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New Hybrid Scorecard Slams Carmakers For Loading On Luxury

New Hybrid Scorecard Slams Carmakers For Loading On Luxury

It's long been known that hybrid buyers often choose them over luxury cars, and aren't buying them solely for the payback in gasoline savings. But a new Hybrid Scorecard, launched by the Union of Concerned Scientists, slams carmakers for inflating their prices by loading luxury into fuel-efficient... read more

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Toyota Hybrid Concept 2

Toyota to Debut New Hybrid Concept at NAIAS

Toyota has gained a considerable hybrid market share with the dedicated hybrid model the Prius. This single vehicle has outsold all other hybrid models and continues to set... read more December 15, 2009 by  0

2010 Lexus LS600h

Lexus Sets Pricing for 2010 LS600h Hybrid

No manufacturer of automobiles has more hybrids in its lineup than Toyota.  The company makes hybrid vehicles ranging from the budget friendly Toyota Prius on up to the... read more December 4, 2009 by  1

2010 Toyota Prius

Best Fuel Efficiency in the U.S.: 2010 Toyota Prius, at 50 MPG

Well, now it's official. The 2010 Toyota Prius offers the best gas mileage of any new car sold in the U.S. for the upcoming 2010 model year, with a blended EPA rating of 50... read more October 16, 2009 by  2

2010 Toyota Prius

Prius Patent Problems? Trade Panel to Investigate Infringement Claim

A U.S. trade panel has agreed to investigate claims that Toyota infringed privately held patents in designing its hybrid electric vehicles. Toyota is widely acknowledged to... read more October 12, 2009 by  3

Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

ALERT: Largest Ever Toyota Recall of 3.8M Cars To Check Floor Mats

As reported earlier this afternoon on our sister site, Toyota may will recall up to 3.8 million cars and pickup trucks to ensure that the floor mats on... read more September 29, 2009 by  0

2009 Lexus LF-Ch Compact Hybrid Concept

Lexus Releases More Details On The LF-Ch Hybrid Concept

If you like premium compact hatchbacks, Lexus has something for you - provided you live in Europe. As we've previously reported, Toyota's luxury brand will unveil their LF-Ch... read more September 10, 2009 by  0

2009 Lexus LF-Ch Concept

Lexus Unveils LF-Ch Full Frontal

This is the face of the Lexus LF-Ch hybrid concept and it will probably come in colors other than baby poop metallic. This premium compact designed to compete with the Audi... read more September 8, 2009 by  0

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

2010 Audi A3 TDI Priced at $30K, $8K Over 2010 VW Golf TDI

As of November, you'll have two choices if you want a compact five-door hatchback with a clean diesel engine. One is the brand-new 2010 Audi A3 TDI, which was just given a... read more September 3, 2009 by  3

2010 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus Goes Britain

Well, here's a surprise. It's no news that Lexus has found it slow going breaking into the luxury market in Europe, which is dominated by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Jaguar. By... read more August 27, 2009 by  2

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

Orders for Lexus HS 250h 20 Times Higher Than Toyota Expected

Perhaps it's the gas mileage rating of 35 mpg city, 34 mpg highway.  Perhaps it's the tax breaks offered in Japan for hybrid vehicles, or perhaps it's because it's Lexus'... read more August 26, 2009 by  1

Lexus HS250h

Lexus HS 250h Ride & Drive, Day 3: Road Trip

In a word: comfortable. That is the best one-word summary of our long road trip in the Lexus HS 250h. Two words? VERY comfortable. Our road trip was from metro Detroit to... read more August 7, 2009 by  2

Sophie and her carseat fit nicely in the back seat of the HS250h

Lexus HS 250h Ride & Drive, Day 2: Running Errands

Today I took the Lexus HS 250h running errands with my five-year-old, Sophie. Bank, grocery store, dry cleaners, that sort of thing. At the end of the day, I'm still... read more August 4, 2009 by  1

Lexus HS250h

Lexus HS 250h Ride & Drive, Day 1: First Impression

It’s ten o’clock on Saturday night and I have the windows down, the moon roof open, and “Time to Pretend” by MGMT buzzing in my ears. I feel giddy, invincible, like... read more August 3, 2009 by  7

2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS250h Pricing Starts at Exactly $35,000

The 2010 Lexus HS250h is an interesting beast. We've covered it quite a lot because, among other interesting traits, it pioneers a new market segment: the dedicated luxury... read more July 23, 2009 by  1

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

2010 Lexus HS250h Pricing Slots Neatly Above 2010 Toyota Prius

From our first Drive Report to our recent full review, we've covered the 2010 Lexus HS250h quite a lot here at Now the other shoe has dropped: Lexus has... read more July 22, 2009 by  1


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