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Ford Engine Power, MPG Figures Tested Using Different Fuels

Ford Engine Power, MPG Figures Tested Using Different Fuels

It's all about the asterisk, it turns out. Most buyers likely assume that the conditions for rating a new car's fuel economy and engine performance are identical. For at least one carmaker--Ford--and possibly others as well, that turns out not to be the case: Different gasoline formulations are...

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2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots

Hyundai Electric Car, 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots, Tesla Store Tweaks: Today's Car News

Today, a possible all-electric version of Hyundai's "Prius fighter" dedicated hybrid model, spy shots of the 2016 Toyota Prius, and updates to Tesla's retail stores. All this... read more August 24, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Toyota Passes 8 Million Hybrids Sold Since 1997, Still Dominates Sector

Since the first-generation Prius originally went on sale in Japan in 1997, Toyota has dominated the hybrid sector. Less than a year after selling its 7 millionth hybrid... read more August 24, 2015 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4 Limited

Hyundai To Launch All-Electric 'Prius Fighter' Model In 2016: Tip

Hyundai's ambitious plans to offer more green cars than any other maker except Toyota may have tilted slightly toward electric cars. At least, that is, if a tip from a source... read more August 24, 2015 by 


 
Guayule plant [Image: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Flickr]

Cooper Tire: We Will Make Complete Tire From Desert Shrub In 2017

Sometimes, lowering the environmental impact of a car can be done by changing the materials its components are made from. For years, the U.S. tire industry has sought... read more August 24, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla Tweaks Store Design To Explain Company, Electric Cars, Model X

For the past few years, Tesla Motors has sold its electric cars directly to customers through stores that resemble high-end retail outlets more than traditional car... read more August 24, 2015 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf  -  Long-term test car

Volkswagen e-Golf Climate Control: How Much Does A/C Impact Range?

In Portland, Oregon, where we’re putting our long-term Volkswagen e-Golf to the test, it’s been one of the hottest summers on record. So far in the summer of... read more August 23, 2015 by 


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Prius Countdown, Audi Electric SUV, Leaf Battery Upgrades: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What does Toyota plan for the fourth-generation Prius? Is Audi serious about an electric SUV? Why was Tesla scolding those who used its Superchargers? And should you get a... read more August 22, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

'Consumer Reports' Tesla Test, Electric-Car Enthusiasm, Gas Price Drop: Today's Car News

Today, Consumer Reports tests the new Tesla Model S "Ludicrous Mode," a poll says consumer interest in electric cars may be stagnating, and analysts predict a significant... read more August 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots

2016 Toyota Prius Spy Shots

And here it is: the 2016 Toyota Prius. Ahead of a preview September 8 in Las Vegas, and an official debut at Frankfurt, spy photographers already found the 2016 Prius... read more August 21, 2015 by 


 
Gas pump

Coming This Fall: The Return Of Cheap $2 Gas

So far this year, U.S. drivers have enjoyed unusually low gas prices, due to a variety of factors. But it seems they could be even lower. While gas prices are at their lowest... read more August 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

42-MPG Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Sedans Added To Hertz Rental Fleet

The redesigned 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is now available to rent, in certain areas at least. Hertz is adding the mid-size sedan to its fleet as part of its "Green Traveler... read more August 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Tesla Model S

CR Tests Tesla Model S P85D, Skeptical Of P90D Ludicrous Mode Claims

The Tesla Model S P85D electric car is breathtakingly quick, and quietly forceful in a way that makes it simultaneously a tailpipe-free counterpoint and a serious rival to... read more August 21, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Poll: Consumer Interest In Electric Vehicles Stagnating?

Today you’re far more likely to see an all-electric vehicle like the Nissan Leaf or Tesla Model S on your way to work or to the store, versus just a couple of years... read more August 21, 2015 by 


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

2016 Toyota Prius, Cadillac Diesels, Mitsubishi i-MiEV Vs VW e-Golf: Today's Car News

Today, the 2016 Toyota Prius is confirmed for a September reveal, Cadillac says it will sell diesels in the U.S. again, and we compare two electric cars: the Mitsubishi... read more August 20, 2015 by 


 
Teaser for 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan

All-New 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sedan Coming soon

Hyundai has slipped the first image of its next-generation Elantra and confirmed that the global debut of the new compact sedan will be taking place soon. A local debut at... read more August 20, 2015 by 


 
 

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