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22

Apr

Are vintage EVs the answer to New York’s carriage horse controversy?The Horseless eCarriage may look like a Brass Era car, but under the skin it’s a modern battery electric. The car’s future is caught up in a bitter battle (with celebrities!) over the welfare of the horses.

Are vintage EVs the answer to New York’s carriage horse controversy?
The Horseless eCarriage may look like a Brass Era car, but under the skin it’s a modern battery electric. The car’s future is caught up in a bitter battle (with celebrities!) over the welfare of the horses.

08

Apr

Do green cars lead to more driving? Not to worry.Wonks have long cautioned that ‘the rebound effect’ will mean that people will celebrate their high-mpg vehicles by spending more time behind the wheel. In reality, fuel economy is at a record high, and vehicle miles traveled keeps dropping.

Do green cars lead to more driving? Not to worry.
Wonks have long cautioned that ‘the rebound effect’ will mean that people will celebrate their high-mpg vehicles by spending more time behind the wheel. In reality, fuel economy is at a record high, and vehicle miles traveled keeps dropping.

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

If you’re tired of traffic and high gas prices, it’s time to put the car in park, unbuckle your seatbelt and enjoy one of these vacation destinations where your wheels aren’t welcome. You won’t find a single automobile in any of the places on our list — just bicycles and the occasional golf cart or horse-drawn carriage.
10 places in the U.S. where bikes and boats rule

20

Mar

treehugger:

Would you buy an 84 mpg car for $6,800?

17

Mar

Transit use growing faster than vehicle use in the U.S.Millennials are abandoning cars in favor of bikes, walking and car-sharing, and it’s finally showing up in the national stats.

Transit use growing faster than vehicle use in the U.S.
Millennials are abandoning cars in favor of bikes, walking and car-sharing, and it’s finally showing up in the national stats.

15

Feb

How to prepare for 5 scary car emergenciesYou often only have seconds to react after a crash, car fire or tire blowout — so let’s be prepared.

How to prepare for 5 scary car emergencies
You often only have seconds to react after a crash, car fire or tire blowout — so let’s be prepared.

07

Feb

Huh? Tesla car is worth more used than newThe Model S is an object of desire, and apparently Americans don’t want to wait six weeks or more for delivery. Especially when the company has reached a stellar #5 in Consumer Reports’ brand recognition survey.

Huh? Tesla car is worth more used than new
The Model S is an object of desire, and apparently Americans don’t want to wait six weeks or more for delivery. Especially when the company has reached a stellar #5 in Consumer Reports’ brand recognition survey.

01

Feb

Who built the world’s first car? Trust us, it’s not who you thinkThe real history goes way back, and it’s far more colorful than the accepted version you’ve probably heard.

Who built the world’s first car? Trust us, it’s not who you think
The real history goes way back, and it’s far more colorful than the accepted version you’ve probably heard.

28

Jan

Porsche’s long-buried first vehicle was an electric car, and it was built back in 1898
Long before the 356, Ferdinand Porsche was making automotive magic. Now his very first car is out of a century-long storage for all to see.

13

Jan

It’s easy to hack today’s connected carsIs it possible for a bad guy to get control of your car while you’re driving? You bet, and that’s only one reason to worry about onboard Internet access and black boxes.

It’s easy to hack today’s connected cars
Is it possible for a bad guy to get control of your car while you’re driving? You bet, and that’s only one reason to worry about onboard Internet access and black boxes.