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2 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight
The all-electric Tesla, for example, has sold more than 40,000 units since its introduction in 2012, and Nissan's Leaf is the best-selling all-electric car in the world, with some 50,000 going out showroom doors in North America since 2010. But the problem of operating range lingers.
6 hrs ago | AutoSpies
Cars can now drive, park and save themselves from danger, all while using less fuel than ever. Toyota is just about to play a major role in this sci-fi movie with the FCV, the first-ever fuel cell vehicle designed for the mass market.
Just how high would retail gasoline prices have to be to make the Chevy Volt competitive with basic gasoline-burning vehicles? A flex-fuel car would require a pump price of $6.90 per gallon; a Volt, $12.50, according to a Lundberg Survey report excerpted below. The report focuses only on claims that alt-fuel vehicles are cheaper to drive.
Electric cars and hybrids are here to stay, much to the apparent dismay of some auto enthusiasts, but that doesn't mean they have to represent the death of enjoyable driving. Granted, the initial run of hybrids in the US like the Honda Insight and Toyota Prius weren't exactly tailor-made for aggressive folks behind the wheel, but things are clearly changing.
September 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Toyota has donated four plug-in hybrid electric sedans to New York State to add to its fleet of agency vehicles. The refurbished Toyota Priuses will be used by State agencies involved in advancing storm recovery and resiliency projects in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and to replace one vehicle that was destroyed in the storm.
The world's largest carmaker, Toyota , is headed for a better 2014. Toyota has an ambitious plan to extend its lead over the other automakers despite facing certain issues like product recalls.
Luxury brands are not always in comfortable positions even though they can get away by pricing their cars higher than those offered by mass-market nameplates. Take Lexus as an example.
The Toyota Camry Hybrid facelift has been launched in Japan, shortly after the regular Camry facelift made its world debut at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show. Visually, there's not much separating the regular Camry from the Camry Hybrid, other than Hybrid Synergy Drive badging on the rear, a Hybrid badge on the front wings, and a blue glow on the Toyota logos.
Three years after rolling out the first Corolla, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi is humming along nicely, having produced nearly 425,000 cars. Corolla sales have continued to stay strong, even as other competitors have launched new rivals for the world's best-selling vehicle.
Ford's 2.7-litre V-6 EcoBoost engine is one of the available engines for its 2015 F-Series trucks. Ford's 2.7-litre V-6 EcoBoost engine is one of the available engines for its 2015 F-Series trucks.
Toyota has donated a four-car fleet of refurbished Priuses that state agencies downstate will be using to help shuttle officials to sites on Long Island that are still rebuilding post-Sandy and to replace some parks vans. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Toyota has donated four plug-in hybrid electric sedans to New York State to add to its fleet of agency vehicles.
The popularity of hybrids in the U.S. and the company's last year's excellent performance in the green segment could be the driving factor. This would be Ford's first attempt in making a dedicated hybrid car, rather than upgrading regular gas-driven cars into hybrids.
Tesla's planned 5-million-square-foot 'gigafactory' wouldn't just be the biggest battery factory in the world. It would be one of the biggest factories in the world, period.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:39 pm
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