November 22, 2011

How Fuel Efficient Cars Can Save Money

Bryan Walsh, Time Magazine

As I was watching the San Diego Chargers play the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon — wishing somehow that both teams could lose — I saw a commercial for Ford's F-150 truck. No surprise there — car companies know their audience, and big parts of this one like to ride around the suburbs in two-ton hunks of metal. But I was surprised to see that the TV spot focused on the fuel efficiency of the F-150, which gets all of 23 m.p.g. on the highway. . .

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Greenhouse Gas Report Sends Stocks Soaring?
Rachel Swaby, Standard
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Green Cars Stall Because of Obama Meddling
Patrick Fleenor, CSM
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Ask Me About Your Volt
Daniel Foster, National Review Online
It’s a boxy, snub-nosed little bastard, with roughly the rear visibility of a Mercury space capsule. But Chevrolet’s Volt is plenty slick, in its way. The one I’ve just strapped to my back in New York City is... more ››
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Why Electric Beats Natural Gas Vehicles
Simit Patel, Seeking Alpha
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