Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Hybrid

 
Hybrid Owners Safer In Crashes, More Dangerous To Pedestrians

Hybrid Owners Safer In Crashes, More Dangerous To Pedestrians

We have good news and bad news for hybrid owners. First, the good news: a new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute indicates that you're less likely to be injured in a crash. Why? It's mostly a question of weight. Hybrids are about 10% heavier than their conventional counterparts, thanks... read more

November 17, 2011 by  -
 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid To Get 47 MPG City: Report

Ford’s current Fusion Hybrid is no slouch in the fuel economy department, returning an EPA estimated 41 miles per gallon in city driving. Given the car’s mid-size... read more June 13, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Live Shots

2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist Priced

Buick has released pricing on their mild-hybrid, four-cylinder LaCrosse eAssist, showing that it will sticker at $30,820 (including a destination charge of $860) before you... read more June 8, 2011 by 


 
2011 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid Killed, But Reasons Are Complex

Last week we told you that General Motors had pulled the plug on development of the Cadillac SRX plug-in hybrid. At the time, it looked like production costs were behind the... read more June 2, 2011 by 


 
2012 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid Gets Plug Pulled: Report

Citing high production costs, a GM source revealed that the automaker had cancelled plans to build a plug-in hybrid version of the popular Cadillac SRX crossover. Back in... read more May 31, 2011 by  3


 
Volkswagen XL1 Concept

VW Uses Formula XL Concept To Kick Off MoMA Partnership

Volkswagen first showed off their Formula XL1 concept at this year’s Qatar Auto Show, but until now it hadn’t yet found reason to bring the prototype to the... read more May 25, 2011 by 


 
2010 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h Too Powerful For NYC Taxi Fleet

Why can't Lexus' big hybrids be New York taxis? There are 13,386 medallion cabs in New York City, and over 55 percent of the fleet is made up of Ford’s Crown Victoria... read more May 18, 2011 by  1


 
Bill Ford 2006

Bill Ford: A Quarter Of All Vehicles Electrified By 2020

Will one-fourth of all new vehicles be either hybrids, plug-ins, or electric vehicles in less than a decade? That's what one of the world's top auto-industry execs... read more May 17, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

Kia Announces 2011 Optima Hybrid Pricing

If you’re in the market for a mid-size hybrid sedan, your shopping list just grew by one. Kia has announced pricing on their 2011 Optima Hybrid, which will start at... read more May 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Audi A8

Six 2011 High-Tech Luxury Sedans For Affluent Families

Sitting in a top-drawer luxury sedan certainly has its appeal, for the well-heeled family. Commuting's just better with LCD touchscreens and Dolby surround sound, isn't it?... read more May 7, 2011 by 


 
2012 Kia Soul

Great Family Cars With Great Gas Mileage--For Under $25,000

With gas prices hovering in the mid- to high-$4-per-gallon territory in many parts of the country, consumers looking for more fuel-efficient cars for family members that... read more May 2, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric

Study Finds Car Buyers More Interested In Gas Savings Than Green

While it may be a blow to those seeking to flood the highways with hybrid and electric vehicles, the view from the street is that fuel-cost savings is more of an inducement... read more April 30, 2011 by 


 
Traffic Jam

What's Bad (And What's Good) About $5-Per-Gallon Gas Prices

It’s no joke that Americans are feeling pain at the pump, with gasoline prices inching up to the $5 per gallon mark in some parts of the country. Pollsters, pundits and... read more April 28, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars Include Lincolns and Lexuses?

There are green car lists, high fuel economy lists, and then there’s TrueCar’s annual Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars” list, which rates all new vehicles on... read more March 26, 2011 by  2


 
Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid prototype, tested in November 2010

Toyota: It’s Our Responsibility To Address Hybrid, Plug-In Confusion

Hybrids such as the Toyota Prius have now been offered for more than a decade. Yet as we learned from a study revealed just this past week, a surprisingly high percentage of... read more March 18, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Lexus CT 200h

2011 Lexus CT 200h: New Hybrid Consideration For Small Family Car

As hybrids go, the all-new five-passenger 2011 Lexus CT 200h has a lot to like – especially the 42 mpg (combined) fuel economy and better-than-expected handling... read more March 15, 2011 by  5


 
Advertisement
Advertisement

 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.