My brother-in-law keeps telling me that he’s never going to get a green car. He says that it isn’t that he dislikes environmentalism. He enjoys trees and the outdoors. He wants to help the planet, but he doesn’t want the bother of plugging in every night and worrying about running out of electricity in less than a hundred miles. He always apologises after he says this because he knows how I feel, but his beliefs are firm. I can see his point. He’s not, and never has been, a crusader for the ecology. I like him anyway.
The popularity of electric fuel efficient cars is continuing to grow. As gas prices continue to rise and people become more environmentally conscious, sales for electric and hybrid cars have been growing. With the rise in popularity and profitability of these types of vehicles, there has been an increase in the amount of options for potential buyers. Let’s take a look at two of the premier choices: the 2013 Chevy Volt and the 2013 Nissan Leaf.
The USA is committed to reducing greenhouse gas levels by over 16% on 2005 emissions figures by 2020. With the announcement of new proposals for the automotive industries, set to regulate emissions from motoring much more strictly, we could be one step closer to achieving this target.
Tesla Motors announced today that sales of its Model S vehicle exceeded the target provided in the mid February shareholder letter. As customers who note their Model S serial number this weekend will realize, vehicle deliveries (sales) exceeded 4,750 units vs. the 4,500 unit prior outlook. As a result, Tesla is amending its Q1 guidance to full profitability, both GAAP and non-GAAP.
It seems that every day in our commute to work, spotting a hybrid vehicle is not uncommon. Sometimes we may even catch a glimpse of an electric car. But how green are American drivers compared to other nations? Continue reading for an answer and some explanations for your consideration.
Green cars of today have hybrid engines and plug in outlets. But what could the green car of tomorrow have? Beginning in 2020, most cars will have to have a fuel economy of better than 50 miles per gallon, a far stretch from what’s currently offered. Thankfully, there are some interesting technologies and concepts that will allow the automakers to reach those insane miles per gallon numbers quicker than you might think.
When it comes time to sell your vehicle, you want to get cash for it. Even if it’s in very poor condition, you’re hoping to receive some money in return. After all, at one point it did cost you a hefty sum. What are some of the options you have available when you want to receive cash for your car?
I have been been a die hard classic car enthusiast ever since I was a teenager. Back in those days, I would read classified magazines such as ‘Unique Cars’ and ‘Auto Trader’ and dream about the sort of car I would buy when I had the cash to buy a real classic.