Planning the Car Purchase/Finances

I have started to research the car buying process, and it has become time for me to set up and plan exactly what cars I’m going to be looking at, how I’m going to save, and the timeframe for everything. I’m looking for a compact car or a midsize car that gets good mileage.  Specifically, I’m looking for a car that will average around 38 miles per gallon.  The cars that I have narrowed … [Read more...]

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Debut

The news all over the internet was that the 2013 Ford Fusion and the different models.  While I think it’s important to me that plug-in hybrids exist, they aren’t going to do much until the United States decides to take them seriously and build an infrastructure behind plugs.  We need plugs on major interstates, at our jobs, and at places where we shop. Most disappointingly, I was left … [Read more...]

Deciding on Car to Purchase in 2012

As you may have read in my previous posts on the Ford Fusion Hybrid quest, I’m in the market for a new car.  However, it is super difficult being a new graduate living on a teacher’s salary while paying other obligations.  As a science teacher, I believe it imperative that we get the most out of our cars that we can, and hybrid technology will definitely be a requirement in my future … [Read more...]