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2014 Honda Hybrid Cars: Ultimate Guide

2014 Honda Hybrid Cars: Ultimate Guide

Japanese automaker Honda has been in the hybrid game from the very start, releasing the quirky, two-seat Insight back in 1999. Since then, the company has sold a variety of other hybrid models, and currently offers four to U.S. consumers. We've compiled reviews and articles for each Honda hybrid to...

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2013 Lotus Exige S Roadster

Hybrid Subaru, Electric-Car Charging, Tesla 'TV Ad' Tickles Musk: Today's Car News

Today on Green CarReports: We drive the first-ever hybrid Subaru, electric cars crop up even in small towns, and we have the Tesla "TV ad" that even Elon Musk enjoyed. All... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

How Lithium-Ion Batteries Age: Scientists Offer Insight

Aging is a part of life, even for lithium-ion batteries. And battery life is an important consideration for electric-car owners, especially in these early days before there's... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2014

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review

If ever any car brand should have offered a hybrid before now, it would be Subaru. Now we've driven the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, its very first hybrid offering. It's... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Leaf

Even Small Towns See Demand For Electric-Car Charging

Small-town America is all about quaint Main Streets, mom'n'pop stores, and... electric-car charging stations? While major cities like New York are working to encourage the... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
Buckeye Current's 2013 TT Zero entry (Image: Buckeye Current on Facebook)

Ohio State University Team Readies Electric Motorcycle For TT Zero

Electric vehicle technology is finding its way into various motorsport disciplines, but few are more exciting than the world of electric motorcycling. Not only did an... read more March 21, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf (European model) test drive, Berlin, March 2014

VW e-Golf Drive Report, Tesla In Arizona, Used Honda Insight Guide: Today's Car News

Today on Green CarReports: We drive VW's first electric car to be sold in the U.S., run down what you need to know if you want to buy an early Honda Insight, and dig deeper... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf (European model) test drive, Berlin, March 2014

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf: Drive Report, First U.S. Sale Details

The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is the German maker's first production electric car to be offered for sale in the U.S. On sale late this year, it adds a plug-in electric... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
New GM Ecotec engines introduced for 2015 cars

GM's New 3- And 4-Cylinder Engines Face Off Against Ford, VW

Yesterday's announcement by General Motors that it would launch a new line of three- and four-cylinder Ecotec engines for better fuel economy was short on some details... read more March 20, 2014 by 


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

Good News For Tesla: AZ Bill Would Legalize Direct Sales As State Angles For Gigafactory

When the possibility of new jobs clashes with the desires of powerful campaign contributors, sometimes jobs can take priority. That may be what's happening in Arizona, where... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
2001 Honda Insight

Buying A Used 2000-2006 Honda Insight Hybrid: The Guide

If you've been reading Green Car Reports over the past week, you might have seen we recently bought a 2001 Honda Insight--an example of one of the first hybrids sold by a... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
2013 Toyota Prius liftback

Quick-Charging Effects, GM Ecotec Details, 2015 Volkswagen Diesels: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Electric-car quick charging's effect on battery life, Ford and Toyota hybrids score high in Consumer Reports' used-car ratings, and Volkswagen's... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
GM’s next-gen Ecotec engines

GM Releases First Details On Next-Gen Ecotec Engine Family

General Motors is stepping up its engine game. Today it released first details of a new range of three- and four-cylinder Ecotec engines from 1.0 to 1.5 liters that replace... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Uses 'Maserati' Engine (Trivia Today)

Well, OK, perhaps the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel doesn't have an engine actually designed by Maserati. But, hey, what other pickup truck can claim to use even the same engine as... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
Image tweeted (and then removed) by @NissanLeaf Twitter account, March 2014

Nissan Tweets, Then Deletes, Electric-Car Sales Slap At Tesla

Oh, Nissan, you just shouldn't have gone there. As captured by Autoblog Green writer Domenick Yoney last Friday, the @NissanLeaf Twitter account posted the following message... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

2015 VW Golf, Beetle, Passat, Jetta All Get New Clean Diesel Engine

Volkswagen's most popular vehicles will all receive a new engine in the second half of the year, in the shape of the company's latest 2-liter turbodiesel unit. The new EA288... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
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