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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Of Plug-In Hybrid

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Of Plug-In Hybrid

The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a comfortable, relatively fast, and fairly fuel-efficient luxury sport sedan. It's rated at 16 miles of electric range, but we didn't achieve that in cold and snowy upstate New York "springtime" weather. We strongly suspect that very few people who've driven...

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Teaser for Wanxiang’s updated Fisker Karma

New Fisker Karma Details May Come As Soon As This Month

The planned relaunch of the Fisker Karma range-extended electric luxury sedan isn't likely to happen until at least the middle of next year. And when it does happen, new... read more April 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Spark, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Chevy Spark Video, 2016 Lexus RX Hybrid, GA Kills Electric-Car Incentive: Today's Car News

Today, we have the 2016 Chevrolet Spark and 2016 Lexus RX 450h from the 2015 New York Auto Show, and news that Georgia will kill its electric-car tax incentive. All this and... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
Elio Motors founder Paul Elio at New York Auto Show press conference, Apr 2015

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday's media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Founder... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
Georgia license plate

Insult To Injury? GA Kills Electric-Car Incentive, Adds Last-Minute Luxury-Car Tax Break

It hasn't been a particularly good year so far for electric-car purchase incentives. As feared by advocates, last week Georgia passed a highway-funding bill that killed its... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
Battery symbol

Patent Fight Erupts Over Next-Generation Electric-Car Battery Chemistry

Electric cars may still make up just a tiny percentage of the vehicles on world roads, but the batteries that power them are already a big business. As with most industries... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Lexus RX 450h

2016 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid Unveiled At New York Auto Show

When it first appeared back in 1998, the Lexus RX practically invented the luxury crossover-utility segment. In 2005, it also became the first vehicle of its type offered... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S on ferry to Horseshoe Bay, Canada [photo: owner Vincent Argiro]

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2015: Tesla On Top Again (Most Likely)

As expected, the Tesla Model S was a “three-peat” plug-in electric vehicle sales champion in Canada back in February, with its 48 sales comfortably exceeding... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Spark, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Chevrolet Spark Video Preview

The Chevrolet Spark has found its niche as an urban runabout. But since it's been on sale around the world for a long time, it's time for a replacement. And this time, for... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Smart ForTwo, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Smart Fortwo Video Preview

If smaller is better, then you can’t really do much better than the Smart ForTwo. The Fortwo is the city car originally designed in partnership with Swatch, back in the... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
Georgetown, Texas, by Flickr user Matt Turner (Used under CC License)

Georgetown, Texas: Far From Green, But 100 Percent Renewable Energy--Why?

While the politics of climate change remain contentious in the U.S.--if not in much of the rest of the developed world--that doesn't have to hold up the growth of... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 REx owned by Tom Moloughney

Tesla Quarterly Sales, BMW i3 On Amazon, Mild-Hybrid Trucks: Today's Car News

Today, we look at Tesla's first-ever quarterly sales report, the prospect of buying a BMW i3 online through Amazon, and how mild-hybrid systems could increase the efficiency... read more April 3, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Mar: Leaf Surpasses Volt In Total Sales Since 2010: UPDATED

For more than four years, the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt have been the highest-volume plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. Last month, for the first time in roughly three... read more April 3, 2015 by 


 
2014 Peterbilt 579

Should Heavy-Duty Truck Owners Consider Mild-Hybrid Systems?

As carmakers work to meet stricter global emissions standards, many regular internal-combustion cars will adopt some degree of electrification--including systems with... read more April 3, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S electric-car road trip, Route 66 Museum, Elk City, Oklahoma  [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Motors Releases Quarterly Sales: 10,030 Cars Sold Globally Jan-Mar

Tesla Motors started deliveries of its all-electric Roadster more than six years ago. Since then, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has released its sales data in various... read more April 3, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Prius Range Gets Bigger Discounts In CA, Prius C Especially

California car buyers love the Toyota Prius hybrid, and that emotion may grow slightly stronger this month. That's because Toyota is offering deep discounts on the entire... read more April 3, 2015 by 


 
 

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