Nissan Leaf’s Price Announced

Finally an announcement of price for the new Nissan Leaf. So where does it land? Just over $25,000.

Available in December, the Leaf may become a game changer in the electric vehicle market. It’s base price is actually $32,780, but it’s eligible for a $7,500 federal tax credit that will drop the price of this [...]

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Another Toyota Out of Control

Once again, another Toyota, this time a Prius, activated runaway mode all on its own. This time in California.

The 61 year old driver called 911 and the California Highway Patrol quickly came to his rescue instructing him via loudspeaker to shut the engine down and coast to a stop just before a CHP officer blocked [...]

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Toyota’s on the Run, Regaining Control of Your Runaway Vehicle

What to do when your car takes control.

The news is full of stories of runaway Toyotas lately. While no one will say definitively what the malfunction is, there are definite solutions to get yourself back in control of a runaway vehicle.

The causes could be many, and they range anywhere from faulty pedal assemblies, [...]

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What Could Be Greener Quick Tip #1

Haven’t updated your bathroom in a while? If your toilet is an older high flow toilet, save yourself some money by throwing a brick in the tank (well, not a brick, I’ll get into why not in a second).

The water that the ‘brick’ displaces can really add up, saving you a 1/2 gallon per [...]

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Methane in The Arctic May Accelerate Global Warming

It almost seems like it’s becoming a perpetual problem now. Global warming is causing Arctic ice to melt, the melting ice is allowing methane gas (a greenhouse gas) to be released from the sea floor, which in turn leads to more global warming.

Scientists have recently discovered a huge amount of [...]

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