Road Tripping with Our C-Max Hybrid

I recently took my three kids on a trip to New York City for the weekend in our new Ford C-Max. This was the first long road trip we had taken with our C-Max and the car performed beautifully. On this drive, I was solo parenting. All three kids (twins age 8 and a 3-year-old) […]

Greening the Family Car – Choosing Your Top Features

Back in 2004 when we were new parents of twins, our definition of a green family car was a family vehicle that would carry all of us, including my sister-in-law and was the color green.  We purchased a 2005 Toyota Sienna minivan (middle vehicle) that would seat 7 and carry enough gear for everyone. Honda CRV […]

Greening the Family Car – Our Top 5 Features

Fuel Economy (MPG) For us, the reduced green house gas and other emissions are more important to us than the fuel cost savings, but they go hand in hand.  Our annual combined driving distance for both vehicles is about 15,000 – 16,000 miles thanks to things like occasionally e-bike commuting, trip chaining and working close […]