Some used cars are better bets than others. And just as new hybrid cars vary in efficiency, driving quality, and sales volume, some used hybrids may be a more conservative bet than others. A used Toyota Prius is by far the most familiar and most numerous hybrid, with more than 7 million sold globally over the last 18 years. DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius 'Coming Soon': 55-MPG Hybrid To Be Sportier But there are also a growing number of orphan hybrids showing up on used-car lots. And just because it says "Hybrid" on the badge doesn't mean that it will get particularly good gas mileage or be...
Graveyard Grows: RIP BMW Hybrid X6, Mercedes ML 450 Hybrid
The hybrid graveyard is growing. BMW and Mercedes-Benz, the German luxury makers that teamed up to adapt GM's Two-Mode Hybrid to high-end luxury vehicles, have both canceled both the hybrid vehicles that used the system for 2012, after no more than three model years. Pricey and low-production We...John Voelcker
Geneva Motor Show Preview: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Concept
We've already seen two hybrids from BMW: the 2010 ActiveHybrid X6 "sport activity vehicle" and 2010 ActiveHybrid 7 full-size sedan. Now BMW's third hybrid model, which it has hinted at for several months, will be unveiled next week at the Geneva Motor Show. As a show car, its full name is the BMW...John Voelcker