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  • Geek Squad Mitsubishi iMiEV

    Beware Best Buy customers. Next time the Geek Squad drops by to accidentally crash your hard drive or drop your brand new plasma, you might not hear them coming. That's because Mitsubishi has agreed to lease Best Buy's electronics "professionals" four JDM-spec i-MiEVs (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicles) for fleet use. Best Buy entered the EV fray in August by offering the Brammo Enertia motorcycle for sale at some of their west coast stores. The latest move only reinforces the theory that America's largest electronics retailer sees an opportunity in the EV industry, whether it be...

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    Tesla Taxi? Hybrid Cab Owner Customizes Electric Roadster

    Anyone in the world who's ever seen a movie set in New York City can recognize a New York taxi. It's yellow with black graphics. So would you mistake this 2009 Tesla Roadster Sport for a taxi and hail it on the streets of Monaco? Probably not, but it's a tribute to the hacks of New York just the...

  • Suzuki Swift Plug-In Hybrid
    Suzuki Swift Plug-In Hybrid Headed To Tokyo

      Suzuki says that their cars are as much fun as their bikes. Now they're trying to make one model just as fuel efficient. The Japanese automaker plans to unveil a plug-in hybrid version of the Swift hatchback at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. Suzuki's subcompact already has a loyal following in...

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    Tommy Kaira Mods Toyota Prius

    Japanese tuning firm, Tommy Kaira, has released a modified Toyota Prius that actually looks like it would be fun to drive. Unfortunately, it appears that the modifications are mostly visual, so if you were dreaming of a faster gas sipper, dream on. The pimped-out Prius certainly looks meaner, with...

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    Porsche Boss Expects EV Model Within The Decade

    Nearly a week ago, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Porsche CEO, Michael Macht, announced plans to produce an all-electric sports car. He recently reiterated that sentiment in the German magazine Welt am Sonntag. Macht says the company is working "intensively" on an EV, but that it will take time for...

  • 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic
    Porsche Planning All-Electric Sports Car (Cautiously)

    The German automaker whose name is synonomous with "sports car" is planning an all-electric vehicle. This is no third party hack of an existing car either. While speaking at the Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday, Porsche president and CEO, Michael Macht, announced that the company is working hard...

  • 2009 Lexus LF-Ch Compact Hybrid Concept

    If you like premium compact hatchbacks, Lexus has something for you - provided you live in Europe. As we've previously reported, Toyota's luxury brand will unveil their LF-Ch hybrid concept in a few days at the Frankfurt Motor Show and their most recent press release called our attention to some of the vehicle's finer qualities. The "LF" in the name stands for the Lexus "L-finesse" design language characterized by fastback profiles and flowing lines on a number of their concept vehicles. Lexus points out that the blacked-out B-pillar and the rear door handles hidden in the C-pillar give the...

  • BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Teaser
    Teaser: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

    Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! That's when we'll finally hear more about the BMW concept dubbed Vision EfficientDynamics. Until then, all we've got is these teaser images and the short, equally coy YouTube video below. The blogosphere is brimming with speculation as to what BMW is hiding, but we...

  • 2010 Suzuki Kizashi
    New 2010 Suzuki Kizashi: Suprising Source For AWD Sports Sedan

    Near where we spend our weekends, in the hilly terrain of upstate New York, there are three Subaru dealers. For several years, the largest one has paired strong-selling Subarus with the Suzuki lineup of all-wheel-drive entries and small, relatively green cars. When we got the word about the...

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    Will The Next Acura NSX Be A Hybrid?

    Just over a year ago, Acura was building a V10 for the next generation NSX supercar, despite concerns about gas prices. Five months later, the project was put on hold as vehicle sales plummeted and the global economy fell apart. Now, the folks at 7Tune.com are reporting that the NSX project is back...

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