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Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

The Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has abandoned any plans to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain in its sports cars in the near future. But instead it’s doubling down on the technology, and looking to use it where it might be best appreciated by the market: in its upcoming Urus sport-utility... read more

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2010 Hyundai Tucson

More Hyundai EVs: Korean Maker To Show Electric SUV In 2011

Not a week after Hyundai announced its plans to launch the i10-based BlueOn electric subcompact in 2012, the South Korean manufacturer has announced its plans to launch... read more September 14, 2010 by 2


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra preview

2011 Elantra, 2012 Focus: 40 MPG Without Hybrid Fuss

Hybrid technology's responsible for those airy fuel economy numbers from the likes of the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Toyota Prius, but the 40-mpg barrier's about to be broken... read more June 28, 2010 by 4


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz Diesels And Hybrids: Green Goodness, Slow Sales?

Mercedes-Benz offers a clean-diesel Bluetec version of each of its large utility vehicles, the R-Class, GL-Class, and M-Class, along with a Hybrid version of the ML. But even... read more June 16, 2010 by 14


 
2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

First Drive: 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

Performance hybrid systems don't have a record for being strong sellers. There's the Lexus GS 450h, and of course the Honda Accord Hybrid, which rather than focusing on high... read more May 20, 2010 by 4


 
2007 Ford Edge,  Detroit Auto Show

Higher MPGs From EcoBoost Engine For 2011 Ford Edge Crossover

Continuing the trend of raising gas mileage by using smaller, more powerful engines, Ford is set to launch its first four-cylinder EcoBoost engine in the 2011 Ford Edge... read more February 2, 2010 by 0


 
Small cars as share of overall U.S. industry, 2000-2009, Ford Motor Co.

Small Vehicles Will Be Largest Part Of U.S. Market By 2013, Ford Says

Today we were in Michigan to learn quite a lot about the 2011 Ford Fiesta--absolutely none of which we're allowed to share with you today. (Soon, soon!) Yesterday, though... read more November 18, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Hummer H2

HUMMER Drivers Say: I'm More Moral Than Effete Prius Wimps

We often say that many Toyota Prius hybrid owners and HUMMER drivers choose their cars for the same reason: They want to make a statement to other people about who they are... read more September 29, 2009 by 5


 
Ford Escape Hybrid Front Quarter

Buying Tip: Is 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid Only a Fair-Weather Friend?

  A few weeks ago, we got a note from reader Laila Folk asking about air conditioning in hybrid cars, specifically the 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid. She wrote: Can you get an... read more August 18, 2009 by 3


 
2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

Surprise, Surprise: That GM Plug-In Hybrid Is a Buick After All

Well, the other shoe finally dropped. General Motors said today that the plug-in version of its Two-Mode Hybrid system would be fitted to a Buick crossover to be introduced... read more August 6, 2009 by 4


 
BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Series

BMW To Launch Its First Two Hybrids Next Month

Like many European brands that rely on diesels, BMW has been late to the party in introducing electric-drive cars. That's a risky strategy for North America, where it has had... read more August 4, 2009 by 0


 
2009 BMW 335d

BMW Adds More Cash To Convince You To Buy Their Diesels

Despite IRS tax credits and superior gas mileage figures, BMW is reportedly having a tough time selling its new diesels, the 2009 BMW 335d sports sedan and the 2009 BMW X5... read more July 29, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Subaru Outback PZEV

Keep It Green: Add A Little PZEV To That Subaru!

Like CVT, which stands for continuously-variable transmission, PZEV is one of those acronyms floating around the auto world that mean nothing to most car buyers. It stands... read more July 27, 2009 by 6


 
2010 Honda Insight - front three-quarter

Drive Report: 2010 Honda Insight

The 2010 Honda Insight was eagerly awaited before its launch, but reviews have been mixed. Some laud it for overachieving on the fuel economy front, while others (most... read more July 10, 2009 by 0


 
2007 Dodge Caliber 4-door HB FWD Angular Rear Exterior View

The Green, The Bad And The Ugly: Our Least Favorite Green Cars

We like green cars, and we define the term loosely. Sure, the 2010 Toyota Prius is green. But so's the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid pickup truck, because a full-size truck... read more July 6, 2009 by 3


 
Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell vehicle at Camp Pendleton hydrogen fueling station, photo by Joe Tash

The Few, The Proud...The Green? Marines Clean Up Camp Pendleton Wheels

Every time we make a joke involving the US Marine Corps, first we check it with our friend Cap'n Connors, a former Marine. With multiple deployments under his belt, and much... read more July 1, 2009 by 0


 

 
 

 
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