Category Archive: Cars

Jul 19

Best Apps for the Green Homemaker: Save Money While You Save the Planet

Every year, more and more app designers target the environmentally conscious with new tools to make the world a better place. If you’re a green homemaker, there’s hundreds of apps you could choose that portray themselves as “green”—some more useful than others. We’ve pared down that list to just a few essentials, giving special priority …

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Nov 07

5 Car Companies Protecting the Environment & Your Wallet

Companies all over the world are changing their environmental practices. From their offices to their production plants; even notoriously pollutive automakers are cleaning up their emissions. Going as far as appointing executives to oversee environmental protection strategies, car manufacturers understand the importance of boarding the efficient and environmental bandwagon. In fact, some manufacturers are not …

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Sep 16

Finding the Perfect Eco-Friendly Automobile

The automotive industry is one of innovation and creativity which has transcended into the ever-growing movement towards alternative energy.  Many individuals are now looking for automobiles that promote a green environment rather than settling for the traditional, petroleum based vehicles.  The problem that arises is that while many people want to contribute to a cleaner …

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Aug 15

An Explanation of Eco-Friendly Cars

The world has gone green on a lot of things, and vehicle production and assembly has not been left behind. With state incentives, federal tax credits and affordable insurance now available for eco-friendly car owners, more and more people are switching to them. Also referred to as eco-friendly cars, green cars operate on alternative fuels …

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Aug 08

What’s the Greenest Way to Move a Car?

Fossil fuel consumption is one of the leading sources of air pollution in our world today, and the solution to this problem is in the hands of everyday people like you and me. However, with so many ways to go green these days, it can be difficult to figure out where to begin. One step …

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Feb 28

10 Tips to Save Money and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

The economy and environment are at the forefront of our minds as governments the world over look for ways to improve the health of both, and as individuals, we try to make the financial and environmental aspects of our lives more comfortable. There are plenty of simple ways you can save money and the environment …

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Dec 09

The Devil’s Advocate: Who Cares About Gas Mileage?


This is a new series of posts where I will challenge our environmental ideals with opposing perspectives I come across in day to day life.  I think it’s important to understand both sides of any argument in order to strengthen your own resolve. With all the talk these days about climate change and what we …

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Jul 15

Cash in on the Cash for Clunkers Program

The various fuel economy requirements for different types of new vehicles

Three weeks ago, President Obama signed into law the Cash for Clunkers Program that has been working  its way through Congress over the last several months.  The gist of the program: trade in your old gas-guzzler for a shiny, new efficient automobile and get an instant rebate from the government to the tune of $4,500.  …

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