Diesel Drivers, Toyota Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car Preview, Start-Stop Tech: Today's Car News

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

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Today on Green Car Reports: Few Americans drive diesel cars as yet, Toyota will unveil a new hydrogen fuel-cell concept at the Tokyo Motor Show, and Johnson Controls develops a compact battery pack for engine start-stop systems. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Have you driven a diesel lately? If so, you're in the minority.

Will Quebec join California and Oregon as an electric-car pioneer?

Could a small, 48-volt lithium-ion battery boost the adoption of start-stop in U.S. cars?

Toyota will unveil its new hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle concept at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

Beijing slashes its car-sales quota by 40 percent to tackle air pollution.

Volkswagen Twin-Up: It's a diesel-powered plug-in hybrid minicar that uses the XL1's ultra-efficient powertrain.

Today, we explain the thoughts behind our fourth Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy nominee: the 2014 Mazda 3.

The 2014 Subaru Impreza and XV Crosstrek earn the top safety nod from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Finally, Nissan confirms a hybrid powertrain for the next-generation GT-R.


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