Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, October 26, 2013 6:05 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Eight states have agreed to put 3.3 million “green” cars on U.S. roads by 2025.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:36 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Learn about plug-in hybrids and electric cars at National Plug In Day this weekend.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:18 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Electric cars will need to get cheaper to increase sales, says a new study from J.D. Power and Associates.

Saturday, June 02, 2012 6:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

GE brings together electric and other alternative-fuel cars for test-driving at its new Vehicle Innovation Center.

Thursday, May 17, 2012 8:00 am
By Rose Raymond · Bankrate.com

Let the homebuying begin! You’ll go crazy for the latest record-low rates, while Facebook goes crazy over its IPO.

Saturday, March 31, 2012 9:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

If you’ve been watching gas prices climb and thinking about buying an electric car to stop that sucking sound of the money rushing out of your wallet at the gas pump, then there may be additional incentives within the next year. Recently, President Barack Obama asked Congress to increase tax incentives for buyers of alternative-fuel

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 2:24 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

With all this talk about government mandates to increase the fuel economy in cars, you might think that we are destined to see an influx of hybrids, electrics and other alternative-fuel cars. While more of these types of alternative-fuel cars will be introduced in the coming years, the majority of cars are still likely to

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 8:30 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

With higher fuel economy standards on the horizon, automakers are increasingly focusing on new technologies to improve their MPG ratings while enticing car shoppers with a variety of cars in different sizes and body styles. Several automakers have recently made announcements that will improve the MPG of their line ups in ways that they believe

Saturday, September 24, 2011 9:07 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Car buyers who purchased hybrid cars have long enjoyed perks beyond spending less at the pump due to great fuel economy. Among the biggest additional perks were federal tax credits in the thousands of dollars for many buyers, as well as the privilege of driving in the carpool lanes in many states when driving solo.

Saturday, April 30, 2011 6:00 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Projections about the adoption of all-electric cars vary wildly depending on who you talk to. In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama set a goal of having 1 million electric cars on American roads by 2015. But not everyone is so sanguine about the prospects for the penetration of all-electric cars into

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