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8 hrs ago | AlertNet

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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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Honda Motor Co, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kiplinger Online

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.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Coupe, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Hybrid, Toyota, Autos

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Hatchback, Toyota, Toyota Prius c, Coupe, Hybrid, Sedan, Wagon, Toyota Prius v

The Standard

Birthday beauty

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.

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

The Ecologist

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.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KickingTires

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.

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Related Topix: Hatchback, Toyota, Toyota Prius c, Honda, Honda Civic - Hybrid, Coupe, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Insight, Honda Accord Hybrid, Wagon, Honda Civic

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Automotive News

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.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

CNET News.com

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.

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Related Topix: Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Coupe, Toyota, Sedan, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

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.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Coupe, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Cima, CA, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Toyota Prius c, us Travel

Fri Apr 11, 2014

GreenCarReports

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.

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

Sys-Con Media

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.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Automobile Magazine

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.

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Related Topix: Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, Honda Fit EV, Honda Insight, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Honda Odyssey, Toyota

GreenCarReports

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.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Coupe, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Spark EV

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.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Tesla Model S, Asia, Pop/Rock, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

Diesel Or Hybrid? Road & Track Says Benz Beats Prius

Car shoppers today are spoiled for choice when it comes to fuel-efficient vehicles.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Biofuel, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz

Automotive News

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.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Motor, Automakers, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Autos

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.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Forbes.com

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.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Waterford, MI, Autos

Jalopnik

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Bentley, Bentley Mulsanne, Sedan, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Ford Fiesta, Ford

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