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5 hrs ago | Autoblog

Report: New Ford dedicated hybrid due in 2018, will it fare better than C-Max?

Everyone likes to go after the champ. When it comes to fuel economy, that means taking on the Prius , which is something that automakers not named Toyota have been trying to do for years .


Related Topix: Wagon, Hybrid, Ford, Ford C-Max, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

15 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 Electric Vehicle Ads That Make a Brilliant Case for EVs

Though hybrids and all-electric vehicles are now fixtures of the auto industry, it has been an uphill battle for the segment since the turn of the 21st century.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Marketing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Two car companies that pay for their 'green halo' with truck profits

Toyota has a truck problem, one borne of the staggering success this global automotive powerhouse has had positioning itself as the greenest of auto makers.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota RAV4, SUV, Toyota Tundra, Truck, Wagon, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Camry

Design of new Toyota facility in Plano underway

It's official. Dallas-based Corgan will be Toyota's lead architect for its new North American headquarters campus in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Plano, TX

How Will Ford (F) Stock React To New Hybrid to Compete Against Toyota's (TM) Prius?

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Mozilla, Financial Markets

Silicon Alley Insider

Exclusive: Ford Plans New Hybrid Series To Compete With Toyota Prius - Sources

The compact car will be Ford's first "dedicated" hybrid - that is a vehicle designed to be marketed exclusively as a hybrid, rather than a variation of an existing gasoline model, such as the automaker's Fusion hybrid, the sources said.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Ford Fusion, Ford, Wagon, Ford Escape, Ford Focus, SUV, Ford C-Max, Toyota Prius v


Hyundai Prius-Fighter Hybrid could preview next attack on Toyota's champion

Hyundai is no stranger to the hybrid game, selling a gas-electric version of the Sonata in the US since 2011.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata, Sedan, Hyundai, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Hyundai Elantra GT, Wagon, Toyota Prius v, Autos

The Washington Post

Nice try, this is no Tesla

On the left, the heavyweight champ of electric cars, the Tesla Model S. On the right, the Mercedes B-class electric.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, The Washington Post Company, Hybrid, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Airmen honored for U.S. 95 flash flood rescue

A dramatic rescue of a couple trapped by flood waters was caught on tape and now the seven airmen from Nellis and Creech air force bases, who went above and beyond the call of duty, are being recognized for the bravery.


Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, Creech Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Las Vegas, NV, Mount Charleston, NV, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Decently Exposed

Brand Consistency for VCS Pathology's fleet

Brand consistency is important for brand reinforcement and viewer recognition particularly for fleet vehicles that include different makes and models.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota, Hybrid, Sedan, Hatchback


Building Greener Pastures: Toyota Taps Sustainable Design Firm Corgan ...

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan


The Toyota Prius Sub21 Is A Celebration Of NA1 4rburgring Mediocrity

You put out a front-wheel drive hybrid car that manages a totally meaningless 20:59.4 lap time on the 'Ring.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Autos

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Consumers cash in on Labor Day deals

Increased incentives and strong lease deals on nearly every type of vehicle make Labor Day weekend one of the best times to buy a car this year.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Marketing, Ford Flex, Wagon, Ford, Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, Acura, SUV, Acura MDX, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan


2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Still In Very Short Supply: Why?

Its EPA fuel-efficiency rating of 47 mpg combined approaches that of the 50-mpg Toyota Prius, but the Accord is a more conventional looking mid-size sedan--a plus for many buyers.


Related Topix: Honda, Honda Accord Hybrid, Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Toyota, Honda Civic, Honda Accord Plug-In

Sun Aug 17, 2014


When will electric cars compete in the mainstream market?

Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Auto Dealers

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is Tesla Finally Ready To Drop?

Given the fact that Tesla Motors has already surged nearly 74% this year as of this writing, it is not unreasonable to begin to question how much upside is left, or if a correction is warranted.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Automakers, General Motors, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Sys-Con Media

Toyota Models Offer More Than Just Hybrids And Reliability in Enfield, Conn.

Gale Toyota wants to keep drivers in the area informed of the rough and tumble, off-road element of the Toyota lineup.


Related Topix: Toyota, Toyota Tacoma, Truck, SUV, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tundra, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota Corolla, Hatchback, Sedan, Enfield, CT

Thu Aug 14, 2014

20 vehicles most vulnerable to hackers, putting drivers at risk of...

In 2013, when professional hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek demonstrated that it was possible to hijack the steering and brakes of a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius using only laptops connected to the autos, they raised two questions.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Cadillac, SUV, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti Q50, Infiniti, Wireless, Emerging Technology


How Dodge Made Its New Sedan Even Faster Than Its Beastly Coupe

Earlier this year, Dodge wowed car lovers with the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, which delivered a completely ludicrous 707 horsepower and could hit 199 mph.


Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Sedan, Dodge, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Mazda to sell diesel-hybrid cars in FY 2016 - report

According to a report by The Yomiuri Shimbun , Mazda could be the first Japanese carmaker to begin selling diesel-hybrid cars in Japan and Europe as early as fiscal year 2016.


Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota, Hybrid, Sedan, Hatchback


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