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“By identifying an opportunity to be more sustainable, and implementing a reasonable plan of action to accomplish it, companies achieve an authenticity that paid advertising can’t buy.” – Crystal Barnes, Senior Vice President of Global Responsibility & Sustainability at Nielsen ‘Going green’ and ‘auto repair’ aren’t typically found in the same sentence. But with global […]
It’s a great time to drive electric. From Tesla to the Nissan LEAF, there are many great car options available. And if trucks are more your speed, Rivian recently debuted the R1S and R1T at the LA Auto Show. But if you’re considering buying an electric vehicle (EV) and live in an area that’s cold and/or […]
Thinking about getting a green car but concerned about hybrid car battery costs? Good news: we’ve broken down the expected costs to help with your decision. Hybrid Battery Cost Short Answer A hybrid-car battery costs around $3,000-$5,000 for the most common hybrid, the Toyota Prius. Plug-In Batteries The larger battery pack used in plug-in hybrids costs proportionally more. The […]
The price of gas used to be a relatively negligible expense. Cheap gas, along with stunning landscapes, has contributed to the popularity of the great American road trip. Whether you’re motivated by fluctuating gas prices or by the environment, it pays to understand ways to increase your fuel economy. Here are some tips to help, short of […]
You don’t have to be a devoted environmentalist to buy a hybrid car. All you really have to have is a desire to save money on the cost of gas. If you do a lot of in-city driving, owning a hybrid car can get you as many as 50 miles per gallon. You also don’t have […]
If you’re looking for a new car and are thinking you’d like to trade in that old pollution machine for a bona fide eco-warrior, you’ve come to the right place. Openbay has tracked down a list of the top 10 most eco-friendly cars for 2014 – each of them ranked by the American Council for […]
These days, most everyone’s game with the idea of conserving energy – and those who haven’t yet embraced it aren’t far behind. It makes sense, especially when you throw in the surging cost of gas. But are hybrid cars worth the extra money? Or are you better off driving a traditional combustion engine? Here are […]
Earth Day came in April and it was soon gone, but we shouldn’t forget what the day represents. No, we’re not going to make you feel bad about being reliant on fossil fuels and clouding up the ecosystem with your car. What kind of people do you think we are, anyway? What we are going […]
Did you know that the average car wash wastes hundreds of gallons of water? For those interested in conserving water and living greener, the waterless car wash has become one of the latest, greatest fads in eco friendly practices. But how does it work? And is it really possible to clean your car without using […]
Think owning a car means you have to give up your commitment to lighten your carbon footprint? Think again. There are actually dozens of ways that you can ensure your car isn’t needlessly contributing to pollution levels and rising greenhouse effects in major metro areas. Here are just a few tips to turn your car […]
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