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Hybrid Battery Inventor Stanford Ovshinsky Dies At 89

Hybrid Battery Inventor Stanford Ovshinsky Dies At 89

Unless you’re deeply into the history of electric and hybrid electric vehicle technology, the chances are you might not recognize the name of Stanford Ovshinsky. But if you’ve ever driven a Toyota Prius Hybrid, or any number of all-electric cars with nickel-metal hydride battery packs... read more

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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Hybrid Ad Wars: Ford C-Max Vs. Toyota Prius V

For the past decade, Toyota has unquestionably been the champion of the hybrid electric car, thanks to its Prius family of hybrids. But with a tough new ad campaign about to... read more October 4, 2012 by 6


 
2013 Honda CR-Z (European spec)

2013 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Gets Better Acceleration, Boost Mode

The Honda CR-Z mild-hybrid sports coupe will get some evolutionary, not revolutionary, changes for the 2013 model year, the automaker has announced at the 2012 Paris Auto... read more September 28, 2012 by 10


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Gets EPA-Approved 47MPG All-Round

After taking part in a rather unusual fuel-economy test for its non-hybrid 2013 Fusion EcoBoost, Ford has announced its 2013 Fusion Hybrid has just been awarded its official... read more September 18, 2012 by 19


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Making The Transition To A Hybrid Car? Here’s What To Expect

Over the past decade, hybrid electric cars have gone from being niche market vehicles for movie stars and green thinkers to everyday vehicles that can save you big money on... read more September 18, 2012 by 2


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

Will 2014 VW Golf Electric, Hybrid, Share Carbon GTi's Lightweight Construction?

Thanks to several hundred pounds of additional weight from a battery pack, pure electric and plug-in hybrids often weigh more than their gasoline counterparts. But according... read more September 12, 2012 by 3


 
Montgomery County Community College: Green Parking Lot

Pennsylvania Parking Lot Opens For Green Cars, Carpoolers Only

If you drive a plug-in electric or hybrid car, you may have encountered the reserved ‘green car only’ parking spaces that some towns, cities and businesses put in... read more August 27, 2012 by 4


 
2012 Toyota Prius C

Graduating From College? Get $1,000 Off A 2012 Toyota Prius C

As any graduate will tell you, the first few years out of college can be exciting, but financially tough. So for any recently-matriculated graduate, owning a car that gets... read more August 27, 2012 by 0


 
Nissan Serena

Nissan’s New Japanese Minivan Uses Brakes To Power Electronics

In hybrid and electric cars, regenerative braking systems are used to convert kinetic energy into electrical energy under braking, slowing the car down and improving gas... read more August 20, 2012 by 1


 
2013 Land Rover Range Rover spy shots

2013 Range Rover Spy Shots, Will Have Hybrid, Plug-in Version

Jaguar Land Rover like every other automaker in the world, is working hard to make its range of luxury cars greener and more economical to drive. We've already seen some... read more August 13, 2012 by 1


 
Prius V Science

Toyota Uses Science To Sell Prius V Wagon, But Will It Work?

As scientists have been warning for some time, the U.S. is at risk of losing its leadership in areas like Physics and Chemistry, thanks in part to a lack of public interest... read more August 10, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Honda Civic EX

Honda’s 2016 Civic Will Be Developed, Built In The U.S.

With the yen weak against the dollar, Japanese automakers like Honda, Nissan and Toyota are working hard to relocate production of U.S. market cars to the U.S. Now it seems... read more August 9, 2012 by 5


 
2013 Lexus RX 450h road test, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2012

Google Adds Lexus RX450h To Self-Driving Fleet, Safer Than Drivers

After more than 300,000 miles of testing, Google’s automated self-driving Toyota Priuses have proven that self-driving cars have a future. Now Google is adding another... read more August 8, 2012 by 0


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Will Hit 85 MPH In All-Electric Mode

Hybrid car drivers like to do everything possible to ensure their cars spend as much time as possible in all-electric mode. Ford said yesterday that its 2013 C Max Energi can... read more August 8, 2012 by 8


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Gets 47 MPG All-Round EPA Rating

It’s been a while coming, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally approved gas-mileage ratings for the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid. As Ford predicted, the... read more August 7, 2012 by 8


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Green Police? Cops In Florida Go Undercover In Hybrid, Greener Cars

For years, the unmarked police car has helped law enforcement agencies around the world capture speeding drivers, pounce on unsuspecting criminals and provide covert... read more August 6, 2012 by 3


 

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