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  1. 5 Things the Toyota Prius Needs to ThriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... easy days (if you could call them that) of the early 2000s, when the only thing Toyota was up against was the Honda Insight and some consumer skepticism surrounding EVs and hybrids. No, today, Toyota's competitors - all of them, really - have ...

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  2. EVO takes flight in BMW's sultry i8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Autoblog

    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.

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  3. Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Miami Herald

    Mercedes announced Friday that it will start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year. Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler AG, said in a visit to the Tuscaloosa plant that the company's five-year, $2.4 billion expansion plan reflects growing popularity of SUVs worldwide.

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  4. 2016 Mazda Miata: Sexy New Roadster Highlights Low Sales Of Two-Seat CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | GreenCarReports

    ... Not at all, but it's still an average of only 25,000 units per year. Economy? Not that, either. The original Honda Insight sold just over 17,000 units in over six years on sale. That's far less than even Honda's modest predictions of 6,500 units per ...

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  5. Upgrading To A Hybrid. Does It Pay Off? [Infographic]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Forbes

    ... Hybrid cars first appeared in the United States all the way back in December 1999 with the arrival of the Honda Insight. They quickly gained traction, with over three million sold in the years since . Currently, there are about 40 different hybrid ...

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  6. "You Bought That?"Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Jalopnik

    ... At least with the last one, you'd get a back seat and a trunk. Here's another one: the recently-discontinued Honda Insight. Okay, you wanted a hybrid to save on gas and maybe look like you're saving the earth. I get it. So why did you buy one that's ...

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  7. Honda Rekindles Performance Heritage With New Supercharger Kit For CR-Z HybridRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Forbes

    I was that kid with car magazines littering his bedroom floor and a sore neck from hunching over them for hours at a time.

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  8. Will a Plug-in Electric Vehicle Save You Money?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | PowerPulse

    ... Michael Nicholas leader of the project team. "For example, the exact distance at which my older model hybrid Honda Insight actually beats a PEV is useful for examining my own vehicle needs. Since my commute was so short, I wanted to look at longer ...

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  9. Zipcar introduces Honda Fit EV into UC Davis West Village fleetRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Green Car Congress

    ... EV at UC Davis is located at West Village Square right across the street from West Village's other Zipcar, a Honda Insight, in front of "The Hub Market." Both vehicles are available to all Zipcar members ages 18+ for hourly reservations, starting at ...

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  10. Zipcar Electrifies Sacramento With Addition of 2014 Honda Fit Electric Vehicle at UC DavisRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | GlobeNewswire

    ... EV at UC Davis is located at West Village Square right across the street from West Village's other Zipcar, a Honda Insight, in front of "The Hub Market." Both vehicles are available to all Zipcar members ages 18+ for hourly reservations, starting at ...

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  11. Every 2014 And 2015 Hybrid Car In The U.S.: Ultimate GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | GreenCarReports

    ... there were just four hybrid cars on sale in the U.S. One was the first-generation Toyota Prius . The original Honda Insight was still going strong as the most efficient vehicle on sale (and only plug-in cars still better it today). Honda also ...

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  12. Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota PriusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Car Connection

    ... ago, the Toyota Prius ran away with shoppers' hearts (and wallets), ultimately delivering a death blow to the Honda Insight . Now, Toyota seems as if it's moved on to something new -- namely, fuel cells -- but many car companies believe there's ...

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  13. Honda hot-rods the hybrid CR-ZRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | USA Today

    ... wasn't the best pitch; CR-Z is a slow seller. CR-Z gas-electric hybrid sports coupe is derived from the Honda Insight hybrid sedan, which sold poorly. It's shape and proportion harken to the 1980s CR-X small sporty coupe. Today's Honda CR-Z small, ...

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  14. Here's What Happened When I Went Hypermiling In a Honda InsightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Jalopnik

    I recently had the chance to spend a few hours driving around in a Honda Insight.

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  15. Electric car buying guide: Everything you need to know before you buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | KXVO

    ... your tank up like you normally would and off you go. Some examples of hybrid vehicles are the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. Plug-in hybrids: Plug-in hybrids delve further down the rabbit whole, so to speak, when it comes to alternatively powering ...

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  16. Official: Prius out, ELR in with changing HOV landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Autoblog

    The changes show us how the green car landscape is changing. Standard hybrids like the Toyota Prius and the Honda Insight are now relegated back to the normal traffic lanes while most any car with a plug has been given the green light to cruise around Phoenix in HOV style.

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  17. Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt to Debut at 2015 Detroit Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | KickingTires

    ... hatchback for a conventional sedan layout? It's doubtful; the Volt's profile - along with the Toyota Prius, Honda Insight and other jellybean shapes- is what happens when you put aerodynamics first . Still, we'd like to see GM improve visibility and ...

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  18. 2015 Honda Civic Gas Mileage: 45-MPG Hybrid, 33-MPG Regular Models UnchangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | GreenCarReports

    ... (44 mpg city, 47 mpg highway), itself an improvement on the 2013 model's 44 mpg all-round. Now that the Honda Insight is waving goodbye , the Civic Hybrid remains one of just two Hondas using the old 'Integrated Motor Assist' hybrid setup. The other ...

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  19. Honda Drops Cars, 2015 Nissan Leaf, 2015 Mercedes C-Class Pricing: What's New @ The Car ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Car Connection

    ... circulating back in February, and now they've been confirmed by the automaker: America's first hybrid, the Honda Insight, is dead. NHTSA: 628 Children Have Died In Hot Cars Since 1998; Technology To Protect Kids "Isn't There Yet" Senior officials ...

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  20. It's Official: Honda Kills The Insight & Fit EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Car Connection

    Rumors began circulating back in February , and now they've been confirmed by the automaker: America's first hybrid, the Honda Insight, is dead.

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