Mar 03, 2016
Richard notices that when he hits the "resume" on cruise control, it accelerates much faster than he would if he were accelerating manually. Is this good for his fuel economy?
Dec 23, 2015
Yesterday, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ social media team posted a meme suggesting that some cars get the same fuel mileage as the Ford Model T. Is the comparison brilliant or B-O-O-O-G-U-S?
Oct 22, 2015
Apr 27, 2015
Not only are planes like the 787 more fuel efficient than the gas guzzlers of the past, but airlines are flying them full of people. The car fleet would have to average 45 mpg to equal the carbon footprint of an airplane mile, and its actual performance is far from that.
Apr 22, 2015
As Ford, GM, BMW, Audi and others make bets on cars that will ultimately get 54.5 MPG, Fiat-Chrysler--which hasn't-- wants the new federal standards standards rolled back.
Apr 11, 2015
In tiny pods and mock Microbuses with surfboards on the roof, 112 student teams compete in cars they built to be fuel economy champs.
Apr 06, 2015
The New York International Auto Show is happening this week, and BestRide.com editor Craig Fitzgerald got a chance to peruse all the new models at the press preview last week. Cars might be getting more fuel efficient, but they're also getting ENORMOUS.
Oct 23, 2014
Make no mistake, Shelby still boasts about its 1,100-horsepower Mustangs. But it also points out they can get the groceries at 25 mpg on pump gas. Here's what we'd point out: Who needs a 1100-hp grocery-getter?
Oct 14, 2014
Good news! Today's cars are 26% more fuel efficient than seven years ago. Bad news! That trend is about to take a nosedive. Here's why.