Wave Of The Future? Natural Gas-Powered Cars Gaining In Popularity
March 12, 2012 8:04 PM
Pros Seem To Outweigh Cons; Honda To Double Production Due To Demand
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – With gasoline prices continuing to rise, many are looking at alternatives like hybrids or electric cars. But there’s a third fuel option rapidly gaining in popularity.
And, as CBS 2’s Don Dahler reports, it’s all-American.
On Monday, Dahler got a look at what appeared to be a regular Honda Civic, but the truth was that particular vehicle was running on a fuel that costs half as much as gasoline and puts out a fraction of the air pollutants: compressed natural gas, or CNG. Continue Reading
NEW YORK (WABC) — If navigating a used car lot reminds you of a minefield, you’re not the only one. There’s a lot to look for and a lot to know, like open recalls. The Department of Transportation says there are 600 new recalls every year. “There are literally millions of vehicles on the road today with open recalls and one of the most alarming things is the number of recalls that don’t actually get fixed,” said Larry Gamache, of Carfax Communications. Continue Reading