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Toyota Prius generates most online buzz, study says
The Toyota Prius was the most talked about hybrid vehicle online, generating $14.5 million in total media value, from January through April, according to a new study from a social analytics company.
Fri May 24, 2013
Road show coming to Classic Center highlights alternative fuels
Georgians interested in alternative energy forms, or just curious about cars that run on electricity and natural gas, will have a chance to learn and ask questions as the third-annual Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow comes to a town near them.
Comparison Test: Hybrid Car Gridlock Torture Test
Chevrolet Volt vs Ford C-Max Hybrid vs Honda Insight vs Toyota Prius Review by Jeff Wilson, Michael Bettencourt and Peter Bleakney Photos by Ryan Edwardson and Jeff Wilson The concept for this test was simple: assemble a collection of the most common and arguably the best hybrid cars available in Canada and pit them against each other in a brutal, ... (more)
The Daily Republic
Newest Ford C-Max comes with a plug
Ford's newest C-Max is the ultimate plug-in gasoline-electric hatchback for fuel- and environmentally conscious drivers yearning for something new.
Thu May 23, 2013
Electric Cars: The Right and Wrong Reasons for Buying
For reference and clarification, by "electric" I hereby mean both pure electric cars and those accompanied by an on-board generator, such as the Chevrolet Volt or the upcoming BMW i3.
Tesla confirms plans to repay $450M federal loan
Tesla Chief Executive Office Elon Musk speaks at his company's factory in Fremont, Calif.
Wed May 22, 2013
GM Chevy Spark electric car's price 38 pct less than sibling hybrid Volt's
The Chevrolet Spark all-electric subcompact car will cost U.S. buyers as much as 38 percent less than what it takes to buy its larger sibling, the hybrid Volt, General Motors Co said on Thursday.
Corporate, municipal fleet managers from around U.S. at Barber for clean fuels forum
About 180 corporate and municipal fleet managers and alternative fuel vehicle suppliers from across the country are at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum today for a forum on clean fuel technology.
Electric cars: Eight important things everyone should know
Sometime in the next few weeks, the 100,000th plug-in electric car will be sold in the U.S. But they're still mostly a mystery to the average new-car buyer, and there are a few key principles that get shared over and over again.
Video: Chevy Volt ad 'Silent Anthem' brings back friendly deer, robot dogs
With a great soundtrack Patty Griffin's Heavenly Day Chevy is once again using robot dogs and real deer to tell us how eco-friendly the Volt is.
California EV drivers eye extended range
Californians like their electric vehicles , but a significant minority do wish their cars could go farther without having to be plugged in .
Four Used Plug-In Electric Cars To Avoid
John is Senior Editor for High Gear Media. In addition to news coverage and new car reviews, John creates and oversees all editorial for High Gear's... More There are lots of very good plug-in electric cars for sale now, and some of them are starting to show up on used-car lots.
Globe and Mail
Why GM cares about pickup trucks more than any other vehicle
Nothing matters more to the continued revival and future success of General Motors than the all-new, full-size pickups.
Tue May 21, 2013
Lutz's VL Automotive, Chinese supplier bid for Fisker, report says
A boutique automaker led by former General Motors executive Bob Lutz and China's largest auto parts supplier submitted an offer to buy cash-strapped automaker Fisker Automotive, people familiar with the matter told Reuters today.
The Car Connection
Autonomous Cars, Honda Accord Driven, Hybrid Sales: Today's Car News
Joel oversees High Gear Media's social media channels, video, and OEM outreach, while also reporting the latest automotive news.
Will Tesla spark a revolution?
I'm riding in a red Tesla Model S, the stunning all-electric vehicle from PayPal founder Elon Musk, and realize that this is less a car than a piece of philosophy.
100,000th Plug-In Electric Car In U.S. Sold Today
John is Senior Editor for High Gear Media. In addition to news coverage and new car reviews, John creates and oversees all editorial for High Gear's... More Sometime yesterday or today, the 100,000th modern plug-in electric car was delivered to a buyer somewhere in the U.S. But any electric-car buyer taking delivery on either day can be forgiven ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Sales Of Renault Zoe Off To Strong Start In France, Trounces Leaf
Antony is an automotive obsessive: Whether it drives, sits there looking pretty or intrigues from afar, he'll talk and write about it.
Ladies' Drive: Ford's Plug-In Hybrid Fusion Energi
From the outside, the new Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid looks exactly the same as the rest of the Fusion family -- until you notice its charger port, which lights up to indicate that the battery is fully juiced.
Sun May 19, 2013
Insight: The road to a greener America is littered with road-kill
In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp.