2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution – Part 4

LUXURY GREEN VEHICLES By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Each year members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association meet to evaluate some of the latest and greatest environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. This year the competition was held at the Pearson Air Museum located on the grounds of the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve in…

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Test Drive: 2011 Honda CR-Z Hybrid

?A sporty Green 2-passenger Coupe? Honda has added yet another efficient ?green? vehicle to its hybrid lineup, but this time in a sleek two-passenger coupe design with quick, sporty handling that will fall into the gasoline-electric hybrid segment. The exterior is both stylish and athletic in appearance, with a highly exaggerated wedge-like form. The stance…

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Wash Your Car and Save The Earth!

As the summer season gets underway, millions of Americans will have ?Wash the Car? on their weekend to-do lists.? Before you pull out the buckets, sponges, soaps and sprayers, Ford Motor Company has a few tips for making your car clean and your car wash green. Turf Jobūüėē When washing your car at home, take…

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Eco-Driving Tips Courtesy of Ford

The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that the U.S. uses about 150 billion gallons of gasoline annually. If every driver practiced eco-driving techniques, which can result in an EPA-estimated 15 percent benefit in fuel economy, more than 22 billion gallons of gas would be saved. Eco-driving techniques tested by Ford showed that motorists coached in…

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