recycled tires

Let’s Hear It for Recycled Tires

I know what you’re thinking — how on earth can we celebrate ecological sustainability with tires? Thank goodness we are here to help. Tires are essential to your driving safety, and everyone from the automotive companies to the tire manufacturers — and those of us in between — are committed to keeping the earth as healthy as possible. That’s why we’ve written so many articles about sustainability. Here’s a handy … Continue reading

3 Ways Tesla May Be Driving the Future

The Tesla evolution continued last week with the unveiling of its new and improved Model S: the Dual Motor Model S. According to published reports, the long-awaited follow-up is pretty amazing. First, this electric car has dual motors, available with either a 60 kWh or an 85 kWh battery. Not only is it more efficient than its predecessor, but according to Tesla, it also “has the most capable road holding … Continue reading

Automakers Reduce Manufacturing Waste

By now you’ve heard of the efforts of car companies to amp up the fuel efficiency of their vehicles. The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard for 2025 is 54.5 mpg. A cut in emissions from gas would certainly do the environment some good, but it’s not the only thing automakers are doing to reduce their environmental impact. The effort to reduce the environmental impact of passenger vehicles starts at … Continue reading