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Ford Focus Electric

Hybrid cars have real, positive impact on environment, Ford proves

When it comes to the continuing expansion of the hybrid car market, one question that continually seems to linger among consumers is, “Do these vehicles really do enough to help the environment that they’re...
Subaru VIZI

Subaru VIZIV Plug-in Hybrid Concept Displayed at Geneva

Subaru might not be on the tips of tongues when discussing innovation or high sales volumes in the current market. This misperception obscures Subaru’s avid following in New England, the Pacific Northwest and Europe....
VW-XL1-30

The Greenest Hybrid Car in History: Volkswagen XL1

Regardless of the hefty price tag, around 100,000 pounds according to the latest gossip, Volkswagen's XL1 is a stunning accomplishment in the expanding field of environmentally friendly vehicles. The brilliant Ferdinand Piech engineered this...
Ford Dealership

Ford Expanding EV Certified Dealership Network

Ford has grown from an also-ran in the plug-in vehicle market to an industry leader thanks to a commitment to long-term research and development. The automaker produces the Focus Electric sedan as well as...
Mitsubishi-Outlander-PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Available Next Month in Japan

The Outlander PHEV was previewed by Mitsubishi during the 2012 Paris Motor Show. This plug-in hybrid SUV was only months away from production and Mitsubishi hoped to spark international interest. The production version of...
Indianapolis

Indianapolis to replace entire city fleet with EVs, hybrids

If all goes as planned, Indianapolis could become the first major U.S. city to replace its entire fleet with environmentally-friendly vehicles.And although it may seem the move is driven by a green agenda, the...
Ford C-MAX Energi

Ford C-MAX Energi owners will get $5,250 tax credit, carpool lane access in California

Californians looking to avoid record-high gas prices will soon be able to buy Ford's new C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid. The automaker says drivers could potentially save $5,250 off the purchase price and enjoy high-occupancy...
BMW Concept Active Tourer

BMW Concept Active Tourer extends automaker’s eco-friendly vehicle line

BMW unleashed a flurry of new models and concepts at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. And although a few weeks have passed since the event, the German automaker is still a talking point amongst...
Toyota Hybrid

Toyota Announces Plans for 21 Hybrid Vehicle Models by 2015

A press conference held in Toyota City, Japan last week revealed ambitious plans for hybrid vehicle sales by Toyota Motor Corporation. This conference was designed to show the successes of Toyota’s aggressive R&D program...
Audi A3 Sportback

Audi Releasing Fuel-Efficient Versions of A3 Sportback

The A3 Sportback competes with popular wagons like the Subaru Forester for consumers in Europe and North America. Audi is fusing the model’s spacious profile with greener drive systems and lightweight design starting in...