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Toyota Racks Up 7 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997: UPDATED

Toyota Racks Up 7 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997: UPDATED

Toyota not only invented the modern hybrid-electric vehicle, but it has sold more hybrid cars than any other automaker. Now the Japanese company has crossed a new milestone: It has delivered more than 7 million hybrid cars since its first Prius was bought by a Japanese driver in 1997. The news came... read more

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2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius

What Do Hybrid Owners Say About Their Cars? How About Everyone Else?

As hybrid cars become more commonplace, it's worth finding out whether people's views of them are changing. A new study from the University of Michigan Transportation... read more October 1, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid: Sportier, But Facing New Competition

Time was, the Toyota Prius hybrid was the unquestioned technology champion and king of the fuel-efficiency battles. No longer, though. Now, as Toyota starts to plan for the... read more September 24, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Have Green-Car Sales Dropped This Year? Depends How You Define Them

The rise of modern plug-in electric cars and more-efficient internal-combustion vehicles are two results of legislation aimed at limiting the environmental impact of... read more September 19, 2014 by 


 
2013 Kia Optima Hybrid

Kia Optima Diesel Mild Hybrid Planned, But Not For U.S. Market

The Kia Optima Hybrid has been the Korean brand's green-car mainstay for four years now, but now Kia is taking its hybrid technology in a new direction--at least for some... read more September 19, 2014 by 


 
Updated Ford C-Max (European market) for 2015, shown at 2014 Paris Motor Show

Updated Ford C-Max European Models Unveiled For Paris Motor Show

Just one day after it revealed a small portion of the design in a teaser photo, the updated Ford C-Max for the European market has been unveiled ahead of the Paris Motor... read more September 17, 2014 by 


 
2016 Ford C-Max teaser image

Ford C-Max To Get 'Extreme Makeover,' Debut At Paris Motor Show

The Ford C-Max tall wagon is about to get an "extreme makeover." At least, that's Ford calls the collection of styling and equipment changes it will unveil September 17... read more September 16, 2014 by 


 
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid

2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Recalled, Also Mercury Mariner Hybrids

Ford is recalling certain models of its 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid and 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid crossover utility vehicles to fix a cooling issue. The recall will... read more September 14, 2014 by 


 
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid - UK version

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Gas Mileage Drive Report

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid isn't a "forbidden fruit", but it sure feels like one to American customers right now. A series of delays has pushed its on-sale date... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air concept

Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air Latest To Aim For French 117 MPG Target

French automaker Renault is expected to show a concept vehicle at the upcoming Paris Auto Show capable of hitting 117 mpg combined. Not one to be left out, rival Peugeot will... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 Lexus ES 300h

2015 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid Gets New Infotainment Features

While its Toyota Camry Hybrid sibling gets a significant refresh, the 2015 Lexus ES 300h cruises into the new year with only minor changes. For the 2015 model year, the ES... read more September 6, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Ford Hybrid Sales: So Far, Not Hurt By All Those MPG Reductions

It's embarrassing when an automaker has to reduce its EPA gas-mileage ratings after being investigated by the agency, as Ford did in August 2013 for its 2013 and 2014 C-Max... read more September 5, 2014 by 


 
2014 Toyota Prius V

2014 Toyota Prius V: Hybrid Wagon Ultimate Guide

The Prius name has been around since the very first Prius sedan back in 1999, but for quite a while Toyota's flagship hybrid was a single-model range. The Prius C subcompact... read more September 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Camry

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid Priced, MPG Remains The Same

Toyota has announced pricing and specification details for the 2015 Toyota Camry and Toyota Camry Hybrid. Available in LE, SE and XLE grades, the 2015 Camry Hybrid starts at... read more September 3, 2014 by 


 
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi Plans Sporty Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Concept For Paris Auto Show

Rubbing salt in the wounds of U.S. customers as-yet denied access to the Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, Mitsubishi will show a concept car based on the model at the upcoming Paris... read more September 2, 2014 by 


 
2014 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Continues To Dominate Global Hybrid Sales (No Surprise There)

Hybrid sales might have been slow to take off in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but there are no such concerns these days. In the first half of 2014, Japanese automaker... read more August 29, 2014 by 


 
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