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

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 transportation. More fuel-efficient gasoline cars help lower greenhouse-emissions, but are they also lowering the sales of plug-ins... read more

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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 Concept-S plug-in hybrid sketch

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 


 
2016 Volvo XC90

2016 Volvo XC90 Will Be Only Seven-Passenger Plug-In Hybrid

It is, as yet, not possible to buy a plug-in car with seating for seven passengers. That will all change when the 2016 Volvo XC90 hits the market, as the latest generation of... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4 Limited

Ford, Hyundai Dedicated Hybrids To Target 2016 Toyota Prius?

It's been a quiet period for hybrid news lately, with the 2016 Toyota Prius launch delayed and still more than a year away. But further down the road, it appears that both... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid quick drive (European model)

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Van Model For Europe, But Still A Year Away For U.S.

American buyers are still enduring what seems like an interminable wait for the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. Over in Europe however the plug-in crossover has been on... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2012 Lexus RX 450h

Every 2014 And 2015 Hybrid Car In The U.S.: Ultimate Guide

Turn back the clock by one decade, and there were just four hybrid cars on sale in the U.S. One was the first-generation Toyota Prius. The original Honda Insight was still... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, upstate New York, Dec 2012

Ford Focus, C-Max Hybrid Recall For Steering Gear Issue: 600 Cars

Ford is recalling a few hundred 2014 model-year Focus and C-Max Hybrid models to fix a steering-gear issue, although none of the cars had been sold to customers yet. The... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged

2014 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Gets Factory-Approved Supercharger Kit

Ask Honda fans what's wrong with the CR-Z hybrid coupe, and they'll give you one of two answers. Those who seek economy will tell you it's not frugal enough. Those after... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
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