With talks of climate change and the effect of greenhouse gas emissions, it’s no wonder that environmental impact is one of the things we consider when looking for a car. Fuel-efficient vehicles are taking center stage in the automotive market. Propane-fueled vehicles are also gaining popularity because of their smaller impact on the environment compared to vehicles running on gasoline and diesel. If you want to convert to propane in Bucks County, you’ll find affordable options and more than 2,500 refueling stations all over the country to ease your way into a greener lifestyle. Continue reading What Are The Most Fuel Efficient Cars On The Market?
Nearly a year after Mazda announced its i-ELOOP regenerative braking technology, the company has finally launched a car that implements it: the 2013 Mazda Atenza. Known as the 2014 Mazda 6 in the US, both sedan and wagon models are on sale today throughout Japan. The aforementioned i-ELOOP technology uses capacitors instead of batteries to power the car’s electronic components, and will supposedly increase fuel efficiency by up to ten percent. Other technologies incorporated in the vehicle include i-stop, Mazda’s idling stop system and i-ActiveSense, a collection of safety technologies utilizing cameras and millimeter-wave radars. Customers can opt for either diesel or gasoline SkyActiv engines in either manual or automatic transmission. Suggested retail price ranges from 2,500,000 yen ($30,797) to 3,400,000 ($41,884) including tax. US customers won’t be able take a test drive until the sedan model shows up in US dealerships next year, though it’s unclear if either diesel or wagon options will make it stateside.