A Look At the New, Small Cars Coming to North America

Treehugger is so pleased Japanese carmakers have decided to ship some of their smallest specimens to North America — and, in some cases, all the way to the US — that they've devoted column inches to examining some of the models on the way, like the Toyota Yaris and Honda Fit (both of which are bound for the states).… » 9/09/05 12:48pm 9/09/05 12:48pm

George Clooney to Take Delivery of First Fast, Ugly Electric Tango


The Tango 600, an electric car created by Commuter Cars and built by British racing legends Prodrive, will soon be in the hands of one George Clooney, known for his work on "ER" and in various Stephen Soderbergh flicks. Designed for performance rather than aesthetics, the Tango's designed to park in narrow spaces,… » 5/05/05 2:25pm 5/05/05 2:25pm

Two Out of Three Americans See Buying Fuel-Efficient Vehicle…

According to an opinion poll by Opinion Research Corp., two in three Americans say buying a fuel-efficient car is a patriotic endevor. The poll is cited in the launch of 40mpg.org, a nonpartisan group advocating for an average federal fuel efficiency standard of 40 miles per gallon. The survey also found three out of… » 3/21/05 12:42pm 3/21/05 12:42pm