• Turbocharger

    There's a quiet revolution going on in the auto world, one that isn't as trendy as plug-in cars or hybrids: turbocharged engines. Cheaper to build and buy than hybrid systems, they offer great gas mileage and great performance. In some cases, such as the 3-cylinder 2014 Ford Focus 1.0-liter turbocharged EcoBoost, which is rumored to launch in the U.S. next year, the resulting gas mileage may equal or even beat those of a hybrid car, while retaining the power and performance of a much bigger engine. Because smaller, turbocharged engines are also cheaper to build and develop than full-blown...

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    2011 Chevrolet Volt Ultimate Guide

    You told us that you enjoyed our 2011 Nissan Leaf: Ultimate Reference Guide so much that we’re back again with AllCarElectric’s ultimate guide to the 2011 Nissan Leaf’s closest rival, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Below is our list of must-read articles on Chevrolet’s...

  • Toyota RAV4e electric vehicle, San Francisco, March 2010
    Five EVs We're Glad Existed - And Five We Wish Hadn't

    We spend most of our time looking forward to cars like the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt hitting the streets this fall. And as many already know, these vehicles are the latest in a long line of EVs to be made around the world. But of those vehicles which came before, which five vehicles...

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