Researchers at MIT found that many hybrid and battery-operated cars already meet the global emissions goals for 2030. Andrea Kissack/NPR hide caption

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It May Not Cost You More To Drive Home In A Climate-Friendly Car

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Drivers pass by gas prices that are displayed at Valero and 76 gas stations on Feb. 9, 2015, in San Rafael, Calif. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Fill It With Regular: AAA Finds Millions Of Drivers Waste Money On Premium Gas

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For Some Seniors Without Housing, A Parking Lot Is Home

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Drivers work their way out of Dallas during rush hour on July 1. The U.S. is on track to break the annual record for gas consumption this year. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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U.S. Gasoline Use Hits A Record, But That May Not Last

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Tesla vehicles sit parked outside a new Tesla showroom and service center in Brooklyn, New York on July 5. The electric car company has come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial Autopilot feature. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

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Police patrol traffic in Paris as part of new anti-pollution measures aimed at punishing vehicles registered before 1997 that are forbidden to be driven during the week. Nearly 30 police officers stood guard on the morning of July 1, in the main squares of Paris to control and raise awareness among the drivers about the new measures. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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To Fight Pollution, Paris Imposes Weekday Ban On Old Cars

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How To Buy A Car: Start With Some Patience

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Google announced it is partnering with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to expand its self-driving car project. This is the first time Google has worked directly with an automaker to integrate its self-driving technology into a passenger vehicle. FCA US LLC hide caption

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Mitsubishi Motors says its employees manipulated fuel consumption data on its eK Space and other vehicles — and that it won't sell them until the problems are fixed. Here, a custom version of the eK Space is seen at a 2014 auto show. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Do you see the deer? A Honda Accord four-door with halogen lights (left) was found to have "acceptable" lights, while the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, also with halogen, was given a "poor" rating, based in part on how well each car lit objects on a straight section of road. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety hide caption

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While other automakers are working on a gradual progression toward more automation in cars, Google has its eyes on a fully automated self-driving car. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Google Makes The Case For A Hands-Off Approach To Self-Driving Cars

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More Americans across all ages are opting not to drive. Endai Huedl/Getty Images/fStop hide caption

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Like Millennials, More Older Americans Steering Away From Driving

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