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Hybrids & Alternative Cars

Gas prices to drop by 50 cents?
Gas prices to drop by 50 cents? Cars April 2, 2014
The glut of new oil supply in North America could mean that gas prices will go easy on your wallet…
Diesels are good alternative to hybrids
Diesels are good alternative to hybrids Cars March 23, 2014
Looking for a more fuel-efficient car? You're not limited to just hybrids anymore. Here's one great alternative you might not…
A fuel efficient alternative to hybrid cars
A fuel efficient alternative to hybrid cars Cars March 20, 2014
Looking for a more fuel-efficient car? You're not limited to just hybrids anymore. Here's one great alternative you might not…
How to find the best auto repair shops
How to find the best auto repair shops Cars January 17, 2014
When the chips are down and you need a car repair, where's the best place to get it done?Back in…
Man arrested for stealing 5 cents of electricity
Man arrested for stealing 5 cents of electricity Cars December 12, 2013
You've probably seen people charging their cellphones or laptops at airports, malls, and other public places. But would you believe…
Cost of a new car is more than purchase price alone
Cost of a new car is more than purchase price alone Cars December 6, 2013
The cost of a new car is far more than the purchase price alone. Here's another important factor to consider.
Fuel effiecient cars depleting road funds?
Fuel effiecient cars depleting road funds? Cars November 27, 2013
People are driving less and traveling more in fuel-efficient vehicles. So how are we going to pay for road maintenance…
A new car for less than $10,000
A new car for less than $10,000 Cars November 5, 2013
Can you get a decent new car for less than $10,000? That's the question about to face American autobuyers when…
New hybrid offerings make leaps in MPG
New hybrid offerings make leaps in MPG Cars October 24, 2013
You can cut your cost at the gas pump by 60% annually thanks to technological breakthroughs in these new, cost-effective…
Calculate more accurate fuel estimates for your car
Calculate more accurate fuel estimates for your car Cars October 2, 2013
Ford Motor Company is sending restitution checks to C-MAX Hybrid owners after advertising false EPA mileage estimates for the car.…
The #1 safety feature every car needs…
The #1 safety feature every car needs… Cars September 19, 2013
With all the new safety features in cars coming soon, there's one that remains the make-or-break feature you need, particularly…
Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates
Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates Cars September 16, 2013
Purchased a new fuel-efficient car from Ford recently? You might be eligible for restitution because the automaker was inflating fuel…
Deals on new and used cars
Deals on new and used cars Cars September 5, 2013
You can find a deal on a new or used car! With the average cost of cars right around $32,000,…
Ford to pay customers over inflated fuel economy stats
Ford to pay customers over inflated fuel economy stats Cars August 20, 2013
Ford 2013 C-Max hybrid crossover owners will receive monetary compensation for the difference between advertised fuel economy numbers and the…
Used cars are a deal again
Used cars are a deal again Cars August 9, 2013
After some unprecedented market conditions, buying a used car instead of a new one is again becoming the Clark Smart…
Fast charging for electric cars rolls out
Fast charging for electric cars rolls out Cars July 15, 2013
Blink, the operator of public EV charging stations, began offering DC Fast Chargers in some locations last week with promises…
Lowering the cost of electric car chargers
Lowering the cost of electric car chargers Cars July 15, 2013
A group named EMW (Electric Motor Works) of Palo Alto, Calif., has developed a lost-cost alternative to the pricey 240-volt…
A vehicle that gets 1,290 miles per gallon!
A vehicle that gets 1,290 miles per gallon! Cars July 15, 2013
Is it possible to build vehicles with gas mileage that can crack the 100 miles mark that many electric vehicles…
Car technology contributes to distracted driving
Car technology contributes to distracted driving Cars June 28, 2013
New electronics coming into cars may seem neat, but at what cost to our level of distraction out on the…
Rent your car for extra cash
Rent your car for extra cash Cars June 27, 2013
Do you have a spare vehicle sitting around collecting dust? Try renting it out.Kiplinger magazine reports there are several websites…
States try to outlaw buying a Tesla
States try to outlaw buying a Tesla Cars June 25, 2013
Several states are now trying to make it a crime for you to buy a car on the Internet. In…
Why I decided to buy a Tesla S
Why I decided to buy a Tesla S Cars May 23, 2013
I've had some very strong feedback since I revealed that my wife and I bought a Tesla. The Tesla S…
In the market for a Prius? Why it’s time to buy now
In the market for a Prius? Why it’s time to buy now Cars May 1, 2013
If you've been thinking of buying a Toyota Prius, Clark explains why right now may be the very best time…
Price of gas will be smiling on your wallet
Price of gas will be smiling on your wallet Cars April 24, 2013
The price of gas is set to smile on you as you fill up in the coming weeks. Just as…
Price of gas will be smiling on your wallet
Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
Automakers adjust to higher gas prices
Automakers adjust to higher gas prices Cars April 3, 2013
The American economy, consumers, and even automakers are adjusting what they do and how they do it in light of…
Volkswagen readies new car that gets 260 mpg
Volkswagen readies new car that gets 260 mpg Cars April 2, 2013
It sounds like a concept vehicle, but it's real. USA Today reports the XL1, which gets 260 miles per gallon…
Hybrid cars booming thanks to shorter payback time
Hybrid cars booming thanks to shorter payback time Cars March 28, 2013
It is so exciting to see America on the mend. Are we healthy yet? No. But the sickness is ending.…
Ethanol proven to kill small engines
Ethanol proven to kill small engines Cars March 27, 2013
Clark has a 50cc scooter he likes to putt around on. It's maximum speed is 38mph--but right now it's "zero"…
Coming soon: A 261mpg car you can actually buy
Coming soon: A 261mpg car you can actually buy Cars March 15, 2013
This automaker is planning to release a hybrid car that will go over 261 miles on a gallon of gas.…
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