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2014 Honda Civic Hybrid On Sale Today, Natural Gas In 10 Days

2014 Honda Civic Hybrid On Sale Today, Natural Gas In 10 Days

Honda has finished revamping the compact Civic compact lineup with the relaunch of its two greenest models. The refreshed 2014 Honda Civic Hybrid sedan goes on sale today with slightly higher fuel-economy ratings, while the 2014 Civic Natural Gas hits showrooms in 10 days. MORE: 2012 Honda Civic... read more

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Nissan’s three-cylinder engine for its ZEOD RC electrified Le Mans car

Nissan Reveals Tiny Engine For Electric ZEOD Le Mans Racer

Downsizing isn't just a concept reserved for road-going vehicles--the world of motor racing is adopting the theory too. Smaller engines, turbocharging and hybrid technology... read more January 28, 2014 by 


 
Toyota FCV concept, 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Next Toyota Prius Hybrid To Have More 'Heart-Racing' Design?

For the last decade or so, Toyota's Prius hybrid has been the go-to car for buyers wanting something a little more fuel efficient, a little greener than the norm. While still... read more January 27, 2014 by 


 
2012 Lexus RX 450h

Virginia Sees Sense, Scraps 2013's Hybrid Vehicle Tax

Taxes are rarely popular, but if they're to be accepted by the populace the bare minimum they have to do is make sense. Virginia's annual tax on hybrid vehicles did not make... read more January 24, 2014 by 


 
Frazer-Nash Metrocab London taxi

Nissan, Metrocab Work On 2018 London Zero-Emission-Taxi Target

Starting in 2018, all new taxis in London will need to be capable of running as zero-emission vehicles--a policy recently announced by Mayor Boris Johnson. That's quite a... read more January 23, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-In On Sale Early 2015, C-Class Hybrid Later

While Mercedes-Benz and other German luxury automakers (Audi, especially) are betting on diesel powertrains on a larger scale in helping to make their lineups more... read more January 16, 2014 by 


 
2013 Toyota Prius liftback

Toyota Hybrid Sales Top 6 Million Vehicles Globally, And Counting

It almost goes without saying, but Toyota loves its hybrids--and, seemingly, so do the world's car buyers. The Japanese automaker said it had sold 6,072,000 hybrids as of... read more January 15, 2014 by 


 
Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept leaked iamges

2014 Detroit Auto Show: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Full Details

Audi has a plug-in hybrid concept vehicle for most months of the year, and January's, on show at the Detroit Auto Show, is the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept. From the... read more January 13, 2014 by 


 
2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius

2014 Toyota Prius Safety Rating Lowered To Four Stars From Five

Sometimes it's hard to keep up with evolving government regulations. The 2014 Toyota Prius hybrid has just been downgraded from five stars to four under the Federal New Car... read more January 12, 2014 by 


 
Citroen DS5

Peugeot-Citroen Sells 50,000th Diesel Hybrid Car In Europe

French automobile maker PSA, responsible for the Peugeot and Citroen brands, has just sold the 50,000th example of a drivetrain we've not yet seen in the U.S.--diesel... read more January 10, 2014 by 


 
Lotus Safe & Sound noisemaker

Laws To Add Noise To Silent Electric Cars: Latest Updates

Electric cars are quiet. Perhaps that's a statement of the obvious, but for many owners, it's one of their cars' best features. Little noise, a smooth drivetrain, low running... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept at CES 2014

Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept: Using The Sun To Charge Electric Car

Solar power has proven itself better for static charging than it has for on-vehicle use, even if Australia's Solar Challenge race has shown solar cars to be possible under... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, New York City, June 2013

2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Recall: Transmission Sensor Issue

Slightly more than 7,000 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model years are being recalled for a potential problem that could allow the car to be shifted into... read more January 1, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Coupe: Guided Video Tour

Launching early next year, the 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports coupe is the second stage in BMW's i-car program, dedicated to vehicles with electric drivetrains. While it... read more December 25, 2013 by 


 
2013 Toyota Prius

Hybrids, Subaru, Mazda Clean Up In Consumer Reports 'Best New-Car Value' List

People buy green cars for fuel efficiency, but that's often far from their only good quality. Consumer Reports released its "Best New-Car Value" list yesterday, and there are... read more December 19, 2013 by 


 
2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Jeep Hybrids Coming, But Concern Over 'Getting You Home'

Jeep has only recently nailed its colors to the diesel mast, but already the famous off-road arm of Chrysler is looking to other propulsion technologies--namely hybrid... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 

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