Fuel Efficiency Is Top Priority for Car Buyers Worldwide

Fuel efficiency remains the top concern among new car buyers around the world, which is likely to boost demand for hybrid and electric vehicles, according to a report from KPMG. But the survey of senior auto-industry executives worldwide also showed that many have serious concerns about such vehicles' affordability.

Hawaii: A Guinea Pig for the Green Car Industry

Hawaii is buzzing with tidings of green cars. Korean electric car company CT&T plans to build an electric car production facility, GM will be testing its hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles there, and Silicon Valley startup Better Place is already on the ground building its electric car network.