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Wildlife on the Road: a Region-by-Region Guide

Even if you don’t live in parts of the U.S. with distinctly changing seasons, that unmistakable autumn chill might still catch you once in...
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Gasoline-Based Cars Are on Their Way Out

As long as automobiles have existed, fuel sources besides gasoline have also existed. In fact, the first automobiles were steam powered, and electric cars...
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Roads Paved in Plastic May Be Around the Corner

It doesn’t take a civic engineer to notice that ruts and potholes are the norm among many stretches of road, but the American Society...
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New Research: Algae Can Fuel Your Car and Clean the Atmosphere

We know we won’t always pull up to the gas pump and fill our vehicle’s tanks with fossil fuels—for one, they’re a finite resource,...
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Will Cheap Gas Derail the Green Car Movement?

Cheap gas changes the American economy profoundly. It can make a suburban house more valuable and lead to sizeable layoffs in related industries, which...
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Navigating Sustainable Driving: Buy Green, Save Green

Sure, we’ve all heard that sustainable driving has its perks—and maybe it’s even a little trendy. But did you know that sales in electric...
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How Fuel Economy has Changed in America: An Infographic

There's perhaps no pain more precise and incremental than the pain of watching each penny tick upward at the gas pump. That's why we...
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A Brief (Illustrated) History of Carpooling

Sometimes you find gems in the strangest places: Yesterday's post on Lyft and Uber launching carpool services lead to a lot of digging around...

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