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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: First Drive

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: First Drive

The verdict is in: At last, the fabled Toyota Prius hybrid has a viable competitor. If you're in the market for a five-door hybrid hatchback with very high fuel economy--an EPA rating of 47 mpg combined--you should drive a C-Max Hybrid before you trot down to your local Toyota dealer and sign the... read more

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2011 Toyota Prius

Five Reasons Buying a Hybrid Prius Won't Save the Planet

The 2012 Toyota Prius gets the best EPA-rated gas mileage--50 miles per gallon combined--of any non-plug-in car sold in the U.S. But the Prius hybrid sometimes gets a bad... read more August 9, 2012 by  102


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Toyota Prius Hybrid Popular Among Very, Very Wealthy Americans

You might think that the wealthiest individuals in society--commonly known as the 'top one percent'--would flaunt that wealth with Ferraris and Porsches. On the contrary, it... read more August 8, 2012 by  8


 
2013 Lexus RX 450h road test, Catskill Mountains, NY, July 2012

Google Adds Lexus RX450h To Self-Driving Fleet, Safer Than Drivers

After more than 300,000 miles of testing, Google’s automated self-driving Toyota Priuses have proven that self-driving cars have a future. Now Google is adding another... read more August 8, 2012 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Gets 47 MPG All-Round EPA Rating

It’s been a while coming, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally approved gas-mileage ratings for the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid. As Ford predicted, the... read more August 7, 2012 by  8


 
2002 Honda Insight

Hybrid Owners: Still Happy After 200K-300K Miles

You'll probably remember stories about Hummers being greener than hybrids over a dust-to-rust car lifecycle from a few years back. Much of the heavyweight Hummer's supposed... read more August 6, 2012 by  3


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Green Police? Cops In Florida Go Undercover In Hybrid, Greener Cars

For years, the unmarked police car has helped law enforcement agencies around the world capture speeding drivers, pounce on unsuspecting criminals and provide covert... read more August 6, 2012 by  3


 
2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Hybrid Battery Replacement Cost Guide

"Sure, but what do the batteries cost to replace?" is a question frequently posed to hybrid and electric vehicle owners. It's true that batteries aren't cheap, and at some... read more August 1, 2012 by  18


 
2012 Toyota Prius

2012 Toyota Prius: Most Researched Car By Green-Car Buyers?

Thanks to data published by most automakers every month, it’s pretty easy to find out which cars sell the most. But before any cars are sold, which cars are the most... read more June 29, 2012 by 


 
2012 Toyota Prius

2015 Toyota Prius: Details Emerging For Next Hybrid Flagship

Toyota's fourth-generation Prius hybrid, expected in around 2015, has a tough act to follow. Still among the most economical vehicles on the market, the third-generation... read more June 26, 2012 by  27


 
'Fixing' a Toyota Prius Hybrid [Image: Thereifixedit.com]

'Fixing' A Toyota Prius Hybrid: Recycling 1, Aerodynamics 0

You wash your Prius every week, give it regular oil changes, and always drive it for maximum efficiency. Then some imbecile T-bones you at a junction, and your pride and joy... read more June 22, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Prius Becomes World’s Third Best-Selling Car Line

Green is the new black. At least, when it comes to cars. For just over a decade, those who bought a Toyota Prius hybrid have had to entertain the possibility that the rest of... read more May 29, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Toyota Prius V

2012 Toyota Prius V, Prius C, Help Toyota Top 4 Million Hybrid Sales

Believe it or not, Toyota has now sold more than 4 million hybrid cars worldwide since it launched the original Toyota Prius hybrid in Japan in 1997. According to Toyota, the... read more May 22, 2012 by  2


 
Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

Yes, Even Prius Drivers Can Be Utter Idiots At The Wheel

We spend a fair amount of time here defending Toyota Prius drivers, who seem to have a bad reputation for slow and inept driving. We point out that gentle acceleration gets... read more May 21, 2012 by  15


 
Prius Tent by Habitents

Like Hybrids? Like Camping? You'll Love The Prius Tent

We've seen our fair share of dubious modifications to Toyota's Prius over the years, but we've discovered one that's actually pretty cool. Anyone who has ever tried will know... read more May 18, 2012 by  3


 
2002 Toyota Prius

2002 Vs 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrids: Progress In Numbers

It seems like the Toyota Prius has been zipping around our roads forever, but in reality the first examples only hit U.S. soil just over a decade ago, with the Japanese... read more May 18, 2012 by  3


 
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