27 Aug '11, 7am

Looking for a new car? Get the facts on the latest fuel-efficient vehicles: #green #cars #energy #gas

A car with a smaller engine will almost always use less fuel. The good news is that gas-sippers are no longer stripped down econoboxes lacking comfort, amenities, safety, and performance. Thanks to advances in gas-engine technology -- like direct injection, turbocharging and variable timing -- press reports indicate that this new breed of fuel-efficient cars is comfortable, stylish and fun to drive. They often can be more affordable than the better known hybrids, and require no compromises in terms of driving behavior or safety. A growing number of them are breaking past 40 mpg on the highway, giving hybrids a run for their money.

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/energy/vehicles/green-car-tech.asp

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