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INSIGHT-In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the revolutionary Prius, the first commercially successful gasoline-electric hybrid car.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
How to Get a Deal on Used Cars, 2014
Used-car deals are getting better. Desirable trade-ins and vehicles at the end of their lease-especially luxury models-are streaming onto the used market, and that means more choices at lower prices.
2014 Toyota Prius c: A fuel economy champ
The Toyota Prius c is a smaller version of the popular hybrid vehicle, with similar styling and phenomenal fuel economy.
The luxurious Lexus hybrids were a breakthrough; because of their environmental-friendly engineering, drivers enjoy both a strong, responsive performance and green driving at the same time.
Electric car numbers double in one year
There are now more than 400,000 electric cars on the world's roads - twice as many as a year ago, and on current trends there will be a million by 2016.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Best Hybrids for the Money 2014
Gas prices remain historically high and volatile, and one of the most successful ways automakers and American motorists have adapted is by embracing hybrid technology.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
14 new Toyota engines seek 10% gain in mpg
Toyota Motor Corp. will unleash a blitz of 14 new gasoline engines through 2015 in a long-awaited powertrain overhaul that aims to boost fuel efficiency by at least 10 percent.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
In the age of Prius and Tesla, can the Chevy Volt succeed? We ask GM.
After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold.
The Huffington Post
Don't Worry, Green Cars Don't Really Mean More Driving
Here's the good news: According to the wonks at the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute , the average car sold in March was 25.4 mpg, a new record.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Does Nissan Leaf Supplant The Prius As Loathing Target For CA Drivers?
If you've never lived in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may not have heard of "Mr. Roadshow," the nickname of San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Richards.
Toyota Brings 'Car of the Future' Ride and Drives to the Big Apple
After your ride, visit the Toyota exhibit to see a stunning concept of the fuel cell sedan Toyota will bring to market next year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
5 Honda Fit Variants You Can't Buy in the U.S.
The practical, peppy Honda Fit hatchback has been a big success since it came to the United States 2006.
GM Is Serious About Electric Cars, Despite Grumbling By Advocates
Electric-car advocates often forget that it took seven years from the first Toyota Prius hybrid, launched in Japan in 1997, until sales of the second-generation Prius started to grow in global markets.
The Car Connection
Ram Power Wagon, GM And Toyota Recalls, Tesla Battery Shield: What's New @ The Car Connection
From The Car Connection : Ram Power Wagon Gets More Extreme for 2014 The full-size pickup truck market is a never-ending game of one-upmanship, and the 2014 Ram Power Wagon definitely ups the ante when it comes to off-roading.
Diesel Or Hybrid? Road & Track Says Benz Beats Prius
Car shoppers today are spoiled for choice when it comes to fuel-efficient vehicles.
Toyota unveils new generation of fuel-efficient gasoline engines
Toyota's new 1.3-liter engine, pictured, should get fuel economy gains of 15 percent over current vehicles, when paired with stop-start technology.
The Miami Herald
Toyota gas cars get efficient engine from hybrids
Toyota has developed an efficient gasoline engine using technology fine-tuned with gas-electric hybrids, where the Japanese automaker is an industry leader.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Replacing A Dead Prius Hybrid Battery Doesn't Have To Cost Thousands Of Dollars
I love the Toyota Prius. I bought my Prius brand new from a dealership in Waterford, MI in the fall of 2005.
Good News, Everyone: It's Time To Learn About Hybrids
Last week, I wrote a column in which I asserted - with a straight face - that hybrid cars are better than diesels.
India Auto News
Bentley Mulsanne electric hybrid concept revealed before Beijing Motor Show
This new concept will deliver the same performance and luxury features for which a Bentley is world renowned, but with lesser carbon emissions, thereby making them environment friendly.