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Honda Civic, Hybrid & Natural Gas: Ultimate Guide

Honda Civic, Hybrid & Natural Gas: Ultimate Guide

The Honda Civic originally made its name in the 1970s, arriving at the perfect time to attract tens of thousands of customers scared out of larger, thirstier vehicles by the oil crisis. Four decades down the line and the Civic still has a reputation as a gas sipper, though the modern car is... read more

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2013 Honda CR-Z hybrid coupe [UK specification]

2014 Honda Hybrid Cars: Ultimate Guide

Japanese automaker Honda has been in the hybrid game from the very start, releasing the quirky, two-seat Insight back in 1999. Since then, the company has sold a variety of... read more March 24, 2014 by


 
2001 Honda Insight

Buying A Used 2000-2006 Honda Insight Hybrid: The Guide

If you've been reading Green Car Reports over the past week, you might have seen we recently bought a 2001 Honda Insight--an example of one of the first hybrids sold by a... read more March 20, 2014 by


 
2014 Zero SR electric motorcycle

2014 Electric Motorcycles: Buyer's Guide

Electric motorcycles are now ready for primetime, and this year's selection shows that the pace of development is quick. This buyer's guide focuses on street-legal... read more February 10, 2014 by


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid: Ultimate Guide, What You Need To Know

Where are you hedging your bets when it comes to the future of automobile propulsion? Maybe you're sticking with hybrids. Maybe you've already gone all the way to an electric... read more February 10, 2014 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Diesel Pickup Trucks From Chevy, Ford, Nissan, Ram: Ultimate Guide

Diesel has been an option for heavy-duty pickup users for quite some time now, and the sights and sounds of a big Power Stroke-equipped Ford or Cummins-engined RAM will be... read more December 8, 2013 by


 
2009 Toyota Prius

Buying A Used Toyota Prius Hybrid: 5 Quick Pieces Of Advice

The Toyota Prius is by far the most common hybrid car on U.S. roads, which means there are a lot of them out there for sale as used cars. A reader wrote to ask what she... read more December 6, 2013 by


 
2015 Lexus RC 350

2014 Lexus Hybrids: Ultimate Guide

As part of the Toyota empire, Lexus was one of the first carmakers to realize the potential of hybrids, and the company now has a wide range of hybrids, competing in several... read more December 3, 2013 by


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2013

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy: 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

For 2014, our fourth annual Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy award goes to the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. This new model of the redesigned Honda Accord sedan introduced last... read more November 12, 2013 by


 
Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2014 award

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy: Winner To Be Named Tomorrow

We've driven the cars. We've discussed their pros, their cons, the overall technology trends, and the many unanswered questions about the future of green cars. Now we've... read more November 11, 2013 by


 
2014 Mazda Mazda3

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2014 Mazda 3

Even conventional gasoline cars--no plugs, no hybrids, no turbos--can be green. And we've long been looking forward to the debut of the 2014 Mazda 3, an all-new generation of... read more November 7, 2013 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

What do you call an all-electric minicar that has elements of the Chevy Volt, can spin its drive wheels if you have a heavy foot--and still ranks as the most efficient... read more November 6, 2013 by


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel is a somewhat daring car, and one that diesel fans have been urging a U.S. maker to sell for years, if not decades. It's the first... read more November 5, 2013 by


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2014 BMW i3

The 2014 BMW i3 is the most audacious expansion of a well-known car brand in many years. BMW--the maker of "ultimate driving machines"--is using electric propulsion, a... read more November 4, 2013 by


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2014: Technology Trends

Yesterday we listed the nominees for Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2014 award: two battery-electric vehicles, one hybrid, one diesel, and one very fuel-efficient... read more November 1, 2013 by


 
Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2014 award

Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2014: The Nominees

We're heading into the last two months of the year, which means it's time for our annual Best Car To Buy award. This is our award that picks one vehicle--or a line of... read more October 31, 2013 by


 

 
 

 
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