OK, I admit it: I’m a wannabe-hybrid owner. I’d gleefully drive a brand-new, freshly-charged electronic car off the lot. I perk up at the commercials on TV—you know, the one with the sleek new e-car being plugged into its charger in the garage by the happy new owners. And the idea of owning a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) sends my heart atwitter. But these are just daydreams—and I’m not alone. A recent survey conducted by Pike Research proves just that. The results of Pike Research’s survey sum it up succinctly: “Survey Finds Americans want to go hybrid, can’t afford it.” So, how can I be “green” without an eternally empty wallet? [...more]
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If you haven’t noticed the recent spike in gas prices then you certainly must [...] [...more]
How long does a car battery last? If my car starts in the morning, isn’t that a good sign my battery is fully charged? Which is harder on a car battery, cold weather or hot weather? When it comes to your car battery do you know the facts? [...more]
In today’s economy everyone is trying to stretch their pennies as far as possible. One group of enthusiasts has taken the idea of s-t-r-e-t-c-h to a whole new level. For these automotive aficionados the goal is to save money at the pump by extending their mpg’s as far as the road will take them. [...more]
Getting great fuel-economy isn’t reserved for hybrid vehicles. Anyone can save money at the pump with a few simple driving changes. Whether you save a little or a lot depends on which changes you want to make. Any change can improve your vehicle’s efficiency, save you money and is good for the planet. [...more]
The Ford Premier Car Event at Maroone Ford Margate was the place to be to see the unveiling of the all new 2010 Ford Taurus. In addition to the first look of this car, two other new and redesigned cars were being introduced to customers, the Fusion Hybrid and the Mustang. However, this event wasn’t just about the cars. This event was making history in one other uniquely twenty-first century way. [...more]
Buyer Beware! Whether you’re looking to shrink your carbon emission footprint or just wanting to take advantage of the government rebate worth up to $4,500 on a new fuel efficient car, it’s important you know the facts before making your next car purchase. [...more]