Carpool-Lane Access: Very Important For Electric-Car Adoption, It Turns Out

Carpool-Lane Access: Very Important For Electric-Car Adoption, It Turns Out

Depending on where they live, electric-car owners can enjoy a variety of perks associated with the vehicle they drive. That's especially true in California, which grants rebates for new plug-in car purchases, as well as access to carpool lanes for solo drivers in plug-in hybrids and electric cars... read more

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Nissan X-Trail Hybrid (Japanese-spec)  -  Quick Drive, November 2015

Quick Drive: 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Previewed by X-Trail Hybrid

The compact crossover has in recent years become the go-to vehicle format for frugal families, and it’s largely replaced the mid-size sedan when it comes to workaday... read more November 9, 2015 by 

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Price To Start At $29,270

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will start at $29,270, and will be offered in only two of the four trim levels available for its gasoline counterpart. That base price--which... read more November 9, 2015 by 

2012 Hyundai i-oniq concept

Is Hyundai Ioniq The Name For New Hybrid, Electric Models? (UPDATED)

Hyundai plans to launch a barrage of new hybrid and electric models over the next few years, in a bid to boost its share of the green-car market considerably. Among the new... read more November 4, 2015 by 

2016 Chrysler 200

'Most' Of Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Vehicles Will Be Hybrid By 2025, CEO Says

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will soon launch a hybrid version of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan as part of a redesign of that model that will be unveiled at the... read more November 4, 2015 by 

2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Honda CR-Z Soldiers On: Styling Updates, More Tech Features

Honda has gradually pared down the number of models using its Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) mild-hybrid system, to the point that only one remains. But for the time being... read more November 3, 2015 by 

2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Owners Keep Cars Longer Than Any Other Model But One

Toyota Prius hybrid owners keep their cars longer than almost any other model. That's according to a recent study that tracked the percentage of original owners who kept... read more October 29, 2015 by 

Freightliner Inspiration Truck self-driving truck concept

Recovered Energy And Ultracapacitors Could Cut Big-Rig Fuel Use

The regenerative systems that help today's hybrid Formula One cars get a charge are known as Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems, or KERS. As the name implies, they recover... read more October 28, 2015 by 

2017 Acura NSX

2017 Acura NSX: Sexy, Powerful Hybrid Supercar Specs Released

When it debuted around 25 years ago, the original Acura NSX helped redefine the supercar by combining performance and sexy styling with the usability of more practical cars... read more October 27, 2015 by 

2016 Toyota Prius, global launch, Las Vegas, Sept 2016

2016 Toyota Prius: Power Outputs, Dimensions, AWD Revealed As Info Trickles Out

Toyota was shy on specifics when it unveiled the redesigned 2016 Prius hybrid in Las Vegas last month. But at an event in Japan this week, the carmaker was more generous with... read more October 15, 2015 by 

2016 Toyota Prius auto-show debut, 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

2016 Toyota Prius: Some Model And Trim Level Information Revealed

The 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid has made its world debuts and should arrive at U.S. dealers starting around January. But specific details have been surprisingly sparse... read more October 14, 2015 by 

2015 BMW i3

Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric, Diesel Cars For October 2015

It's that time of the month again: the time when we look at the best deals on hybrids, electric cars, and diesels. October may be your last chance, or close to it, to get... read more October 13, 2015 by 

2016 Toyota Prius

2016 Toyota Prius: A Few Details On Engine, Hybrid System Released

While it has unveiled the all-new 2016 Prius hybrid twice--once at a glitzy event in Las Vegas, once at the Frankfurt Motor Show--Toyota has been very stingy with technical... read more October 12, 2015 by 

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda Accord Hybrids Recalled For Software Fix

Honda is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 Accord Hybrid sedans to address a software issue that may disable the cars' gasoline engines. A defect in the cell voltage sensors... read more October 9, 2015 by 

Lamborghini Urus concept

Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

The Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has abandoned any plans to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain in its sports cars in the near future. But instead it’s doubling down... read more October 6, 2015 by 

Honda Fit Hybrid (Japanese domestic model), Honda Proving Grounds, Tochigi, Japan, Nov 2013

I Can't Buy A Honda Fit Hybrid In The U.S.; Can I Import One?

We occasionally run articles about "forbidden fruit," or cool and desirable cars sold overseas that aren't available in the U.S. With Honda down to a single hybrid vehicle... read more September 25, 2015 by 


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