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Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid: Missing In Action, Or Just Slow-Selling?

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid: Missing In Action, Or Just Slow-Selling?

The Nissan Pathfinder crossover utility vehicle seems to be doing well for Nissan, following its 2013 reinvention as a seven-seat family vehicle rather than the tough truck-based 4x4 that had previously defined the Pathfinder name. There's one model of the Pathfinder, however, that seems to be... read more

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2013 Acura ILX Hybrid, New York City, July 2012

Acura Kills ILX Hybrid For 2015; Only Two Mild Hybrids Left

Another one bites the dust. Following the cancellation of the Honda Insight after the 2014 model year, Honda's upmarket Acura brand has eliminated the hybrid model from its... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
Echo Automotive's EchoDrive bolt-on plug-in hybrid kit

Will 'Bolt-On' Plug-In Hybrid Package Succeed For Fleets Where Bright Failed?

"Green is a tough sell if it doesn't actually save money." Those are the words of Echo Automotive chairman Jason Plotke, whose company aims to make bolt-on hybrid solutions... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Impala

2015 Chevrolet Impala Gets Start-Stop, But Hybrid 'Eco' Gone

New information on updates for 2015 to the Chevrolet Impala full-size sedan range note that a start-stop system will be fitted to the four-cylinder model as standard... read more May 23, 2014 by 


 
China

China Push For Lower Emissions: Smaller, More Efficient Engines, Mild Hybrids

China may be the world's largest car market, but increased air pollution has created a public backlash against the automobile. It's also spurring the government to take... read more May 14, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jeep Renegade, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Chrysler: Mild Hybrids Coming, Says Electric Cars 'Overblown By Media'

Yesterday's multi-hour presentation of the five-year plan for the combined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was called "Chryslerpalooza" by local Detroit reporters who sat through... read more May 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda: Hybrids For Bigger Cars Now That Insight Is Going Away

Scrambling to do a bit of damage control after news broke last month that production of its Insight hybrid will end this year, Honda issued a press release touting its... read more March 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, Irvine, CA, Aug 2013

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid: Is It Hybrid Enough To Matter?

Last year, we drove a prototype Infiniti JX Hybrid, as it was then called (it's now in production as the 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid). At that point, we wondered whether its... read more November 14, 2013 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Malibu

2014 Chevy Malibu Gas Mileage: Making Eco Mild Hybrid Irrelevant, Again?

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu gets a new base engine, and with it come new, higher fuel-efficiency ratings from the EPA. But does the improved gas mileage mean the Malibu Eco... read more September 16, 2013 by 


 
2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

'Micro Hybrids' The Next Big Thing, Less Costly Than Mild Hybrids?

Not all hybrids are created equal. In fact, several different types are sold throughout the automotive industry, all offering varying economical benefits and priced at... read more May 14, 2013 by  8


 
2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, Catskill Mountains, October 2011

Buick eAssist, Chevy Eco Hybrid Recall For Control Module Check

General Motors announced today that it will recall more than 38,000 Buick and Chevrolet sedans fitted with its eAssist mild-hybrid system, to check for a possibly defective... read more May 6, 2013 by  1


 
2012 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

2014 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain To Get eAssist Hybrid System

Starting with its rollout in the 2012 Buick Lacrosse, GM has steadily added its eAssist mild-hybrid system to an expanding roster of vehicles. Next year, it will be offered... read more December 21, 2012 by  16


 
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


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

Cheaper, Older Outgoing 2012 Chevy Malibu More Popular Than New 2013 Malibu Eco Model

When an existing car model gets redesigned for a new model year, automakers and dealers often offer big discounts and incentives to anyone willing to buy the outgoing model... read more August 1, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco Mild Hybrid: Loved, Or Loathed?

Every year, there have to be winners and losers in the automotive world. Usually, winners and losers are picked by sales figures, but according to CNN, the 2013 Chevrolet... read more July 11, 2012 by  9


 
2014 Chevrolet Impala

New 2014 Chevrolet Impala Eco Model To Join Cruze, Malibu

Buick has placed a major bet on its eAssist mild hybrid system, offering it as standard equipment on base versions of the 2012 Lacrosse and, more recently, the 2013 Regal as... read more June 25, 2012 by  0


 

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