Why a Greener Car is Better

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Americans love their cars, and that is generally a good thing. Our cars get us where we need to go. They provide immediate transportation in times of emergency and they give us a sense of freedom every time we get behind the wheel. But cars can also take a significant toll on the environment, creating tons of carbon emissions, depleting the limited supply of fossil fuels and increasing the carbon footprint of every driver.

There are a number of solutions to the problem of automotive emissions, but some are more practical than others. While the utopians may picture an auto-free future, in the real world, greener cars are a more practical solution.

Greener is Better

By going green, drivers can enjoy the best of both worlds. By driving green, car owners can reduce or even eliminate their carbon emissions. They can drive an electric car and enjoy total gas-free driving, or choose a hybrid and benefit from the tiny internal combustion engine. Either way, the green driver will feel better, but there are other benefits as well.

Driving a greener car is good for the environment, but it is also good for your personal bottom line. When you drive a full electric car, you do not have to worry about spiking gas prices or an unpredictable economy. You can simply plug your vehicle in at night, unplug it in the morning and go about your business.

The Wave of the Future

The green revolution took a long time to arrive, but it is finally here in earnest. While electric vehicles were once a source of curiosity and even derision, they have now gone mainstream. From Toyota and Tesla to Chevy and Ford, electric and other low emission vehicles are everywhere, and that is good news for drivers, and for the environment.

In addition to their low emissions and cost efficiency, green cars are among the most beautiful on the road today. That was not always the case, but the technology behind these environmentally friendly vehicles has been changing fast. Today’s green cars are just as attractive, just as durable and just as reliable as their internal combustion counterparts.

If you are in the market for your next set of wheels, there are plenty of reasons to go green. When the next hurricane strikes and gas prices spike, you can drive right by those gas lines. When others are complaining about the high price of fuel, you can just keep driving, secure in the knowledge that you are helping the environment with every passing mile.

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