By Chuck Myers McClatchy-Tribune News Service
The expanding range of alternative fuel and hybrid cars and trucks has provided consumers with greater variety when it comes to selecting an automobile based on affordability and environmental impact. If you’re in the market for a new car and want to find out what green cars have to offer in performance and fuel-cost savings, you might pay a visit to one of the following sites:
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: Provides green car ratings, a green car shopping guide and green driving tips. www.greenercars.org
Cars.com: Compares green cars by category and size, price, make, mileage and year.
Green cars: Discusses several decisions that go with buying a green car, such as budget, size and features.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Provides three search methods that compare different green cars in different locales.