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Green Car of the Year finalists head to Los Angeles

Green Car Journal announced its finalists for the Green Car of the Year award it gives out every year at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

By October 30, 2014

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A look inside the EPA's contentious MPG ratings (CNET On Cars, Episode 14)

You don't seem to buy MPG ratings anymore; we'll look into how they are done. We also drive the 2013 Audi S7, find out what happened to the hidden headlight, and list the Top 5 reasons for self-driving cars.

By March 24, 2013

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Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014

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Citroen concept refits C4 Cactus production model for 118 mpg

Developing new technologies to maximize fuel economy, the French carmaker shows how it can make its standard C4 Cactus model achieve over 100 mpg.

By October 2, 2014

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Apple names former EPA admin as environmental officer

Apple's hired Lisa Jackson, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, to oversee its environmental efforts.

By May 28, 2013

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New Volvo XC90 to double down on power, efficiency

The 2016 XC90's plug-in hybrid drivetrain will offer a huge amount of power, and excellent fuel economy.

By July 10, 2014

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How the EPA does (and doesn't do) MPG tests

A lot of people are skeptical of EPA mileage ratings these days. Here's a quick primer on what's behind them.

By March 27, 2013

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Episode 14, EPA Mileage Ratings Explained

A look inside the EPA's mileage ratings, we check the tech in the 2013 Audi S7 and lay out the Top 5 reasons for self-driving cars.

By March 26, 2013

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How to clean up a broken CFL bulb

Got a shattered CFL on your hands? Worried about mercury? Don't panic -- we'll show you how to clean it up safely and dispose of it responsibly.

By June 23, 2014

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Toyota improves semiconductor tech in hybrids, 10 percent mpg gains

By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.

By May 20, 2014