day. But if recent sales are any indication, it appears most Americans aren’t plugging into the President’s electric vehicle enthusiasm.
Cap-and-trade regulation to limit carbon dioxide emissions was rejected by Congress. But did you know federal agencies have applied it to cars?
You’ve probably heard of cars that run on gasoline or electricity, but how about only air? Sound too good to be true?
Cars that can communicate with each other, hit the brakes when they need to, and steer themselves out of trouble may sound like science fiction. But such high-tech autos were actually demonstrated in New York City recently...