Introducing the 261 MPG Car

No mistake there. 261 mpg. And it’s not a concept car, either. The Volkswagen XL1 has a 261 miles-per-gallon rating and is a real car actually in production. Granted the original production consists of only 250 XL1s and won’t make its way across the Atlantic to the US, but the fact of the matter is that the XL1 is real. The Engine For the XL1, VW started with a plug-in … Continue reading

All Aboard the Green Bandwagon

Everywhere you look people and companies are going green or at least considering it. While that’s certainly true with manufacturers and consumers in the automotive industry, there’s still a lot of work that needs to be done to get automobiles up to speed in terms of eco-friendliness. A recent study by Hankook Tires found that only 3% of Americans own a hybrid or electric vehicle, and less than half would … Continue reading