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

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 year is comfortable, quiet, stylish--and delivers real-world fuel economy from 40 mpg to as much as 52 mpg. And that's... read more

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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 


 
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, test drive in Hell, Michigan

The New Diesel Cars For 2014

With an increasing number of diesel passenger cars appearing in showrooms, car buyers have more options for fuel-efficient driving than they did only a few years ago. After a... read more August 12, 2013 by  9


 
2013 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Vs. Ford C-Max Hybrid: Pros And Cons

For several years, Toyota had the hybrid market pretty much sewn up with its Prius. Okay, so it never reached the heady economy highs of the original Honda Insight, but it... read more July 29, 2013 by  20


 
2001 Toyota Prius Sedan

Is The 2001-2003 Toyota Prius A Good Used Car Buy?

It was small, unassuming, almost a shrinking violet, really. The first-generation Toyota Prius hybrid -- launched in the U.S. in 2001 -- was the first five-seat family car to... read more June 5, 2013 by  28


 
2012 Lexus RX 450h

Hybrid Cars: Six Important Things Everyone Should Know (But May Not)

Hybrid cars are increasing in popularity all the time in the U.S, but they still make only a small proportion of new vehicle sales, and as such some people still aren't... read more May 16, 2013 by  19


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Diesel Cars: Six Important Things Everyone Should Know (But May Not)

It's an exciting time for diesel fans in the U.S, with automakers finally waking up to that section of the market that longs for great highway MPG and lots of torque. Most... read more May 14, 2013 by  23


 
Polar Charging Post and Nissan Leaf

Electric Cars: Eight Important Things Everyone Should Know (But May Not)

Sometime in the next few weeks, the 100,000th plug-in electric car will be sold in the U.S. But they're still mostly a mystery to the average new-car buyer, and there are a... read more May 13, 2013 by  45


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

Buyer's Guide: 2014 Plug-In Hybrids From Toyota, Ford, Honda & More

Not all plug-in electric cars rely on battery power alone; some also have gasoline engines as backups, for longer range or more power. Last year, we identified six plug-in... read more May 7, 2013 by  7


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Fisker Karma: Range Extended Electric Car Ultimate Guide

Make a car desirable enough, and people will buy it whatever is powering the wheels. That's the theory anyway, but in a world of unease over the suitability of electric cars... read more April 6, 2013 by  3


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

2013 Electric Cars: Rated Range For Each Model, Ultimate Guide

It's really the defining feature of any plug-in electric car: How much electric range does it have? The ever-helpful EPA, which has rated the gas mileage of all new cars... read more March 4, 2013 by  31


 
2013 Subaru Impreza

Most Efficient AWD Cars: Beat The Snow, And The Gas Pump

When a weather system dumps an uncommon amount of snow in your part of the world, thoughts often turn to how you might get about in it. Provided you've not got a seven-foot... read more February 12, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Toyota Prius liftback

Best Gas Mileage You Can Get: Top 10 Hybrids

Are you in the market for a hybrid car? You probably want great gas mileage, without switching to diesel fuel, or taking the next step into plug-in vehicles. The good news... read more January 31, 2013 by  29


 

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