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

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 action, and carmakers are likely to respond using the same suite of technologies they use in the rest of the world to cut... read more

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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

2012 Buick Regal with eAssist

2013 Buick Regal Gets eAssist Mild Hybrid As Base Engine To Boost MPG

The eAssist system may have entered production less than a year ago, but General Motors is clearly making a big bet on the mild hybrid system to help its Buick brand meet... read more June 13, 2012 by 1

2012 Buick Regal GS

More Mild Hybrids: 2013 Buick Regal To Fit eAssist As Standard

It takes a lot of money and time to develop and produce hybrid cars and electric vehicles, but that's not to say regular gasoline cars can't benefit from some of their... read more February 7, 2012 by 0

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Variations On Cheaper Hybrid Tech To Help MPG, Efficiency

The market for gasoline-electric hybrids and electric cars is expected to grow over the next few years, but they aren't the only energy-efficient vehicles expected to become... read more January 31, 2012 by 2

'Regeneration Road,' part of the Buick Fuel Efficiency Games app

Buick eAssist Smartphone App Makes A Game Out Of Saving Fuel

Want to get the next generation of drivers thinking green, long before they get behind the wheel? Buick has come up with an innovative and fun app for Android and iPhone... read more January 30, 2012 by 0

2012 Acura ILX Concept

2013 Acura ILX Compact Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show Preview

Since the demise of the well-loved Integra compact many years ago, Acura has had no compact four-door sedan. That's about to change, with the arrival of a production car... read more January 9, 2012 by 0

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept teaser

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept Previews Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show

As teaser photos go, it's laughably minimal: two strips of white letters, on a black background, that spell "Accord Concept". Oooooooooohhhhhhhhh. Nonetheless, that's what... read more December 15, 2011 by 0

2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, Catskill Mountains, October 2011

2012 Buick Lacrosse With eAssist: Mild Hybrid Weekend Drive

We drove the prototype, and liked it. Now we've driven the real thing. We still like it. In this case, "it" is the 2012 Buick Lacrosse with eAssist, the only four-cylinder... read more December 6, 2011 by 5


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