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Diesels vs Hybrids

Diesels vs Hybrids

Thanks to high gas prices, diesel powered vehicle sales in the United States have increased by 35 percent in the first quarter of 2012 versus the first quarter of 2011. While diesels have increased, hybrids have decreased in market share …

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Dan’s Winning Drives: Nissan LEAF

Dan’s Winning Drives: Nissan LEAF

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Driven to better our communities

Driven to better our communities

AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson was awarded the Downtowner of the Year in 2010 by the Creater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Here, he's pictured with some of kids from Jack + Jill Children's Center, a community funded child care center.

At AutoNation, we believe that our success is not measured by how many cars we sell, but by how many lives we touch. That’s why we are driven to make our communities better every day. Since 1997, we have supported …

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It’s Earth Day – What are you doing to help the planet?

It’s Earth Day – What are you doing to help the planet?

Photo By  NASA

Creative Commons photo from NASA.

We wanted to let you take the reins of our blog by telling us how you’re planning to celebrate Earth Day today. You rocked Facebook by sharing your Earth Day with us. Jorge Saldana built a toy car out of …

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How big trucks hurt the environment

How big trucks hurt the environment

Photo By  Atwater Village Newbie

Interstate 405 in Los Angeles. Creative Commons photo via Flickr.

Something a friend said the other day stuck with me: “Cars aren’t the problem – it’s the big trucks that cause the smog on the highway.” We were discussing car emissions, as I had just done research about it for …

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Smog on the highway? You better hold your breath.

Smog on the highway? You better hold your breath.

Photo By  Wouter Postma

Smoggy Los Angeles skyline. Creative Commons photo via Flickr.

Have you ever wondered exactly what chemicals are emitted into the air from the exhaust pipe of your car? In the first of a series of posts about your car’s relationship with the environment, we’re get down to the nitty gritty of vehicle emissions and what it means to drive a low-emission vehicle.

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Tips for buying a fuel efficient vehicle

Tips for buying a fuel efficient vehicle

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Mini Cooper. Creative Commons photo via Flickr.

When picking the a fuel efficient vehicle for you and your family there are many factors to consider; price, whether a vehicle is good for the environment, fuel efficiency, etc. We want to help you understand the ever expanding range …

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