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Electric Tesla Sweeps Car-of-the-Year Awards

On Monday, Motor Trend magazine announced that the all-electric 2012 Tesla Model S won its Car of the Year Award.  It was the first time Motor Trend gave the distinction to a pure electric vehicle, an…

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Environmental Cars are Sexy

Researchers from the University of Michigan said this week that the crop of new cars and trucks sold in the U.S. in October are the most efficient ever to hit American roads.  Their average fuel was 2…

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World’s First All-Electric Limousine

Imperial Coach Builders of Springfield, Mo. made headlines in June when it created the world’s first all-electric stretch limousine. "We took a regular Nissan LEAF electric,” said Nathan Daily, the co…

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Coffee & Beer? The 6 Weirdest Alternative Fuel Sources

A trip to the gas station is about the most boring task in the modern world. But making fuel is a strange and fantastic journey—for scientists and inventors trying to find sustainable alternatives to …

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BMW Hybrids Combine Efficiency and Excitement

When you think of hybrid cars, BMW is probably not the first automotive brand that comes to mind. So you might be surprised to learn that BMW started selling its first hybrid nearly three years ago. T…

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Top 7 Greenest All-Wheel Drive Vehicles

Believe it or not, the holidays are quickly approaching, and winter driving is not far behind. So, it’s time to think about how the changing seasons will impact road conditions. For many drivers, the …

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Classic VW Beetle Gets Electric Makeover

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic car designs of the past 100 years. Created by Ferdinand Porsche in the 1930s for the Third Reich (as “the people’s car”), its simple but high-quality de…

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Diesel Cars Are Fun High-MPG Alternative to Hybrids

In the past decade, the gas-electric Toyota Prius has risen in status from science project to mainstream vehicle.  In September, the 50-MPG hybrid was the eighth most popular car in the U.S., and the …

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Exclusive: Sierra Club’s Director Talks About Green Cars

More than 60 communities around the country held events to celebrate the second annual National Plug In Day on Sunday, September 23.  The event, designed to stimulate interest in electric cars, was or…

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National Plug In Day To Reach 60 Communities

John Muir, who founded the Sierra Club in 1892, loved to walk.  His journeys on foot could span hundreds of miles.  Muir passed away well before the heyday of the American automobile, but if he were a…

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about eBay Green Driving

eBay Green Driving helps drivers save money at the pump, and reduce their environmental impact. It offers user-friendly tools and resources, as well as eBay's unique green vehicle and parts inventory, in a single location, to help people determine the best ways to "green" their daily driving routines. The site covers the full range of efficient technologies: electric vehicles, hybrids, clean diesels, compressed natural gas and ethanol vehicles, as well as high-MPG gasoline vehicles. Green Driving's Fuel Type Comparison Tool was developed in cooperation with the Department of Energy's fueleconomy.gov. World-class content is provided by leading writers and researchers in the field of eco-friendly automotive technology.

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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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