Some people are worried that when the lithium-ion electric car batteries reach the end of their automotive life cycle, these green vehicles will create a massive wave of new litter. According to Green Car Reports, this concern has been raised over upcoming vehicles like the 2011 Nissan Leaf, 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2012 Toyota Prius Read on! →


Last week the Obama administration met with the big three U.S. automakers to discuss having all cars and light trucks meet an average of 56.2 miles per gallon standard by 2025. While the plan would boost the price of automobiles, advocates say it will be made up by consumers in lower fuel costs. Detractors see Read on! →


Nearly every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has said something about reducing dependence on foreign oil for fuel. A novel idea was brought up, which was to power cars with ethanol instead of gasoline. Over the last few years, gas suppliers have been mixing gasoline and ethanol, in a solution called E10, or 10 percent Read on! →


The government has just given its approval for a greater amount of ethanol fuel to be added to gasoline. Previously, approved mixture was 10 percent ethanol to 90 percent gasoline, called E10. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of a 15 percent ethanol blend, E15, for vehicles from the 2007 model year and Read on! →


The Obama administration is working with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation on implementing a change in what people read into fuel economy stickers at dealerships. There are two new versions of fuel economy stickers to choose from, and people are encouraged to go to an Environmental Protection Agency website to choose Read on! →


Appearing soon at a gas station near you, is the E15 fuel blend, gasoline which is 15 percent ethanol. The mixture has caused some controversy among car makers, but has been granted official approval by the Environmental Protection Agency. Powering hoopties with hooch For decades, gasoline has been mixed with ethanol, an alternative fuel. Granted, Read on! →


BMW got some sobering news earlier this week when the Environmental Protection Agency lowered the fuel-economy rating of its 2012 328i eight-speed automatic model. The down-tick came following the federal agency’s second round of testing. Dropped one in city, three on highway According to a BMW spokesman, the automaker has been ordered by the EPA Read on! →