1 hr ago
Decoding Toyota's electric-car disdain: A role for fuel cells
While unveiling its fuel-cell vehicle last month-priced to undercut the Tesla Model S ever so slightly-Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato offered some dismissive thoughts on battery-electric vehicles.
1 hr ago
The Car Connection
It's Official: Honda Kills The Insight & Fit EV
Rumors began circulating back in February , and now they've been confirmed by the automaker: America's first hybrid, the Honda Insight, is dead.
2 hrs ago
Toyota said to plan Mirai as name for $69,000 fuel-cell vehicle
Toyota Motor Corp. is planning to name its $69,000 fuel-cell car Mirai, the Japanese word for future, a person familiar with the decision said.
5 hrs ago
2016 XE Will Be The Most Fuel-Efficient Jaguar Ever Thanks To Aluminum Construction
Jaguar's all-new 3-Series and C-Class fighter, the XE , is set for a reveal on September 8 but the British automaker simply can't help itself from releasing a few details early.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Honda's summer clearance makes an impression
Honda's promotion for its summer sales clearance offered the only new video on our viral video list this week, but three videos from Toyota, Jaguar and Ford broke back into the top 10. Honda's "Fan" from Rubin Postaer and Associates entered this week at No.
How much will a hydrogen car cost? The same as a hybrid, Mercedes-Benz exec says
With the imminent launch of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles from Honda and Toyota, carmakers and a handful of customers are about to take a leap of faith.
Lexus lineup aims for younger buyers
Lexus has taken an adventurous product direction, splitting its offerings into a traditional luxury channel for its older buyers and a new-product silo of performance-based vehicles to attract Gen X and Gen Y consumers.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Toyota delay could have domino effect
Delays in the development of the Toyota New Global Architecture platform may mean several products in the Toyota pipeline could be delayed by as much as six months.
Tesla's important not only for electric cars but for Silicon Valley
The Tesla Model S is undoubtedly an excellent car. It's quick, efficient, looks good to most eyes and can compete with most fossil-fueled equivalents on even footing.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Daily Republic
After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell
Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker.
The Car Connection
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Quick Drive
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid probably isn't going to win over typical hybrid shoppers; but it's going to charm the traditional Subaru crowd-as well as some shoppers who realize that this small hatchback strikes out a lot of the compromises that have traditionally come with all-wheel drive, and tough-terrain tractability.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Auto Channel
2014 Which? Car Survey Shows Strength-in-Depth of Current Toyota Range
July 25, 2014: Auris and Auris Hybrid revealed as the most reliable models in the medium car category Verso named most reliable MPV Results secure Toyota fourth spot among the survey's best car brands Survey is officially the largest of its kind in the UK, sourcing opinions and experience from more than 49,000 motorists Tens of thousands of British ... (more)
Electric-Car Torque Confusion, Quiet-Car Rules, 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: Today's Car News
Today on Green Car Reports: Automakers call for a delay in the implementation of quiet-car rules, how electric-car torque figures can be deceptive, and details on the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid plug-in crossover.
The Auto Channel
Toyota Awards New Prius to Deserving Community Leader
July 25, 2014: - Little did Audrey Moscosa-Rodriguez know that her answer to the question, "where would you go in a new Toyota Prius and why?" would earn her a new hybrid to help her efforts.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Jim Lentz Honored As Industry Leader Of The Year By The Automotive Hall Of Fame
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Cool Hybrid Cars
Hybrid cars haven't always been cool - in fact, there was a time when the 'hybrid' tag described a fairly dull-to-drive segment of the industry.
2014 Toyota Prius: Car Seat Check
When Cars.com reviewer Joe Wiesenfelder critiqued the 2012 Toyota Prius , he called it "an exceptionally efficient car at a relatively low price for people who care more about conservation than the act of driving.
Test Drive: 2014 Toyota Prius
The current Toyota Prius is in its final year before a major redesign in 2015 or possibly 2016 if delayed.
Japan Gives Buyers 40% Off to Drive Toyota Fuel-Cell Car
Toyota Motor Corp. 's local prefecture will join Japan's central government in subsidizing the automaker's forthcoming fuel-cell car, cutting the estimated price by about 40 percent to that of an entry-level Lexus.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
KUWAIT CITY, July 23: The rapidly growing concerns over the need to reduce carbon emissions coupled with highly volatile oil prices have forced the global automobile players to invest massive amounts into the development of advanced and better alternative fuel vehicles over recent years.