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Tips for Driving Greener: Save Money & Help the Planet

On the heels of the big annual†North American International Auto Show in Detroit, It's fun to think about the possibility of getting a new car. I realize that in a perfectly green world, I would walk …

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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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Top 5 Reasons MPG Drops in Colder Weather

Now that summer is, unfortunately, in the rear-view-mirror, perhaps youíve noticed the days getting shorter and the nights cooler. As temperatures continue to drop, you might also see a slight declin…

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4 Green Cars You Canít Ignore

All facial tissue is called Kleenex. Adhesive bandages, regardless of who makes them, are known as Band-Aids. And all photocopies are Xerox. You can choose other brands if you like, but these are th…

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The Quest for the Perfect Car

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy Topping the list of most common marital disagreements are usually things like money and children. But if the list were derived from my household, it would…

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5 Ways to Drive Greener & Save in ANY Car

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! PHOTO CAPTION: The littlest green diva, happy pumkin Vivian Wozniak A busy show with our guest Green…

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What Does Driving Greener Really Mean?

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! What does it mean to drive greener? In honor of our featured guest, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenC…

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Obama Announces 54.5 MPG Fuel Economy Standard

By 2025, many Americans will spend significantly less time --- and money --- at the gas pump. Today, President Obama announced an historic agreement that will nearly double the fuel efficiency of c…

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Is This The Most Fuel-Efficient Porsche Of All Time?

Porsche, maker of some of the world's fastest and most luxurious sports cars, recently announced that it would soon unveil its second production hybrid model, the Panamera S Hybrid. The manufacturer c…

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120 MPG for Four Passenger Car

In a test at the Michigan International Speedway, a very light car called the "Edison 2" averaged 120 miles per gallon for 100 laps. The Edison 2 is an experimental car designed for low fuel consumpti…

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One stressor on this list I can agree with is traffic - specifically bad drivers. In my 48 year…

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