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3 min ago | SFGate

2014 Lexus ES300h - a hybrid in the luxury car field.

It's the eternal question in the car-buying world: spend more on a hybrid and only realize the savings in fuel costs years later, or buy the gasoline-only version and save a few thousand dollars now, but get worse mileage figures.

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Related Topix: Lexus Es350, Lexus, Hybrid, Lexus ES, Sedan, Lexus Es300, Audi, Audi A6, Wagon, Toyota Avalon, Toyota, Coupe, Hatchback

3 hrs ago | Mass Transit

Unplugged, Hassle Free Bus Washing Comes of Age

Bitimec has been designing mobile bus washing equipment for 26 years. The fast, compact, affordable machines are available with electric, diesel or battery power.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Republic

Communities go green for mosquito control; fish get all-you-can eat buffet

On a quiet residential street near downtown Hinsdale earlier this week, a white Toyota Prius pulled over and two men in khaki shorts, crisp polo shirts and black helmets climbed out.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Entomology, Science, St. Charles, IL, Lombard, IL

Sat Aug 30, 2014

VentureBeat

Will Toyota's fuel cell sedan target Tesla's Model S?

Imagine a smooth, quiet, comfortable largish sedan that emits nothing with a range of 250 miles or more; one that pegs its driver as a person in the vanguard of advanced technology vehicles.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Tesla Model S

Fri Aug 29, 2014

GreenCarReports

Toyota Continues To Dominate Global Hybrid Sales

Hybrid sales might have been slow to take off in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but there are no such concerns these days.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Wagon, Toyota Prius v, Toyota Camry, Honda CR-Z, Honda, Honda Vezel, SUV, Honda Accord Hybrid

Wired

Uber's Biggest Danger Is Its Business Model, Not Bad PR

Uber was scandalized this week by a scoop from The Verge revealing its aggressive way of poaching drivers from rival Lyft.

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Toyota

Nissan, if you've been shopping subcompacts at all, upset the competitive apple cart most recently with the pricing of its all-new Micra subcompact at $9,998.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hindustan Times

When BMW does an electric act

Why would they plonk an electric motor in a super luxury car such as the BMW 7 series? The question bothered us.

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

GreenCarReports

Will The Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Target The Tesla Model S?

Imagine a smooth, quiet, comfortable largish sedan that emits nothing, with a range of 250 miles or more--one that pegs its driver as a person in the vanguard of advanced technology vehicles.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Tesla Model S

Forbes.com

How Can Toyota Retain Its Lead Over Volkswagen?

The gap between Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG as the head of world's largest automakers by number of unit sales is slowly narrowing.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Coupe, Toyota Motor, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Financial Markets

Hispanic Business

IDTechEx: Electric Vehicles Need Magic of Graphene

Hybrid and pure electric vehicles by land, water and air increasingly rely on lithium-ion traction batteries to escape the tyranny of pollution and poor performance from lead-acid batteries and meet the need for something better than nickel metal hydride batteries with their rare earth rationing and price increases combined with only intermediate ... (more)

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

Detroit News

Battle of the Three-bangers: '14 Ford Fiesta vs. '95 Geo Metro

The Geo Metro and the Fiesta both have three-cylinder engines, but on the freeway the new car disappeared from the old one.

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Related Topix: Geo, Geo Metro, Ford Fiesta, Hatchback, Ford, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota

Wed Aug 27, 2014

AmmoLand

Tools not Trophies

Biloxi, Mississippi Every firearms instructor worth their salt will tell you that when it comes to choosing a defensive handgun, or any firearm for that matter, that function is the number one consideration.

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

GlobeNewswire

Zipcar Revs Up Car Sharing in Palo Alto

Partnership With City of Palo Alto Put Zipcars in City-Owned Parking Lots, Making Getting Around in a Car More Sustainable, Cost Effective and Convenient SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Zipcar and the City of Palo Alto have partnered to expand car sharing in the city with the addition of 10 new Zipcars at four city-owned parking facilities within ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Zipcar, Stanford University, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Volkswagen, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Volkswagen Passat

GreenCarReports

2017 Nissan Leaf Renderings: How Conservative Will Design Be?

It's long been acknowledged that the current Nissan Leaf electric car is a radical and distinctive design, just as the landmark 2004 Toyota Prius hybrid was.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Nissan Murano, SUV

GreenCarReports

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Ad Shows Driver...Not Plugging In

Toyota has been quite upfront about its belief that plug-in electric cars are not the technology of the future.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WJRT

Toyota Continues To Grow Its Investment In Michigan

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

The Car Connection

Not So Fast, Google: Autonomous Cars In California Still Need Steering Wheels, Brakes

In May of this year, California's Department of Motor Vehicles published safety guidelines aimed at manufacturers of self-driving cars.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

GreenCarReports

Elon Musk's Appeal, 2015 VW e-Golf Price, Ford & Hyundai Hybrids: Today's Car News

Today's news includes a little bit of everything. On the practical side, we've got pricing details for the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car; on the more subjective side, we assess the impact of Elon Musk's personal touch on Tesla's success.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen e-Golf, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi, SUV

Car and Driver

Green Oval: Ford Planning Prius-Fighting Dedicated Hybrid Model for 2019

Better 20 years late than never: According to Reuters , Ford is planning its first dedicated gas-electric hybrid model for the 2019 model year, to compete directly against the Toyota Prius .

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

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