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Engineering Explained's Jason Fenske Feels Torn About the Hummer EV
How does one balance the Hummer EV’s lackluster efficiency with its game-changing off-road performance? Engineering Explained host Jason Fenske was left with mixed feelings.
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Jerry
May 13, 2022
Porsche Is Looking to Intensify Its Synthetic Fuel Investment
Porsche, like other European companies, does not want to completely switch electric and is instead looking towards synthetic fuel as an alternative.
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Jerry
Apr 23, 2022
Ford's Final Attempt to Keep ICE Cars
We know that Ford is planning on building a hydrogen engine in order to meet emissions regulations based on the new patent they acquired.
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Jerry
Apr 20, 2022
Recycled Interiors Look Really Nice These Days—Are They Sustainable?
Automakers are building cars with interiors made of recycled materials. Is this actually a move towards sustainability?
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Jerry
Apr 13, 2022
The EPA Wants to Make Heavy Duty Trucks Cleaner
The EPA proposed the Clean Trucks Plan earlier this month. What will it mean for the trucking industry and the planet if it's put into effect? What will happen if it isn't?
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Jerry
Apr 01, 2022
The Upcoming Polestar Is Entirely Carbon Neutral
Polestar has designed a car that both Mother Earth and Batman can be proud of. When will we see it hit the market?
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
California Can Set Emissions Standards Again
The EPA just announced the return of the California Clean Air Act. What kind of effect can we expect on the auto industry?
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Jerry
Mar 24, 2022
New Study Shows That Adding Ethanol to Gas Could Be a Huge Mistake
A recent study found that corn-based ethanol could be even less environmentally sound than gasoline made from fossil fuels.
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Jerry
Feb 26, 2022
The 2023 Fisker Ocean Is an SUV Not to Be Slept On
The 2023 Fisker Ocean has many green elements to it, however, because it’s new no one can really say how reliable it is. 
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Jerry
Feb 25, 2022
Formula 1 Cars Will Soon Be Powered by Sustainable Fuel
Formula 1 announced that its cars will be powered by sustainable fuels beginning in 2025, meaning that they will have net-zero carbon emissions.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Which Royal Has a Car That Runs on Wine?
It seems that alternatively powered cars are the way of the future, and Prince Charles’ car proves it, albeit in an unusual way. Rather than hitting the regular petrol pumps, he fuels up his Aston Martin with a gasoline-bioethanol blend that uses the byproducts of English white wine and cheese.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Thai Company Found a Green Way to Use Idle Cars
A Thai taxi company has found a way to combat the devastating effects of the pandemic by growing vegetables in unused taxis.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What You Need To Know About Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have great eco-friendly potential. Hydrogen cars offer greater ranges with no pollution, however, general adoption faces great challenges.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Even Toy Cars Are Becoming More Eco-Friendly
Do you want to teach your kids about sustainability? Letting them play with these toy cars might be a great way to start.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Choose an Eco-Friendly Car
Use this guide to find the best EV or hybrid eco-friendly car. Learn which car is right for you, research, and use online tools to choose the right model.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The New Airo Car is Designed to Eat Air Pollution
A fascinating new concept car promises to actively eat pollution as it drives. What are the odds this dream becomes a reality?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Ocean Mining Has Harmful Environmental Costs
DeepGreen plans to mine the ocean floor to create a stock of recyclable metals in the market, but some people have concerns about the environmental risks.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What Is Joe Biden's Relationship to the Delaware Auto Industry?
As a Senator, Joe Biden fought federal fuel efficiency regulations in the state of Delaware. Conversely, after 2007, Biden has begun to advocate for fuel-efficient vehicles in the US.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Leather Proves to Be a Problem for Car Interiors
Volvo plans to stop using leather in its cars by 2030 to help curb emissions from the meat industry. The brand will start the shift with its C40 Recharge.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Eco Friendly Cars

What is the Honda Civic’s ECON mode?
I just bought a Honda Civic, and I noticed a little green button that says ECON on it. What does it do?
Sarah Gray
Apr 01, 2022
How do I buy a used Toyota Prius?
I'm no longer working remotely, which means I'll be commuting again in the next few weeks. With gas prices so high, I'm looking for a hybrid car that isn't too pricey. How do I buy a used Toyota Prius?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 28, 2021
How much is it to rent a Tesla?
How much does it cost to rent a Tesla? I'm going on a date with a great guy and I want to impress him with a nice car.
Joshua Levy
Oct 26, 2021
How do I turn off the auto stop/start feature on my Smart Car?
I know it’s supposed to be helpful, but the auto stop/start feature is just freaking me out. Plus, my friend said this feature led to her being stranded with a dead battery. How do you disable the auto stop/start feature on a Smart Car?
Sarah Gray
Mar 23, 2022
How do I reset the smart car maintenance light?
The maintenance light on my smart car won’t turn off and it’s frustrating to no end! How do I reset it?
Maxine Boyko
Feb 08, 2022
How much will it cost to insure my green car?
I’m interested in getting an electric car to be more eco-conscious, and I found a good deal on a Kia Soul. How much will it cost to insure it?
Lauren Smith
Nov 11, 2021
What is the best car for high-mileage driving?
I recently moved about an hour away from where I used to live, but I kept my same job… which means I’ve got a pretty long commute each day. I’m getting ready to buy a new car, and I’d like to get one that will last me a long time. What car gets the best mileage?
