| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Motorists no longer have to feel like they are settling for cars with fuel-efficient 4-cylinder engines. Four-cylinder engines powered 64.5 percent of all new vehicles built in North America during 2010.
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it.
By Jim Gorzelany
The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:25 PM
"Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead.
A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 11:02 AM
I regarded the Chevrolet Volt review car in my driveway as a personal challenge. My goal: Use the Volt for a week without burning a drop of gasoline. Not one drop. I succeeded.
The car was delivered from Boston with the lithium-ion...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:25 AM
By Jim MacPherson
There’s one aspect of the Chevrolet Sonic that might escape a buyer’s initial inspection. Unlike the Aveo, which the Sonic replaced, this subcompact isn’t an import.
In the past, subcompacts -- small cars with a...