All things being equal, we'd like to think that most folks would choose a "greener" car -- i.e. one that has less emissions and environmental impact -- over a non-green car. After all, who wouldn't want to help Mother Earth? But the fact of the matter in the green car marketplace is that all things are not equal, particularly when it comes to price. Many of the greenest cars, like electric and hybrid models?
The numbers are in, and there's no doubt about it: The 2012 Hyundai Accent is on fire. In July 2011, its first full month of sales, it outsold all other cars in the subcompact category, beating out veritable competitors like the Ford Fiesta and Honda Fit. The top five sales numbers are as follows:
Hyundai Accent: 6,938 Nissan Versa: 5,359 Ford Fiesta: 5,296 Honda Fit: 4,857 Chevrolet Aveo: 3,349…
Fourth of July weekend prompted an additional reason to celebrate aside from the nation's birthday - It also marked the milestone of Hyundai selling its 100,000th vehicle achieving 40 miles per gallon highway fuel economy. Hyundai outsold all other automakers' 40 mpg offerings this year, with 29% of its sales volume falling in this 40 mpg category, a number that skyrocketed to 40% in the month of June.
Hyundai's "4x40" strategy includes four models that reach 40 mpg standard this year, including . . .
South Korean automaker, Hyundai, has been on a quiet and unassuming path of success of late, unfazed by bigtime competitors like Ford and Honda. Though, it's starting to be apparent that the competitors should be fazed by Hyundai.
For starters, Hyundai has seen great success across the spectrum with quality vehicles ranging from small cars to luxury sedans, and we're seeing new releases from both ends this year. The 2012 Accent is a . . .