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How Hybrid Vehicle Owners Can Save on Auto Insurance

Sales of hybrid automobiles continue to rise in the U.S. About 1.35 million hybrids were sold in the country last year, up 61% from 2011. They now make up about 3% of total U.S. sales, up nearly 50% from the previous year. The reason for that popularity is twofold: Owners know that they’re saving money [...]

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Think Hybrid Cars Are Uninspiring? Think Again

When people think of hybrid cars, they tend to think of something that, while being fuel efficient, doesn’t particularly set the world alight when it comes to looks and the driving experience. This is far from the truth though as there are a huge number of hybrid cars on the market that truly shatter this [...]

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The Fun and Green Compact Fords

I’m as environment conscious as the next person. When it comes to my garage, I keep it updated so that I won’t have to feel ashamed to take a friend in the EPA over for dinner. And I definitely wouldn’t be ashamed of the Ford Fiesta in my garage, though it doesn’t match the efficiency [...]

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Given Honorable Mention as the Best Green Car to Buy

The hemp-clad lads around the corner at Green Car Reports have given the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Honorable Mention in the 2013 Best car to Buy Category. This newest member of the German automaker’s respected line of fuel-friendly diesel Golf and Jetta cars, the hybrid is going small with a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine producing 150 [...]

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How Expensive is Electric Car Insurance? Shockingly So!

Not only are electric cars pricier than gas-drinking rides are, their car insurance is costlier as well. This saddens the green who has pockets shallow. The high cost of electric car insurance is such a problem that LiveInsuranceNews.com says that it negates the cost savings realized by not buying gas. That’s right buddy, NEGATES. The [...]

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New Hybrid on The Market…With 550hp!

Given that the name of this site is Great Hybrid Cars, we just had to give you guys the rundown on what may just be the greatest hybrid to date…as long as we equate horsepower with greatness, that is It’s called the Kepler Motion Hybrid.  The guys at AutoFoundry say it “just might be the [...]

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Hybrid, Plug-In Car Sales Drop in Michigan

Though hybrid and plug-in sales continue to roll along in America, they are not doing so well in the American home of the auto: Michigan. While sales of hybrids in America made up 3.4% of the total new car sales in the U.S. this August, this rate is much lower in the Wolverine State. Although [...]

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Green Jet Fuel to Cut CO2 Emissions by Nearly 70%!

Word out of the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Orlando, Florida is that a new jet fuel has been developed that could cut carbon dioxide emissions by 68 percent. In fact, the fuel, a 50/50 mixture of standard jet fuel and Honeywell Green Jet Fuel, was used by five of the Gulfstream [...]

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Fisker Bringing it to the Electric Hood with the $55,000 Atlantic

Electric carmaker Fisker Karma is after a new price point with its Atlantic plug-in hybrid sedan that will start at a mere $55,000. That’s right, for the price of two new Toyota Priuses, you can have an electric car that was made to compete with the Tesla Model S and the BMW 5 Series. The [...]

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Buyers Still Wary of All-Electric Vehicles: Chevy Volt Outsells Nissan Leaf

  Apparently, the average car buyer just is not ready to go with a fully-electric vehicle, even when they are purchasing electric vehicles. The battle between the purely-electric Nissan Volt and the electric Chevrolet Volt that also sports a back-up gas-firing engine is the case in point for this trend. Through September of this year, [...]

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