How Can I Go Green?

If you want to go green but aren't sure about what you'll need to consider, you've come to the right place. We have tips on what and when to buy, and which deals to look out for.

Hybrid and Electric Powered Cars, Now and in the Future

The renaissance of the electric-powered vehicle has officially begun, leaving many potential buyers sitting on the sidelines wondering when they can join the electric-car race. Read more

Best Hybrids for the Money

We all know hybrids get better gas mileage than conventional cars, but we also know they cost a lot more. How do you know if the one makes up for the other? We've devised an efficiency-cost rating to reflect efficiency bang for your overall buck. Read more

Hot New Green Cars for 2011

Mass-market electric cars are finally here. The Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt employ lithium-ion batteries that can power the cars without gasoline and recharge via plug-in wall stations. Read more

Green Car Safety

In a car, power sources like electricity and natural gas seem threatening, but once you look into it, you'll find these alternatives might be different from gasoline, but they're not necessarily more dangerous. Read more

Interpreting Crash Tests and Safety Ratings

Overall, passenger vehicles are safer than they've ever been, but the crashworthiness of individual models varies greatly, even within a vehicle class. New roof-strength tests also reveal that one version of a model can fare better than another. Because of this, understanding how a model is expected to perform in a crash is important before buying your next car. Read more

Roof-Strength Ratings Offer Insight on Rollover Safety

For the 2010 model year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has implemented the first standardized test to reflect how vehicles and their occupants might fare in a rollover. Read more

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