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2 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014


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.


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014


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.


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 .


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


Tesla Trumps Toyota 3: Why Electric Vehicles Are Beating Hydrogen Cars Today

While electric vehicles have experienced a marketplace renaissance in the last decade, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have not.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Energy, Alternative Energy, US News, Liberal Political News


Toyota makes $100M investment to boost Indiana Highlander production

Toyota has announced that it will be making a $100 million investment in its Princeton, IN factory in a bid to increase production of its popular Highlander CUV .


Related Topix: SUV, Hybrid, Toyota Highlander, Toyota, Toyota Sienna, Toyota Sequoia, Coupe, Hatchback, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Politics


Ford, Hyundai Dedicated Hybrids To Target 2016 Toyota Prius?

It's been a quiet period for hybrid news lately, with the 2016 Toyota Prius launch delayed and still more than a year away.


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


Every 2014 And 2015 Hybrid Car In The U.S.: Ultimate Guide

Turn back the clock by one decade, and there were just four hybrid cars on sale in the U.S. One was the first-generation Toyota Prius .


Related Topix: Coupe, Honda Insight, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Honda Civic - Hybrid, Honda CR-Z, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Toyota Prius c

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KNOE-TV Monroe

Minnesota leads nation, mandates off-peak electric-car charging rates

The arrival of a moderately-priced battery electric car with a rated range of 200 miles will change the entire market for plug-in vehicles.


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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Nation

'Green' bonds a hit among corporates

IN MAY, utility company GDF Suez issued a green bond worth 2.5 billion euro, to support its ambitious development strategy in renewable energies and energy efficiency.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Energy, Suez, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Ford Motor Invests On Hybrid To Take On Toyota Motor

The second largest U.S. automaker Ford Motor has plans to launch an all-new hybrid gasoline-electric in 2018, according to a couple of close sources that told Reuters .


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

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Toyota of Naperville touts off-road vehicle inventory

The Toyota of Naperville sales staff spends most of their days explaining the features and advantages of owning a Toyota vehicle that is going to provide potential customers with years of reliable service and safety.


Related Topix: SUV, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Naperville, IL, Plainfield, IL

The Car Connection

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor.


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

Chicago Tribune

Communities turn green for mosquito control

Equipped with bikes, Clarke's "mosquito fighters" take to the streets of Hinsdale to drop one eco-friendly mosquito repellent tablet into each drain along the gutters.


Related Topix: Hinsdale, IL, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Lombard, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Riverwoods, IL

USA Today

Honda hot-rods the hybrid CR-Z

Honda has a $5,495 supercharger kit to hot-rod the hybrid CR-Z, a small sports coupe.


Related Topix: Honda CR-Z, Honda, Hatchback, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Civic, Honda Insight, Toyota, Autos

Thu Aug 21, 2014


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

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


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