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Are Hybrid Drivers More Willing To Walk Away From Fuel-Sipping Cars?

Are Hybrid Drivers More Willing To Walk Away From Fuel-Sipping Cars?

It's a known phenomenon that low gas prices depress sales of hybrids and other green cars, but how strong is that affect? Cheaper fuel may cause buyers to refrain from trading in the cars they have for more-efficient models, but what about people who are already driving green cars? DON'T MISS... read more

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2015 Ford Fiesta

As Gas Gets Cheaper, Ford Ups Incentives On Smaller, More Efficient Cars

Sales of green cars and gas prices are inversely related. As fuel gets cheaper, the financial incentive of a more-efficient car decreases, and consumers lose interest. Given... read more November 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Hybrid Sales: Searching For A Silver Lining In Flat Figures

Recent news articles have noted that sales of hybrid-electric vehicle are in a bit of a funk. Some analysts have started to speculate that sales of hybrids may have already... read more November 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Sport

2014 Infiniti Q50, Q70 Hybrids Recalled Over Transmission Housing Issue

Infiniti is recalling a few hundred 2014 model-year Q50 and Q70 hybrid sedans to fix an issue with their transmissions. The recall includes just 817 cars, all of which are... read more November 5, 2014 by 


 
Indianapolis, by Flickr user ellenm1 (Used under CC License)

Which City Will Have Most Hybrids, Electric Cars In Its Fleet?

When it comes to deploying plug-in electric cars in municipal fleets, Indianapolis appears to be leading the way. The city announced last week that it will replace 425... read more November 3, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Toyota Prius Hybrid 'Pushback': Still A Real Thing

In three generations and over a decade on sale, the Toyota Prius hybrid has become a common sight on U.S. roads, and has spurred the launch of numerous other hybrid models... read more October 31, 2014 by 


 
Toyota Esquire

Forbidden Fruit: Toyota Esquire Hybrid Luxury Minivan

Car enthusiasts often pine after vehicles sold in other markets, but this "forbidden" fruit rarely comes in the form of a minivan. The new Toyota Esquire is certainly not... read more October 31, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4 Limited

Ford Fusion Vs Hyundai Sonata: Mid-Size Sedan Gas Mileage Comparison

When it comes to mid-size sedans with multiple options for green powertrain, the 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Hyundai Sonata are fairly well matched. Both offer base... read more October 30, 2014 by 


 
Toyota Auris Touring Sports Hybrid first drive, Mallorca

Another Study Confirms: Hybrids Do Best In Cities, Diesels On Highways

A vehicle's design largely determines its fuel efficiency, but how it's driven--and where--can have a significant impact as well. With their ability to drive solely on... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco

Hyundai's Updated Hybrid Six-Speed Transmission: For Plug-In Hybrids Too?

Hyundai announced a new six-speed automatic transmission for upcoming hybrid cars at its annual International Powertrain Conference in Namyang, South Korea. The carmaker says... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid

2015 Ford C-Max Ads To Downplay Twice-Cut Gas Mileage, Focus On Fun, Tech

Offered in North America only with hybrid powertrains, the Ford C-Max hatchback was supposed to give its maker a high-profile, high-efficiency model to compete with the... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Brazil's Green-Car Incentive Surprise: Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids Omitted

Many countries have adopted green-car incentives as a way to combat air pollution and lower oil consumption, and they tend to focus on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
Ferrari LaFerrari, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

The Ferrari LaFerrari Hybrid Can Run Only On Electricity: Video Proves It

The Ferrari LaFerrari supercar may be a hybrid, but Ferrari claims it isn't meant to be particularly green. The hybrid powertain was primarily designed to improve... read more October 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited, test drive, Hudson Valley, NY, Aug 2014

Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Coming Next Year, Kia Optima Too

While the 2015 Hyundai Sonata is a completely redesigned vehicle for the new model year, the Sonata Hybrid for 2015 continues to use the previous-generation body. This has... read more October 21, 2014 by 


 
2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius

How Many Celebrities Drive Toyota Prius Hybrids? Well, What's A Celebrity?

It may not be as flashy as a Lamborghini or Rolls-Royce, but the Toyota Prius hybrid's popularity with celebrities is well known. It's as much a fixture of Hollywood as... read more October 20, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

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... read more October 14, 2014 by 


 
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