Do Hybrid Cars Break Down?

Do Hybrid Cars Break Down?

If you are thinking about investing in a hybrid car, you will need to first familiarize yourself with the design to find out the most common faults and get ready to address the issues before they cause a breakdown. Hybrid cars are generally constructed the same way as traditional models,...

Charging Concent Electric Cars

How Charging Station Safe Are You?

Being a road user comes with certain safety considerations baked into the crust. The prospect of hurtling down freeways at 70 miles per hour in a metal box has become so normalized that we tend to become blase about road safety the more accustomed we become to driving. When we...

Are Electric Cars Safer Than Their Gas Guzzling Counterparts?

Are Electric Cars Safer Than Their Gas Guzzling Counterparts?

When you think about it, the humble automobile is an inherently unsafe concept. A metal box on wheels hurtling along a freeway at 80mph isn’t really anyone’s idea of safe. Yet as vehicle technology has developed, manufacturers have come up with increasingly clever and inventive ways to keep the occupants...

Here are some of the top ways to make your cars more eco-friendly this year.

Making Vehicles More Eco Friendly

Summer is upon us and it is time to make some fun road trips into the countryside with our families. If you want to save some fuel on your travels and make sure that your car is more eco-friendly there are many different things you can do. Here are some...

How different is an electric car?

Are you the kind of person who’s out on the market for a new car? Maybe it’s your first time buying and you want to make sure you’re getting as much bang for your buck. Either way, there’s more and more models out there for you to consider, and one...

Buying a Used EV: What You Need To Know

Over the past few years, we’ve seen electric cars go from minor occurrence to major force on our roads. The numbers of people choosing to purchase an electric vehicle continue to rise, as more becomes known about the particularities of ownership, the teething problems are ironed out, and the strengths...

2017 Ioniq HEV. Image courtesy of Hyundai Global Media.

What Exactly Makes a Car Eco-friendly?

Right now, it seems like “eco-friendly” is the biggest buzz word in the car world at the minute. Drivers and vehicle owners want to make sure that their cars are as eco-friendly as possible and car manufacturers are entirely focused on producing and developing the most eco-friendly vehicle possible. But do...

4 Electric Car Myths That Are Complete And Utter Rubbish!

The public reception towards electric cars has gotten a lot warmer in the last two or three years. Die-hard petrol heads are still a little cautious to open themselves up to these vehicles, but most people agree their existence is a positive. With that being said, there is still a lot...

The VW E-Up! EV. Image courtesy of VW Global Media.

The First VW E-Up! Arrives in UK Garages

The UK’s first new e-up! owner has proudly taken delivery of their stylish and practical zero emission city car from Volkswagen e-Mobility Retailer Peter Cooper in Southampton. The new car was handed over recently, as Volkswagen ramps up production of the new e-up! in its ongoing commitment to maintaining its status...

What’s In Store For Electric Cars Of The Future?

Although not a new innovation, electric cars have grown in popularity in recent years. In a world where fuel prices and CO2 levels are soaring, more of us want to save money and go greener. As you might expect, electric cars produce no emissions and don't need petrol or diesel. Have...

Images from 2016 Chicago Green Drives. Image courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities.

Chicago-area Green Fleet Organization Helps Reduce Petroleum Use by 25 Million Gallons in 2015

[caption id="attachment_93841" align="alignright" width="450"] Images from 2016 Chicago Green Drives. Image courtesy of Chicago Area Clean Cities.[/caption] The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition today announced that in 2015 its member fleets saved more than 25 million gasoline-gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum and 225,000 tons of greenhouse-gas emissions. “That is the equivalent of...

John Davis, host of Motorweek. Image courtesy of Motorweek and Chicago Clean Cities.

John Davis of MotorWeek to Speak at 2016 Green Drives Conference

The Lake Michigan Consortium today announced that John Davis, the Emmy® Award-winning host of MotorWeek, television’s longest-running automotive series, will serve as the master of ceremonies and a featured speaker at its Clean Cities Green Drives Conference and Expo on May 19. Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana are partnering to...

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