The Weekly Driver (News Service)

Tesla, Toyota Prius among most fuel-thrifty 2014 cars

The 2014 Tesla is the most fuel-efficient car in the U.S. priced at more than $50,000.

It’s easy to list the most fuel-efficient cars and truck simply by miles per gallon. But listing the most fuel-sipping vehicles in categories is more comprehensive. Kelley Blue Book assembles a lot of car lists each year, but its most efficient car list for 2014 is arguably its most informative. The list ranges from cars ... Read More »

PREVIEW: Honda Fit, 2015: Quicker, better mpg

The 2015 Honda Fit.

The Honda Fit, which debuted in 2006 as a 2007 model, has been heavily praised as among the best bargains in the automotive industry. The Fit has also been recalled more than once and has been criticized for Honda’s inability to produce better gas mileage averages for the fun-to-driver, spacious subcompact. Honda is aware, and ... Read More »

Apple in your navigation system? Call it CarPlay

The new Apple CarPlay software integrates in current navigation systems.

Apple has introduced CarPlay, which the manufacturer claims is an “incredibly intuitive way for iPhone users to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch.” CarPlay allows users to easily control the car’s native interface or push-and-hold the voice control button on the steering wheel to ... Read More »