Posts Tagged ‘green vehicles’

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 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, […]