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2013 Dodge Dart: 40-MPG CAFE Target Hints At EPA Ratings

2013 Dodge Dart: 40-MPG CAFE Target Hints At EPA Ratings

The 2013 Dodge Dart, which will be fully revealed to the public at next week's Detroit Auto Show, achieved an unadjusted gas-mileage rating of at least 40 mpg, according to Chrysler. But hold on; before you rush over to the dealership and put money down, consider that 'unadjusted' means that it's... read more

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2013 Mercedes-Benz E400 Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz To Show Two New Hybrids At Detroit Auto Show

Well, looks like Volkswagen won't be the only carmaker unveiling a new hybrid sedan at next month's Detroit Auto Show. Yesterday, Mercedes-Benz revealed a pair of hybrid... read more December 20, 2011 by  0

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS

2013 Chevy Sonic RS: Detroit Auto Show Debut For Sporty Trim Package

The 2012 Chevy Sonic subcompact launched this year to largely favorable reviews, including our own (here and here). For next year, Chevy is upping the ante, with a... read more December 19, 2011 by  2

Nissan NV200 Electric Test Vehicle

Nissan To Show Electric Van Concept At Detroit Auto Show

As we count down the days to the Detroit Auto Show media preview (24 days from today), the announcements of new cars and concepts are now coming in regularly. Or should we... read more December 15, 2011 by  0

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept teaser

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept Previews Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show

As teaser photos go, it's laughably minimal: two strips of white letters, on a black background, that spell "Accord Concept". Oooooooooohhhhhhhhh. Nonetheless, that's what... read more December 15, 2011 by  0

The Canada-only Acura CSX; is this what the ILX might look like?

Acura Debuting New Models In Detroit, Including First U.S. Built Hybrid

Acura is debuting three new models at the upcoming 2012 Detroit Auto Show, including a concept vehicle that shows the styling for the next NSX sports car, a second-generation... read more December 14, 2011 by  0

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, Electric Concept At Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen is on a roll in the States these days, with sales of its redesigned Jetta sedan and its all-new mid-size 2012 Passat surging. The only mass-market German automaker... read more December 14, 2011 by  1

2013 Dodge compact sedan - cropped

Should 2013 Dodge Compact Be Named Dart, Duster, Camber...Or Caliber?

With just six weeks to go before the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, where Chrysler will unveil its critically important 2013 Dodge compact sedan, we still know relatively little... read more November 28, 2011 by  12

Tiny Darth Vader uses the force on a 2012 Volkswagen Passat

VW Ditches Darth Vader, Goes All Yoda With 2013 Jetta Hybrid

If you remember Volkswagen’s Super Bowl advert from earlier this year involving a pint-sized Darth Vader, its 2011 Passat had a particular affinity with the dark side... read more September 21, 2011 by  0

Cadillac Converj Concept

Cadillac's Volt-Based Converj Electric Car Gets Green Light: Exclusive

Sometimes, like Lazarus, dead cars rise again. We've learned from an inside source at General Motors, a person close to the project, that the electric Cadillac Converj luxury... read more August 11, 2011 by  8

2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

World's Fastest (Or 2nd-Fastest?) Hybrid: Porsche 918 RSR

Possibly the most rapturously received vehicle at last week's Detroit Auto Show was the Porsche 918 RSR coupe, a hybrid race car that isn't even street-legal. And it's about... read more January 19, 2011 by  2

2011 Ford Vertrek Concept

Now We Know: This Will Be The New 2012 Ford Escape Hybrid

Ford was clearly one of the stars of last week's Detroit Auto Show, launching green vehicles and concepts across a wide range of fuel-saving technologies. The company... read more January 17, 2011 by  10

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Why The 2011 Chevy Volt Won North American Car of the Year

Earlier this week the judges in the North American Car of the Year announced that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt had won the coveted NACOTY prize. At the press conference kicking... read more January 14, 2011 by  17


Revolutionary or Flop? Li-Ion Struggles With Reservations

Last year Li-Ion Motors were crowned winners of the Progressive Insurance X-Prize Alternative Side-by-Side category with their suitably unusual Wave II electric car. Amidst... read more January 13, 2011 by  2

2012 Ford Focus Electric live photos

Video: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Live Unveiling At 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Ford’s Volt and Leaf rival has been revealed, making its world debut last week at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and then reappearing again this week... read more January 13, 2011 by  1

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Sexy Electric Mercedes SLS AMG Due 2013

If the shots we showed you last year of Mercedes-Benz’s electric offering on the now iconic SLS AMG super-car were enough to get your juices flowing, you’ll be... read more January 11, 2011 by  0


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