We don’t like to get ahead of ourselves, but when we heard Audi and Volkswagen were both working on light, hybrid vehicles that aimed to get 300 miles per gallon, we decided it was time to start a blog post series called Junk Cars of Tomorrow.
New analysis released by industry firm West Bloomfield suggests that gas efficiency in today’s cars has never been higher. The report found that in the first half of 2012, the average miles per gallon (mpg) of all cars in the US was 23.8, which is a slight 1.1 mpg increase from the first half of last year. Clearly, the increase [...]
Even though oil is seen as an energy source that will eventually be depleted, there is an abundance of natural gas, which is used for big trucks, tanker and other large vehicles, but until now, hasn’t been associated with small, commercial cars. But all that could change. Recently, more than 12 companies received federal funding to research how natural gas [...]
For Chrysler, 2012′s June was its best in five years. Volkswagen and Ford, as well as other car makers, also experienced excellent sales numbers, and the German car maker responsible for some of today’s hottest car models expects to have it’s best sales year in the US since the 1970s. “Despite a rising level of uncertainty with the economic recovery, [...]