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Electric Car Startup Better Place Pulls Plug On U.S., Australia

Electric Car Startup Better Place Pulls Plug On U.S., Australia

A growing number of cars in the U.S. run either entirely or partially on electric power, and that trend is likely to accelerate with time. The shift from gasoline to electricity will present plenty of opportunities for auto start-ups, but one is already calling it quits. As our colleagues at Green... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Volt

2013 Chevrolet Volt Video Road Test

Is the Chevy Volt the electric car of the future, or just another stop-gap hybrid along the way to pure EVs? We take a look in our video road test. How does the Volt work?... read more November 21, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

GM Plans To Make 500,000 Electrified Cars A Year By 2017

Yesterday, General Motors made a provocative announcement: by 2017, the company plans to produce 500,000 electric and partially electric vehicles each year. To put that in... read more November 15, 2012 by  4


 
2012 Tesla Model S Signature

Dealers Fight Tesla, New Corvette V-8, Acura NSX Hybrid: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, car dealers are taking on Tesla for selling its cars direct to consumers, and Chevrolet unveiled the new V-8 engine that will power the 2014... read more October 25, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi Unplugs R8 e-tron, Electric Car Program Left In Limbo

In September of 2009, Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen loudly and proudly called the Chevrolet Volt "a car for idiots". He spent the next several months... read more October 25, 2012 by  2


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette crossed flags emblem

2014 Corvette Engine, October Car Sales, Six-Month Passat Test: Car News Headlines

Today we get our first look at the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette's new LT1 engine, which improves power output and efficiency while being lighter than the competition. October car... read more October 24, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

Study: Chevrolet Volt Drivers Suffer From 'Gas Anxiety'

One of the biggest hurdles facing electric car manufacturers is range anxiety -- that is, the public's fear that the battery on an electric vehicle will run out of juice... read more October 19, 2012 by  27


 
2013 Nissan Leaf Spy Shots

2013 Nissan Leaf: Future Cars

While the Nissan Leaf electric car hasn't sold as well as hoped, the company is doubling down on its most advanced model. These photos show a prototype for a new, less... read more October 10, 2012 by  1


 
2014 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) spy shots

Corvette Spy Shots, iPhone 5 Fights Distraction, Front-Drive BMW: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, we show you spy photos of the upcoming 2014 C7 Corvette, tell you how the new iPhone will work to combat distracted driving and spill the beans... read more September 14, 2012 by  0


 
Apple iPhone 5 and iOS6 Maps updates

iPhone 5, Mitsubishi i Electric Buyer's Guide, McLaren P12 Hypercar: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we have everything from a guide to the small and efficient Mitsubishi i electric car to a new teaser video of the upcoming McLaren P12's... read more September 13, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Scion FR-S - Photo by Celerity Photography

IIHS Top Safety Picks, Tesla Model S, Range Rover Details: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you news of two IIHS Top Safety Pick-designated sports cars, tell you about a new vehicle for Pope Benedict in the Vatican’s fleet... read more September 7, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Ford F-150 Lariat

Best & Worst Sellers, Ford Escape Recall, Police Car Of The Future: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you the best and worst of August’s new vehicle sales, tell you about (another) recall for the new Ford Escape and speculate on... read more September 6, 2012 by  3


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric

2013 Honda Civic Hybrid, 2012 Ford Focus Electric: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we bring you news of the 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid's contruction in the U.S.--not in Japan, and we offer our ultimate guide to the 2012 Ford Focus... read more July 19, 2012 by  1


 
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus Video Review, 2014 BMW X5 Spied: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we bring you our own video review of the 2012 Ford Focus, and spy shots of the 2014 BMW X5 SUV. We ask whether the Volt's really an electric car if... read more July 18, 2012 by  0


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Curious About Electric Cars? Try Renting One First

When hybrids like the Toyota Prius became commonplace earlier this century, they generated a lot of buzz. And so, Enterprise Holdings added hybrids to its fleets at Alamo... read more June 29, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo -- First Drive, San Diego, CA, June 19, 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, new details emerged regarding the Cadillac ELR and Lexus explained the GS 450h hybrid. We drove the 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo and the Pikes Peak... read more June 28, 2012 by  0


 

 
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