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2016 Chevrolet Camaro Loses Weight, Adds Turbo Four For Fuel Economy

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Loses Weight, Adds Turbo Four For Fuel Economy

Muscle-car fans pretty much set the Internet on fire this weekend as news and photos of the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Camaro coupe emerged. The second generation of the reanimated Camaro pony car has tauter styling, more power, and less weight. All of that adds up to a car with tauter handling that... read more

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2016 Cadillac ELR

$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

The Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the... read more May 17, 2015 by 


 
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Next Toyota Prius Spied, Tesla Automated Passing, Higher Gas Taxes: Today's Car News

Today, we have video of what could be the next-generation Toyota Prius, a vague update on Tesla's latest tech feature, and why higher gas taxes could be an effective way to... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
Possible fourth-generation Toyota Prius prototype. Video by Vimeo user Savior1974.

Is This The Next Toyota Prius Hybrid Captured On Video?

The current-generation Toyota Prius hybrid is due for replacement soon, but Toyota has been tight-lipped when it comes to details about that new model. Carmakers go to... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
Used Toyota Camry Hybrid battery packs installed at Lamar Buffalo Ranch, Yellowstone National Park

Used Toyota Hybrid Batteries Repurposed At Yellowstone National Park

Even after they're no longer suitable for their original purpose, the battery packs from hybrids and electric cars can still be useful. Battery energy-storage capacity... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
Georgia license plate

What Should Georgia Electric-Car Buyers Do By June 30?

Georgia's income-tax credit for the purchase of a zero-emission vehicle will become history in about six weeks. That poses a problem for the state's electric-car shoppers... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
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Why Higher Gas Taxes Would Have Been Best Way To Save Fuel

It's now a widely-accepted tenet of today's U.S. political landscape: You just can't come out and advocate for higher taxes. For any purpose, under any circumstances, no... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla To Launch Automated Passing Function, Timing Still Uncertain

When Tesla unveiled the all-wheel drive Model S "D" variants last fall, it also promised a suite of automated features under the "Autopilot" name. The company has been... read more May 15, 2015 by 


 
2015 Mazda CX-5 GT

2015 Ford Focus EcoBoost Driven, VW Golf GTE Sport Plug-In Hybrid, Mazda & Toyota Pact: Today's Car News

Today, we have the Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport performance plug-in hybrid concept that will debut at the annual Wörthersee festival in Austria, an agreement between Mazda... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
BYD Yuan. Photo by Indian Autos Blog.

What If China's Plug-In Hybrids Were Never Actually Plugged In? (Or California's?)

China has had difficulty getting its New Energy Vehicle program off the ground for a number of reasons. While it was initially focused on battery-electric vehicles, buyers... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford Focus SE EcoBoost, Bear Mountain State Park, NY, May 2015

2015 Ford Focus EcoBoost: Brief Drive Of 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Sedan

The 2015 Ford Focus EcoBoost may be the most European car Ford sells in the U.S. It's fun, but not fast. It handles well, and has a small engine that requires energetic use... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
2015 Porsche Panamera

Porsche Electric Sport Sedan To Target Tesla In 2018, Fuel-Cell Version To Follow?

Porsche has already built three plug-in hybrids, but the German carmaker hasn't yet shown much enthusiasm for pure electric cars. Various rumors of different all-electric... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mazda 6

Mazda To Lean On Toyota For Hybrid, Fuel-Cell Expertise

Mazda and Toyota will work together over the next few years in an arrangement that will see the two carmakers pool their green technologies. Japan's largest carmaker and one... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Fortune Puts Volt In 'Dustbin Of History' Despite New Model Coming (UPDATE)

Two carmakers sell plug-in electric cars; one is a pricey, sexy all-electric sport sedan, the other a range-extended electric compact hatchback. One (the Tesla Model S) is a... read more May 14, 2015 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla MI Ban 'Protectionism,' Biofuel Carbon Footprint, CO Credit for Used Electric Cars: Today's Car News

Today, the Federal Trade Commission criticizes Michigan's ban of Tesla direct sales, a new study questions whether biofuels are really carbon neutral, and the quirk of... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Colorado's Electric-Car Credit: Applies To Used Cars Too

The checkerboard pattern of constantly changing electric-car incentives and fees among the 50 American states often baffles outsiders. And as states go, Colorado has a mixed... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 

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