Archive for the ‘Going Green’ Category

United States Worst Drivers and The Greatest Ones Too

How is your driving? Do you have road rage and whip around every car, or do you take your time and make sure to follow every rule in the drivers manual? With motor vehicle fatality rates on the rise, it’s paramount that motorists take extra precautions on the nation’s highways, especially with the busy Labor […]

Major Security Flaw In Connected Cars, Must Be Corrected

When driving to work you do not want to worry that your car may be taken over or the information connected to your car may be hacked. So before the population can drive the amazing connected autonomous vehicles these features must be secure.   Connected vehicles hold tremendous potential for improving road safety while simultaneously reducing energy […]

Does The Driving Test Really Prove You Can Drive

Young drivers are more at risks then any age for accidents. Although legally they can drive, doesn’t mean that they know how to actually drive in real life situations. Passing the state driver’s licensing test does not always mean new drivers have the critical skills they need to drive safely, but researchers said they developed […]

Customization, Making The Interior As Pretty as the Exterior

Each added feature allows you to drive in style. The comfort of your drive should be the deciding factor that sets the car apart from the hundreds of other cars with the same key concepts. You’ll be hard-pressed to find an ugly car in any showroom these days. The exteriors are that good. It is inside […]

Researchers find Breathing Polluted Air Diminishes Cognitive Abilities

Air pollution harms more than our lungs. European researchers have found that breathing polluted air also impairs brain function. Scientists have known for a while that reduced lung function can have harmful effects on our brains, and they’ve thought that pollution hinders our cognitive response through this lung connection. What’s interesting about this latest study, […]

10 Green Cars to Look Out for this Year

Next Green Car has identified the greenest, most innovative cars that are expected to launch in 2015. This year will see the strengthening of the electric vehicles (EVs) market, both pure electric and plug-in hybrids. With over 17,000 EVs already on UK roads, Next Green Car forecasts almost 40,000 will be in use by the […]

China Extends Green Vehicle Subsidies to Fight Pollution

China’s green vehicle incentive plan that was set to expire at the end of 2015 has been extended to 202o. The policy represents China’s latest effort to fight severe pollution and snarling traffic and is a boon to firms such as BYD Co., the country’s biggest maker of electric vehicles. Subsidies will be granted to […]

10 Cool Green Cars

Green cars are not typically known for their cool factors, but there are some that are actually pretty stylish. Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its […]

Falling Fuel Prices Have More Consumers Choosing SUVs Over Electric Vehicles

Sales of Toyota’s hybrid Prius have reportedly dropped alongside gas prices, which aligns with findings in a recent Automotive News. The report shows that consumers may have short memories, falling prices at the pump are already cutting into hybrid and plug-in sales, and Americans are starting to buy more trucks and SUVs. One Toyota dealership […]

Report Reveals U.S. State with Most Plug-In Cars

The state of California tops the charts for most plug-in cars. More than 100,000 rechargeable cars have been sold in California over the last four years, representing about 40 percent of the domestic plug-in market. Sales of hybrid and battery-only cars in the Golden State totaled 102,440 in the period from December 2010 through last month, […]