Some real-world hybrid Insight

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By JOE KNYCHA, www.wheelbasemedia.com It’s widely known that hybrid vehicles shine brightest in high-density stop-and-go traffic, achieving in the process low fuel consumption and ultra-low greenhouse-gas emissions. That’s because the built-in electric motor helps the gas engine get the car rolling. But how are they on the open road? More to the point, how do they… Read more »

Click and Clack – Talk cars, embrace progress

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BY TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI Dear Tom and Ray: I am about to buy a car. I’ve been advised to buy a new or newer car so as to avoid breakdowns, but I’m running into one big problem: Everything on the market is computerized. I’d like to be able to look under my hood and… Read more »

H2Oh?

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By BILL MCLAUCHLAN www.wheelbasemedia.com The common belief is that something won’t last very long unless it’s created in a lab. That might be always be the case, but the source material for such parts is quite literally in a liquid state.Cars with bodies and parts made from seaweed and powered by biofuel derived from algae… Read more »

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

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By MALCOLM GUNN www.wheelbasemedia.com How do the high-performance Camaro ZL1 coupe and convertible square with General Motors’ greenification program of introducing fuel-sipping electrics, hybrids plus a couple of new ankle-biter sub-compacts? Well, the eco trend is definitely here to stay, but at the opposite end of oil barrel, GM’s cornerstone division isn’t neglecting its involvement… Read more »

2013 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

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By AARON COLE, for Utah Rides 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Icon like no other Audrey Hepburn is an icon. Ask anyone born before the Reagan administration and they’ll tell you as much. They’ll rattle off lines from “Sabrina,” mention “Roman Holiday,” and inevitably the conversation turns to “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” The Chevrolet Corvette is… Read more »

Five ways to get real and consistent savings at the pump

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ARA Whether it’s shopping for groceries or clothes at the mall, we’re always on the lookout for the best deal. Though it may be through more subtle means, you can apply the same money-saving principals toward other everyday expenses. The money you spend on gas is a perfect example. By making a few adjustments like… Read more »