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$hhhhhhhh!: NHTSA’s Non-Sound Concern Leads To Effective EV/Hybrid Work-Around

In response to several pedestrian accidents caused by the lack of engine noise associated with EV or PHEV vehicles, at the beginning of 2013, NHTSA proposed the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Minimum Sound...

Buying a Car in 2014? Consider These Eco-Friendly Options

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, one of these eco-friendly options might be just what you are looking for.
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Toyota passes six million hybrids sold mark

Talk about a milestone. The grandfather of hybrid vehicles, Toyota Motor Company, announced on Tuesday they are launching even more of the energy efficient cars after passing the six million global vehicles sold mark. In total,...
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Engineering students prepare to test new hybrids

Will we soon have a definitive answer in the case of which hybrid car is most fuel-efficient? If students in the Arabian Gulf have anything to say about it we will.This month in Abu...
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Low-Income People to Get Vouchers for Green Cars

Transportation is one of the most significant expenses for many people, and has a huge impact on their household budgets. The average household spends at least $9,000 - $10,000 a year on transportation, but...
Toyota Camry Hybrid

Hybrids are great in the city, but are they right for a road trip?

One of the defining (and most desirable) characteristics of a hybrid car is how infrequently drivers have to fill their tanks and how much better for the environment the cars are purported to be...
Tesla Model X

The 5 Greenest Cars of 2014

It’s a new year, and that means new cars—both brand new models and new variants of older models. Whether you pay attention to the CES and auto shows or not, knowing what the greenest...

Fiat buys remainder of Chrysler: what it means for hybrids

There’s a major merger in the works for a small-car company.On January 1, Fiat, the Italian auto manufacturer known for their powerfully small 500 series cars, announced it is buying the remaining 41% stake...
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

Hybrids top most fuel-efficient car list for 2014

As the calendar prepares to turn from one year into another, it’s time to look ahead to what hybrid vehicles will be the best choice (i.e. most fuel efficient) for consumers in 2014.In general,...

Mahindra & Mahindra announces new hybrid manual transmission

They’re not the M&M we’re used to hearing about in North America, but Mahindra & Mahindra, the largest utility vehicle maker in India, is developing hybrid technology that could be a global game-changer.The company...