Macy Fouse
Mar 08, 2022
How do you charge a 2010 Toyota Prius battery?
My boyfriend has a Prius and has been spending more nights over at my place recently. I'd like to know how to charge it. Is it complicated?
Will Baldwin
Oct 29, 2021
How expensive is it to own a Tesla?
I want to buy a Tesla, but first, I need to know if I can even afford it. How much is it to own a Tesla?
Lauren Smith
Oct 12, 2021
How often do I need to charge a Tesla?
I’m thinking of purchasing a Tesla but drive a good amount for work, so I’m not sure I will have time to sit around waiting for it to charge. How often do you need to charge a Tesla?
Jack Walsh
Oct 25, 2021
Why is walking better than driving?
I’m looking into how people get around in different parts of the country for fun and I’m wondering the benefits of each. Why is walking better than driving?
Maxine Boyko
Feb 22, 2022
How do you turn a Tesla Model S off?
How do you turn off a Tesla model S? I feel like it's always on and that doesn't seem energy efficient to me.
Joshua Levy
Oct 26, 2021
How much is it to lease a Tesla Model S?
I like Teslas, but I can’t afford them outright. I'd like to test one to see if I actually want to commit. How much would it be to lease a Tesla Model S?
Lauren Smith
Oct 12, 2021
What is the 0-60 time for the 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range?
I’m on the hunt for a speedy car, but I also want to be more mindful of the environment. I’ve researched some good fuel efficiency stats on the 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range. But what is its 0-60 time?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 03, 2022
Are Jeeps good on gas?
I have my heart set on a Jeep as my next car purchase, but I’m still weighing the pros and cons. I’ve heard that Jeeps can be gas guzzlers (an obvious con), and I’m hoping to buy a vehicle that gets decent fuel economy so my question is—are Jeeps good on gas?
Mary Cahill
Mar 02, 2022
What Is The 2020 Jeep Cherokee’s Gas Mileage?
I’m not a fan of warm weather, so I sold my house in San Diego, packed up my Cherokee, and will drive to my new home in Maine—what's my 2020 Jeep Cherokee’s gas mileage?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 28, 2022
How do you schedule a service appointment for a Tesla?
How can I schedule a service appointment with Tesla? My Tesla feels a little off and I want to make sure everything's still working alright.
Joshua Levy
Oct 26, 2021
What does ecosafe driving achieve?
I’m always looking for ways to lower my carbon footprint. Recently, I was reading about ecosafe driving, but I’m not sure exactly how it works. What is the point of ecosafe driving?
Eric Schad
Jan 19, 2022
What actions contribute to eco-driving?
I’m big on lowering my carbon footprint. I recycle, avoid plastic bags, and do anything else I can to improve the environment. Recently, I read about eco-driving as a way to reduce carbon emissions. What are some eco-driving tips?
Eric Schad
Jan 19, 2022
How much does it cost to maintain a Tesla?
I’m thinking of switching over from a traditional car to a Tesla. I want to make sure I can fully afford it, because my old car has turned into a lemon and is eating a hole in my pocket. I don’t know anything about electric cars and want to know what I’m getting into.
Lauren Smith
Oct 12, 2021
What is Eco mode?
I’ve been shopping for a new car, and many of the models I’m looking at talk about something called Eco or ECON mode. What is that?
Sarah Gray
Apr 01, 2022
How do I charge a Toyota Prius Plug-In?
I just bought a certified pre-owned Prius Plug-In. How do I charge it?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 28, 2021
What does gas guzzler mean?
Sometimes I hear people talk about gas guzzlers and I don’t really understand what they mean. Is a gas guzzler a specific type of car or is it something else?
Liz Jenson
Apr 01, 2022
How much does it cost to insure a Tesla Model 3?
I am thinking about getting a Tesla Model 3. How much is it going to cost to insure it?
Lauren Smith
Oct 12, 2021
How much does it cost to insure an electric car?
Does it cost a lot to insure an electric car? I'm thinking about buying a Tesla, but I'm afraid the insurance will be too expensive.
Joshua Levy
Oct 26, 2021
What does the ECO driving indicator mean?
I recently got a new (to me) car and noticed a light on the dash I’d never seen before that said “ECO.” What does it mean when the ECO driving indicator is on?
Macy Fouse
Feb 14, 2022
What are 3 eco-driving techniques that will increase my gas mileage?
I’ve got a job that requires lots of city driving—popping into different businesses, making sales, that sort of thing. I currently use a lot of gas, but I’d like to be more eco-friendly (and save some money in the process). What are some techniques I can use to get better gas mileage?
Samuel Todd
Feb 11, 2022
How often do you have to charge a Tesla battery?
I have a Tesla and do a lot of long road trips. How often will I need to plan to charge my car?
Lauren Smith
Oct 12, 2021
What year did Ford start using DEF?
I have an older Ford truck, a 2005 model. My truck doesn’t take DEF and it made me wonder—when did Ford start using DEF?
Natalie Todoroff
Apr 07, 2022
How much energy does an electric car use per mile?
Hi! I have my sights set on buying myself a 2022 Mini Electric Hardtop for my birthday, but I’m not sure about its range. How can I tell how much energy an electric car uses per mile?
Tara Malenfa
Apr 08, 2022

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