When test driving a Tesla a few weeks ago, I was able to try out several different driving settings during my test drive. One of the settings that I tested out was called Chill Mode. What is Tesla's chill mode, exactly? Well, if you've driven or ridden in a Tesla, you're … [Read more...] about What is Tesla chill mode?
As the U.S. government continues to promote cleaner vehicles and offer subsidies for both personal and public charging stations as well as for environmentally friendly cars themselves, we expect the number of EVs and their market availability to increase. New additions to … [Read more...] about 2014 Electric Cars in the USA: Here’s the new lineup
The U.S. hybrid vehicle market is expanding rapidly as lower prices make the initial investment a more attractive long-term investment for buyers. New to the market are the Audi Q5, Honda Accord, Infinity Q50, Infinity QX60, Mercedes-Benz E400, and Subaru XV Crosstrek, with … [Read more...] about 2014 Hybrid Cars in the USA: See the new lineup
Did you know that BNSF, the railway company owned by Warren Buffet's Birkshire Hathaway, is probably the second largest purchaser of diesel fuel in the United States, coming in only after the US Navy? That's a lot of diesel fuel. With diesel prices near $4 per gallon, and … [Read more...] about BNSF, Second Largest Consumer of Diesel Fuel, Looks at Switching to CNG
While the demand for U.S. diesel vehicles cannot match that of the overseas market, development and sales of diesel cars, CUVs, and SUVs are taking off in the States as a fuel efficient alternative to hybrid and electric vehicles, although lagging them when it comes to air … [Read more...] about 2014 Diesel Cars in the USA: Here’s What’s Available