Latest installment of Monitor writer Mark Clayton's quest to buy a plug-in car: There are more than a dozen plug-in vehicles, but high costs and the lack of availability quickly narrow down the choices.
Honda Fit EV beats out other electrics, including the Mitsubishi i at 112 m.p.g. equivalent. EPA also gives 2013 Honda Fit EV a longer driving range than Ford Focus Electric and Nissan Leaf.
Buying a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle is more than just buying a car. It's choosing a lifestyle.
Student loans are so high, couple wonders whether to pay them off early or save $5,000 a year for retirement. Question on student loans is No. 6 in this reader mailbag.
Electric and dual-fuel cars need a new calculation: MPGe. But the EPA's new measurement doesn't tell the whole story.
President Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki today in Washington to discuss the US-Iraq relationship after the final US combat troop pullout this December. Worried pundits foresee the return of rampant terrorism and insurgency, and an Iranian takeover. They're wrong.
The Toyota minicar is in high demand in Japan, where it is popular for short commutes. Minicars are taxed lower in Japan than other cars.