Week of 6.9.06
Action Steps: Tips on Conserving Fuel
This Week: Who Killed the Electric Car? | Timeline: History of the Electric Car | In Depth: The Rise of the Hybrid | Action Steps: Tips on Conserving Fuel | Q&A: Daniel Sperling on Cars of the Future | Interview: Alexandra Paul on Electric Cars | Viewer Response | Full TranscriptHow can I conserve fuel with my existing car?
Use one of the calculators below to find out how much pollution your auto activities are creating.
TravelMatters Individual Emissions Calculator
This calculator measures how much greenhouse gas you generate as a result of your daily transportation activity.
Environmental Protection Agency Calculator
The EPA's online calculator allows you to obtain an estimate of your household's greenhouse gas emissions, including those from your vehicle.
Where can I found out more about which cars are the most fuel efficient?
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy maintains a list of the Greenest Vehicles for 2006
A page devoted to purchasing an energy efficient car can be found at The Department of Energy
Sources: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Environmental Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy