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Electric-Car Incentives: Oregon Charges Up, As Georgia Pulls The Plug

Electric-Car Incentives: Oregon Charges Up, As Georgia Pulls The Plug

Electric cars have operating costs far lower than those of gasoline vehicles. And even considering the point-of-source emissions of power plants that make the grid power EVs are plugged into, they’re cleaner, more energy-efficient picks for the future—especially if they can meet your... read more

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BMW 3 Series Plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW Adding Plug-In Hybrid Options For Best-Selling Models

Today, BMW announced that it will soon offer plug-in hybrid variants of its most popular models. The news comes in the midst of several unveilings, including a 3-Series... read more December 1, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Federal Tax Credits For Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars: What You Need To Know

If you want to get a special incentive for driving a hybrid, you're a few years too late; but a tax credit applies to nearly every electric car and plug-in hybrid on the... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Leaf

The 16 Plug-In Electric Cars You Can Buy (Or Can't) For 2014

Electric cars may still seem futuristic, but there are actually 16 different plug-in models you can buy today. Availability depends a lot on where you live, though. Several... read more March 25, 2014 by 


 
Green HOV-Lane Sticker

California's Plug-In Hybrid & EV Drivers Get 4 More Years (Of HOV Lane Access)

Between the tax breaks and the social status boosts, California's car shoppers have plenty of reasons to consider electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. But given the traffic... read more September 5, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi  -  Driven, June 2013

2013 Ford C-Max Energi: Driven

The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi is a plug-in hybrid. But if you keep your trip lengths relatively short, and get in the habit of plugging in at home and perhaps at work, it does a... read more June 13, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR: Volt-Based Coupe Plugs In At Detroit Auto Show

Over the two years that the Chevrolet Volt has been produced, it’s ushered in a new era for GM, and a new era of understanding and acceptance for electric cars thanks... read more January 14, 2013 by  1


 
Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept: Mid-Size 3-Row Crossover Coming

Volkswagen unveiled the CrossBlue Concept at today's Detroit Auto Show, showing a mid-size crossover with three rows of seats that takes direct aim at the successful Toyota... read more January 14, 2013 by  1


 
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


 
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


 
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


 
2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek  -  First Drive, Oahu, July 2012

Subaru XV Crosstrek Driven, Used Hybrids To Avoid, 2014 Range Rover Sport Spied: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drove the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek, and Trapster gets an update just in time for summer road trips. The 2014 Land Rover Ranger Rover was spied... read more July 17, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Gas Mileage Battle Ahead For Ford Fusion, Camry Hybrid

There’s an interesting situation brewing between two major automakers, Ford and Toyota, and their mid-size hybrid sedans over which will achieve the highest fuel... read more February 15, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Ford Fusion

2013 Ford Fusion Walkthrough: Video

Earlier in the week Ford revealed the new 2013 Fusion mid-size sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. With four powertrains setups and three trims, there will be a Fusion for... read more January 13, 2012 by  2


 
Toyota GT 86 (Scion FR-S)

Best Car To Buy Awards, 2013 Toyota GT 86, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Best Car To Buy 2012 winners are announced and we review the 2012 Nissan Leaf. Toyota finally shows off the production GT 86 and Maybach is getting... read more November 28, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Saab 9-5

Saab Saved, BMW Recall, Range Rover Plug-In Diesel Hybrid: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Chinese finally saved Saab while Sebastian Vettel wins the Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix. We drive the 2012 Toyota Camry and spot a Range Rover... read more October 31, 2011 by  0


 

 
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