Slide Show | September 2006
NO-GAS AND LOW-GAS CARS
Automakers, including some pretty small, low-profile ones, are revving up alternatives that don't need gasoline -- or at least not much. And they're moving beyond hybrids, building cars that run on diesel, ethanol blends (E85), natural gas and electricity. You can learn more about these technologies and their costs by reading Who Needs Gas Engines? in the October issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Meanwhile, take a look at these seven alternative-energy vehicles that are currently available or soon will be.
By Mark Solhiem NO-GAS AND LOW-GAS CARS